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Top 10 Famous Delhi Historical Places

Red Fort

Delhi has been a world famous city since ancient times. This city has been the main center of the kings for centuries. Even today the city is proud as the country’s capital. While traveling to Delhi, anyone can feel that it is in the modern metropolitan city with historical value. If you have come on a visit to Delhi then do not go without seeing these major historical tourist attractions – the Qutub Minar, the Tomb of Humayun, the Red Fort, the old fort and much more. Here we present you top 10 famous Delhi Historical places.

Top 10 Famous Historical Places In Delhi

Jantar Mantar:

Jantar Mantar This place is located in Old Delhi this time. In 1724 AD, Maharaja Jaydev Singh had constructed this site. In ancient times, it was used to measure the activity time of Sun, Moon and other planets constellations at this site. Therefore, the site has also been associated with Indian astrology.

Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar

Ladho Sarai (Rai Pithora):

Ladho Sarai was built by the highest ruler, Prithvi Raj Chauhan III, this fort is known as one of Delhi’s first red fort and one of seven ancient cities of Delhi. Prithvi Raj Chauhan is credited with building huge ramparts and ditch around it. The name of the city originated from the title of Prithvi Raj Chauhan and thus is known as Kila Rai Pithora.
At present, the ruins of Rai Pithora have been preserved in a 20-acre  protection park in Mehrauli. There is also an 18-foot tall statue and library of Prithviraj Chauhan in this garden, and it is being developed as an interesting tourist destination where a museum is organized in the works related to the medieval period.

Ladho Sarai (Rai Pithora)
Ladho Sarai (Rai Pithora)

Lotus Temple:

This magnificent temple in Delhi is situated on the Kalka hill of south Delhi. This giant beautiful temple of Bahai sect made of white marble is the main center of tourist attraction. People of every sect come here and participate in “peace prayer and meditation”. It is closed on Monday.

Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple

Mehrauli:

Mehrauli Archaeological Park is an archaeological vicinity spread over 200 acres in Mehrauli, Delhi, adjoining to Qutub Minar world heritage web page and the Qutb complex. It consists of over a hundred traditionally huge monuments. (br) Mehrauli Archaeological Park is an archaeological region unfold over two hundred acres in Mehrauli, Delhi, adjacent to Qutub Minar world historical past website and the Qutb complex. It consists of over a hundred historically sizeable monuments. it is the only area in Delhi known for 1,000 years of non-stop years of profession, and includes the ruins of Lal Kot built with the aid of Tomar Rajputs in 1060 CE, making it the oldest extant castle of Delhi, and architectural relics of subsequent length, rule of Khalji dynasty, Tughlaq dynasty, Lodhi dynasty of Delhi Sultanate, Mughal Empire, and the British Raj.

Mehrauli
Mehrauli

Qutub Minar:

Qutub Minar is a  very famous historical place in Delhi. Delhi’s Qutub Minar is the world’s tallest minaret built of bricks. Its height is 72.5 meters. The first Muslim ruler of Delhi Qutabuddin Aibak constructed it in 1193. At that time there was only a basement in the Qutub Minar. His successor and son-in-law Shamsuddin Iltutmish created three more towers. Qutub Minar is the earliest and present evidence of Indian-Islamic architecture. The ancient structures surrounding it are called Qutub campus.

Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar

Red Fort:

This red fort made of red stone is 2 kilometers wide. Its height towards the city is 33 meters while the river is 18 meters. This fort was built by Shah Jahan in 1638. After 10 years it was completed in 1648. There are many buildings inside it, which include Diwan-i-Aam, Moti Masjid, Rangin Mahal and Shahi Bath House for the public meeting. Furnished with Persian, European and Indian architecture, this fort is unique in its own right.

Red Fort
Red Fort

Hauz Khas (Siri):

Hauz Khas is a  prosperous neighborhood in South Delhi. Hauz Khas has been widely known considering medieval instances. A reservoir is circumferenced with lovely homes and a nicely-maintained park around. View of the citadel at some point of sundown and dawn is beyond words. There are remnants of Islamic structure kind of colored by using splotches of city culture. The existing reputation of the village retains the vintage appeal of the vicinity at the side of a superior aesthetic enchantment via the nicely-maintained inexperienced parks all around with walkways, and the urbane refurbished upmarket and quirky locations of interest which have spruced up the antique Mughal surviving structures.

Hauz Khas (Siri)
Hauz Khas (Siri)

Humayun’s Tomb:

The tomb of Humayun was made by Haji Begum, wife of the Emperor. This mausoleum built by Persian (Iranian) architect Mirak Mirza Ghiaas was built in 1569 AD. The tomb of a Persian garden is made of red sandstone and white marble. Here you can also see other monuments including the tomb of Isa Khan. This place is count in top 10 famous Delhi Historical places.

 

Humayun's tomb
Humayun’s tomb

India Gate:

This place is situated between the Parliament House, Secretariat, National Building. Built in 1913 AD, this India Gate is for height of 42m. Its specialty is the name of the Indian soldiers who had laid down their lives for the independence of India.

At night, the sight of this place is different. Long queues of vertical cars leased on the sidewalk, long wide grassy grass fields made for sitting, lying people sitting on the plains, playing near their children, monkeys Dancing etc.; Overall, the look feels great and enjoyable.

India Gate
India Gate

Jama Masjid:

Only 500m from Red Fort At the distance is the Jama Masjid located, which is India’s largest mosque. This mosque was built in 1650 by Shah Jahan. It was 6 years to build and 10 lakh rupees. Made from sandstone and white marble, this mosque can be entered from north and south gates. The eastern gate opens only on Friday. In its time it is said that Sultan used to use this gate. Its prayer house is very beautiful. There are eleven arches in which the median medallion is bigger than the other. The dome made of it is decorated with white and black marble, which reminds of the Nizamuddin Dargah.

Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid

Above mentioned are very famous Delhi Historical Places. If you are planning to visit Delhi then must visit all these Historical places. These historical places in Delhi form the highlight of the sightseeing tours of the capital.

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