Places to Visit in Delhi – Delhi Tourist Places

Delhi is the capital of India and has a very glorious history attached to the city. In this post I am sharing places to visit in Delhi with friends, family and couples. Delhi has multiple tourist attractions in which some are of historical value, some are religious place, and some are famous for shopping. It has also a large number of museums and exhibition centers. I hope below mentioned tourist places will help you to discover the Delhi in an easy and convenient way.

Red Fort Delhi

Red Fort Located in Old Delhi near Chandni Chowk Metro Station
Red Fort Delhi

Red fort is located in Old Delhi Area in Chandni Chowk on Netaji Subhash Marg. It was built in 1648 and declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.

Nearest Metro Station : Chandni Chowk

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Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib with Sarovar
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib with Sarovar

It is located near to Connaught Place on Baba Kharak Singh Marg. It is most important and visited Sikh Gurudwara of Delhi. It is located in a Bungalow of Raja Jai Singh. Gurudwara is associated with eighth Sikh Guru Har Krishan. It has a large kitchen, Sarovar (Holy Pond), hospital, library, Langar hall and a guest house. Do not Miss the Langar and Kara Prasad of Gurudwara. It is one of the must visit place in Delhi and very popular among the tourists.

Nearest Metro Station : Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk and Shivaji Stadium (Airport Express)

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Purana Qila

Purana Qila is located near Delhi Zoo
Purana Qila – Old Fort

It is known as the oldest fort of Delhi and considered as the capital of Pandavas. It is located on Mathura Road near to Delhi Zoo. It is a large fort with well maintained lush green gardens and a museum situated inside the fort. It opens from sunrise to Sunset on all days of the week. Visitors can also enjoy the boating in the deep lake outside the fort. If you are in Delhi, do not miss a visit to this ancient fort.

Nearest Metro Station : Pragati Maidan

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Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is located in Mehrauli
Qutub Minar Delhi

Qutub Minar is located in Mehrauli area and the nearest metro station is Qutub Minar on the yellow line. It opens on all days of week from Sunrise to Sunset. This 73 meter high Minaret was commissioned by Qutb al-Din Aibak in 1192 AD and declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. It is among one of the most visited place of India.

Nearest Metro Station : Qutub Minar

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Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is located in New Delhi Area in CP
Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is located on Parliament Street in Connaught Place Area.  Connaught Place is very popular among tourist and it is one of best places to visit in Delhi for shopping. Jantar Mantar is built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1724 to calculate the astronomical data. It is located in the heart of the Delhi and very accessible from all modes of transport.

Nearest Metro Stations : Rajiv Chowk, Janpath and Patel Chowk

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India Gate

India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to Indian soldiers died in first world war
India Gate Delhi

India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to 82,000 soldiers died in the First World War. It is one of the most visited and loved tourist attraction of Delhi. Entry is completely free in the India Gate complex. It has lush green gardens, water channels, fountains and it offers boating on the man-made waterways. The gardens are huge in size and well maintained. Children Park is located very near to India Gate. It is one of the best place to visit with friends and family.

Nearest Metro Stations : Central Secretariat and Udhyog Bhavan

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Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple is located in Kalkaji Area Delhi
Lotus Temple

It is located in Kalkaji Area near to the ancient Kakaji Mandir. It is also known as the Bahá’í House of Worship. This lotus type structure temple was built in 1986. Entry is free.

Nearest Metro Stations : Kakaji and Nehru Place

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Delhi Zoo

White Tiger in Delhi Zoo
Delhi Zoological Park

The Delhi Zoological Park is located near to Purana Qila and spreads in an area of 176 Acre. More than 1300 animals of 130 species are present in the Zoo. 2 to 3 hour visit is required to cover the entire Zoo by foot. Royal Bengal Tiger, White Tiger, Hippopotamus, Rhinoceros, Elephants, Jaguar is the main attraction of Delhi Zoo. Kids will surely love this place of Delhi.



Nearest Metro Station : Pragati Maidan

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National Science Centre

Dinosaur Exhibition in Science Museum Delhi
Dinosaur Exhibition in Science Museum Delhi

It is a Science Museum, located near to Gate No. 1 to Pragati Maidan, Delhi. Purana Qila and Delhi Zoo are located very near to the museum. It is located on Bhairon Road and was established in 1992. It is well maintained, informative center, which must be visited with the kids. It is one of best tourist attraction of Delhi if you are fond of scienec and technology.

Nearest Metro Station : Pragati Maidan

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Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple Delhi is one of the largest Hindu temple of World
Akshardham Temple Delhi

Akshardham Mandir is a Hindu temple located in East Delhi near to Akshardham Metro station. It was built in 2005. It spreads in a very large area and listed among largest Hindu temple in the World. It should be visited in the evening hours to watch the musical fountains, water show. Temple entry is free and visitors have to pay only for exhibitions which are optional. Do not miss this tourist attraction of Delhi.

Nearest Metro Station : Akshardham

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Humayun Tomb

Humayun Tomb is located near to Nizamuddin Railway Station
Humayun Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb is located in Nizamuddin and designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1993. It is one of the most visited tourist place in New Delhi. It was built in 1572 by Humayun’s Son Akbar. It is a well maintained mausoleum with lush green gardens, fountains and water channels.

Nearest Metro Station : Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

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Safdarjung Tomb

Safdarjung Tomb is Located in Safdarjung
Safdarjung Tomb

It is located on the crossing of Safdarjung Road and Aurobindo Marg. It was built in 1753-54 and based on the pattern of Humayun’s Tomb. It opens from Sunrise to Sunset on all days of the week. It is a good place to visit in Delhi for couples, friends and families.

Nearest Metro Station : Jor Bagh Metro Station

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Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid is India’s largest mosque located in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. It was built by Shah Jahan in 1644. It can accommodate more than 25 thousand people in the prayer ground. Entry is free and photography charges are 200 Rs.

Nearest Metro Station : Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazar

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Jhandewalan Mandir

Jhandewalan Temple is one of the most famous Hindu Mandir of Delhi
Jhandewalan Temple

It is a Hindu Temple Located near to Karol Bagh and nearest Metro station is Jhandewalan. In the general days it opens at 5 in the morning and closes at 10 in the night. It is one of the most visited temple of Delhi.

Nearest Metro Station : Jhandewalan

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Kalkaji Mandir

Kalkaji Mandir is one of the most ancient temple of Delhi
Kalkaji Mandir

Kalkaji Mandir is a Hindu Temple dedicated to goddess Kali, situated in Kalkaji area. It is considered as the oldest temple of Maa Kali in India. In the general days it opens 4 in the morning and closes at 11.30 in the night.

Nearest Metro Station : Kalkaji

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Agrasen ki Baoli

Agrasen Ki Baoli is located on Hailey Road (CP)
Agrasen Ki Baoli

Agrasen ki Baoli is located on Hailey Road in Connaught Place. It is a hidden gem of Delhi and got into lime light when Aamir Khan Starrer PK movie was shot here.

Nearest Metro Stations : Janpath and Barakhamba Road

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Iskcon Temple

Iskcon Temple is located in East of Kailash
Iskcon Temple Delhi

It is a Hindu Temple located in East of Kailash area of New Delhi. The real name of the temple is Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir and it is dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Nearest Metro Station : Nehru Place

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Laxminarayan Temple – Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir is dedicated to God Laxminarayan
Birla Mandir Delhi

Birla Mandir is located in the west of Connaught Place and it is dedicated to God Laxminarayan. It was inaugurated in 1939 by Mahatma Gandhi. In the general days it opens 4.30 in the morning and 9 in the night. One of the most famous and popular tourist attraction of Delhi.

Nearest Metro Station : RK Ashram Marg

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Indian Air Force Museum

Indian Airforce Museum is located in Palam
Indian Airforce Museum

The Air Force Museum is located in Palam area. Museum timings are 10 AM to 5 PM and entry is free. It displays a large number of aircrafts, tanks and other war vehicles of India. It also features the tanks and aircrafts of Pakistan Army, which were seized by Indian armed forces during the India Pakistan War. It is like a hidden gem and many people of Delhi are not aware about this wonderful tourist place.



Nearest Metro Station : Aerocity (Airport Express Line)

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National Rail Museum

National Rail Museum is located in Chanakyapuri
National Rail Museum

National Rail Museum is located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. It features more than 100 real size engines and trains. Timings are 10 AM to 5 PM and it remains closed on Monday. This tourist place of Delhi shouldn’t be missed.

Nearest Metro Station: Race Course

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Red Fort Archaeological Museum

Red Fort Archaeological Museum is located inside the famous Lal Qila
Red Fort Archaeological Museum

Red Fort Archaeological Museum is located inside the Red Fort of Delhi. The museum displays the belongings of Mughal Era like curtains, paintings, textiles, maps, cushions, dresses, carpets, pillows, etc. Timings are 9 AM to 5 PM and remain closed on Monday.

Nearest Metro Station : Chandni Chowk

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National Museum Delhi

National Museum is one of biggest museum of India
National Museum Delhi

National Museum is located on Janpath. It spreads over an area of 9000 square meters and it makes it one of the largest museum of India. Timings are 10 AM to 5 PM and remains closed on Monday and Gazetted Holidays.

Nearest Metro Stations : Udyog Bhawan and Central Secretariat

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Ghalib Museum, Ghalib Library and Academy

Ghalib Museum and Library
Ghalib Museum and Library

Ghalib Museum is located in Nizamuddin, Delhi and it was based on the life of famous Urdu Poet Mirzha Ghalib. Entry is free in the museum.

Nearest Metro Station : Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

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Gandhi Smriti Museum

Gandhi Smriti Museum
Gandhi Smriti Museum

It is located in the old Birla House on 30 January Marg. Gandhi Ji was assassinated in this house and it is dedicated to the memories of Mahatma Gandhi. Entry is free.

Nearest Metro Station : Race Course

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National Gandhi Museum

National Gandhi Museum is located opposite to Raj Ghat
National Gandhi Museum

It’s located on Ring road opposite to Raj Ghat in New Delhi. This museum is dedicated to the life of the Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Entry is free and it opens from 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM from Tuesday to Sunday.

Nearest Metro Station : Indraprastha

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Crafts Museum Delhi

Crafts Museum Delhi is located near Pragati Maidan
Crafts Museum Delhi

It is located on Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan. It managed by Ministry of Textiles and was established in 1950. It is set up like a village and spreads in the 5 Acre area. Timings are 9.30 AM to 6 PM and it remains closed on Monday.

Nearest Metro Station : Pragati Maidan

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I hope my collection of tourist attractions to see in Delhi will help you to give proper tourist information about Delhi. We will add more tourist places to visit in Delhi from Time to time with accurate information which will add value to our site visitors. Please leave a comment if you have any query regarding these tourist destinations and we will do our best to answer as soon as possible.

One thought on “Places to Visit in Delhi – Delhi Tourist Places

  1. Vahdat Yeganeh December 2, 2016 at 03:52

    Hi there,
    Do you know where would be the best place for a young couple to celebrate NEW YEAR’s eve 2017 in Delhi?

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