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Historical monuments in Delhi

One of the most enchanting places in India; Delhi is a land that portrays the diverse culture, history, and tradition. The diversity of these factors makes it an ideal tourist destination. There are plenty of attractions in Delhi like temples, castles, palaces, forts, and monuments and lots more which draw thousands of tourists from all over the world.   By undertaking Delhi tours, you can visit various historical monuments in Delhi and experience the cultural, traditional and scenic diversity and splendor of the city.

The capital city of India, Delhi is one of the oldest cities in the world. The city is dotted with different historical monuments. Some of the famous forts in Delhi are:

  • Red Fort
  • Qutub Minar
  • Purana Qila
  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Tughlaqabad Fort
  • Feroze Shah Kotla
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Safdarjung Tomb
  • Mehrauli Archaeological Park
  • Lodi Gardens

Religious trips form an important part of Delhi tours. There are quite a few historical monuments in Delhi that form of religious tours. You will get a feel of the religious culture and sentiment of the country by touring these places. Some of them are:

  • Jama masjid
  • Jain Lal Mandir
  • Cathedral Church of Redemption
  • Hazrat Nizammudin Dargah
  • Jamali Kamali

Just 200 kilometers from Delhi, you have Agra that houses the Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. This magnificent marble mausoleum symbolizes the love of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Another popular tourist attraction is the Agra Fort which is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture as well. It was made when the Mughal capital was based in Agra. You can also visit Fatehpur Sikri and Sikandra.

Apart from touring the historical hotspots of Delhi, you can also go to the popular shopping and dining hotspots in and around these monuments and get a feel of the local culture and heritage.  The markets in old Delhi and Chandni Chowk near the Red Fort are ideal places for shopping for a wide range of handicrafts and local artifacts. You can easily find your hotels in New Delhi near some of the best restaurants and dining hubs who serve mouthwatering local and Mughlai delicacies.

Staying in Delhi is never a problem. For a great accommodation in Delhi mixed with charm, you can choose from a wide range of hotels in Delhi. The city consists of 5 star and deluxe hotels, middle range hotels and also cheap and budget hotels.