Delhi

Red Fort

Made of red sandstone, the “Red fort” is one of the finest examples of the great Mughal architecture who once ruled the land elegantly for decades. Flag hoisting on Independence day is conducted in Red fort every year by the President of India and no more description will be needed to state the importance of this structure in Indian history. Also, it is a UNESCO world heritage site. The light and sound show in every evening in the fort is a must attend one.

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar, another marvelous monument where Mughal architecture is powerfully narrated that has now turned to ruins, is a must watch in Delhi. It is the tallest of its kind in the whole world with a height of 73 meters.

India Gate

The war memorial India Gate which was built in memory of the soldiers who lost their lives in India-British war is a most iconic structure in New Delhi. With beautiful fountains and lightings around, it becomes more elegant and beautiful in the evening times

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun's tomb, the final resting place of the Mughal emperor Humayoon is a mixture of Persian as well as Mughal architecture.  This is another UNESCO World Heritage site in Delhi which is the first garden-tomb, built in the entire Indian subcontinent. Its location in the banks of Yamuna adds to its beauty and tranquility and makes this mausoleum a peaceful historical monument to brood in the history and relax in the cool breeze.

Lotus Temple

Lotus temple which has a shape of a lotus with its petals made of white marble is a notable attraction of Delhi. It is the one and only Bahai temple in Asia and is open to all irrespective of caste and creed. The beauty of lotus temple will hit the peak in the evenings with the lightings giving it a golden glow which is picturesque.

Jama Masjid

Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India which can accommodate 25,000 people in its courtyard at a time. This finest architectural example has three great gates, four towers, and two tall minarets.

Jantar Mantar

Built in early 1723 by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, in an age when no technologies were available, makes Jantar Mantar the proudest example of the ancient Indian brilliance in the field of astrological studies. Converted now to remains, it still possesses 13 astrological instruments that can be used to predict the movement of sun, moon, planets and to a make the astrological table.

Akshardham Temple

Akshardham temple is the world’s largest comprehensive Hindu temple which has thus attained the position in The Guinness Book of World. It is an elegant epitome for Indian architecture, Hindu culture, and spirituality.

Other major attractions of Delhi are Lodi Gardens, National Zoological Park, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rajghat etc.