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Places To Visit Near Delhi Airport

Eshwar Sundaresan
By Eshwar Sundaresan
| 19 Mar 2024 02:54 PM
Places To Visit Near Delhi Airport

 

Delhi is a place to rich past and emperor kingdoms ruling in the Mughal period. It remains the capital of the world’s largest democracy and is a union territory of India which consists of the capital of India, New Delhi. There is a great share of the Indian history found in this city. The great memorials, museums, parks, gardens, temples, and churches are situated in Delhi. It has some of the great tourist attraction places which make it a most visited city.

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1. Akshardham

Akshardham
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The Hindu temple is a portrayal of several Indian culture and traditional architectures. In Delhi, about 70 percent of tourists come to capture the temple’s beauty. Inside the temple, three exhibition halls, namely, Neelkanth Darshan, Sanskruti Darshan, Sahajanand Darshan which are built to display the life and work aspects of Swaminarayan. 


The Nilkanth Varni Abhishek is one of a famous ritual prayer in the temple which is done for peace in the world and everyone’s life with the water taken from 151 lakes, ponds, and holy rivers of India.


Why visit the Akshardham temple?


The tourists enjoy searching the beauty of the Swaminarayan Akshardham temple which is having a traditional Indian culture temple or Mandir. The sightseeing and pilgrimage lovers will enjoy exploring this place. It has a Yagnapurush Kund or Musical fountain, Garden of India, IMAX theatre, and a food court.

 

 

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2. Qutub Minar

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The minaret is listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi, India. The height of the minaret reaches about 73 meters tall, having a base diameter of 14.3 meters and consisting of five well-built floors. It has a 379 step-wise staircase which is a major attraction about the place. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Why visit the Qutub Minar?


The history explorers would find it fascinating to explore the place which consists of several historical monuments, including Qutub Complex, Quwwat-UL-Islam Mosque, and Iron Pillar of Delhi. The Armenian food greatly serves as the minaret backdrop. The seating arrangements are beautifully designed with LED lights hanging in jars. The minaret is Delhi’s most attracting towering places covered with several layers of historical events.
 

3. The Red Fort

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One of a Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s constructions was the Red Fort. The historical fort remained the residential area of the Mughal emperors for about 200 years. There are major structures built in the fort including the Chhatta Chowk where jewelry and silk items were sold in the past Mughal period. Other fascinating structures include Lahore Gate, Delhi Gate, the Naubat Khana, Diwan-I-Aam, Mumtaz Mahal, Diwan-I-Khas, Hira Mahal, and so on.


Why visit the Red Fort?


The major attractions of the fort are the giant red sandstone enclosing walls. Its architecture is based on the Persian and Timurid traditions fusion which makes it one of an eye-catching Mughal building. 
The Independence Day of India is greatly celebrated in the Fort by the Indian Prime Minister. The tourist shows, museum, and structures are some of the convincing reasons to visit the place.
 

4. Jama Masjid

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The Jama Masjid is regarded as one of the largest mosques in India. It is one of the great contributions by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It has three huge gates, two minarets of about 40 meters tall, four Mughal period towers. It is a must to enter the mosque bare feet and with suitable attire which can be easily hired from the northern gate itself.


Why visit the Jama Masjid?


It is the only place whose glory never fails to impress any human no matter at what point or time of the day and from which way you look at it. The Mughal food is also a great attraction for the tourists.
 

5. Purana Qila

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The Qila is one of the oldest forts found in Delhi, which portrays several historical aspects. In 1538, Emperor Humayun found the Dinpanah city which has an inner citadel known as Purana Qila. It has a Qila-I-Kuhna mosque, which is a single-domed architecture whose foundation was laid by Sher Shah during the period of 1541.


Why visit the Purana Qila?


The old fort represents one of a famous site of Indraprastha, which remained the splendid capital of the Pandavas. It is considered one of the exquisite architecture of historic times. There is a beautiful lake which attracts tourists for enjoying boating rides.
 

6. Humayun Tomb

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The Mughal Emperor Tomb was built by Haji Begum, wife of Humayun in his memory. It is built on an 8 meters tall stand and placed in the central part of a massive square garden surrounded by enclosing walls. Its architecture is based on the red and white stones similar to the Taj Mahal.


Why visit the Humayun Tomb?


The World Heritage Site is a great example of the Mughal period which laid the foundation for double-dome Indian culture. The Indian history and Mughal period cultures are carved in the sculptures of the tomb.
 

7. Lotus Temple

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The Bahai House of Worship is a flower-like shape temple in Delhi, India. It is one of a magnificent tourist attraction place which is a worship place for everyone irrespective of any religion or other aspects. It has 27 huge standing lotus petals made with marbles grouped in a clutch of three forming a lotus.  


Why visit the Lotus Temple?


In Delhi, it is considered one of the most fascinating tourist attraction places. It has won several awards and recognition for being an excellent work. The ponds and gardens are placed at the entrance to gracefully greet the tourists. It has an inbuilt library which stores the religious culture books. The audio-visual room is a major attraction.

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Author Bio

Eshwar Sundaresan
ghostwrites,Book Writer, Traveller
Eshwar Sundaresan travels without an agenda and writes without inhibitions. While he mostly ghostwrites, he has authored books such as Behind the silicon mask, God save the toddy... and Bangalored: the expat story, a book where everybody except the author is a traveller.
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