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Sightseeing in New Delhi - what to see. Complete travel guide

Qutub Minar New Delhi is a city that simply strikes visitors by its unique color and wonderful atmosphere of hospitality. The streets of the city are a unique combination of ancient palaces and modern buildings, bringing New Delhi its special charm.
Local folks in New Delhi are proud of their culture that is why tourists should be attentive and respectful of cultural peculiarities of the local people. Certainly not all the city guests … Open
The central part of the city is decorated by Rashtrapati Bhavan Palace, which was built in 1929. Today it is the residence of the President and one of the most spectacular buildings of the 20th century. Not far away from this place there is one more modern architectural monument - the Houses of Parliament Sansad Bhavan. Its unusual shape makes the central part of the city even more mysterious. One of the most important religious places of interest is Birla Mandir temple, a building of great beauty.
Among the historical monuments we should mention Humayun's Tomb, which was founded in honor of the most famous and revered emperor of Delhi. The mausoleum is the location of his tomb, which has strikingly luxurious interior. While walking down the street Ashoka Road, you can go to another famous temple which is called Bangla Gurudvara. The temple is decorated with amazing golden cupolas; the shrine is open for visitors representing all religions of the world. Copyright
New Delhi offers its guests many exciting and remarkable places to visit. Cathedrals and mosques of ultimate beauty, ancient palaces and museums and many other spots of cultural significance … Open
Fans of shopping should go to the town called Gurgoan, which is located near New Delhi. Here you can find most modern shopping centers and largest markets, that simple amaze by a variety of goods offered. New Delhi is also famous for its nightlife. The most popular night club of the city is called "Turquoise Cottage", and so here often perform famous musical groups and are held exciting programs.
Humayuns Tomb The world-famous local landmark is the Lotus Temple, which is of great value not only from a religious point of view but also from the perspective of architecture. Officially, this temple is called a Bahá'í House of Worship, but in fact, it is open to all believers, regardless of their religions. Absolutely everyone can visit this temple to pray to his god within its walls. The construction of the amazing temple was completed in 1986; it has an incredibly beautiful building that resembles a huge lotus flower with its shape.
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An important historical site is Lāl Qila, which is also commonly known under the name of "Red Fort". Red sandstone served as the main building material for the erection of this fortification. Over the centuries, the fort has been the country's main governmental residence. Today, it is striking in its impressive scale and the main value - its luxurious interior decoration.
Humayuns Tomb, Delhi New Delhi has the largest mosque in India - the Jama Masjid, it was built in the middle of the 17th century by the order of Emperor Shah Jahan. The walls of this mosque can accommodate up to 25 000 people; the main feature of the construction is its huge courtyard. This mosque is also accessible to everyone; it is particularly interesting for its white marble interior.
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Be sure to take a stroll through the old Chandni Chowk market, if you like walking. The construction of this historic area was conducted in the 17th century. Many years ago it concentrated the city's most popular trade shops and bazaars. Today, the historic buildings preserved here are of great tourist interest, many interesting stores and handicraft shops still operate in this area. The market accommodates many important religious shrines, including the Gauri Shankar Temple, as well as the Sunehri Masjid mosque dating back to the early 18th century.
Delhi One of the city's most visited cultural facilities is Crafts Museum, which is a huge handicraft center. Its opening took place more than 30 years ago; today the best artisans of the city work in this museum. Many of the center's "exhibits" can be bought by visitors; interesting workshops are often held here for foreign guests.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around New Delhi
♥   Castle 'The Red Fort India' , 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Aligarh Fort' , 113.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around New Delhi
♥   National Park 'Govind' , 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Lado' , 12.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'City Forest' , 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Indira Gandhi' , 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Sultanpur' , 37.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in New Delhi and around
♥   Art museum 'Triveni Kala Sangam' New Delhi, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'National Museum' New Delhi, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'National Gallery of Modern Art' New Delhi, 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Talwar Gallery' New Delhi, 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Sanskriti Museums' New Delhi, 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Office of Infosys

From the series “Futuristic buildings of IT companies”
Unfortunately, the company is not going through its best times in recent years. It has significantly lagged behind other global competitors in development due to insufficient funding. The company's staff has seriously decreased in recent years. If the company's prospects continue to decline in the future, Infosys will likely have to say goodbye to a luxury office building in New Delhi. … Read further

Column of Chandragupta

From the series “15 Historical Monuments, with Riddles not yet Solved”
At first, they suppose that is was made from the cosmic iron but according to this theory, there mustn’t be nickel in its composition nevertheless, it presents. The building of the huge pillar in the 5th century is still a great mystery for modern researchers. They can’t explain how it was built, only if the extraterrestrial intelligence was involved in this. The material that was used for the pillar looks like a modern atmosphere steel. Actually, people taught how to do it not so far. As for the name of architect concerning one of the most mysterious places in the world it is still unknown. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

It will welcome its first guests in 2024. 313 rooms of various categories will be available, the interior of rooms and hotel spaces will become one of the main features of the high-class hotel. When decorating the rooms, it is planned to use local textiles, which are famous for their high quality and are considered to be one of the best in the world. Read this


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