Best Tourist Attractions in Delhi

If someone is visiting Delhi for the first time and you are very excited but confused about screening her/him the tourist places in Delhi. Obviously not your fault. The hug list of tourist places in Delhi a lot gives nightmares to most recognized trip planners. You can cover maximum 15 best tourist attractions in Delhi one day tour by car.

Relax! All you have to do is find out what they like and decide from our list of famous tourist attractions in Delhi across diverse categories. From parks and museums to monuments and temples, Delhi has a lot in store that it won’t stop entertaining you. Don’t believe me? Get your bag packed and leave right away to be enthralled by the beautiful city Delhi! And book Delhi sightseeing tour package now.

Delhi has so many places to explore your joy of travelling, as Delhi sightseeing packages have more than 15 places to visit in a day. Delhi is the capital city, have more than 55 tourist attractions. You will take about 7 to 9 days to explore Delhi. But doesn’t worry if you don’t have so much time to travel you can book Delhi one day tour package by car and explore maximum places in just one day. You can target at least 10 to 15 destinations in just one day. Most of the companies provide Delhi city tour by car with customize your tour option, so you can book and choose your destination according to your choice. Also next time you can choose the next 15 tourist destination which was not visited before. The best way to enjoy each and every place in Delhi is booked Delhi one day tour package and enjoy your trip in an arranged way.

Top 15 Tourist Places to Visit in Delhi are –

  1. Red Fort
red fort delhi
Red Fort Delhi

The Red Fort is an essence of the Mughal period in India and is the countenance of tourist attractions in Delhi. Built in 1638, it is an exceptional marvel of Mughal architecture made up of red sandstone. Within its generous walls, the Chhatta Chowk and every evening sound and light show are extraordinary attractions. If you are interested in the past of Red Fort, you will be tickled to know that the fort was build when Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan shift his capital to Delhi. In 2007, this Fort has declared a UNESCO world heritage. It is one of the major famous destinations in Delhi.

Entry Fee – 10 INR for Indian, children blow 15 is free and 250 INR for foreigners.

Opening hours – 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

Note – It is closed on Mondays.

You Should Also Visit –

  • Digambar Jain Mandir
  • Paranthe Wali Gali
  • Sis Ganj Gurudwara

Tip – The best time to visit Red Fort is October to November and February to March. Avoid December and January because in these month place is over crowed.

  1. India Gate
india gate delhi
India Gate Delhi

India Gate is the most famous illustration of architectural marvel of modern India. Built in honor the death of Indian soldiers during Afghan battle and World War I, it is one of the most magnificent monuments situated at the heart of the city. India Gate is one monument that defines Delhi or India for that subject, the construction looks amazing in evening lights. The gardens that line the construction are a must visit among the sightseeing places in Delhi.

If you are in the capital on the Republic Day, you must visit India Gate Parade which is really an important and the most beautiful event of India. Lots of international visitors and national leaders are present in the event and pay tribute to the freedom fighters and great leaders of our country.

Few Essential Tips –

  • For the sightseeing at India Gate, the best time is from October to March. The weather is calming this time to roam around.
  • If you are on a family trip, go for a picnic in garden of India Gate and have fun.
  • Bus service is gladly available to arrive at India Gate. Else, you can take rickshaw or ferry rickshaw.

Entry Fee – It is free for all

Opening Timing – Always open

Note – Must visit nearby National Gallery of Modern Art

  1. Qutub Minar
qutub minar delhi
Qutub Minar Delhi

The second most famed place to visit in Delhi is Qutub Minar, was built by Qutb din Aibak and his son in law Shams ud-Din Iltutmish. The minaret is 73 meters tall and one of the tallest standing brick minaret in the whole world. You can enjoy beautiful Qutub Festival.

Qutub festival is a 3 day festival. These events explore the true culture and tradition of Delhi. You can attend this event in the foundation of Qutub Minar during the month of October or November and can have an idea and view about the prosperous cultural tradition of India. Here you can enjoy some dance and revitalizing music from the famous artists of India, will be refreshed with the energy of the place. Take hold of this wonderful event in the month of October 2019 and treat your senses in a delightful way.

Entry Fee – INR 10 for Indians, Free for children under 15 and INR 250 for foreigners

Opening Hours – Sunrise until sunset,

Note – It is closed on Mondays.

Nearby Chhatarpur Temple must visit.

Tip – This place remains a well liked tourist sight although the damage caused a few years ago.

  1. Lotus Temple
lotus temple delhi
Lotus Temple Delhi

Prominently known as the Lotus temple in the list of famous tourist places in Delhi, Lotus in the Bahai Temple symbolizes four religions Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Islam. It has shape like lotus. This temple belongs to the Bahai faith which declares that all people and religions are united. Worshippers of every religion are welcome here. You will find 9 doors of this temple which allows twenty-five visitors at the same time. For compelling architecture, this building has achieved several awards and rewards.

Few Essential Tips You Need to Follow –

While you are here, look around the beautiful gardens inside the temple and breathe the peace.

Photography is strictly not allowed inside the temple. So, please keep your mobile and camera inside your bag.

If you want to know the history of the lotus temple, go for a guided tour.

Always keep your shoes at the deposit counter before entering.

Entry Fee – No entry fee Charged

Opening Timing – (Tuesday to Sunday) In Winter 9:30 am – 5 pm & In Summers 9:30 am – 7 pm

You should visit ISKCON Temple and Kalkaji Temple nearby.

  1. Old Fort
old fort delhi
Old Fort Delhi

Old Fort also known as Purana Quila. In the list of destinations to visit in Delhi, Purana Quila is one of the most ancient places of the city. With rectangular magnitude, it spreads over a circuit of nearly 2 km. Boating in the lake nearby and a light and sound show in the evening are unique and beautiful tourist attractions.

Entry Fee – INR 5 for Indian, INR 100 for foreigners

Opening Hour – 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM (all day in week)

Nearby National Zoo and Supreme Court Museum must visit

Tip – Boating activity near Old Fort is very famous amongst the locals.

  1. Agrasen Ki Baoli
agrasen ki baoli delhi
Agrasen Ki Baoli Delhi

Agrasen Ki Baoli, which is also recognized as Agrasen Ki Baoli is one of the most exciting places to visit in Delhi. It became bit popular after Amir Khan’s PK movie and on the other hand, is also infamous for its haunted activities in the place at night. This is about 60m long and 15m wide step well in Connaught Place (CP) attracts many. You must have a visit to this place while exploring the lanes of CP. CP is very famous and cheap cost market.

Tip – This place has a wide scope for stunning selfies and photography with a inventive background.

Opening Hours – 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

  1. National Rail Museum
national rail museum delhi
National Rail Museum Delhi

With an interesting collection of over a 100 exhibits of trains from Indian Railways, National Rail Museum is one of the most exciting and beautiful place must visit in Delhi, especially if your with your kids. So many Static and working models, signal paraphernalia, antique equipment, historical photographs, Prince of Wales’ Saloon, Maharaja of Mysore’s Saloon are the major attractions. A small toy train is the pin-up attraction among kids.

Tip: Rail museum is famous for having plenty of patterns and structure of trains on board. This is highly useful and educative for kids.

Entry Fee – INR 20 for an individual

Opening Timing – 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM, Closed on Mondays and national holidays

  1. Dilli Haat (Delhi)
dilli haat
Dilli Haat

An open food plaza or street food cum craft bazaar, Dilli Haat is situated near INA and is run by the (DTTDC) Delhi Tourism Authority. Artist and craftsmen from all over the country congregate here to show and sell their handicrafts. And for the visitors, there are plenty of options when it comes to food. It offers spicy cuisines from all over.

Tip – This place has the best food to with the best shopping experience in the capital. Don’t forget to purchase souvenirs as a reminder.

Entry Fee – INR 20 per person

Opening Timing – 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

You should visit for theatre performances in Delhi nearby.

  1. Lodhi Gardens
lodhi garden delhi
Lodhi Garden Delhi

Lodhi Gardens is situated near Khan Market, Lodhi Gardens is broadening around 90 acres and the entire year is a custom site. You will get to see lots of historical places, like the tomb of Mohammed Shah and Sikandar Lodi. If you want to organize a picnic on weekend morning, head towards Lodhi Gardens.

Tip – the best place for picnic and mostly have school kids and family for picnic. You should to find a spot for yourself.

  1. Karol Bagh Market
karol bagh market delhi
Karol Bagh Market Delhi

If you are a shopping lover then Delhi is just for you.  Karol Bagh Market is one of the oldest shopping spot in Delhi which is famous for traditional ethnic wear, especially for the bridal collection. The range and design you can get here are tricky to find anyplace else. Besides these, you can also shop for cosmetics, accessories, jewelry, books, gadgets and plenty of other materials.

Tip – Karol Bagh market is well-known for a numeral of things. Make sure you purchase at least something from here.

Opening Timing – 10.00 AM to 08.00 PM. It is closed on Mondays.

  1. Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
bangla sahib gurudwara delhi
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara Delhi

Entry Fee – No Entry Fee

Opening timing: Everyday 24X7

You should visit nearby Birla Mandir, Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib and St Cathedral Church

Tip – You can visit this place after sundown as the marble floor is bit hot during the day time in summers.

  1. Jantar Mantar
jantar mantar delhi
Jantar Mantar Delhi

Entry Fee – only INR 5 per person

Opening Timing – Sunrise to sunset

You should visit Central Park in Connaught Place (CP) and get a selfie with the Tallest Tiranga (Tricolor Flag of Our nation)

Tip – This place often witness several cultural and tradition festive events.

  1. Humayun’s Tomb
humayun tomb delhi
Humayun Tomb Delhi

Entry Fee – INR 10 for Indians and South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Visitors, INR 250 for others

Opening Timing – It is open all day in a week up till sun set. Best time to come in the morning or a full moon evening.

You Should Visit – If on Thursday, walk to the Dargah of Nizamuddin Auliya for enjoy a spiritual Qawwali evening.

Tip – Humayun’s Tomb is often included in the Delhi guide tours with a blue bus.

  1. Akshardham Temple
akshardham temple delhi
Akshardham Temple Delhi

Tip – This temple is famous for having a superb view from far off. It is as well visible from the Delhi Metro line. Don’t miss the light and water show. The first show starts at 7pm.

Entry Fee – It is free, separate fee to view exhibitions

Opening Timing – 09.30 AM to 06.30 PM

Note – Closed on Mondays

  1. Chattarpur Temple
chattarpur temple delhi
Chhatarpur Temple Delhi

Tip – This temple is well known for its architecture and structure, mark for a perfect picture on your next visit to Delhi.

Opening Timing – 4:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Still you can find so many places to visit in Delhi.

Kumari Sujata

Hi, I am Kumari Sujata. I have been writing experience in travel field around the world for the last 6 years as a blogger, and digital marketer. Adventure travel & photography are my passions. Let me inspire you to travel more with photography, crazy stories, and useful travel tips from my journey.

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