People who come from different states for traveling, usually ask what are the best places here to travel in Delhi ? Here are 8 best Tourist places to visit in Delhi
1) Cannaught place
Considered as the most elite place, Cannaught place is the hub to shop, eat, watch a movie or just laze in the Central Park. It is the perfect location for all that. you have too many restaurants to choose from, Starbucks, KFC and many more. Walk through the corridors of the market to find some low priced trinkets and novels. Get out of the inner circle to walk towards Janpath market to shop for trendy clothes, Jewellery and showpieces at throwaway prices. To reach here, the nearest metro station- Rajiv Chowk.
2) Rashtrapati Bhawan
The President’s residence is one of the most interesting Tourist places to visit in Delhi that you better not miss. It is a vast mansion that is open to tourists for visit on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Mughal Gardens and energetic fountains add to the beauty of the place. They are open to the public from February- March every year. The nearest metro station will be Central Secretariat. It has its hallowed existence for being the place of residence of the president of the largest democracy in the world. It offers a panoramic view of museum, north drawing room, Ashoka hall and banquet hall.
3) Lotus Temple
Also known as the Bahai house of worship, it is an architectural master piece developed in Delhi. It is actually very extremely beautiful that even you would like to say wow but cannot as you have to maintain silence inside the temple. There are no rituals performing inside, nor any other prayers, you just have to sit there and pay respects to their respective gods. From outside, it is beautifully made in lotus flower shape. To reach here, the nearest metro station will be Nehru place. One thing that you should not miss is that Lotus Temple daily organizes some shows to educate people about Bahai faith. The Temple has received lot of attention in professional architectural, fine art, religious and other venues. This temple is nearby Kalkaji. Nine pools of water surround here which light upt the pool.
4) Hauz Khas Village and deer park
Situated in South Delhi, this place is famous for this fort. It contains a beautiful lake where you can feed adorable ducks and swans. To reach the lake, you will have to take a walk through deer park and admire the spotted animals. Although this place is named as a village but it will offer you great restaurants, night clubs, bars like social and some other fashion boutiques. To reach here, the closest metro station will be Green park. You should take a lot of photographs here as this is truly an amazing place to see for Delhi people as well as tourists. In Hauz khas, you can also visit the famous Delhi art gallery, see Qutub Minar, go to Kunzum travel cafe and can also try other things also.
5) Agrasen ki Baoli
A famous Tourist places to visit in Delhi and a historical monument, this place itself says a lot of stories. Baoli actually means a Stepwell used to conserve water in ancient times. This place is surrounded by tall buildings of Connaught Place, Jantar Mantar. To reach here, the closest metro station will be Rajiv Chowk. It is believed that this place is originally built by the legendary king Agrasen. Apart from a tourist place, this place is also considered as a haunting place. Its visit timings are 8 am in the morning to 6 pm in the evening. The famous movie PK got shot here in a scene.
6) Swaminarayan Akshardham Mandir
This is among the famous and religious Tourist places to visit in Delhi. It is so beautiful from inside, once you enter, you would not want to leave and the best part is the musical fountain that begins at 7 :00 pm in the evening. Lots of tourists not only from Delhi but also from other parts of the country travel here. There is a boat ride built inside the temple which displays all the spiritual gyan of vedas and shastras. For walking, there is a huge garden and also a nearby food court that offers Delicious dishes and much more. To reach here, the nearest metro station will be Akshardham. A piece of advice that one would give is that reach here as early as possible so that you can enjoy all the activities before the complex closes. There is also a movie theater inside which displays the documentary of Swami Narayan. A must visit this place for tourists.
7) Lodi Gardens
Among the most ancient and historical monument dedicated to great emperor Ibrahim Lodi, this is a city park based in Delhi. It lies between Khan market and Safdarjung’s tomb on Lodhi road. People usually come here for morning walks. You must surely visit here the Mohommad Shah’s tomb. Although made in 15’th and 16 th century, this garden is still very well kept and still contains monuments that add a beauty for the tourists. Its opening timings are 6:00 am in the morning to 7:30 pm in the evening. There is no entry fee. Photography is also allowed here. To reach here, the nearest metro station will be Jawaharlal Nehru metro station.
8) Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Considered as among the most traveled Tourist places to visit in Delhi this holy place offers a peace of mind every time you travel here. You need to take off shoes and cover your head. The top of it and everything inside it is actually gold plated and is beautifully carved. You could actually feel god’s presence here and the best time to visit here is in the evening when the granth reading and simran is going on. It is supported by a sarovar at the back side of the Gurudwara. You should see the lightening of the Gurudwara here in the night.