Delhi is till date the city of India that keeps the fervor of being the historical and political capital alive. Called ‘Dil-e-Hindustan’ (the Heart of India), each lane and corner of this city have a cultural spirit with it. Delhi has been etched as the important city for many turning points in the history of India.
Considering all these facts about Delhi, there are some key places which one cannot miss out as a tourist in this wonderful city.
Qutub Minar − Qutub Minar and the allied monuments in the Qutub Complex are the examples of intricate architecture that has resisted different climatic situations and stand firm and grounded. One cannot miss the beauty of Qutub Minar, Iron Pillar and ---mosque in Delhi. These monuments bring the historical glory of the country alive for the visitors.
Lotus Temple − Lotus Temple offers a spectacular owing to the shape of its structure which is constructed with marble like the petals of a lotus flower. It is the place of worship for Bahai faith followers. It has attracted millions of tourists since its inauguration in the year 1986.
Akshardham Temple − It is not at all a matter of surprise that some consider this temple to be the eighth wonder of the world. Akshardham temple and the entire complex is truly a paradise for bliss and devotion. Dedicated to Swami Narayan, the entire temple has miniature artwork and delicately carved pillar with some truly spectacular pictures. Sanskriti Vihar and musical fountain here are places which you must definitely visit.
Rajpath and India Gate − The royal road linking the Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate is a place visited by hundreds of tourists every day. India Gate is a monument dedicated to martyr soldiers of World War I. The monument reminds an individual of some of the most important events of modern history.
Red Fort − It’s not just on the Independence Day when the Prime Minister addresses the nation but the magnificence of this place reflects every single day of the year. Red Fort or Lal Quila as it is popularly called was built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. The red fort lies adjacent to river Yamuna.