Delhi is popular on a global level. Many tourists arrive here to discover the political, religious and historic facts about Delhi and India. Some popular tourist destinations in Delhi are the following:
Built by Akbar in the memory of his father Humayun, this tomb is well-known for retaining the cultural heritage of India. With garden and Mughal architecture on and around the tomb, this site has been recognized by UNESCO and remains to be one of the most popular tourist spots in Delhi.
Recognised as the tallest individual tower in the world, this minaret stands tall at a height of 234 feet. It has been adorned with Mughal style architecture. It is amusing for the tourists as, even after being so old, the minaret is standing quite sturdy without any signs of weather damage.
This fort is believed to be the official ruling throne old the Mughal emperors during their reign. The fort is completely constructed with Red Stone. Each year, a parade is held here on the Independence Day.
The huge gate is a war memorial dedicated to the Indian and British soldiers who died during the First World War. Right underneath the archway of this gate, there is lamp called the Amar Jawan Jyoti, which is kept lighted 24/7 at all times signifying the immortality of the war heroes.
This site has various astronomical instruments built closely. They were meant to be used by gurus for making predictions during the reign of Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, who had also ordered the building of these instruments.
A famous political as well as historic monument, the majestic palace ‘Rashtrapati Bhawan’ is believed to be the palace of residence for Viceroy of India during the British Rule. Now it is the residence of the President of India.
Built by Shah Jahan, this mosque is huge and one of the most important mosques of India. Built completely with Red Stone, the mosque displays great Mughal architecture. It can capacitate 25,000 worshippers at once.