Hemmed up with a perfect amalgamation of the ancient and modern & old and new, Delhi the radiant capital city of India has it all for both young and old population. It harbors the elegant remains of lost empires and ancient monuments of rich historic heritage. Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker are greatly accredited for brilliantly designing the city.
Who can forget to visit the magnificent Rashtrapathi Bhawan, the lavish dwelling abode of the President of India which has about 340 well-built rooms. Constructed in Indo-Britain style of architecture, the charming Mughal gardens forms a royal background. Humanyan’s tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar showcases the grandeur of the Indian legacy and are termed as Heritage sites. Congregation of several pious temples has made it pious and pure.
Museums have a wide variety of quality ingredients to attract the history buffs. Best colleges, IT Companies, modern life, big shopping malls, wide roads and excellent transportation facilities are the topmost attractive features and make Delhi one of the sophisticated places in the world.
This sprawling city which has a flawless combination of all cultures and traditions of the Indian sub-continent must definitely be visited.
First Let us glance through the historical monuments.
Red Fort : This deep red structure was constructed in the 14th century when Shahjahan decided to shift his capital to Delhi. Prime minister of India hoists our National flag on top of it during Independence Day celebrations every year.
Qutab Minar : Constructed with Muslim style of architecture, this 73 meters tall sandstone structure is marvelously adorned with delicate carvings and sayings from the Holy Quran. It was constructed in 12th century by Qutub-ud-din Aibak.
Purana Fort : Or the old fort in English is a must visit site for the history lovers. The strong fort which is anticipated to be constructed in the Mahabharatha period was renovated by Humayun.
Birla Mandir : Which is also popular as Laxminarayan Mandir comprises of fountains, green garden and beautiful idols of many other gods. This temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in the early 19th century.
Akshardham temple : It is one of the biggest and beautiful temples which covers an area over 100 acres. Built with ultra modern technology and adorned with brilliant designs, its sprawling green gardens and fountains are the main attractions.
Gurudwara : The gurudwara is held in an esteemed position by the Sikhs. Free food is offered to all the visitors.
India Gate : It contains memorial of the brave hearts who paid their lives in the World War I.
Lodhi gardens : This amazing green canopy is a perfect ease out for the tired hearts which was constructed by the British in the 19th century.
Jantar Mantar : It is a beautiful astronomical observatory which was constructed in 1710 AD by a Jaipur King named Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. It has 13 geometrical objects which predicts weather, reads the behavior of planets and measures time.
Rajghat : It is the place where Mahatma Gandhi is laid to rest.
HOW TO REACH
By Rail : Delhi has 5 prominent railway stations and serves as a major transportation hub.
By Road : Well constructed and maintained roads connects Delhi to other major cities by buses and cars.
By Air : Indira Gandhi International airport connects people both nationally and internationally.