The Parliament House is built in tune with the imperial style houses. The architecture of Parliament House consists of ministerial offices, numerous committee rooms, and an excellent library as well as an open verandah with 144 columns. The circular central hall with a dome in addition to three semi-circular buildings is used to hold the meetings for Rajya Shabha and Lok Shabha meetings. Also known as Sansad, the Parliament House is the maximum power holding legislative body constituting of the President of India a... read more
Serving as the mother temple in the Indian Subcontinent this flowerlike shaped temple is famous as the Bahá'í House of Worship. Located near Kalkaji, New Delhi this temple has become famous as one of the most visited temples in India. This piece of architecture had become a thing of such great historical importance that it even won numerous laurels in the name of its architecture and has carved a niche for itself in various newspapers as well.StructureBeing one of the Bahá'í Houses of Worship the lotus temple also ... read more
This hot spot is one of the most interesting parks in India. Being located near the Meena Bazaar in Jama Masjid, this park is an elegant place to rest and freshen oneself up. It boasts of a lot of greenery in the middle of pleasant conditions. Out of the many attractions of this park, one is the presence of the Ustads or the experts. These experts are actually true experts in varying fields of ear cleaning, and the whole body massage as well as head massage famously known as champi. These people without the aid of ... read more
The well-protected Tughlaqabad, the third city of Delhi was built by Ghiyathu'd-Din Tughluq (1321-25). Being located on the wrecked hills, it has an additional architectural natural advantage to it. The fort is being divided in two parts; the citadel and palaces that are placed along the southern walls forming a unit and also the city which is located in the north. Out of these two the citadel is flawless and even the palaces can be observed however it is the other part that narrates its story of embattled past and... read more
This private museum, established in 1965 within the premises of Tibet House, depicts the richness ofTibetan culture and art. On view are colourful wooden sculpture, paintings, especially thanfeas, carpets and ritual objects. Some objects have been collected from monasteries in Tibet while others have been created at the various Tibetan settlements scattered across India.
Tibet House Museum
1 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110 003 Timings:
Summer: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Winter: 9.... read more
Date of Establishment- 1959.
Area covered- 214acres.
Location- The National Zoological Park is situated near to the Purana Qila (Old Fort) in Delhi.
About the National Zoological Park!
The National Zoological Park of Delhi is situated near the Purana Qila and is reckoned as one of the best zoos in Asia. The park was established in the year 1959. The park covers a vast tract of land i.e. around 214acres of land. The zoo is the ideal picnic spot for school children. The park has a ... read more
Out of the very few Jain Temples which are located in the Capital City Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is the oldest as well as the best-known one. It has been centrally located near the Red Fort of the well-known Chandni Chowk. It has become famous due to the Avian Veterinary hospital which is situated in a second building on the rear side of the main temple and is better known as the Jain Birds Hospital. Dating to the year 1656 the temple is built of the beautiful red sandstone temple and graciously stands at the i... read more
There was a time when this indigenous city bathed with the pious blood of several gems of the Sikh dynasty who were the epitome of fearlessness and bravery. They lost their lives for the holy purpose of securing the rights of an individual to follow one’s own religion and enjoy the freedom to do anything and everything.Out of the nine historical Gurudwaras of Delhi one of the centrally located Gurudwara is the Sis Ganj Gurudwara, which marks the site at which the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur Singh was b... read more
Built during the reign of Ala-ud-Din Khalji, Siri Fort was constructed for the sole purpose of protecting the city from the bombardment of the Mongols. This was the second city that was revealed to the medieval Delhi and was built around 1303. However, today the city lasts in the form of some hardly observable residues. Located in the heart of South Delhi, Siri Fort occupies the today’s’ landscape between the Khel Gaon Marg and the Aurobindo Marg. More specifically this massive fort finds its spot near ... read more
As popularly called as Red Fort, it is the literal translation the Hindustani Lal Quila, and is called such owing to the use of red sandstone in its construction in large numbers. The fort was indigenously called "Blessed Fort" by its then royal owners. The Red Fort served as the residence of the Mughal emperors for a prolonged and rich period of 200 years, until 1857. Centrally located in the Capital City the fort shelters a number of museums. More than serving a home to the emperors, it also held the significant ... read more
The construction of Rashtrapati Bhawan covers an area of 200,000 square feet nearly a massive number of 700 million bricks and three million cubic feet of stone has been put to use, leaving no space for even a minute particle of steel. Indian architecture comes with a package of water feature hence, variety of circular stone basins were added. Giving a traditional touch there is also a chajja replacing classical architecture’s frieze, prevents harsh sunlight from the windows and also shields them during the r... read more
Being the oldest surviving mosque in India this was solely built to celebrate the triumph of Mohammed Ghuri's victory on the Rajputs. This mosque which was started by Qutbuddin Aibak as a token of respect for his master eventually himself became the sultan after the conspired assassination of Mohammed Ghuri and also made his much loved Quwwat-ul-Islam as the Jami Masjid, also known as congregational mosque of Delhi.The moment you enter the mosque what catches most of your attention is the specifically designed temp... read more
Qutub Minar is a known for its height, which measures to be 73 meters. Although, it is the 2nd tallest monument after the Minar-E-Fateh at Chhapar Chiri at Anandpur Sahib which stands 100 meters tall. The tallest monument in India was built after the Sikh forces led by Baba Banda Singh Bahadur triumphed over the Mughal people. Made from the red sandstone and marble this monument is located In Delhi and belongs to the ancient Islamic region as it has Arabic inscriptions inscribed on it.In has been marked as a UNESCO... read more
Old Fort or Purana Qila is the oldest fort of Delhi. The site, in which the fort stands, was once the capital of Pandavas, Indraprastha. Later Sher Shah Suri raised it amid the sprawling city area. The fort was completed fully by Sher Shah Suri’s son, Humayun. This splendid fort rests on the banks of river Yamuna, which bestows it a charming look. The fort is considered by many people as the ‘first city of Delhi’. Excavations performed by the Archaeological Survey of India confirmed that the fort ... read more
The Nizamuddin’s tomb or Dargah belongs to Nizamuddin Auliya whose name is enlisted in the list of the world's most famous Sufi saints. The Indian subcontinent experiences large following of the Sufi Chishti order of which the famous Sufi is Hazrat Nizamuddin. Having succeeded one of the other widely famous spiritual Sufi Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti of Ajmer, he was honored with several names like Sultan-ul-Mashaikh, Mehboob-e-Ilahi. However, his full name was Hazrat Shaikh Khwaja Syed Muhammad Nizamuddin Auliya... read more
Established on 6th February 1984 to promote space education and astronomy among the common people, especially the youth, the planetarium has a good sky theatre accommodating 270 viewers. It screens taped and live public shows on various cosmic topics like cosmic heritage, the solar system or history of a particular star.
Teen Murti, the sprawling prime ministerial residence of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, was converted into a museum after his death. The museum consequently revolves around the life and works of Nehru, especially those objects pertaining to the freedom struggle. A collection of photographs and newspapers also help in recreating the stirring events that led to the birth of the Indian Republic.
Nehru Memorial Museum and Library
Teen Murti House, New Delhi
Timing: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed on Mondays and governmen... read more
National Rose Garden is located at New Delhi is a well connected tourist hot spot as one can easily reach here through various modes like bus, auto or a taxi. A visit to this land of roses is a direly awaited treat to the eyes, catering to its widespread beauty. Located at Chanakya Puri in Delhi, National Rose Garden is the spot at which you will not only find the usual local roses but also roses pertaining to different parts of the world. One will also get the rare opportunity to lay eyes on some of the rarest var... read more
This museum possesses over 2,00,000 works of exquisite art, both of Indian and Foreign origin covering more than 5,000 years of our cultural heritage. Apart from the collections of Pre-historic Archaeology, Archaeology, Jewelry, Paintings, Decorative arts, Manuscripts, Central Asian Antiquities, Arms and Armor, etc, the museum has separate branches of publication, Hindi, Public Relations, Education, Library, Exhibition cell, Display, Modeling, Photography, Security and Administration.