Day 2 : Delhi Sightseeing
While traveling the guide will update you with the glorious past of Delhi City. This buzzing metropolis is gifted with surfeit of monuments; besides this the capital has a lot in its stores for its tourists.
India Gate: Built as a memorial to commemorate the 70,000 India soldiers killed in World War I, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and completed in 1931.Built of sandstone, the arch also houses the Eternal Flame, a gesture in memory of the Indian soldiers who laid their lives in the 1971 war with Pakistan.
Rashtrapati Bhawan(President House): Formerly the Viceregal Lodge, the building is the highlight of Lutyen's New Delhi and was completed in 1929 at a cost of 12,53,000 pound sterling and inaugurated in 1931.
Raj Ghat: Raj Ghat is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. A memorial to the father of the nation, Rajghat is a simple square platform with a black memorial stone with "Hey Ram" engraved on it, and a flame burning perpetually. “Hey Ram” were the words uttered by the Mahatma before collapsing, after being shot at.
Jama Masjid: The Jama Masjid, the largest mosque of India, built between 1644 and 1658.It is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The cabinet in the north gate of the Jama Masjid contains a collection of Muhammad's relics.
Sansad Bhawan (Parliament): The Parliament of India (Sansad Bhawan) is a circular building designed by the British architect Herbert Baker in 1912–13. The roof of the outer circle of the structure is supported by 257 granite pillars.
Qutub Minar: At 72.5 meters, the 13th century Qutub Minar is the world's tallest brick minaret. Only the first story was completed by Qutub-ud-din. The other stories were built by his successor Iltutmish. The two circular stories in white marble were built by Ferozshah Tughlaq in 1368, replacing the original fourth story. Overnight, stay at hotel.