Delhi is home to a very intricate and rich cultural history. Over the years, it has been beautifully carved with architecture by some of the most skilled artisans in the world. It also has some of the most delicious varieties of cuisine known to us. Let us delve a bit deeper into the heart of our country and look at some of the most incredible things to do in Delhi.
Places To Visit
Commissioned to be built by the famous emperor Qutub al-Din Aibak, the founder of Delhi Sultanate in the year 1192, this structure stands 73 meters tall. The Qutub Minar has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The India Gate is an architectural structure which pays homage to the sacrifice of the martyrs of our great nation. It was constructed in the year 1931 and was originally known as the All India War Memorial. After the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War a monument known as Amar Jawan Jyoti.
The Kingdom of Dreams
The Kingdom of Dreams is a themed amusement park based on the cultural diversity and the rich heritage of India. It also hosts a variety of food stalls selling cuisines from different parts of the country. Some of the attractions here are the Showshaa Theatre, iifa Buzz, and the Nautanki Mahal.
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Complex was inaugurated by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in the year 2005. It is a great exhibition of both Indian cultures as well as Hindu traditions. The construction was done adhering to rules set forth by ancient Hindu beliefs.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Legend has it that during Aurangzeb’s reign this structure saved many lives from an epidemic. This place instills in you a feeling of calmness like you have never experienced before. Once tourists refresh their minds spiritually, they can fill themselves up thanks to the amazing Langar served here.
This monument is dedicated to the father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The monument stands where he was shot by Nathuram Godsey. The place has a huge collection of paintings, sculptures and photograph which pay homage to his memory and his life’s struggle.
Baha’i Lotus Temple
This structure is famous for its Lotus-like structure. This monument is actually a place of worship where people of all faiths can come and meditate and reflect upon their lives. The gardens surrounding the structure make an amazing location for a photo op.