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Best Places to Visit in Delhi

Top 10+ Best Places to Visit in Delhi - How to reach, Best Timings
The capital of India is Delhi which is known as a historical place. You will see a lot of historic places here. Millions of tourists come here every day to see them. As well lots of foreigners are also come to explore Delhi.

Here we have listed the top 10 best places to visit in Delhi. If you also want to visit Delhi, then this information will be very useful for you. Here we have told you about the 10 most famous places. How to reach these places? When should you go? And their ticket prices are also mentioned.

Best Places to Visit in Delhi
Best Places to Visit in Delhi

Top 10+ Best Places to Visit in Delhi - How to reach, Best Timings

Delhi is a historical site. There are many stories related to this from ancient times. For Delhi Darshan, we have told you about the top 10 most popular places of Delhi here. Many of these places are also free. It does not cost any charges to go. So, here are the top 10 places to visit in Delhi.

Waste to Wonder Park

Waste to Wonder Park is an amusement park in Delhi. In which you can see the seven wonders of the world here. The park was built by SDMC in 2019. All seven of these wonders include the Taj Mahal, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Great Pyramid, Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty, Colosseum, and Christ the Redeemer statue can be seen here.

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Waste to Wonder Park | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

The special thing about this park is that it is made up of all the waste goods. That means materials like iron bars, wires, damaged car parts, and rusted nut bolts have been used to make them. Every month millions of tourists come here to see these wonders. Waste to wonder park is the best place for friends, children, and families.

The waste to wonder park opens all day except Monday. And to go inside, you have to take a ticket of 25 rupees for children and 50 rupees for elders. The ticket price on Sunday goes up by two times. The park is open from 11 am to 11 pm.

How to reach Waste to Wonder Park?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Sarai Kale Khan is the nearest bus stop. It is just 500 meters away from waste to wonder park.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Sarai Kale Khan is the nearest metro station. It is just 1 kilometre away from waste to wonder park.
  • Nearby Railway Station - Nizamuddin is the nearest railway station. It is just 1 km away from waste to wonder park.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is just 17 km away from waste to wonder park.

Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple is one of the most prominent shrines in India. Thousands of tourists come to visit here every day. This temple is the largest Hindu pilgrimage place in the world. It is the first Indian temple to be registered in Guinness World Record in 2007.

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Akshardham Temple | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

Swami Narayan Bhagwan (a great disciple of Lord Buddha) is worshipped in Akshardham Temple. The carvings in this temple are famous all over the world. It also has a theatre in which the life story of Swami Narayan Bhagwan is shown. In the evening there is an event called Musical Fountain. In which water springs are performed on the basis of music.
Akshardham Temple's opening time is from 9:30 am to 6 pm. Those who have gone inside the temple get to see the musical fountains from 6 to 8 pm. It has different types of tickets and their prices are also different. Akshardham Temple is the best place to visit in Delhi with family and friends.

How to reach Akshardham Temple?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Here is a bus stop name Akshardham Temple. It is just 1 km away from Akshardham Temple.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Akshardham Temple is the nearest metro station. It is just 2 km away from Akshardham Temple.
  • Nearby Railway Station - New Delhi is the nearest railway station. It is just 9.8 km away from Akshardham Temple.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is 22 km away from Akshardham Temple.

Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple is very famous due to its lotus shape. Thousands of people come to celebrate picnics, and meditations in the Lotus Temple, located in a quiet environment away from the city crowds. This temple can seat 2500 people simultaneously. It looks more beautiful at night than in the day.

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Lotus Temple | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

Lotus Temple is like a church. Here people sit in peace and do meditate on God. This temple was built in 1986 by the people of the Bahá'í society. Their purpose was to bring all religions together peacefully. Lotus Temple is built in a quiet beautiful park in Bahapur, Delhi. A lot of beautiful tree plants have been planted in the park.

Lotus Temple's opening time is from 9 am to 7 pm. And on Mondays, it is closed. After the lockdown, its opening time has been extended from 8 am to 10 am and 4 pm to 6 pm. No tickets are charged for going to Lotus Temple. You can come here for free.

How to reach Lotus Temple?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - NSIC Okhla is the nearest bus stop. It is just 1 km away from Lotus Temple.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Kalka Ji and Okhla are the nearest metro stations. It is just 1 km away from Lotus Temple.
  • Nearby Railway Station - Hazrat Nizamuddin is the nearest railway station. It is just 4.5 km away from Lotus Temple.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is 17 km away from Lotus Temple.

Agrasen Ki Baoli

Agrasen ki Baoli was built in the 14th century by the peoples of the Agrawal community. It is a stepwell. In which rainwater was collected. A total of 108 steps have also been made in it. With which the water level of this well can be reached easily.

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Agrasen ki Baoli | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

Very few people knew this Agrasen ki Baoli. Which is in Delhi's Connaught Place. But it became very popular after released Bollywood hits movies such as PK and Sultan. Today, hundreds of people come here to see this Baoli.

Agrasen ki Baoli's opening time is from 9 am to 5:30 pm. And it is open all day. The good thing is that no ticket is taken to come inside. You can also shoot photos and videos with your friends here. This place has become one of the best places to visit in Delhi.

How to reach Agrasen ki Baoli?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Max Mueller Bhawan is the nearest bus stop. It is just 1 km away from Agrasen ki Baoli.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Ravij Chawk, and BarahKhamba is the nearest metro station. It is just 1 km away from Agrasen ki Baoli.
  • Nearby Railway Station - New Delhi is the nearest railway station. It is just 3.1 km away from Agrasen ki Baoli.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is 13.6 km away from Agrasen ki Baoli.

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is such a historic building that still has raised the senses of many scientists. It is a brilliant combination of geometrics and astrology. Jantar Mantar is the largest solar watch in the world, which still works accurately today. Built by Hindu civilizations, different from the Mughal style. Hundreds of people come here to see the Jantar Mantar.

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Jantar Mantar | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

Jantar Mantar was built in 1724 by King Sawai Singh II. It was used to know the time, weather, month, horoscope, and position of celestial bodies. Due to being close to the Parliament House of Delhi, people also do Protest here. And the tourists also celebrate their picnic here. Jantar Mantar is considered a very good place for lovers and friends.

Jantar Mantar opening time is from 6 am to 6 pm. And it is open all day. The ticket price of Jantar Mantar is 25 rupees, if you are a foreigner then the price of your ticket will be 300 rupees. You can get a discount of 10% by paying online or cashless.

How to reach Jantar Mantar?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Palika Kendra is the nearest bus stop. It is just 1 km away from Jantar Mantar.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Janpath is the nearest metro station. It is just 600 meters away from Jantar Mantar.
  • Nearby Railway Station - New Delhi is the nearest railway station. It is just 2 km away from Jantar Mantar.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is 12.6 km away from Jantar Mantar.

Mughal Garden

Mughal Garden is a very beautiful garden built in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. This garden is very famous all over India. Due to the beautiful flowers, the Mughal Garden opens only in the spring season. In this, you can see many types of trees, herbs, and all kinds of flowers in the world.

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Mughal Gardens | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

The Mughal Gardens were built by the British in 1929, using the Mughal style (Charbagh). There are many gardens here, of which there is also a musical garden. In this, you can see water fountains dancing on the music.

The Mughal Garden opens in the month from February to March. The time and date are decided by the Government of Delhi. Mughal Garden is completely free. Here you have to take a ticket but you will not have to pay any money for it. This garden is perfect for friends and family. This garden is considered to be the best tourist place in Delhi.

How to reach Mughal Garden?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Central Terminal is nearest but stop. It is around 450 meters away from Mughal Garden.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Central Secretariat is the nearest metro station. It is around 700 meters away from Mughal Garden.
  • Nearby Railway Station - New Delhi is the nearest railway station. It is around 5.4 km away from Mughal Garden.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is around 10.6 km away from Mughal Garden.

Humayun Tomb

Humayun Tomb is not so popular though. But Humayun's painful story will force you to come here. In it, more than 160 mausolea built in the tomb are always demanding justice. This is the first tomb that was made so luxurious. Also, the Charbagh style of the Mughals was built in this tomb for the first time.

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Humayun Tomb | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

In 1572, this tomb of Humayun, built by Akbar, used precious marble and red stone. But it was greatly damaged by the British. But today it is being refined by the Government of India. Every day millions of tourists come here to visit this Humayun tomb.

Humayun Tomb's opening time is from 6 am to 6 pm. And it is never closed. The ticket price of this tomb is 35 rupees and for foreigners is 500 rupees. Here you can do photography for free but for videography, you have to pay 25 rupees. This is the best place to visit for family and friends.

How to reach Humayun Tomb?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Hazrat Nizamuddin is the nearest bus stop. It is just 2.5 km away from Humayun Tomb.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Jor Bagh is the nearest metro station. It is just 3.5 km away from Humayun Tomb.
  • Nearby Railway Station - Hazrat Nizamuddin is the nearest railway station. It is just 210 meters away from Humayun Tomb.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is 17 km away from Humayun Tomb.

India Gate

India Gate is very famous around the world. It is dedicated to the Indian Armies. On its walls, you can read the names of the soldiers who died in the First World War and the Third Afghan War. Thousands of tourists visit this place every day. India Gate is also known as the icon of Delhi.

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India Gate | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

If you want to enjoy your holidays well then India Gate will be the perfect place. Here you can have a picnic, and enjoy local food. Also, places around here such as the National War Memorial, and the Rashtrapati Bhavan can also be visited.

India Gate's opening time is from 9 am to 9 pm. But you can come here anytime. Often people prefer to come at night. The good thing is that there is no ticket to visit India Gate. This is the best place to visit with friends and family.

How to reach India Gate?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Akbar Road is the nearest bus stop. It is just 1 km away from India Gate.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Central Secretariat is the nearest metro station. It is just 2 km away from India Gate.
  • Nearby Railway Station - New Delhi is the nearest railway station. It is just 5.7 km away from India Gate.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is around 12.6 km away from India Gate.

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is the tallest and oldest tower in India. It is situated during the time of Chandragupta Maurya. On which Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak started to build 73 meters high Qutub Minar. It is famous all over India. Thousands of tourists visit this place every day.

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Qutub Minar | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

In Qutub Minar, you will be able to see the life span of Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak, Iltumish, and Ala-Ud-Din Khilji. Here you can also celebrate the picnic. In Qutub Minar, you can come with friends and family. And you will also know about the history of Delhi. Apart from this, there is also a mysterious cellar, the tomb of Ala-Ud-Din Khilji, which you will love to see.

Qutub Minar's opening time is from 9 am to 6 pm. The ticket price of Qutub Minar is 30 rupees. And if you are a foreigner, then you have to pay 500 rupees. For videography, you have to pay 25 rupees.

How to reach Qutub Minar?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Mehrauli Terminal is the nearest bus stop. It is just 1.2 km away from Qutub Minar.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Qutub Minar is the nearest metro station. It is just 1.4 km away from Qutub Minar.
  • Nearby Railway Station - New Delhi is the nearest railway station. It is 15 km away from Qutub Minar.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is 12 km away from Qutub Minar.

Red Fort / Lal Qila

Red Fort / Lal Qila is the most famous tourist place in India. Thousands of tourists visit here every day. Red Fort / Lal Qila was built in 1648 by Shah Jahan. In it, you will see stunning carvings and lots of mysterious basements.

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Red Fort / Lal Qila | Best Places to Visit in Delhi

If you want to visit Delhi then definitely go to Red Fort / Lal Qila. You can come here with your friends and family. You can also celebrate your picnic in Red Fort / Lal Qila to make your holiday even better. In Red Fort / Lal Qila you will also get markets, museums, and magnificent parks.

Red Fort / Lal Qila's opening time is from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. And it is closed on Mondays. The price of the ticket for Red Fort / Lal Qila is 35 rupees, and if you are a foreigner, then you have to pay 500 rupees. It is the most liked tourist place in Delhi.

How to reach MRed Fort / Lal Qila?

  • Nearby Bus Stop - Red Fort / Lal Qila is the nearest bus stop. It is just 1 km away from Red Fort / Lal Qila.
  • Nearby Metro Station - Red Fort / Lal Qila is the nearest metro station. It is just 1 km away from Red Fort / Lal Qila.
  • Nearby Railway Station - Old Delhi is the nearest railway station. It is just 4 km away from Red Fort / Lal Qila.
  • Nearby Airport - IGI airport is the nearest airport. It is around 20.4 km away from Red Fort / Lal Qila.

FAQ

Q. Why is Delhi famous?
Delhi is a historical place and also very popular for the modern lifestyle. Here you will see many historical forts, monuments, and mausoleums. Also, there are modern shopping malls, rich markets, and hi-fi societies.

Q. Which is the best month to visit Delhi?
Delhi gets very hot during the summer season. That is why you came to visit Delhi only in the months of October to March. You will be able to explore Delhi better.

Q. How many days are enough for Delhi?
There is a lot of places to visit in Delhi. It will take you 10 days to visit the places mentioned in our list. In it, you will be able to go to a new place every day.

Q. What are free places to visit in Delhi?
There are plenty of places to visit free in Delhi. But among our list are the sights of Lotus Temple, Agrasen's Baoli, Mughal Gardens, and India Gate is Free.

Q. What are the top 10 places to visit in Delhi?
The Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Mughal Gardens, Jantar Mantar, Agrasen's Baoli, Lotus Temple, Akshardham, and waste to wonder park are the most famous places of Delhi.

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