Top Places in and around Delhi for the culturally inclined historian
Who doesn’t like to get a feeling of belongingness associated to their country?
For all the wandered souls who wish to get an insight to the precious ancient history of the vibrant land of India, HiWay suggests you to visit all these cultural places in and around Delhi for a satiated feeling.
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Popularly referred to as Lal Quila, it stands a proud testament of the Mughal architecture. This place attracts a lot of foreign tourists because of its colorful depiction of Indian ruling back in the day.
The India Gate is located at the heart of India’s capital city, New Delhi. About 2.3 km from the Rashtrapati Bhavan, it is located on the eastern extremity of the ceremonial boulevard, Rajpath. India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to honor the soldiers of the Undivided Indian Army who died during World War I between 1914 and 1921.
Fractioned in three main parts – two theaters named Nautanki Mahal and Showshaa Theatre and a cuisine area named Culture Gully. The main attractions are the extravagant cinematic and theatrical musicals showcased here as well as the diverse cuisines from around India.
Qutub Minar in Delhi is world heritage site. The tall minaret was constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, and later completed by his successor Iltutmish. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture.
The Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India, is a Baháí House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city.
It is one of the most prominent Sikh Gurdwara, or Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, India and known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the “Sarovar.”It ranked No 1 among the best tourist and pilgrimage spot in Delhi (SURVEY-2017). It was first built as a small shrine by Sikh General Sardar Bhagel Singh in 1783, who supervised the construction of nine Sikh shrines in Delhi in the same year, during the reign of Mughal Emperor, Shah Alam II.
Humayun’s tomb (Maqbara e Humayun) is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by her. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, close to the Dina-panah Citadel, also known as Purana Qila (Old Fort), that Humayun founded in 1533. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale.
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