Tour in New Delhi

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New Delhi—the capital city of India— has a population of estimate 22 million people, which make it the world’s fifth most populous metropolis and the largest in India.

Anyway, today’s article is not about how big or populous or messy New Delhi can be, but it is on how beautiful the city is!

For all those travelling to India and transiting or stopping in New Delhi, The Golden Scope prepared a list of places that cannot be missed.

A part from the most popular touristy spots (such as the The Laxminarayan Temple or The Sacred Heart Cathedral), we also found a few stunning places that not so many travellers heard of, but that are totally worth paying a visit.

Check out The Golden Scope’s selection of the most beautiful, fascinating and wonderful places in New Delhi.

RED FORT

The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the center of the city.

JAMA MASJID

The Jama Masjid is the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Construction began in 1650 and was completed in 1656.

CHANDNI CHOWK

This is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi, now in central north Delhi, India. Built in the 17th century by the Mughal emperor of India Shah Jahan.

SWAMINARAYAN AKSHARDHAM

Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex. The buildings displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture.

QUTUB MINAR

Qutb Minar is the 2nd tallest minar (73 metres) in India and it can be dated back to the 13th century. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

 

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