Explore The Capital Of India

Explore The Capital Of India

New Delhi being the capital of the country, this is definitely one of the busy cities in India and of course people keep on complaining about the traffic jams here but still the essence of Delhi is always different. That is why; it is said that Delhi never loses its charm.

When in the capital of India one should never miss all the beautiful places to visit. Here are some of the options.

Qutub Minar

It is the symbol of victory, of the Mughals in India which is the tallest standing tower in India. This tall tower was built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and the tower bears his name. This tower has five storey out of which the first three were made of red sand stones and the rest two with marble sand stones. India’s first mosque Quwwat ul Islam was built at the foot of this tower.

Dargah of Nizamuddin Aulia

Visiting the dargah of Nizamuddin Aulia is a must when one is travelling to Delhi. It is one of the oldest mosques of India and inside the complex; a Sufi session is arranged every session which is an absolute soul stirring experience. In Mehrauli, there is dargah of Bakhtiyar Kaki, which is the oldest shrine in Delhi. Every Thursday evening, one can visit here to listen to Sufi music which is a lifetime experience for one.

Lotus Temple

It is a very famous temple of India that replicates the exact shape of a lotus flower and it is one of the seven Bahai temples built in the entire world. This beautiful temple was built in the year 1986 and the material used to build this temple is of pure white marble. It is actually a very quiet and serene place where one comes to offer prayers and to meditate as well.

Humayun’s Tomb

 If you have already visited the Taj Mahal, then this might seem a bit similar to you, this is because of the similarity in structure in both the architectures.  Taj mahal was built much later and was inspired by this structure. It is a tomb which was built in the year 1570 and inside the tomb; there lies the remnants of Humayun who was the second Mughal emperor in India. It is also said to be the first ever Mughal architectural creation in India which is set within beautiful gardens. It is definitely a treat to the tourists.

Painted Houses at Naughara

When it comes to old Delhi then there are some offbeat places to explore. This is definitely one of the hidden treasures of the city. Near Kinari Bazaar, there is a tranquil lane which houses nine beautiful and painted Jain Havelis or mansions which were built nearly around 18th century. At the end of those nine mansions there is a Jain temple made of white marble and it has some paintings and murals in it.

There are many trains that connect the capital of India with the rest of the country. For delivery of food in trains, one can order from e catering services.

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