It was decided in the Delhi Durbar of 1911 that the capital of India would be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. Thus was born the city of Delhi, designed by the great architect Edwin Lutyens, along with Herbert Baker. It took approximately 20 years and 15 million pounds to build New Delhi. Built as the Viceral Lodge, Delhi Rashtrapati Bhawan comprises of four floors and 340 rooms. Now known as the President House of New Delhi, it is spread over an area of approximately 200,000-sq-feet. It took 18 years to construct t... read more
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