12 Major Tourist Attractions of Delhi to Visit in 2017

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Planning for visiting Delhi to see the most famous places but confused to decide which places are to be seen from the long list of famous places. Its heritages, palaces and many sites makes it popular among tourists.

Millions of tourists explore this destination from all over the globe. They get beautiful and cute remembering memories from here. Every site has its own importance which make it popular. Forts and palaces reflect their past, their splendor and glory.

We are providing the 12 Major Tourist Attractions of Delhi to Visit in 2017:-

1. Jama Masjid

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Jama Masjid is a largest mosque in India which can hold around 25,000 worshipers at a time. It is situated in Old Delhi just opposite to Red Fort. It has taken 7 years of time for construction by 5,000 workers. It is also popular as Masjid-e-Jahan Numa.

2. Bangla Sahib Gurudwara

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The most popular place in Delhi for worship- Bangla Sahib Gurudwara. It is situated near the main Connaught place in Delhi. This place contains a library, higher secondary school, a hospital and Baba Baghel Singh Museum which is worth to watch.

3. Nehru Park

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Nehru Park is a finest place in Chanakyapuri and its beautifully landscaped areas and well maintenance makes it a cherished destination in the hearts of people. Every Sunday morning, musical concerts and the art events are organized here.

4. Red Fort

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Red Fort is among the list of World Heritage Sites. It reflects the story of Mughal Era in India. Its walls were constructed by using Red Sandstone and then it got the name of Red Fort. It was made in year 1638.

5. Rashtrapati Bhawan

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Rashtrapati Bhawan is also known as President’s House, it is an official residence of President of India. The building holds a marked position in Delhi. Mughal garden at the west of its main building is also main attraction for its number of diverse flowers and shrubs, along with charming fountains.

6. Jantar Mantar

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Jantar Mantar is an eccentric historic site constructed in 1724 by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur. It is located in the heart of the city. Sun dial and two pillars are the major attraction of this site. It was built for target scientific knowledge.

7. India Gate

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Delhi tour is incomplete without visiting its most prominent site India Gate which was constructed in year 1931. Red Sandstone and Granite are used in its construction. It was commemorated for the Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.

8. Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar is 72 meters high and built by Red Sandstone. It was among the tallest and famous towers in the world. It was built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in the 12th century but remained uncompleted and then it was completed in the 13th century by his successors.

9. National Rail Museum

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National Rail Museum can also be described as hidden treasure in the heart of the city of Delhi. Over 100 real size collection of Indian Railway are exhibited in this unique museum. Fairy Queen is the glorious attraction here which is the best preserved steam locomotive engine in the late 18th century.

10. Lotus Temple

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Lotus Temple is the cherished destination for the people of all religions- Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Islam. This temple is located in Kalkaji in New Delhi. It has taken a decade for completion of construction work.

11. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

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Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is one of the largest temples of Hindu in the country. It was constructed by an organization named BAPS. 8,000 volunteers from all over the world indulged in building it.

12. Humayun’s Tomb

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A stunning heritage site Humayun’s Tomb was built in the 1560’s. It was considered among world heritage site under UNESCO. It is a must visit place while you are on Delhi tour. It was an example of great architecture.

These are the list of some places without visiting here the trip is incomplete. Try to cover all the destinations, everywhere you will get something new.

Travel to Delhi with IndiaVisitOnline which offers attractions like heritage monuments, amusement parks, museums, architectural marvels, religious centers, colorful shopping bazaars, historical gardens, and a wide variety of cuisine generate huge tourist interest and beckon travelers from all over the globe.

Go and explore the destinations!!!

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