Top Things to Do in Delhi – Experience Delhi as you can be Proud of.
Last Week, I was in Delhi to attend my friend’s wedding. Although, I have visited Delhi many times before during my college days but this time got the chance to explore more about the capital city. Delhi is truly the fusion of Ancient and Modern Era. I am in love with the lifestyle of Delhiites.
This historical city is the perfect example of India’s diversified culture and tradition. It is a perfect holiday destination for food lovers. You can enjoy delicious local cuisine available at cheap rates. Starting from mouth watering Parathas, Chole to chicken dishes of famous Karim shop at Chandni chowk will definitely give you wow experience.
It is the best travel destination of north India. Whether you are having a low budget or High, you can make most of it. I have collected some of the most popular travel destination and things to do in Delhi.
1 . Visit the Supreme Court of India –
The Judicial system of India is headed by Supreme Court. It is located in Mandi house, New Delhi and can be visited by any citizen of India. Here you can actually see the difference between the court hearing you see in movies and real court hearing.
2 . National Gallery of Modern art –
Located near India Gate, National Gallery of Modern art is a premier art gallery you must not miss. The collection of paintings, sculptures, and many other finest art pieces, which reflects India through the years, is just an eyes delight.
3 . National Zoological Park Delhi (ZOO) –
If you love wildlife than Delhi Zoo is a perfect place for you. It is stretched over 176 km near Purana Qila. It was established in 1959 and a habitat of more than 1355 animals of diverse species. In a Delhi tour, it is also among never to be missed places to visit. It is popular for its calm and serene ambiance in such buzzing city life of Delhi.
4 . Hauz Khas: Return to History with an excellent touch of glamor
Located near Green Park, Hauz Khas is known as the national capital’s ethnic elegance. Bina Ramani, a well-known name in the fashion designing industry belongs to this place. Hauz Khas reflects the diversity of India in small old homes which are now converted into shops. You can see small shops of handicrafts, carpets, designer clothes, saris, shirts and other ethnic clothes.
5 . The Lotus Temple
An ultimate example of Bahai Architecture, Lotus temple is known as the house of Worship and open for all, there is no bar of caste or religion. The temple has won many awards for its architectural excellence. The CNN report has featured it on the list of most-visited buildings in the world. You can check my recent article to get complete information about Lotus Temple.
6 . India Gate
A war memorial of India located in Raj path, India gate is one of the most popular tourist place and picnic spot of Delhi. It was built in the memory of 82,000 soldiers who died during First World War. The finest architecture of India Gate is quite similar to the Gateway of India and the arc de Triomphe, Paris. It was built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
7 . ISKCON Temple –
A well known Vaishnav temple located in the east of Kailas, ISKON temple is also a Vedic learning center. The enchanting of “Hare Rama Hare Krishna” will definitely give you internal peace. The best part is robot show of ISKON TEMPLE which well enjoyed by visitors. You can also check out the latest information about ISKON TEMPLE here.
8 . Humayun’s Tomb
A graveyard of Mughal Emperor Humayun, Humayun’s Tomb is famous for its marvelous Persian Architecture. It is a first garden tomb of India which is listed on UNESCO’s World heritage sites
9 . Boutiques, Cafes, and Architecture – Shahpurjat
An ultimate destination for foodies and shopaholic, Shahpurjat is an old village where you can spot traditional Havelis. This area is located in a close proximity to Hauz Khas and if you are interested in boutiques, quirky accessories and customized outfits than this place are best for you.
10. Visit the Handicraft Village – Dilli Hat
Dilli Hat is a spice market and a craft bazaar which is located near INA market and Netaji Subhash Palace. It is the best place to buy products like sandalwood carvings, gems, metal crafts, silk, and woolen fabrics. It is most popular among shopaholic visiting Delhi.
11 . Paharganj: An ultimate destination for Low budget Travelers
Paharganj is the main bazaar located near New Delhi railway station. The crowded streets and shopping destination of Delhi is an ultimate heaven for the budget traveler. Paharganj area is surrounded by many restaurants, lodges, and business centers. This is an ideal place for backpackers of both domestic and foreign.
12 . A Morning Walk in Lodhi Garden
Lodhi garden is the best place to visit in morning. Enjoy some fresh air with greenery while complementing the royal tomb of Sikandar Lodhi. The Lodhi garden is a most popular garden; widely preferred for a morning walk.
Although, it is known for greenery and gardens, yet some historical monuments are added charm to the place. Take a walk in the beautiful pathway and know why it is one of the best tourist destinations in Delhi.
13 . Enjoy the HAPPY HOURS in CP (Connaught place) –
A long day of sightseeing can exhaust anyone; spending some happy Hour at Connaught place will definitely suck all your tiredness. It is one of the prime locations of Delhi and luckily it is awash with happy hour specials. Enjoy good food, drink and save money in your Delhi trip.
14 . Akshardham
Swami Narayan Akshardham is a modern Hindu temple complex, which is famous for its magical ambiance and captivating sculptures. It was built in 2005 and it is considered among the most popular things to do in Delhi that you don’t want to leave out seeing. The beautiful Architecture, musical water show, and small movie show on Swami Narayan make it must visit the place.
Also, See – An ultimate Guide To Akshardham Temple Delhi
15 . Chandni Chowk & Chawri Bazar
Chandni Chowk & Chawri Bazar is a dense chaotic center of trade, business, food, spices, and overall life. Starting from best food, beautiful clothes to electronic you will find everything at the cheapest rates.
A trip to Delhi isn’t always cheap, but there is a lot of things which you can get at cheapest cost. It all depends upon your price negotiation. Places and activities mentioned above will definitely give you the best experience ever.