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Red Fort – One of the Largest Forts in the World

Red Fort, Delhi

Located in the centre of Delhi, Red Fort is a historical monument built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 17th century. The red sandstone walls of the massive Fort attribute to its name – Red Fort (Lal Qila). Earlier the Fort was called Qila-e-Mubarak as it was the residence …

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India Gate – One of the Largest War Memorials in India

India Gate

India is blessed with several prestigious historic monuments amongst which India Gate is of a great patriotic value. Moreover, its location being in the capital city of India adds to its importance. It is a 42 m high stone structure which symbolizes victory. It is an important war memorial of …

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Gandhi Smriti – A Museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi Smriti

Mahatma Gandhi, the father of nation of India was shot dead in 30 January 1948. Gandhi Smriti is a memorial which is made to pay tribute to the Mahatma at – 5, Tees January Road of Delhi, the place where he was shot. The main objective of the place is …

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Humayun’s Tomb – The First Monumental Mausoleum of India

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

The magnificent garden tomb, Maqbara-e-Humayun (or Humayun’s Tomb) is great example of Mughal architecture in India inspired by Persian style of architecture. The garden tomb built in 1570 is first of its kind and hence is of a particular cultural significance. Persian and Indian craftsman worked together to build the …

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Qutub Minar – The Tallest Stone Tower in India

Qutub Minar, India

The 72.5 m high lofty tower, Qutub Minar in Delhi is a world heritage site. It is the tallest brick minaret in the world. The eminent conical minaret is an exquisite example of Indo Islamic Afghan architecture. The minaret was construed by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak and later the construction was completed …

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Jama Masjid, Delhi – The Largest Mosque in India !

Jama Masjid, Delhi

Out of the several magnificent constructions of Shah Jahan, one is the Jama Masjid which was initially called the Masjid-e-Jahan Numa (the World reflecting Mosque). The largest Mosque in India, the Jama Masjid witnesses thousands of pilgrims everyday who visit to offer their prayer to God (The mosque has a …

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Lodi Gardens – A Popular Cultural Heritage of Delhi

Lodi Gardens Sheesh Gumbad

Lodi Gardens are among the historical gardens in Delhi which also houses the tombs of Sayyid and Lodi rulers. Early morning walkers and many other Delhiites consider it a great place to relax and hence the gardens are an amazing hangout for them. These gardens are very beautiful and home …

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The Famous Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, New Delhi

Akshardham Temple, Delhi

Swaminarayana Akshardham at New Delhi was inaugurated on 6 November 2005 with the benediction of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaja and through the determined efforts of 11,000 skilled artisans and thousands of volunteers, is greeted as an immortal place of devotion, sanctity and peace. It is a temple – an abode …

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10 Best Resorts near Delhi

Top 10 Resorts near Delhi

When you are really fed up of the hustle and bustle of everyday life you need to unwind at some place that offers you peace of mind. It is difficult to find such peace Delhi but if you look for options just outside the city you will find many resorts …

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Chor Bazaar : The most Popular Flea Market of Mumbai

Chor Bazaar The most popular flea markets in Mumbai

Chor Bazaar : Myths and Reality Overview Chor bazaar is a big flea market where anything and everything can be bought. As the name suggests most of the products sold here are stolen imported products. But the fact is, more than stolen products second hand goods are sold here. It is about …

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