Best Historical & Heritage Sites in Delhi

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Jantar Mantar
  • Location: New Delhi
  • It's 13 architectural astronomy instruments. The primary purpose this was to compile astronomical tables, and to predict the times and movements of the sun, moon and planets.
Purana Qila
  • Location: Delhi
  • Famous for: Archaeological Museum. This museum comprises of several artifacts dating back to 2nd and 3rd centuries.
  • Location: Delhi
  • It is also known as Barakhamba Monument. Barakhamba means twelve pillars in the Urdu and Hindi languages.
Chausath Khamba
  • Location: Nizamuddin area
  • Famous for: It's Mughal architectural style. The name means literally means 'Hall of Sixty Four Pillars'.
Mehrauli Archaeological Park
  • Location: Near New Delhi Railway Station
  • It consists of more than 100 monuments with great historical significance.
Lodi Garden
  • Location: Lodi Road
  • It's complex encloses several historical monuments including tombs, mosques and a bridge, belonging to the Lodi and Sayyid dynasties.
Nizamuddin Dargah
  • Location: Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station
  • It is a famous dargah dedicated to Nizamuddin Auliya. The tomb has lattice screens, marble arches and courtyards.
Lotus Temple
  • Location: Delhi
  • Famous for: It is also known as Bahai House of Worship or Bahai Mashriqul-Adhkar Temple. It is one of the best architectural marvels in the county in modern times.
Humayun's Tomb
  • Location: Hazrat Nizamuddin Station
  • It's fine specimen of the great Mughal architecture. The entire structure is built using red sandstone.
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
  • Location: Delhi
  • Famous for: Swaminarayan.
Tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Location: Delhi
  • Famous for: sandstone and marble mausoleum. It was built in the style of distinct Mughal architecture.
  • Location: Hare Krishna Hills
  • It is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi.

Find the best Historical & Heritage Sites in South West Delhi

Chhatarpur Temple
  • Location: Mehrauli
  • Famous for: Goddess Katyayani. It is also known as Sri Aadya Katyayani Shakti Peeth Mandir.
Jahaz Mahal
  • Location: Mehrauli
  • It is called Jahaz (ship) Mahal as it is located on the banks of Hauz-i-Shamsi and appears like a ship floating on the surface of the vast lake.
Alai Darwaza
  • Location: Mehrauli
  • The walls of the Alai Darwaza are intricately inscribed with Nashk script.
Qutb Minar
  • Location: Mehrauli
  • Famous for: It's Indo-Islamic architectural style. It is the highest tower in India. Courtyard consits of 27 Hindu and Jain temples.

Find the best Historical & Heritage Sites in Central Delhi and South Delhi

Jama Masjid
  • Location: Old Delhi
  • It is one of the largest mosques in India. The mosque is commonly called Jama which means Friday.
Tughlaqabad Fort
  • Location: Tughlaqabad Railway Station
  • Famous for: Bijai-Mandal is the main attraction around the area.
Red Fort
  • Location: Old Delhi
  • It is also known as Lal Qila. It is famous for its Its beautiful architecture and the historical significance.

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