Hot Destinations to visit in New Delhi


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This presentation is all about must visit places in new Delhi along with some details.Check it out :).

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Hot Destinations to visit in New Delhi

  1. 1. Popular Tourist places in Delhi By Akansha Mathew Twitter - http://
  2. 2. INDIA GATE <ul><li>Designed by Sir Edward Lutyens,this 42 meter high structure is a memorial arch in honour of the 70,000 Indian Soldiers who died in the First World War. The eternal flame stands in memory of the Brave Indian Soldiers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Qutab Minar <ul><li>Situated in Mehrauli,this 238 feet Minar is 47 feet at the base and tapers to nine feet at the apex. It has projecting balconies supported by elaborately decorated brackets. </li></ul>
  4. 4. RED FORT <ul><li>Built by the Emperor Shah Jahan in 1683 AD, This fort is one of the best surviving Mogul monuments today. It is so called because of the red sandstone with which it was built. </li></ul>
  5. 5. HUMAYUN TOMB <ul><li>The Tomb was built by Hamida Banu Begam for Humayun in 1569. The tomb was constructed at a cost of 15 lakh rupees (1.5 million). </li></ul>
  6. 6. JANTAR MANTAR <ul><li>Situated at Connaught Place area Jantar Mantar Constructed in 1724 is one of the five observatories built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. </li></ul>
  7. 7. SAFDARJUNG TOMB <ul><li>Next to the Safdarjung's Airport is Safdarjung's Tomb, built by the Nawab of Awadh for his father. Built in 1753, this Tomb is sometimes referred to as the last flicker of Mughal architecture. </li></ul>
  8. 8. JAMA MASJID <ul><li>Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India, was built by Shah Jahan in 1644 with the seating capacity of 20,000 people. This Mosque is one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture. </li></ul>
  9. 9. RASHTRAPATHI BHAVAN <ul><li>This Official residence of the President of India was formerly the Viceregal Lodge. It is the highlight and crowning glory of Sir Lutyens. It is located in an area of 130 hectare and the palace has 340 rooms. </li></ul>
  10. 10. RAJGHAT <ul><li>Surrounded by wide Lawns and gardens with fountains, this place is the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi where his mortal remains was cremated on the western banks of the Yamuna. </li></ul>
  11. 11. PRAGATI MAIDAN <ul><li>Apart from national and international trade fairs taking place through the year, the sprawling ground also houses the Nehru Pavilion, Atomic Energy and Defense Pavillions.Skills of the Indian artists are on display at the Crafts Museum and the state Pavilion. </li></ul>
  12. 12. AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE <ul><li>The temple is a marvel in pink sandstone and white marble that is 141 feet high, 316 feet wide and 370 feet long with 234 ornate pillars, over 20,000 sculptures and statues of deities, eleven 72-foot-high huge domes and decorative arches. The whole monument rises on the shoulders of 148 huge elephants with 11-feet tall panchdhatu statue of Swaminarayan presiding over the structure. </li></ul>
  13. 13. LOTUS TEMPLE <ul><li>Made of the marble, cement, dolomite, sand and shaped like a lotus, it is meant for the secular worship of god. It is about 40 meters tall surrounded by nine ponds. The temple has to its accreditation being recognized all over the world as one of the most visited edifices in the world with almost 50 million people having visited the temple since its inception in 1986. </li></ul>
  14. 14. TO BE CONTINUED………. <ul><li>- http:// </li></ul><ul><li>BLOG - </li></ul>