is dotted with historic monuments that are the most popular tourist
attractions in Delhi. Apart from the monuments, there are museums,
markets, gardens and eating joints that you can visit on your tour of
Delhi. Some of the important sightseeing places in Delhi are given
Gate: Designed by Edward Lutyens, It is the war memorial dedicated
to Indian soldiers, who died during World War I. The name of many
soldiers who died during World War I is inscribed on its wall.
Fort: Red Fort or Lal Quila is a popular tourist attraction in
Delhi. The fort was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1648, when
he moved his capital from Agra to Delhi.
Masjid: The largest mosque in India, the Jama Masjid was built by
Shah Jahan 1656 AD. The mosque can accommodate about 25,000 people. The
domes are built in white marble. The prayer hall of the mosque has 260
Fort: Humayun started the construction of the fort in 1533 AD, but
before the completion of the fort, Sher Shah Suri defeated him and
captured Delhi. Sher Shah Suri completed the fort and named it -Shergah.
Tomb: Humayun's Tomb is mausoleum of the Mughal emperor Humayun.
Bega Begum also known as Haji Begum, wife of Humayun constructed the
mausoleum for her husband.
Minar: The construction of the Qutab Minar was stated by
Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1199 AD but he died before completing it. His
son-in-law and successor Iltutmish completed the construction of the
Temple: Also known as the Bahai Temple, the monument is designed
like a lotus flower. If you are looking for some moments of peace and
tranquillity in the crowded city, Lotus Temple is the ideal place to
from the above-mentioned sightseeing options, there are various other
tourist attractions that you can visit on your tour of Delhi. Some other
sightseeing places in Delhi include Lodhi Gardens, National Museum,
Jantar Mantar, Dilli Haat and the Garden of Five Senses.
Timings : 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM.