Red Fort is one of the most magnificent palaces in the world. India's history is also closely linked with this fort. The mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, after ruling from Agra for eleven years, decided to shift his territory to Delhi and laid the foundation stone of the Red Fort in 1618. The fort is an irregular octagon and has two entrances, the Lahore and Delhi Gates.
Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory with masonry instruments, built in 1724 by Jai Singh, the mathematician and astronomer king. The Yantra supreme is the largest structure shaped like a right-angled triangle which is actually a huge sun-dial; the other five instruments are tended to show the movements of the sun, moon, etc
The Qutub Minar made of red sandstone rising to the height of 72.5mts is an architectural marvel of the 13th century.
One of the main markets of Delhi, Chandni Chowk is very crowded and congested. Chandni Chowk is located opposite the Red Fort. The Area has got the Digamber Jain Temple which houses the Birds hospital.
Flanked by ornamental ponds and lawns, Rajpath is host to the Republic Day Parade. The two secretariat buildings and Rashtrapati Bhawan on the Raisina hills are located on the two sides of this immensely broad road.
The most popular and one of the delightful offerings of Indian cuisines can be found at Delhi Haat, where you can have the taste of real India. Delhi Haat has food stalls from almost every state in India, which offer cheap and quality food. The place has special importance in the sense that quality food is coupled with swanky market depicting arts and crafts culture of India.
The lotus temple or the “Bahai house of worship”, situated in South Delhi has derived its name since its shaped like a lotus. It is an eye–catching edifice worth exploring. Built by the Bahai community, it offers the visit a serenity that pervades the temple and its artistic design.