5. Akshardham Temple
While exploring this city, many travelers suggest visiting Swaminarayan Akshardham, which is the world’s largest Hindu temple. Situated near the banks of Yamuna, carved with pink and white marbles, Akshardham is a completely relaxing place for many exhibits. This beautiful temple was built by BAPS- a spiritual organization. You will come across an Abhishek Mandap, Sahajanand Darshan, Sanskurti Darshan and Neelkhant where you also experience the cultural boat ride. More so, there’s a gleaming theme-based garden in this temple that will add more fun to your visit. Don’t forget to witness the Sahaj Anand Water Show.
Opening time- 9:30 am to 6:30 pm (Closed on Monday)
6. Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple is popularly known for the Bahai religion that believes that all religions are equal including Hinduism, Jainism, Islam, and Buddhism. This is one of the tourist places in Delhi that travelers often visit because the architecture of the temple is amazingly beautiful and has won many awards for the same. You will find nine doors to the temple that welcomes 2500 people at one time. Don’t forget to stroll around the garden built inside.
Opening time- Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30 am to 5 pm in winters and 9:30 am to 7 pm in summers
7. Jama Masjid
This is one of the largest mosques in India that attracts thousands of tourists every year. Jama masjid is the Shahjahan’s first-ever architecture marvel and has the capacity to hold 25000 devotees in one go. These four towers of the mosque and the southern tower give a mesmerizing view of the complete city, but you need to be dressed appropriately to enter the mosque.
Opening time- Daily, 7 am to 12 pm and 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm (It is closed during the prayers and the timing depends on the direction of the moon)
8. Old Fort-Purana Quila
In the list of some best places, Purana Quila is one of the most splendor architecture in Delhi. With rectangular dimensions, this Quila stretched around 2kms and the lake beside it is incredibly beautiful. You can enjoy the evening sound and light show in the Quila, which makes it more stunning.
Opening time- 7 am to 5 pm
9. Lodhi Gardens
If you’re tired of exploring the city and different places, then relaxing at Lodhi Gardens is the best way to retreat yourself. This vast garden was built during British rule in India in the year 1936 around the tombs of 15th and 16th Century rulers. You will find great serenity and tranquility in the place, be it joggers, couples, yoga practitioners, everyone enjoys the park.
Opening time- Daily, till 8pm, but Sundays are crowded
10. Chandni Chowk
Are you a shopping freak? Here you go! Chandni Chowk is the main street of Old Delhi that shockingly distinguishes to the wide and orderly streets of New Delhi. This Chowk is crumbling, chaotic and congested, but captivating at the same time. While you are here, try out the delicious Old Delhi street food. This street offers inexpensive jewelry, electronics, fabric, and a lot more.
Opening time- All the time
So are you all set to explore the capital city of India? I hope the above-mentioned list will hit your must-visit list as with these destinations you will cover almost parts of New Delhi and Old Delhi accordingly. If you’re choosing the Golden Tour Package, then you’ll probably enjoy all these destinations.
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