New Delhi is the cultural capital of India. Visiting Delhi can give you the view of spectacular architecture by its distinctive monuments. This city actually comprises of interesting mixture of diverse culture.
Delhi is able to match world's biggest cities in respect of tourism, infrastructure, economy as well as strategic location. The specialties of Delhi lie in historic significance as well as long treasured heritage. Mosques, temples as well as remains of Mughal emperor reflect great history of Delhi.
City of Delhi has gone through a lot of things and has witnessed glory as well as fall down of empires also. Modern Delhi is the result of the seven cities that are constructed by the different emperors. Ancient city ruins are also seen today and these have been turned into major attractions of Delhi.
ome of the major attractions of Delhi are as follows:
Laxmi Narayan Temple
This temple is well known as Birla Mandir. This is the largest Hindu Temple which is constructed in Orissa design and was built in the year 1938 by the great Birla Family.
A perfect example of Afghan Architecture is Qutub Minar. This is the tower which is around 72.5mts high and the construction of this tower was started in the year twelth century through Qutubuddin Aibak and the construction of it was finished by the successor. This place has be renowned as World heritage Site.
This temple is also known as Lotus Temple and it is located at the top of the kalkaji Hill. It got its name from the unique Lotus shaped design in the marble stone. This temple was constructed in the year 1987 through the followers of Bahai Faith. This is the temple that denotes purity as well as equality of all kind of religions.
This is built in the memory of Father of the Nation that is Mahatma Gandhi. In the museum there is display of sculptures, paintings, photographs, inscription of rocks, frescos as well as relics that are related to the years Mahatma Gandhi spent at this place. There are some of the personal things of Gandhiji also which are very carefully preserved at this place.
This is basically the simple square platform in the black marble. This is the place where the father of the Nation that is Mahatama Gandhi was cremated.
This is the fort that is constructed by Shahjahan the constructor of Taj Mahal in Agra. The construction of this fort started in the year 1639 and it ended in the year 1648.
This is the Tomb that was built in sixteenth century by the Humayun's widow that is Queen Haji Begum. This is actually the model of taj mahal which is at Agra.
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