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6 Famous Places to visiting in Delhi 2023


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6 Famous Places to visiting in Delhi 2023

06 May, 23

Savita Bansal

6 Famous Places to visiting in Delhi 2023

Delhi is the ‘Dhadkan’ of our country, India, and it hosts people from around the globe. It is one of the busiest capital states of India and is also the capital of our country. The Indian government, which resides in this place, makes all of its important declarations and decisions here. All the heart-pleasing and heartbreaking news comes from this very city of Delhi which was earlier carrying a spoiled image because of its unsafe environment for the people residing in it.

If you are looking for a bike rental in Delhi nearby, look for the nearest location, which is provided with every rental bike. 

The city’s laws have changed after various heinous crimes committed in the city were strictly and minutely looked after. Since then, the safety of the city has all changed, and the Delhi police force in India is now counted among the most trusted and rapid action-taking government personnel. The Delhi Police Force (DPF) is directed by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

If we head towards knowing the chronicle of India, Delhi is that place which has then also been a witness to many sovereign changes. Its throne has seen many rulers changing from time to time, making it an important part of Indian history. It has many historical monuments and tourist places like the tallest minaret Qutub Minar, Asia’s largest spice market, a wholesale market for fruits and vegetables, unique museums like National Museum, Indian Air Force Museum, Shankar International Doll Museum, National Science Centre, Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, etc. 

Delhi is also the fashion hub of the country which gets the trends in fashion followed from here. It has famous shopping markets like Chandni Chowk, which is a hub for Indian wedding attires and traditional outfits. Sarojini Nagar Market is known for its cheapest rates of fashion wear, Lajpat Nagar, Connaught Place is known for being the finance & business hub, and many more.

Delhi is known to be the ‘Mini India’ because it has a mixture of all religions, cultures and traditions from across the country, as the people residing here come from different parts of India. Being the capital of our country, Delhi is also known to be the ‘City of rallies’ because of the frequent national outbreaks by the people residing there.

Apart from having such an image, one cannot forget the monumental history related to it. The city has many places which are worth a visit for tourists. Travellers around the globe come to see them, and the city also has many luxurious hotels and resorts to offer them. Heading forward, let us look into what Delhi has to offer us.

1. Qutub Minar



This five-storey minaret is one of the famous monuments in Delhi. It comes among the most visited monumental places in the city. The founder of Delhi sultanate Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak had built it. The minaret is 73 meters high and has five Storeys.

It is famous for the brickwork on its pillars and arches. The tower tapers have a 14.3 meters (42 feet) base diameter reduced to 27 meters (9 feet) at the top of the peak.

The whole tower contains a spiral staircase of 379 steps and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

The railway station nearest to the minaret is the Old Delhi railway station. 

The metro station nearest to the minaret is the Qutub Minar metro station.

Some nearby hotels where you can stay are Oyo Royal Galaxy, Oyo Silver Key, Oyo White Rose Wallen Hotel, Anand Bhawan, etc. 


2. Red Fort



The fort is a historical monument in Delhi. Emperor Shah Jahan built this beautiful fortress in the year 1638. The fortress is also part of a World Heritage Site. The entrance of the fort is called Lahori Gate and includes two main halls, namely The Diwan-e-Khas and the Rang Mahal.

Delhi’s Red Fort is the place where the Nehru JI made his first speech to independent India, and Mughal emperors ruled. Its original colour is white, and the fort is made of red sandstone walls, which stand 75 feet high.

It is situated near Netaji Subhash Marg, Chandni Chowk. The railway station nearest to it is the Old Delhi railway station. The metro station nearest to it is Chandni Chowk Metro Station. This beautiful fortress is spread over 256 acres of area.

The fort is also called by the name of Lal Qila. There are some hotels near the fort, like Premier Hotel, Diwan-E-Shahi, and other 2- & 3-star hotels.


3. Akshardham Temple Delhi



The temple is famous for its archaeological history and architecture. The temple is an abode of Lord Swaminarayan, and it opens between the timings 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. The metro station nearest to it is Akshardham station on Noida – bounded blue line.

Photography of any sort is not allowed inside the temple premises. The Guinness Book of World Records has recorded this very temple to be the largest Hindu temple of the era so far. Lord Swaminarayan’s idol, along with 20,000 deities, rests in the temple.

There are some regulations which one has to keep in mind while entering the temple premises and they are: one should wear clothes which cover the shoulder, neck, legs and navel. Food from outside is not allowed and only vegetarian food is available inside it. There are some famous hotels near the temple which you can choose if you wish to visit Delhi.


  1. Hotel Crowne Plaza – it provides all the facilities like parking, wi-fi, pool, food, etc.
  2. Holiday Inn New Delhi – near Red Fort
  3. Joey’s Hotel is situated in East Delhi, within 17 km from the temple
  4. Anand Villa situated in East Delhi within 1.2 km from the temple
  5. Treebo Trend Mona Grand, situated within 2.5 km from the temple.


 4. India Gate



Whenever we hear of India Gate, a picture comes in front of us, which is that of the Prime Minister delivering a speech on Republic Day and the parade which is conducted there every year. It has also been recognized as the symbol of the largest war memories.

The holy flame at Amar Jawan Jyoti was ignited by the then PM Indira Gandhi in the year 1972 on 26th January. You can also find the names engraved on the walls at India Gate. The monumental piece of architecture also tells us about the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country.

The metro station nearest to it is Secretariat Metro Station which falls on the yellow line. 

You can take the DTC bus from any place in the city. There are some famous hotels near India Gate which you can choose for your comfortable stay. 

  1. The Oberoi New Delhi
  2. Ambassador New Delhi
  3. Fab Hotel Prime Sherwani
  4. Ayu hotels 
  5. La –Sagrita
  6. Taj Mahal


5. Museum of Illusion, Delhi



This beautiful museum is situated in Connaught Place in New Delhi. There are many things, like a room with no gravity, a hologram, and rooms with mirrors that distort reality. There are many other activities like building blocks, mathematical games and impossible knots.

One can easily reach there by metro, but if you want to self-drive to the place, you can even take a car on rent. The nearest metro station to the museum is Rajiv Chowk on the blue line which is about 2 minutes away.

There are some top hotels near the museum for your comfort like

The Park New Delhi, Taj Palace, The grand Uddhav, etc.


6. Lotus temple



This magnanimous lotus-shaped temple has been a highlight of Delhi tourists for a long time. A look-alike of it is also situated in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh. The temple has no idol to pray or worship and promotes the practice of praying for the energy which is surrounding us. The prayer timings are between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

The temple is built of white Greek marble. Lotus is common in all religions like Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, and Buddhism, so people from all religions can come here and worship. All nine doors of the temple open into a central hall where a gathering of 2500 people can sit at a time. The nearest metro station to it is Kalkaji of violet line.


In case you plan your next trip, you can take a round of the city of Delhi. Its monumental history will surely make you run your mind into the dense part of Indian culture and the livelihood of the people during those days. 

For a comfortable and safe drive, you can choose a car on rent in delhi or two-wheelers like a scooty or bike as per your choice and convenience.

Have a safe and memorable trip to Delhi!    



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