Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the Capital territory of India. It has a population of about 11 million and a metropolitan population of about 16.3 million, making it the second most populous city and second most populous urban agglomeration in India.
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The India Gate, originally called the All India War Memorial, is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the ‘ceremonial axis’ of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway.
Qutb Minar, also written as Qutub Minar is the 2nd tallest minar in India after Fateh Burj in Chappar Chiri at Mohali which stands 100 meters tall. Qutb Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Red Fort
The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums.
Akshardham is a Swaminarayan temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture.
The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá’í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in the city.
Lodhi Gardens is a park in Delhi, India. Spread over 90 acres, it contains, Mohammed Shah’s Tomb, Sikander Lodi’s Tomb, Sheesh Gumbad and Bara Gumbad, architectural works of the 15th century by Lodhis…
The Rashtrapati Bhavan, “Presidential Residence” is the official home of the President of India, located in New Delhi, Delhi, India.
Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife Bega Begum in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by Bega Begum.
The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā, commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is the largest mosque in India.
The Jantar Mantar is located in the modern city of New Delhi. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments.
Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir, generally known as the ISKCON Delhi temple, is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi.
The Laxminarayan Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi, India. Laxminarayan usually refers to Vishnu, Preserver in the Trimurti, also known as Narayan, when he is with his consort Lakshmi.
Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi on the banks of Yamuna river. Close to it, and east of Daryaganj was “Raj Ghat Gate” of the walled city, opening at Raj Ghat on Yamuna River.
|Visa requirements||Visa is not required.|
|Languages spoken||Hindi, English|
|Currency used||Indian Rupee (₹.)|
|Area (km2)||1,484 km²|