Reigning in the Land of Ancient India

New Delhi the capital city of India is one of the most interesting and the most amazing place to visit in the country. The city has been there since the dawn of civilization in India and has been the centre for learning and rule for many dynasties which reigned in India.

Delhi is known to be the most magnificent city which had “men of great culture, kings and princes, learning and refinement and some remarkable pieces of architecture”. There are some amazing monuments like the Qutub Minar, Diwan – e – Aam, and the Pearl Mosque which is in the Red Fort.

There are many places to visit in Delhi. The Bahai Temple, ISKON temple, Laxmi Narayan temple, Red Fort, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid and Nizam- ud – Din Shrine.

Historical Places in India

The Bahai Temple is known to be one of the most beautiful temples in the country. The construction of the temple was completed in the year 1986 and the temple is situated amidst gardens and pools. The temple resembles the shape of a lotus and is simply a great place to be in. Tourists and pilgrims from all over the world come to worship and meditate here. Also, known as the lotus temple, the scene of the city from the temple is truly spectacular.

The ISKCON temple is one of the most amazing places to visit in New Delhi. This temple has been constructed by the Hare Rama Hare Krishna cults who have dedicated the temple to Lord Krishna. This temple is built on a hillock and is known to be one of the most interesting sites to visit in Delhi.

Laxmi Narayan Temple is again one of the major temples in the city. This temple is also known to be a very popular tourist destination in Delhi. The temple had been built in the year 1938 by the famous industrialist G.D Birla and the temple is located towards the west of the bustling shopping area, Connaught Place. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Laxmi, who is considered to be the goddess of prosperity and good fortune.

Red Fort was built in the year 1648 by the famous Mughal Emperor who reigned India during that time, Shah Jahan. The fort was built as a rampart of the city and to protect the city from the advancing enemies. The fort is situated some distances away from another famous shopping area known as Chandni Chowk.

India Gate is the entrance to the city and is the gateway to some of the important buildings in Delhi like the Rashtrapati Bhawan or the “Residance of the President of India” and the Parliament. The famous Rajpath is also located here.

Qutub Minar is another amazing tourist destination in Delhi. The Minar stands at a height of 72.5 mts and is a great architectural piece of the 13th century. Also, another place to visit here is the Ashoka Pillar which dates back to the 5th century and is a great tourist site.

Jama Masjid is another important destination to visit in Delhi. This mosque is known to be one of the biggest mosques in India and is also a very popular tourist destination. The completion of the mosque happened in the year 1658 and is also a great tourist site.

Some other destinations to visit in the city are the shopping destinations. Connaught Place, Janpath, Palika Bazaar and Chandni Chowk are some of the most important and the most amazing shopping destinations in the city.

These are some of the very interesting destinations to visit in New Delhi. The place is simply happening with the most ancient monuments and temples and many shopping destinations where you can spend a great time.

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