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Delhi

The eternal city of love, art, and history, flourishing together in perfect harmony making it one of the most enchanting places in the world. Hyderabad's warm hospitality, impressive monuments, mosques, minarets, art and architectural richness, and technological progress will take you through an amazing journey of its glorious past and a spirited voyage into its promising future.

Experience a unique blend of the old dominion and rustic charm within the trappings of new age modernity.

Places to Visit in Delhi

Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is located west of Connaught Place in New Delhi. Created by Raja Baldev Das in 1938, is dedicated to Vishnu and goddess Lakshmi. Also known as Birla Mandir in New Delhi, this temple has a very interesting history attached to it. Built over a period of six years, the temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. But he kept a condition that will inaugurate the Delhi Laxmi Narain Temple, where people of all castes especially untouchables, would be able to enter. The temple is one of the main drag of the city and is visited by many devotees and international tourists each year.Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is built well, although with a modern twist. Decoration, wooden sculptures that adorn the temples to describe the scenes of mythology.

The number of symbols and quotations from the Hindu Upanishads and the Gita in the walls of the temple. High Shikari (tower) in the temple rises to a height of 165 m, but a secondary activity of about 116 meters to the east, and is elevated in the forum, Birla Mandir in Delhi also protects the Holy See. The main sanctuary is dedicated to Lord Narayan and Goddess Lakshmi, while smaller ones are Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Lord Hanuman and Goddess Durga. North Geeta Bhawan New Delhi Laxmi Narain temple dedicated to Krishna. In addition, the temple of the Buddha in this temple, decorated with wall paintings that reflect his life and work. All the statues of the temple is made of marble and were brought to Jaipur.

Birla Mandir is also famous for the festival of Janmashtami (birth of the Hindu deity Krishna). The festival is celebrated here with much goodwill and cheer.

The temple is designed in the Orissan style, with tall curved towers capped by large amalakas (circular ribbed motif at the summit of a temple tower). The exterior is faced with the white marble and red sandstone typical of Delhi’s Mughal architecture. The interior court is overlooked by two-storey verandahs on three sides; there are gardens and fountains at the rear. The profusion of sculptures, idols, spires and jalis, the Birla Mandir in Delhi is also considered as splendor in terms of its architecture.

India Gate is a national monument, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. India gate is located in the heart of the capital city Delhi of India.

India Gate of Delhi is 42m high, situate at Rajpath, New Delhi. Indian gate is also called All India War Memorial, because it was made in the memory of 90,000 soldiers, who left their lives during world war I. It was built in 1921. Amar Jawan Jyoti is lighting under India gate since 1971. The names of many Indian soldiers have been written on the India gate who got killed in Afgan war in 1919.

India gate is also a famous picnic spot. Families gather at India gate in evening for fun and enjoyment. This place is also loved by tourist. Daily number of tourists visit to India gate. This is the most entertaining place specially in summer evening. In summer evenings a very good gathering of people come at India gate. That time it becomes very crowded, but people still enjoy a lot there. Here you can found greenery all around, a small lake which is used for boating. At India gate you can also taste Indian fast foods like chana jor garam, daal ka pakodas, fruit chaat, very famous Indian bhelpuri and many more around there.

The monument is made of red sandstone and granite. When it was built, there was a statue of King GeorgeV had stood under the canopy of the India Gate, later it was removed to the Coronation park with other statues. After India's independence India gate became the site of the Amar Jawan Jyoti or the Flame of the immortal soldier.

Amar Jawan Jyoti is burning under the arch of India gate, which marks the tomb of the unknown soldier. The shrine is a black marble cenotaph with a rifle placed on its barrel topped by the soldier's helmet. Each face of the cenotaph has the golden words Amar Jawan inscribed. The four corners of the cenotaph has four torches which is perpetually lit and kept alive. Nowadays it has become a custom for the Prime Minister and the President of India to pay respects at the memorial on occassions of state ceremonies. On the republic day of the nation the Prime Minister pays homage along with the other heads of Armed forces before the military parade at the Raj path.

Jantar Mantar, where the meaning and significance of the instruments Yantra Mantra formulas, built in 1724. Located near Connaught Place, New Delhi, Jantar Mantar has among the many observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur. Other observers are to built at Jaipur, Varanasi, Ujjain and Mathura. basically consists of tools used to keep track of celestial bodies. Jai Singh, after having found the existing astronomical instruments too small to take appropriate measures built these larger and more accurate instruments.

The instruments of Jantar Mantar in Delhi screen brightness promising. However, there is one problem, these instruments can not comment specifically because of the height of many buildings that were built around the observatory. Jantar Mantar Delhi is also a reminder of the technological achievements that took place during the reign of the Rajput kings. There is an interesting legend associated with the construction of Jantar Mantar. It is said that Jai Singh, Join the hot astronomy, he oversaw a conflict between Hindus and Muslims in certain planetary positions.

Since it is most needed to resolve the arguments and positions are known precisely, proposed remedy available to the astronomical tables. The offer was accepted by the Mughal emperor, which led to the construction of Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Initially, copper is used in the observatory. However, it was found in a number of intrinsic defects. So after much deliberation, Jai Singh, adopted the style of Prince Ulugh Beg, builder of 15 century observatory in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Thus, the Jantar Mantar Delhi has become what it is today.

The Delhi Jantar Mantar is open to public from 10 am to 6 pm. The entry to this amazing astronomical observatory is free. As it is located at the city center adjacent to the well know Connaught Place, you can easily reach Delhi Jantar Mantar without much hassle. If you visit the capital city of New Delhi, do not forget to have a glimpse of Jantar Mantar-a beautiful creation of the Jaipur King.

Lotus Temple is one of the remarkable architectures of Bahai faith. It is located at Kalkaji in New Delhi. The temple looks like a lotus flower and is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand. The temple has no restrictions for visitors and is open to people from all religions. The place provides immaculate environment for meditation, peace and wisdom. The Bahai temple was completed in 1986. Since then the temple has received recognition from all over the world for its splendid architecture and design. Lotus Temple is among the most visited monuments in India. The credit for building this beautiful structure goes to the Persian architect Fariborz Sahba from Canada. Personifying Lotus in the temple does not merely mean giving a lotus shape to the edifice but it has a message to the people of India in the form of a manifestation from the almighty. Lotus is a symbol of peace, purity, love and immortality. It is this particular specialty of Lotus flower which makes the flower an important icon in Indian culture and society. This is why the design of Lotus temple has been inspired by lotus flower.

The design looks like a half opened Lotus flower with 27 freestanding "petals" made of marble. The architect, while designing the temple took into account the eternal beauty of Lotus flower. The construction work took almost 10 years before it finally got shape and was open for public. The team comprised of 800 engineers, technicians, workers and artisans who worked diligently to give realization to one of the most complex edifices in the world. The temple integrates the aesthetic values along with the technological influence within the whole structure. There are nine reflecting pools that encompass the temple from outside. Converting the geometry of the design that did not have any straight line to the actual structure needed a lot of effort and dedicated engineering.

The temple has the capacity to accommodate nearly 2500 people and has nine doors that open in a central hall. The whole structure is made of white marble that adds to the glory of the temple. It is about 40 meters tall surrounded by nine ponds and appears as if the temple is floating like a Lotus flower in water.

The most appraising aspect of this particular architectural masterpiece is the integration of the effervescent Indian history along with the modern engineering and architecture. 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.

The highest stone tower in Delhi India, the Qutub Minar was built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the Viceroy of Mohammed Ghori in 1192. It was built to celebrate Ghori’s victory over the Rajputs. Within the complex, is the famous Iron Pillar which has stood for millennia without rusting, Quwwat-ul-Islam, the first mosque built in India, and the Alai Darwaza, the gateway to the complex erected by Alauddin Khilji. The entry to the Minar has been closed, after the tower became infamous for the several suicides that were committed here. Qutb Minar is a successful tribute to architecture, as it captures one’s attention by its sheer mass appeal. The Minar is a five-storey building with a height of 72.5 metres. The first storey of the Qutb Minar was completed in the lifetime of Qutb-ud-din. His son-in-law and successor, Iltumush, added the next three storeys. Even on close encounter, the attention lingers, owing to the delicate and almost ethereal carvings. Within the complex, is the famous Iron Pillar which has stood the test of time without rusting. Quwwat-ul-Islam,was the first mosque built in India, and the Alai Darwaza, the gateway to the complex was erected by Alauddin Khilji. The minar is not that erect as it used to be because of wears and tears over the past several years. Closely looking at the mina rives you an idea that it is somewhat tilled towards one side. The minar is very sincerely looked after by the authorities much like the same as other historic monuments in the country. Qutb Minar is a successful tribute to architecture, as it captures one’s attention, owing to the delicate and almost ethereal carvings.

Qutab Minar, the 239ft sandstone tower is an Indo-Islamic architectural wonder of ancient India. This magnificent tower of victory stands in the Qutab Complex located at Aurabindo Marg, near Mehrauli, 14 Km south of Connaught place in Delhi. Qutab Minar with a height of 72.5m (239ft), is the highest stone tower in India and has a diametre of 14.32 metres at the base and about 2.75 metres at the top. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone and are heavily indented with different styles of fluting, alternately round and angular on the bottom floor, round on the second and angular on the third. The fourth and fifth floors are made of marble and sandstone.

Iron Pillar at qutub minar delhi:

Situated in the courtyard of the Quwwatu’l-Islam, the famous Iron Pillar belongs to 4th century. It is enclosed in the Qutub Minar complex of New Delhi. The Sanskrit inscription in Gupta script and the peculiar style of its ‘Amalaka’ capital confirms the date.

Raj Ghat is a beautiful, peaceful memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. This simple and somber black granite platform marks the site where, on January 31, 1948, Gandhi's last rites/cremation were performed. An eternal flame burns perpetually in the middle (end) of the square stone. The memorial was designed to reflect Gandhi's simple life. The inscription in the stone, "He Ram" ("Oh God"), is believed to be Gandhi's last words.

Bright garlands of orange marigolds are laid on the platform. A commemorative ceremony is held every Friday. Prayer ceremonies are held on Gandhi's birthday (Oct. 2) and death anniversary (Jan. 30), when national leaders gather to honor Gandhi. It is customary for foreign leaders visiting Delhi to pay their respects to Gandhi by laying flowers or wreaths on the platform as well.

Beautiful lawns surround the walled enclosure that houses the memorial. A footpath leads to the memorial. You must remove your shoes before entering the enclosure.

It is said that 10,000 visitor's a day visit the memorial. If that is so, we were very lucky since it was hardly crowded when we visited. This was definitely the most special place in Delhi.

The memorial is located across the road from the Gandhi National Museum.

The Rashtrapati Bhawan is an eminent monument of British Empire which is said to be the palace of the Viceroy of India. Rashtrapati Bhawan of Delhi is considered to be the best known monument of India next to glorious Taj Mahal and Qutub Minar.

Rashtrapati Bhawan is the house of the President of India. It is a real masterpiece that was built in the British period. It is the focal point of New Delhi and situated in the Raisina Hills. The total cost of constructing the Rashtrapati Bhawan crossed £12,53,000 in British India.

There is a Durbar Hall inside the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi and the dome of the hall measures 22.8 meters in diameter. The hall is marked by the beautiful colored marbles. You can see the Viceroy's throne in this hall. Today, the Durbar Hall is the major venue of all official ceremonies of the Indian Government such as the oath taking ceremony by the Prime Minister, the Cabinet and the Members of Parliament. The Arjuna Awards for Excellence is also presented in this hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

The Rashtrapati Bhawan comprises of the following:

• The State Drawing Room

• The State Ballroom

• The State Library

• The State Dining Room

• The Private Apartments

To the west of the Rashtrapati Bhawan, there is a wonderful Mughal garden which is open to the public every spring.

The parliament street adjacent to the Delhi Rashtrapati Bhawan prohibits the bus service but you can reach the Rashtrapati Bhawan by hired taxi or auto rickshaws. General public cannot enter the Delhi Rashtrapati Bhawan. Official permits are required to visit the Bhawan. Such permits are issued from the reception office at the Raisina Road in New Delhi.

Red Fort is the most important historical buildings in Delhi. Know more about the Lal Quila of Delhi, India.

Shah Jahan shifted his capital from Agra to Shahjahanabad and laid the foundation of Red Fort, or the Lal Quila, on 16th April 1639. It took nine years to build this mighty citadel and it got completed on 16th April 1648. It is said that about one crore rupees, an astronomical sum in those days, was spent on its construction. Half of this sum was spent to build the exotic palaces within the fort. Built of red sandstone, it is octagonal in shape, with two longer sides on the east and west.

The perimeter of its strong ramparts is about 2.41 km. Red Fort rises to a height of 33.5 m on the town side and 18 m along the river. A wide moat surrounds the fort, which was originally connected with the river and was always filled with water. The two main gateways, known as Lahori Gate and Delhi Gate (named so, as they face Lahore and Delhi respectively), are three storeys high and are flanked by semi-octagonal towers. They are situated on the centre of the western and southern sides respectively.

The main entrance to the Lal Quila is through the Lahori Gate. Beyond the gate, there is a roofed passage, flanked by arcaded apartments leading to the palaces, known as Chhatta Chowk. These apartments are now used as shops. Besides these, there are three more gates on other sides, which are kept closed now. The master builders of the Red Fort were Hamid and Ahmad. Visitors are allowed only in a part of Red Fort, as the army occupies the rest of it.

Visitors can visit the place any time during 9.30 am to 4.30 pm from Tuesdays to Sundays. One can get entry by paying fees and is free on Fridays. The place can be reached easily from anywhere and has a good network of roads. One can also take a look at the other places of interest by taking a look at the map. The map includes several other attractions that you will enjoy visiting.

The Parliament House (Sansad Bhavan) is a circular building designed by the British architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker in 1912–1913. Construction began in 1921, and in 1927 the building was opened as the home of the Council of State, the Central Legislative Assembly and the Chamber of Princes.The Parliament House of India which is also known as the Sansad Bhawan is now the supreme law making body in India. It is the center of power and politicians decide the fate of the Indian Democracy here. Visitors are not allowed inside the house but when the house is in session, visitors may take permission to go inside and watch the proceedings of the house. The parliament consists of three halls- Lok Sabha(House of People) , Rajya Sabha (the Council of States) and the central hall (the office of President of India). Not far from the Rastrapathi Bhawan (President's Residence) the structure goes round and is 171 meters in diameter. The beautiful structurally perfect Parliament house is not just one massive structure; it is also a building that protects the most massive democracy in the world.

Location

Parliament House is located in the northwest of Vijay-Chowk, at the end of the Parliament Street beside the Secretariats.

 

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