The Ashtan Sarovar Portico, New Delhi

Top Tourist Attractions in New Delhi

The heart of the country, Delhi, is dotted with marvellous architectural wonders dating back to the medieval times and before that. We bring you some of the major and offbeat locations to visit and feel pulled back to the times of the Mughal and Tughlaqs.

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Agrasen Ki Baoli
 

One of the oldest step-wells in the world, Agrasen Ki Baoli, is a marvel of the medieval architecture. Agrasen ki Baoli is amongst a couple of its kind in Delhi, comprising of 103 steps made of red stone. The Baoli was initially worked by Maharaja Agrasen, in the Mahabharat time, and later modified by the Agrawal people group in the fourteenth century, most likely amid the Tughlaq period.

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Purana Qila
 

The Purana Quila or the old fortress is a standout amongst the most charming tourist destinations that portray the historical backdrop of Delhi as it's points of interest. Built by the Mughal emperor – Humayun, the Purana Quila is proof of the greatness of the Mughal craftsmanship. The Purana Quila is located in New Delhi and is said to guard the vestiges of the old city of Indraprastha.

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Khairul Manzil Masjid

The Khairul Manzil Masjid is located opposite the Purana Qila and was built in 1561 by Maham Anga, a powerful wet nurse of Emperor Akbar. Anga was the foster mother of Akbar and briefly ruled the Mughal Emperor when Akbar was a young boy. The mosque was built with the help of Shiha-bud-Din-Ahmad Khan an influential minister and relative of Maham Anga. 

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Zafar Mahal

Zafar Mahal, in Mehrauli village, in South Delhi, India is viewed as the last grand structure worked as a late summer royal residence during the Mughal period. The building has two parts specifically, the Mahal or the royal residence, which was manufactured first by Akbar Shah II in the eighteenth century, and the passage door that was reproduced in the nineteenth century by Bahadur Shah Zafar II, prevalently known as Zafar.

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Qutub Minar
 
Built-in the 12th century, Qutub Minar is an architectural marvel that races to the sky. Set in the beautiful green backdrop, the red structure invokes authority and victory. It has been a valuable possession of the Sultanate, Khilji, Mughals, and all those who ruled the capital soil. Even today, it stands tall as one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Delhi with its marvellous structure, unmatched architecture, and historic significance.
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Red Fort
 
Red Fort is highly significant in the history of India. The flag of Independent India was hoisted for the first time by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. It was built in 1638 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan when he decided to shift the kingdom capital from Agra to Delhi. It still remains an important historical site in Delhi, wherein the flag is hoisted at the same place by the prime minister of India.
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India Gate
 
India Gate is a tribute to all the brave hearts who have sacrificed their lives for the sake of our motherland. Every year it attracts thousands of tourists from all across the globe. It is a famous picnic spot in Delhi, where one can find adults talking politics, grown-ups discussing the future of the country, and children playing in the lush green lawns. It is a healing experience as one gets to witness and pay tribute to the martyrs who've shed blood, sweat, and tears for the sake of India, our motherland. 
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Humayun's Tomb
 
Built during the 16th Century by the Mughal Dynasty, it is the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. The lush green parks, marvellous architecture, and uncanny exteriors talk about its historic significance. It was named as the UNESCO world heritage site in recent years, with UNESCO taking control of the restoration processes and giving the monument it's lost glory from the Mughal Era.

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