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Delhi Sightseeing Tour – How to make the most out of itDelhi Sightseeing Tour Delhi, the capital of India is a perfect ble...
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Delhi is known to be the place for architectural grandeur as it is the capital place for many emperors in the former kingdoms. Those emperors had built their best palaces and monuments in Delhi. The most important sightseeing spots in Delhi are India Gate, Rashtrapathi Bhavan and Akshardam Temple. Delhi sightseeing spots are not only restricted with forts and monuments, there are lot of places to see around Delhi including markets, gardens, museums and eating joints.

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  1. 1. Delhi Sightseeing Tour – How to make the most out of itDelhi Sightseeing Tour Delhi, the capital of India is a perfect blend of centuries of evolutionary history,diverse cultural elements and modernization. As per ancient Indian text The Mahabharata, Delhi is 5000-year old, and it has been the capital city to several empires including Maurya Empire, Gupta dynasty,Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire. One of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, Delhi wasdestroyed and rebuilt many times under the rule of various emperors. A Delhi sightseeing tour would bea great experience to explore the impeccable historical monuments, Delhi’s multifaceted culture,sumptuous food and glorious architect by Sir Edwin Lutyens and his colleague Herbert Baker.Read through the list of monuments and buildings in Delhi that your Delhi sightseeing tour will compriseof to make your expedition memorable.Qutub Minar: A masterpiece of Afghan architecture, Qutubuddin Aibak started building it in the end ofthe 12th century, but it was later completed by his successor. It is 72.5 meters high and at one point oftime was the tallest building in Delhi. Qutub Minar is considered among the world heritage sites andwitness millions of visitors across the world.Gandhi Smiriti: Dedicated to the Father of Indian Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, this memorial consists ofvisual aspects of his memories and the noble ideas he had educational features to represent the valuesof life he followed and taught. This memorial has his several photographs, paintings on him and his ideasfrom renowned painters, rock inscriptions and artefacts over the years Mahatma Gandhi spent here andfighting against British rule.Laxmi Narayan Temple: Known as Birla Mandir by renowned Birla Family, it is a Hindu Temple whichwas built in 1938 in Orissa style.Bahai Temple: Known as Lotus temple, this temple has distinctive lotus shape and was made of marble.Built in 1987 by followers of Bahai faith, this temple stands for equality of all religion and purity of life.While visiting these four above-mentioned places in South Delhi, you’ll drive past India Gate, ParliamentHouse, several embassies and renowned five-star hotels.Red Fort: Situated in Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk, Red Fort was built by Emperor Shahjahan, last mughalruler and the one who built Taj Mahal (one of the Seven Wonders of the World). Made of red stone, thisfort was built in ten years from 1639 to 1648. Another fort, known as Purana Quila (Old Fort) stands fora unique style of mughal architecture and is very close to the Red Fort. However, keep in mind that boththese forts are closed for visitors on every Monday. While going to see the magnificent Red fort, makesure to explore the oldest and the largest market in Delhi, Chandni chowk market which is famous allover India for sarees and lehangas.Humayan’s Tomb: Another glittering star in the list of Delhi’s historical monuments, this fort was builtby Queen Haji Begum, widow of Emperor Humayun, in the 16th century. This is considered to be theprototype of the Taj Mahal at Agra.
  2. 2. Akshardham Temple: A recent addition made in the list of tourist attractions in Delhi, it has been builtas a facsimile of Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar (Gujarat). This temple has been built on the banksof the tranquil River Yamuna and sprawls over 100 acres.You’ll drive through Firoz Shah Kotla Stadium, Indira Gandhi Stadium and Shakti Sthal while visiting theabove three places.To make most out of your Delhi sightseeing tour, make sure your guide introduces you to the vasthistory of Delhi and how it was formed out of seven different cities. Remember to savor on thescrumptious food Delhi offers.Aadya e-TravelContact Us: +91 -9958222082, +91-9311871210Email id: aet@pctiltd.comWebsite Url: http://aadyaetravel.com/

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