Delhi Tourism - Places to Visit In Delhi

India is blessed with scenic beauty, varied climate, flora and fauna, which gives rise to many tourist attractions. People from all over the world come to India to witness the rich culture of the country and people from different parts of India usually travel and explore their beautiful country. One such tourist attraction is Delhi. Delhi, the capital of India is not only the politically critical state of India, but is equally important from point of view of education, lifestyle, Delhi Tourism nightlife, etc. Delhi known as 'Dilwalon ka shehar' (city of jolly people) is famous for its food, lifestyle, nightlife, jolly lifestyle, clothing style, Delhi University, historical monuments, etc. Delhi travel and tourism industry is also well flourished because of its vibrant lifestyle and well developed infrastructure.

Let us know a little more about Delhi and explore the state before planning a trip to Delhi.

Geographical details:

Location - North India, capital of India
Season - Winters, summers and rains. Best time to visit October to February

How to Reach Delhi?

By Rail - Delhi is well connected to all parts of India via rail
By Road - Being the metro city it has a well developed network of roads and connecting highways. Buses, cabs, etc., can be opted for reaching Delhi.
By Air - Delhi airport is the major airport of India and all domestic and international flights have an easy access to this airport

There are many tourist attractions in Delhi. However, a few very popular tourist attractions are listed below -

Akshardham Temple: This temple reflects the ancient architecture, timeless spirituality, and tradition of India. The terrorist attack on this temple could not stop the pilgrims or create a fear in their hearts to desert this place. It stands still and reflects the faith of pilgrims and Hindu religion. Made of white marble and punk sandstone this temple 141 feet high, 316 feet in width, and 370 feet long. It has around 234 ornate pillars, around 20000 sculptures, and idols of Hindu deities. The sculpture work is worth seeing and interest and attract tourists coming to Delhi.

Birla Mandir: Constructed by G.D. Birla in the year 1938 this temple is located to the west of Connaught Place. This LaxmiNarayan temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, who had put forth a condition before inaugurating the temple at his hands. He asked Birla that the temple should be open to people of all castes and only then will he inaugurate the same. Since then the gate of this temple is open to all people. Open from 6am to 10pm many devotees visit this temple every day.

Dilli Haat: Craftsmen from all over India registered with D.C. Handicrafts, get to put forth their goods and handicrafts for sale here at Haat on rotational basis. Since every 15 days new craftsmen come and put up their stuff for sale, the tourists get to buy different varieties and affordable prices. Not only handicrafts but foods from different parts of the country are also available here to savor your taste buds. Open from 11am to 10 pm, this Haat attracts people of all age groups and interests.

Garden of Five Senses: Inaugurated in the year 2003, this garden is developed by Delhi Tourism and Development Corporation. Rock sculpture, greenery, wise construction, makes this park a perfect leisure and getaway destination that helps in rejuvenating one's senses. Spiral walkways, slow-moving water cascades, flowers, shrubs, and trees planted in the pathways, troop of elephants, and stainless steel birds mounted on huge pillars, make every part of this park worth exploring. The park is open to public from 9am to 7pm from April to September and 9am to 6pm from October to March with an entry fee of Rs. 10 for children and Rs. 20 for adults, not much an amount for the blissful experience.

India Gate: India Gate is a symbol of respect to 70000 martyrs who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during World War I. The foundation stone of India Gate was laid by His Royal Highness, the Duke of Connaught in 1921 and it was designed by Edwin Lutyens. Post Independence, Amra Jawan Jyoti was flamed at India Gate and since then it has been burning day and night.

Not only these but there are many other tourist attractions like beautiful Gurudwaras, Taj Mahal located at 2 hours distance from Delhi, Paranthewali Gali, museums, etc. So when are you exploring Delhi?