10 Amazing Places To Visit In Delhi

India’s capital city, Delhi, has a lot to offer. It is a sizable metropolis that exhibits the perfect fusion of tradition and modernity. There are so many fascinating locations in this city that reflect its historical history that there is never a dull moment. The city has a lot to offer, and visitors can fully immerse themselves in its flavors by visiting its upscale retail malls, amazing dining establishments, and different tourist spots.  Visit malls like Select City, GIP, Emporia, and Ambiance, to mention a few, if shopping is your passion. If you wish to have a luxury stay, then you should consider choosing your stay at Le Meridien Delhi. We have mentioned some of the best tourist places in Delhi and they are as follows:-

  • Humayun’s Tomb 

The Humayun’s Tomb, the first example of Mughal architecture in India, was constructed in 1565 AD in honor of Humayun by his wife Bega Begam. The double dome and arched alcoves in the corridors of the tomb were built nine years after he died and was influenced by Persian architecture. Due to its garden squares, water channels, and walled enclosure, the monument is also known as Chaharbagh and contains the burials of Mughal emperors.

  • Qutub Minar 

The 73-meter-tall Qutub Minar, which bears Qutb-ud-din Aibak’s name, is a minaret. The tower has five distinct, sloping storeys, the first three of which are covered in red sandstone. The fourth and fifth stories, which are both built of sandstone and marble, respectively, are inlaid with decorative Quranic texts. A mosque called Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid, the first mosque in India, is located at the foot of the tower and includes an interesting spiral stairway with 379 steps.

  • Lotus Temple

A Baha Place of Worship dedicated to human harmony, Lotus Temple is renowned for its distinctive architectural style. The temple, which was built to resemble a lotus flower, has 27 free-standing marble petals and is encircled by a pond and extensive grounds. It can hold over 2500 people in total and is almost 34 meters tall. The temple provides a serene environment that is perfect for rejuvenation and accepts all religions, embodying the culture of Bahá’ Houses of Worship.

  • Jama Masjid

The biggest and most well-known mosque in India is the Jama Masjid, which is situated in the center of Old Delhi. Under the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, it was built between 1650 and 1656, and it required more than 5000 workers to create this ostentatious monument. This venerated mosque, constructed of red sandstone and marble, has three gates, four towers, two 40-meter-tall minarets, and a courtyard that can accommodate 25,000 worshippers. Please be aware that access to the mosque is prohibited during prayers.

  • Agrasen ki Baoli

At Connaught Place, there is a protected monument called the Agrasen ki Baoli. The Agrawal community is credited with constructing this 108-step deep stepwell in the fourteenth century. Here, one of the best sites to visit in Delhi, you can spend up to an hour admiring the architectural genius. 

  • Jantar Mantar 

One of the most visited locations in Delhi is Jantar Mantar. The equinoctial sundial, which uses the motion of the sun to determine the time of day, is located at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are 13 astronomy architectural instruments in total, and you can spend a few hours admiring their accuracy and construction.

  • Bangla Sahib Gurudwara 

Not only is the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib one of the most important Sikh holy sites, but it also ranks among the top tourist attractions in Delhi. This gurudwara, which is close to Connaught Place, contains the holy river Sarovar within its grounds. A hospital, a library, a museum, and a higher secondary school are also located in this complex.

  • Museum Of Illusions 

The Museum of Illusions is the first optical illusion museum in the nation, and it is located in Connaught Place. The vortex tunnel, anti-gravity room, infinity well, holograms, and color room are just a handful of the more than 50 exhibits that are housed there. Each exhibition is entertaining in its special way and is ideal for keeping you occupied for several hours. A Smart Playroom with puzzles, brainteasers, maths games, construction blocks, and other educational items is also housed in the museum. Explore the Smart Store while you’re here to pick up some puzzles, educational toys, and mementos to take home. Hence, make sure to put the Museum of Illusions on your list of notable locations in Delhi.

  • Nizamuddin Dargah

The respected shrine and mausoleum known as Nizamuddin Dargah, also known as Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, was constructed in 1562 and is devoted to the well-known Muslim Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Chisti. The shrine places a strong emphasis on spreading the Sufi heritage, which values all religions equally. As a result, individuals of many faiths go there. Along with Saint Nizamuddin Chisti’s burial, the dargah also has the graves of Amir Khusrow, Mirza Ghalib, and Jahan Ara Begum, the daughter of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal (Sufi singer, musician, and poet). Highlights of this dargah include the revered mausoleum of Saint Nizamuddin Chisti, the stunning red sandstone and white marble building, and the heart-stirring qawwali sessions by the Sufi Saints.

  • Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir, also known as Birla Temple, is one of the most stunning and famous Hindu temples in the city and is dedicated to Laxminarayan. It is situated in Connaught Place and was constructed in the early 1900s by the Birla family. The temple also has shrines for Lord Shiva, Lord Krishna, Lord Hanuman, Lord Buddha, and Lady Durga in addition to the idols of Lord Narayan and Goddess Laxmi. A Geeta Bhawan is available for lectures, and the 7.5-acre temple compound is accented with gardens, fountains, and statues. Thousands of worshippers visit the temple from all across the nation, particularly on holy days like Janmashtami and Diwali. Unquestionably, Birla Mandir is among the top attractions in Delhi.


If you ever plan your trip to Delhi do not forget to visit all these places as they are one of the oldest beauties of India. If you wish to have a luxury stay, then you should consider choosing your stay at Le Meridien, Delhi. It is one of the best places for luxury and royalty. You will get both, the comfortability of the hotel as well as the outer beauty of the City.


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Rebecca Grey is a passionate writer & guest blogger. Writing helps her to improve her knowledge, skills & understanding of the specific industry. She is been writing content for almost 5 years now, prior to guest blogging she had worked as a proofreader and copy-writer. She loves writing & sharing her knowledge mostly in the health Industry. She believes a healthy lifestyle is the key to a peaceful life & wants to spread her belief across the world. Apart from writing, She loves Travelling and Reading. Writing and Traveling fulfill her heart with the most happiness and make her feel complete. She is also indulged in NGO and welfare societies.

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