New Delhi, the modern day capital city of India, has been the centre of a multitude of different empires throughout the ages, the remnants of which can be found scattered throughout the city. From rich, diverse history and architecture to arguably India’s best food and shopping, Delhi truly has something to offer every type of traveller. Once the initial shock of Delhi’s overpopulation and pollution subsides, you will get a glimpse into the mystery of Delhi and why this city is so great.
To help you get to know this chaotic metropolis, we’ve compiled a customized list of our favourite sights in New Delhi!
Qutab Minar Complex (1)
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[ezcol_1half_end id=”” class=”” style=””]Rs. 10 Indians, Rs. 250 foreigners, open sunrise to sunset
Qutab Minar is a 73 meter tower of victory commissioned by the first Muslim ruler of India, Qutab-un-din Aibak. Next to the tower is the first mosque built in India which was constructed from the ruins of 27 Hindu and Jain temples.
Lotus Temple (2)
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Made of pure white marble, the Bahai Temple resembles a half-opened lotus flower. There is a museum about the Bahai faith in the same complex.