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Delhi one day tour package is the package of seeing the capital of India. It is also called and spelled as “Dilli”. Delhi is the best for sightseeing in a day. It is a metropolitan city located on the northern side of India near the banks of river Yamuna. Delhi is a place where you will find people from various sections of society living in this city. After India was independent in 1947, Delhi was declared to be known as the capital of India.
Delhi is a very famous tourist spot all over the world. Millions of people come to Delhi to visit the monuments and beautiful places from different parts of the world. People come with their families and friends on Delhi sightseeing packages and have a lot of fun over here and make great memories with themselves. It has everything to be called as the capital of India
The best places to see in Delhi on the Delhi sightseeing tour package. Delhi is the capital of India and it offers a wide variety of tourist spots. It is a wonderful place to live, eat and shop. Once you come to Delhi and you will keep coming to Delhi. Delhi has various UNESCO world heritage sites. These sites are the feathers in the cap of Indian government and in fact every Indian. It has various shopping markets. Some are old and some are new. Delhi has a great number of monuments, palaces, and forts.
Delhi is the capital of modern India, though it is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries.
The Red Fort derives its name from the extensive use of red sandstone on the massive walls that surround the fort. Shah Jahan commissioned the construction of the Red Fort in 1638 when he decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi. Construction of the fort was supervised by Shah Jahan himself and was completed in 1648. The Red Fort was originally referred to as “Qila-i-Mubarak” (the blessed fort) because it was the residence of the royal family.
Principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, in the year 1650 CE and completed in the year 1656 AD, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. It lies at the origin of a very busy central street of Old Delhi, the Chawri Bazar Road. The courtyard of the mosque can hold up to twenty-five thousand worshippers. The mosque also houses several relics in a closet in the north gate, including an antique copy of the Qur’an written on deerskin.
One of the fine examples of early Afgan architecture is the Qutab Minar. The 73m high tower(tallest minaret in India) of victory that was started in 1193 and completed in 1239, immediately after the defeat of the last Hindu kingdom in Delhi. The Iron Pillar near the Qutub Minar has not caught rust ever since it was built.
The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, the India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It was built in 1931. Originally known as the All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the Indian Empire. It is composed of red and pale sandstone and granite.
The senior wife of Humayun, Haji Begum in the mid 16th century, built the Humayun’s Tomb a Wonderful example of early Mughal Architecture; this red sandstone structure is considered to be the predecessor of Taj Mahal.
Later in the evening, you will be taken to visit light and sound show at Red Fort or Akshardham Temple.
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