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Topmost Places to visit when in Delhi

There is no doubt that Delhi is the oldest metropolis in India, but, it is also one of the oldest cities in the world. Delhi is the visitor’s first choice when visiting India because of so much historical importance attached to it that is reflected in the towering monuments, forts, museums, temples, markets, etc, found here. Some of the places of interest to visit when in Delhi are -

Lotus Temple:

An amazing and beautiful temple of India located in South Delhi and is popularly called the Lotus Temple because of its shape and signifies four religions Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Islam. People from all over the world choose the best and comfortable mode of transport to reach this place of worship. It is also very popular by the name of Bahaii temple. Since its inauguration in 1986, around 50 million visitors visit this place every year.

Red Fort

A magnificent monument, it is also one of the oldest forts of Delhi. It is basically a masterpiece of structure and one of the most beautiful creations of Mughals. Red Fort houses many other landmarks within it, those are- Diwan-i-Am, Hamam, Moti Masjid, and Mumtaz Mahal. An astonishing sound and light display is organized here every night to bring thousands of visitors. It is like a pride of Delhi.

Gandhi Smriti:

Gandhi Smriti or Birla residence or Birla Bhavan is a memorial in New Delhi devoted to Mahatma Gandhi, the founder of India. This is the location in which Mahatma Gandhi spent one hundred forty-four days of his life before he was assassinated in New Delhi by a Hindu fanatic in 1948. One should see place because it is related to the life and demise of Gandhi. You can see some of the Gandhi's belongings here.

Chandni Chowk:

Chandni Chowk, which is popular as moon mile square, is the oldest, narrowest, prosperous, and busiest marketplace in Delhi. It is located between Red Fort and Fatehpuri Masjid. It's been one of the oldest wholesale and retail marketplaces. If you ever get a chance to visit Delhi, then you must visit this amazing place. You must go for a day tour in Delhi. There are some of the mini markets within Chandni Chowk. Here you can visit Katra Neel, Bhagirath Palace, Kinari Bazar, Dariba Kalan, and Chatta Chowk Bazaar.

Being a capital town of India and a remarkable commercial enterprise center, several tourists visit every year in Delhi. You can plan your next holidays in the Capital of the country while selecting the tourist attractions according to your taste and likings only.

Delhi is full of lovely creations. Starting from India Gate, Purani Dilli, Temples and much more, you will surely love each destination. Moreover, you must taste the delicious food of Delhi that you can easily find on Delhi streets. If you are a fond of Non-veg, then you must visit Pandora road for the same. If you love monuments, then Delhi is the place that will give you several options of the same.

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