New Delhi, India’s Capital and major gateway to the country, is a contemporary metropolis. It reflects the legacy left behind by the British colonialism, and the country’s traditions.
Here is a list of 4 places worth visiting in Delhi.
1. Red Fort
Built in 1638, Red Fort is a beautiful monument that captivates attention by its architectural beauty. It was built in order to prevent invaders. It is worth visiting on evenings to watch the sound and light show that recreates historical events related to the magnificient monument.
2. Qutab Minar
Constructed to commemorate the victory and beginning of Mughal era in India, Qutab Minar is 73- meter tall tower, built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and is considered the tallest tower in India. It has five soreys ; three of them built with red sandstone and the last two with marble.
3. Humayun’s Tomb
Displaying the Persian’s architectural inspiration, Humayun’s Tomb is built on 1570, and is similar to the world famous Taj Mahal. It was constructed during early Mughal rule in India.
4. Lotus Temple
Lotus or Bahai Temple is owing its resemblance to Lotus Flower, and represents the four main religions in India, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Jainism. There are 7 Bahai Temples constructed around the world but the one in Delhi was built last with pure white marble. Lotus Temple is famous for its spirituality and serenity, every visitor is praying and meditating no matter the religion.