Saturday, 8 February 2014

Famous Historical Places in Delhi, India

By Raj Thakkar  |  02:18 1 comment

 Delhi is a Capital of India. Tourists and Travelers like to visit Delhi. Do you know the reason why people like to visit Delhi mostly from all over the India. Reason is, In Delhi there are too many Historical places which enhance the beauty of Delhi. If we talk about Historical Places then people always say Historical Places of India are the best among all. But in Today's article we will talk about only Famous Historical Places of Delhi.

1. Lotus Temple In Delhi
Lotus Temple

    Lotus Temple is one of the attractions of Delhi. It is located on Lotus Temple road near Kalkaji in New Delhi. Lotus Temple is also known as Bhai Temple. It is the most visited monuments in India. Persian architect Fariborz sahba had completed the construction of Lotus Temple in 1986. This Temple looks like a Lotus Flower. The lotus is a symbol of Love and This Bhai Temple also gives the message of immortality. Because of that Bhai Temple became famous as the Lotus Temple.


2. India Gate in Delhi
India Gate

India Gate is a national monument of India and built in 1931. It was built in memory of those 9000 soldiers who become martyr in world war 1st for pride of India. India gate also famous as Amar Javan Jyoti and World War memorial. People like to visit India Gate in evening of summer. People from all over the world come to Delhi to just see the India Gate. 


3. Red Fort in Delhi
Red Fort

 Red Fort is located at the bank of Yamuna river. Red fort is also known as Lal Quila or Lal Kila. In construction of red fort too many red stones are used and because of that it became famous as red fort. Construction of Red Fort was completed in 1648 by Shan Jahan. King Shan Jahn has assigned Ustad Ahmed and Ustad Humid as an architect. Two great walls of red fort are the attractions of Red Fort.


4. Jama Masjid in Delhi
Jama masjid

   Jama Masjid is the biggest mosque in India. It is located at opposite of Red Fort. Jama Masjid of Delhi is also famous as Friday congregational mosque. It was built by Great king Shan Jahn. Architecture of Jama Masjid is a blend of Mughal and Hindu style architecture. Cost of Jama masjid at that time was 1 million Rupees. 


5. Qutub Minar in Delhi 
Qutub Minar

   Qutub Minar is located at 15 km far from New Delhi. Qutub Minar is the tallest minaret among all minarets of India. It is made from red sandstones and marbles. Muslim ruler Qutub - Ud - Din had built the Qutub Minar in 1145. Qutub Minar is made in Afghan Architecture. It is not famous only in India but it become famous in the world. Qutub Minar is the attraction of tourists in Delhi.


    So friends these are the Historical Places of Delhi. Apart from these places Tourists also like to visit Jantar Mantar, Humayun's Tomb and Chandni Chowk. I hope you enjoyed this article. Have a nice day.


Author: Raj Thakkar

Raj Thakkar is a Blogger (By Choice) from Bhuj.He has completed his B.Tech. CE from Ganpat University.

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