10 Things Not To Miss In Delhi
India’s capital and the largest gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a crowded metropolis, which nicely combines in its fold the ancient and the modern. It is situated in the north-central part of the country at the west bank of the holy Yamuna River. The lotus temple, the Lodhi Gardens, Japanese Park, Deer Park, Jamia Hamdard Herbal Garden, National Indo-Africa Friendship Rose Garden, Mughal Gardens, Hauz Khas, Humayun’s Tomb, and The National Gandhi Museum are some of these places which have made Delhi famous among nature lovers and attracts tourists and travelers around the world.
1. Lotus temple
In the East of Nehru place, this temple is built in the shape and structure of a lotus flower and is the last of seven Major Bahai’s temples built across the world. Completed in 1986 it is set among the beautiful green landscaped gardens. The structure is made up of fully white marble The architect Furiburz Sabha selects the lotus as the symbol common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam. devotees of any religion are free to visit the temple and pray. Around the blooming petals, there are nine pools of water, which illuminate up, in purely natural light. It looks stunning in the dusk when it is floodlit.
2. The Lodhi Gardens
Located beside the Safdarjung Tomb and Khan Market of Delhi, the Lodhi Garden is a delicious garden that contains the tombs of Sayyid ruler Mohammed Shah and the Lodhi King Sikandar Lodhi. The construction of this great stunning and beautiful work of architecture took place under the Lodhi rulers time sometime in the 15th century.
3. Japanese Park
Swarn Jayanti Park, popular known as Japanese Park, is located at sector 11, in Rohini. This beautiful green park is maintained by the Delhi Development Authority. enough greenery, clean walking paths, and lakes with beautiful and colorful boats make Japanese Park an outstanding picnic spot of Delhi. The park does not only engross the adults, but children too can also take part in gaming zones, playgrounds or a jet-plane replica installed in the park. Japanese Park is surrounded by several malls, fun zones, and amusement parks as well.
4. Deer Park
Deer Park is located in South Delhi and also known as A.N. Jha Deer Park, named after famous Social worker and influencer Aditya Nath Jha. This place is popular for walking, jogging and holiday outings. Deer Park has many subsections such as Duck Park, Picnic Spots Rabbit Enclosures, etc. The Park has historical tombs of Mughal Era and many more.
5. Jamia Hamdard Herbal Garden
Keeping in mind the importance and need of herbal garden Jamia Hamdard has established an Herbal Garden spread over 6 acres of land in which more than 200 rare, threatened and commercially important medicinal plants have been planted from various regions of Northern India for cultivation and propagation.
6. National Indo-Africa Friendship Rose Garden
National Indo-Africa Friendship Rose Garden, and is also known as the National Rose Garden. It is a beautiful and stunning rose garden situated in Chanakyapuri in New Delhi. It boasts of housing umpteen varieties of roses imported from all over the world. The park is especially rushed from November to January when the roses are in full bloom.
7. Mughal Gardens
The Mughal gardens are a few numbers of gardens built by the Mughal rulers in the Islamic style of architecture in India as well as many other countries. The most famous and stunning Mughal Gardens of India are the garden of the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort garden in Delhi, Agra Fort and the Humayun’s Tomb Garden.some of other Mughal gardens are Tomb of Safdarjung, Mehtab Bagh, Roshanara Bagh, Khusro Bagh and, Ram Bagh.
8. Hauz Khas
The Hauz Khas Village also is known as HKV in South Delhi is an urban hangout hotspot as well as a heritage place that printed its roots to the Delhi Sultanate rulers. As surprising as it might sound, it is a posh neighborhood, a historical and an iconic complex, and an upscale hub, all contained into one. While Hauz Khas keeps its buoyant vibes with a huge number of modern restaurants, pubs, cafés, shopping places, amusement places, and boutiques, it also retains its old-world charm through the historical complex that houses many structures from the Sultanate time. And this smooth merger of the past and the present makes it one of the tops and most visited tourist attractions in Delhi.
9. Humayun’s Tomb
It was the first garden-tomb in the Indian land and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-Panah Citadel, also known as Purana Qila (Old Fort), which was found by Humayun in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a huge scale. The tomb was announced a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.
10. The National Gandhi Museum
The National Gandhi Museum is beautifully made to take the visitor through a historical journey through Gandhi’s personal belongings and kins. The scene starts with the entrance gallery, that is containing Gandhiji’s Talisman, India of My Dreams and other quotations, and six hand telephones in which visitors can listen to Gandhiji’s recorded speeches in both Hindi and English.
The distinguished city of Delhi is blessed with several gardens and botanical houses and many historical places which are again one of the features that Delhi is famous for. It is the most historical place in India and everyone should visit.