Delhi City Tours to India – Information and Tips

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  • Author Rupesh Kumar
  • Published April 30, 2010
  • Word count 594

Delhi is a capital and historic city of India. It is the third largest city of India and a marvelous blend of the ancient and the modern. It is a wonderful place to explore with your family and friends. It has been a most significant travel destination and is the very ideal holiday option for your visit to India. It enthralls tourists with its magnificent forts & monuments, prosperous museums & art galleries, religious shrines & monument and many other places of tourist interest. Right from shopping to visiting tourist attractions, a well-organized tour in Delhi is sure to toss up many breathtaking moments for you to be grateful for. Each incident, all colours, every sight, all sound, every aroma shouts that you have arrived into a wonderland – a land of compelling & magical beauty. In fact, Delhi is also shoppers’ paradise with abundant enormous shopping malls and complexes.

Red Fort in Delhi is one of the most famous monuments declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It stands as a powerful reminder of mughal kingdoms. Built in red sand stone by Emperor Shah Jahan it is noted for its architectural excellence. Popular as Lal Quila, the masterpiece of Red Fort attracts a big crowd from different parts of India and world. The fort complex houses many beautiful architectural structures like Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas, Moti Masjid, Museum, and Shahi Burj.

The India Gate is located on the ceremonial avenue, the Rajpath. It is the 42 meter high impressive war memorial monument. It was built in the commemoration of 90000 warriors who laid down their lives during the First World War. Originally called All India War Memorial, India Gate has been today one of the most visited tourist attractions in Delhi. It is a popular relaxation area during the summer evenings with lush and beautiful parks in surroundings.

The Qutub Minar, the longest brick & stone minaret in the world, is a mammoth tower that was built between 1193 and 1369 as epitome of Islamic Rule over Delhi. The Qutub Minar with its complex has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an incredible example of early Indo–Islamic architecture. It has five distinct stories, and is enclosed with elaborate carvings and verses from the holy Quran.

Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi is one another UNSECO World Heritage Site in the City. It is said the world famous Taj Mahal in Agra has been inspired by the Humayun’s Tomb. In many ways this beautiful tomb monument is as impressive as the Taj Mahal in Agra. This beautiful garden tomb is a memorial monument by a sorrowful widow wife, Hamida Begum, the wife of Humayun. The magnificence of this impressive memorial becomes overwhelming on entering through the superior double storey gateway.

Akshardham Temple (the Largest Hindu Temple Complex in the world), Lotus Temple (one of the Seven Wonders of India), Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Temple), Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House), Safdarjang’s Tomb, Chandani Chowk, Old Fort, Lodhi Gardens, etc are some other popular tourist attractions which you will love to visit and explore on your Delhi tours to India. I will reveal information about these other attractions in my next article. Delhi is also a base destination for commencing exciting Rajasthan tours and travels. Also Agra and Varanasi can be easily accessed from Delhi. Indeed, Delhi is a fascinating tourist destination in India you will love to visit and explore. Today Delhi charts top in itinerary of a well-designed India travel package. If you too want to treasure the charm of India tourism in brief, you must visit Delhi, the Capital City of India.

Rupesh Kumar is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for Rajasthan Tours and India Travel Package.

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