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Desirable Destinations in Delhi

Posted on December 24, 2012 | Festivals , Historic DestinationNo Comment



Delhi- the historic city of India has an ancient history manifested in the landmarks and memorials and gives a testimony to the present history.

Delhi has something for everyone that is reflected in the cosmopolitan culture that nurtures all festivals from all faiths, castes and religions as well as places of worship. This is also reflected in the market place, or dhaabas (street side restaurants) or the gorgeous five star hotels. Theatre, drama, entertainment of all sorts and for the lovers of history, Delhi is a sheer delight.

Desirable destinations in delhi
You may visit the India gate, 42 meter high, standing high, free standing arch, which has earned the title of India Gate. Historic Destination Luytens designed and built this marvel in the year 1931. It was originally called all India war memorials in memory of 90,000 soldiers who laid their life in World War 1. The walls have been inscribed with the names of the brave soldiets along with an eternal flame which was lit at this place. This flame is said to have been lit in order to pay homage and respect to the Amar Jawans which means immortal soldiers.

Amar jawans
A trip to Purana Kila (old fort) is suggested, and ruins of this fort stand at a tiny hill. According to legends the fort indicated the site for Indraprastha which was the beautiful and illustrious capital city of the Pandavas. However it was Sher Shah Suri who began the construction on the site somewhere around 1538 and went on till 1545. The same structure also has an expansive mosque which holds an octagonal tower. Ironically, it is from this very tower that the Mughal king fell into his death. There is also a light and sound show organised ever day.

Purana kila
Humayun’s tomb- It is a well known fact that the structure of the great wonder Taj Mahal has been inspired by Humayun’s tomb and is almost identical in beauty and splendour. This tomb is located in the middle of a huge square shaped garden which is cocooned by towering walls frm all three sides. This also has a garden which has been named “Chahar Bagh” which includes water canals as well as an excellent and picturesque garden.

Chahar bagh
Parliament house- This is indeed an excellent masterpiece in terms of architecture. It is a domed circular structure and the seat of Indian parliament and a symbol of vibrant democracy of India.

Safdarjang’s tomb- This is the last of the long list of enclosed garden tombs which are a part of Delhi, and it was built in 1753, as the mausoleum of Safdarjung who was the Viceroy of Awadh during the reign of the Mughal emperor- Mohammad Shah.

Safdarjung

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