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Getting Close to Delhi: Must-Visit Places

20 Finest Places to Visit in Delhi

The capital of India, Delhi, is the most populous, crowded, and no 1 tourist place in India. Delhi is one of the top 15 destinations for budget travel in India that gets all four seasons. There are various best places to visit in Delhi with family and friends. Moreover, there are more than 33 best places to visit in Delhi for couples. 

So, the Dil-Walo-Ki-Dilli has everything for everyone. Delhi has places for people who are looking for options on how I can spend my day with my wife in Delhi or what are the best places to visit in Delhi in the morning or at night. 

This blog features the best Romantic, Historical, and Spiritual places to visit in Delhi or Delhi NCR with pictures. 

Top Sightseeing Monuments in Delhi: Exploring Delhi's Different Areas: From Old Delhi to New Delhi

These are a minimum of 17 historical monuments in Delhi, perfect places to visit Delhi for a picnic and chilling out with friends, and a day date with your lover. 

  • Qutub Minar -

This 73-meter high tower is the highest in India representing the year 1193. 


Visit Timings - Sunrise to Sunset 

Entry Fee - 10 Rs for Indians and 250 for international tourist 

Nearest Metro Station - Qutub Minar Metro Station 

  • Humayun's tomb - 

It is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi and a UNESCO World Heritage. What does it mean to be a UNESCO World Heritage? It is a designation given to the places on Earth that have universal importance to humanity, and they should be protected for future generations to appreciate the ancient art.

It is the ultimate resting place of Humayun (the Mughal Emperor). Moreover, it is the original garden tomb in India. Once you visit there, you will analyze that the classic Mughal architecture has Persian influences.


Visit Timings - Sunrise to Sunset 

Entry Fee - 10 Rs for Indians and 250 for international tourist 

Nearest Metro Station - Jawahar Lal Metro Station

  • Red Fort (Lal Qila) -

Delhi's red fort is called Lal Qal?ah and is also pronounced Lal Kila or Lal Qila. Red fort is also acclaimed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This monument is one of the top 20 UNESCO world heritage sites, far more beautiful than your imagination. What are the interesting places to see inside the red fort in Delhi? This place holds the magnificence of ancient art - Naubat Khana (Welcome Room), the Diwan-e-Am (Hall of Public Audience), Mumtaz Mahal, Rang Mahal (Palace of Colours), Khas Mahal (Emperor's Palace), Diwan-e Khas (Hall of Private Audience), the Hammam (bathing area) and Shah Burj. 


Visit Timings - Sunrise to Sunset (This place is closed on Mondays)

Entry Fee - 10 Rs for Indians and 250 for international tourist 

Nearest Metro Station - Red Fort Metro Station

  • Purana Qila -

Purana Qila is one of the top 10 heritage monuments in Delhi that you must visit. This oldest fort in Delhi narrates the history of Delhi in detail and is a piece of evidence of the glory of ancient art.  


Visit Timings - 5:30 AM to 7 PM 

Entry Fee - 5 Rs for Indians, 100 for international tourists, and 80 Rs for sound and light show 

Nearest Metro Station - Supreme Court Metro Station

  • Lodi Gardens -

Lodi India is also known as Afghan India, First Indo-Afghan Empire. Impressive architecture and impeccable natural beauty are the specialties of Lodi Garden. The Lodi Gardens in Delhi still contains four monuments -  Mohammed Shah tomb, Sikandar Lodi, Shisha Gumbad, and Bara Gumbad. This best place in Delhi is perfect for spending quality time with family and for picnics. Lodhi garden (Lodhi Gardens) is one of the most popular gardens in the city, great for morning and evening walks, and perfect for history enthusiasts.  


Visit Timings - Sunrise to Sunset 

Entry Fee - Free Entry 

Nearest Metro Station - Jor Bagh Metro Station 

  • Jantar Mantar -

Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur 1724 constructed Jantar Mantar in Delhi with various time measurements in ancient India. You must visit this monument in Delhi to know how did ancient people know what time it was when there was no clock.  


Visit Timings - Sunrise to Sunset 

Entry Fee -  5 Rs for Indians, and 100 for international tourists

Nearest Metro Station - Janpath Metro Station 

  • Akshardham Temple -

Akshardham Temple in Delhi has made a Guinness Book of World Records as it is the only largest Hindu temple complex in the world. Why is Akshardham Temple famous? This must-see religious site in Delhi holds India’s incredible sculpture art, made with grand, ornately, ancient-style and hand-carved stone without any structural steel. This temple is also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham. 


Visit Timings - Darshan Time - 9:30 am to 8:00 pm, Entry time - 9:30 am to 6:30 pm from Tuesday to Sunday, Closed on Mondays

Entry Fee -  Free Entry  

Nearest Metro Station - Akshardham Metro Station

  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib -

This place is one of the popular four places for worship in Delhi.  Bangla Sahib Gurudwara resembles Golden Temple in Amritsar. The gallery Sikh General Sardar Bhagel Singh is a tourist attraction in the Gurudwara. 

As you enter this spiritual place in Delhi, you will be amazed by the exhibit of paintings depicting historical events related to Sikh history. The hymns sung by the devotees are magical. The Karah Prasad, the divinely delicious Halwa (Pudding), is the blessing of God. What should I wear in Bangla Sahib Gurudwara? Wear modest clothes, traditional Kurta with Leggings, salwar, jeans, etc. Do not forget to cover your head when you enter the spiritual place. 


Visit Timings - Sunset to Sunrise 

Entry Fee -  Free Entry 

Nearest Metro Station - Patel Chowk or Shivaji Stadium Metro Station on Orange Line (Airport Line)

  • Jama Masjid -

One of the religious places in India, Masjid-i Jehan Numa, usually called Jama Masjid, was made with the idea that this spiritual place will command a view of the world. This one of the oldest and largest mosques in Delhi represents the Mughal style of architecture with its Islamic, Indian and Persian influences. This place of worship was made with white marble and red sandstone. This prominent religious place has three big gates and two high minarets of 40 meters. The most attractive point about Jama Masjid is that it has a courtyard where approx 25000 people can come together for prayer. 

            You can see tall minaret towers and protruding domes for miles around.


Visit Timings - Between 7:00 AM to Noon and Between 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Entry Fee -  Free Entry 

Nearest Metro Station - Jama Masjid Metro Station 

  • Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah -

This Dargah (Shrine) is of the world's most famous Sufi saints, Nizamuddin Auliya, where you will see the tombs of poet Amir Khusro, Mughal princess Jehan Ara Begum, and Inayat Khan. The ambiance of this holy place is perfect for peace seekers. This spiritual place of Muslims is famous for the Qawwali nights. Do wishes come true at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah? Yes, it is one of the old beliefs that people still carry in their minds. If you pray from your heart at this shrine, all your wishes will come true.  

There are some rules of war so do for prayers. Can girls visit Nizamuddin Dargah? Unfortunately, women are not allowed to go where Nizamuddin lies buried. But they are free to go to the area where Nizamuddin lived, meditated, and left his body and entered the world of souls. One more thing, wear non-revealing and decent clothes to Nizamuddin Dargah and cover your head once to enter there. 


Visit Timings - 5:00 AM till 10:30 PM, and Dargah qawwali's timing is 6:00 PM to 7.30 PM and 9:00 PM to 10.30 PM on Thursdays. 

Entry Fee -  You do not need to pay to enter the place of God. 

Nearest Metro Station - Jangpura Metro Station

  • Jhandewalan temple -

It is a holy place to meditate and find peace in the shadow of the goddess Aadi Shakti. This Hindu religious place in Delhi has four floors, and its main hall is beautifully carved from black stone. 


Visit Timings - 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Entry Fee -  You do not need to pay any fee for the blessings of God. 

Nearest Metro Station - Karol Bagh

  • India Gate- 

India Gate is considered the most recognizable and beautiful place in Delhi. The night view at India gate becomes mesmerizing, with the fountain showing colorful lights. It also has various green lawns, which are well-known for picnic spots. People living in Delhi visit there for a daily morning walk, taste some tasty street food, and enjoy various other activities applicable there. 

Visit Timings:  Anytime

Entry Fee: There is no entry fee

Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat

  • Museum of Illusion:

The Museum of Illusion is in Connaught Place, the primary optical illusion museum in New Delhi. People visit there to have fun and to challenge the senses by inspecting exhibits which consist of one room with No gravity, a rotating cylinder, holograms, various rooms with mirrors that twist reality, and so on. 

Visit Timings: 11:00 AM- 8:00 PM

Entry Fee: Adults-INR 650/ Children above three years- INR 520

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk Metro Station

  • Garden of Five Senses:

If you are a nature lover, visiting the Garden of Five Senses would be the best option. It is situated in Said-ul-Ajaib and built to refresh your senses of smell, sound, taste, touch, etc. It is also considered the heavenly place in Delhi for nature lovers to visit.

Visit Timings:  9:00 AM- 5:30 PM

Entry Fee: Adult: INR 35/

                  Kids (up to 12 years): INR 15/ 

                  Sr. Citizen: INR 15/ 

                  Differently Abled: Free

Nearest Metro Station: Saket (Yellow Line)

  • Chandni Chowk:

Chandni Chowk is the oldest market located in old Delhi. The market is still a mandatory historical site famous for the accessibility of each kind of food and goods. If you want to go shopping to purchase Indian clothes, this is the best place in Delhi. You will get anything and everything you wish to buy at cheaper rates as compared to other markets. 

Visit Timings: 9:30 AM- 8:00 PM

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk Metro Station

  • Clubbing in Hauz Khas Village: 

Apart from having spiritual/religious and historical places, Delhi is also known for its multiple pubs, restaurants, and clubs. If you want a party mode, then going to Hauz Khas village would be the best option for you. It is also known as a party paradise for all the young generation who want to chill and have fun with their friends. Rabbit Hole, Rehab Gastropub, Out of the Box, Levels, and Imperfecto are some places you may visit. 

Visit Timings: Depends on Club you choose

Entry Fee: Depends on which club you prefer

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park on the yellow line

  • National Gallery of Modern Art:

National Gallery of Modern Art is the best place for any art lover. It aims to transfer a wondrous world of art to all its visitors. The museum has various paintings and multiple artistic pieces from the 1850s. It also helps people to associate the works of modern art with their essential passions of the human spirit. Furthermore, it also consists of over 14,000 artworks with work as old as fifty or a hundred years. 

Visit Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: Indian National- INR 20,

                  Foreign National- INR 500,

                  Children and Students with a valid ID cards- Free,

                  Professional Photography- INR 1000 per picture

Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat

  • Waste to Wonder Park:

India is a great example and is famous for its creativity. One of the examples of its invention or artistry is in Delhi, known as Waste to Wonder Park. It is the newest addition to Delhi's list of attractions. The park features replicas of the iconic seven wonders of the world, generated from industrial and other unwanted or waste substances. Situated near Nizamuddin Metro Station, and launched at Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van. 

Visit Timings: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Entry Fee:  Adults: INR 50

                  Children (between 3-12 years): INR 25

                  Senior citizens and the children attending Corporation Schools: No entry fee

Nearest Metro Station: Nizamuddin Metro Station

  • Pradhanmantri Sangrahalya:

Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya, or the Prime Ministers' Museum, was introduced by PM Narendra Modi on 14th April 2022. The museum pays tribute to all the Prime Ministers of India from the Independence. The museum is divided into two buildings (building I and building II). Building one resides in the Toshakhana Zone, which shows the fortunes given or gifted to Manmohan Singh, Nehru, Vajpayee, Narendra Modi, and so on. In comparison, building II includes a Parichay room that presents the Prime Minister of India. Despite that, various zones, spaces, and areas are allocated to different aspects of history.

Visit Timings: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Entry Fee: Adult: INR 20/ Free for students up to Class 12/ Foreign nationals: INR 350

Nearest Metro Station: Lok Kalyan Marg Metro Station, serviced by Yellow Line

  • National Zoological Park:

National Zoological Park is finely maintained and is mainly visited by tourists. It is also known as Chidiya Ghar, near the Old Fort in Delhi. It can be one of the best places to visit in Delhi as it has all kinds of birds and animals, giant cats, the tiniest birds, and so on. At Zoo, all animals and birds exist in an environment that, in multiple ways, features their natural habitat.

Visit Timings: 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM

Entry Fee: Ticket Prices at the Delhi Zoo 


                             Adults - INR 40,

                            Children (below three ft.) - Free,

                            Children (between 3-5ft)- INR 20

                            Senior Citizens- INR 40


                            Adults - INR 200,

                            Children (below 5 yrs) - Free,

                            Children (above five years)- INR 100

Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan on Blue Line

These are the best places to visit in Delhi, where you can enjoy your free time with your family or friends. Delhi is a city with different colors in culture, varieties of foods, beautiful people, historical monuments, and many more. 

There are multiple markets, museums, monuments, gardens, adventure parks, and other places to visit. Moreover, you can also visit Agrasen Ki Baoli, Kingdom of Dreams, ISKCON Temple, Khan Market, Teen Murti Bhavan, Rajpath, Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Nicholson Cemetery, and more places whenever you are in Delhi to make your trip more memorable. 

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