About Delhi

 The Bahai' Temple

 

 

The Bahai's House of Worship

This distinctive lotus shaped marvel in marble is surrounded by a landscaped garden and is a symbol of peace.

The Safdarjaungtomb

       

 

 

Safdarjang's Tomb

This marble domed mousoleum was the last famous Mughal monument   built in Delhi in   1753-54, by the son of the second Nawab of Oudh. It is a son's tribute to his father, the Wazir of Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah.

The Puranaquila

 

Purana Quila

Purana Quila, the old fort.The fort was built by the great Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri in the 16th century A.D. aptly on the banks of the river Yamuna. Now Boating facilites are available here. A Sound and Light Show depicting 5000 years of Delhi’s past is held by Delhi Tourism every evening both in Hindi and English.

 

India Gate

India Gate is a majestic high arch, 42 meters high, built as a memorial to the Indian soldiers killed in the World War I. Beneath it burns an eternal flame. From the base of the arch one can get a good view of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

 

Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Popularly known as Birla Mandir, it is a large Hindu temple built in 1938. People of all faiths can enter and worship but one must walk barefoot into the courtyard and further on.

Qutub Minar

The Qutub Minar made of red sandstone rising to the height of 72.5mts is an architectural marvel of the 13th century. Also a must is the visit to Ashoka Pillar dating back to the 5th century. Though made of iron it has with stood the weathers of time. A very interesting belief is assigned to this pillar- Stand with your back to the pillar, and if you can hold your hands around it, then make a wish and it will surely come true. Try it!

Raj Ghat

On the banks of the river Yamuna is the Raj Ghat where the father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi was cremated in 1948, soon after India attained it freedom.

  and many more attractions .......