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Hello There, Hope you are doing awesome, me too! This blog is gonna be an interesting one for you because I am going to share the best places to visit in Delhi. I live in Delhi and have been to every place from East to West & North to South.

If you love traveling and staying in Delhi NCR then check out the below beautiful places for adventure wildlife activities and an unforgettable experience with your family, friends, or partner at weekends.

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Near Places To Visit in Delhi

Delhi is one of the ancient, beautiful, and happening places as it’s the capital of India. You find a number of beautiful Temples, Forts, and Monuments left over from the Mughal rulers that once occupied the city.


Location: NH 24, Akshardham Setu, New Delhi

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm, Mondays Closed

Indeed, Akshardham Temple is one of the beautiful places to visit near Delhi. You can spend your whole day inside as you find an eternal place of devotion, purity, and peace. Which is surrounded by stunning bronze sculptures of contributors to India’s culture and history. The monument includes national figures, women, children, freedom fighters, and warriors of India.

Near Places To Visit in Delhi - Akshardham Temple

You find open gardens, water bodies, and step-well styled courtyard. You can enjoy a breathtaking spiritual multimedia water show with multi-color lasers, video projects, underwater flames, and water jets. Along with Thematic Gardens, Artistically Mesmerizing Exhibitions, Peaceful Abhishek Mandap, and many more things in one place.


Location: Rajpath Marg, India Gate, New Delhi

Timings: Open 24*7

This monument doesn’t need any introduction, a leading designer of war memorials. India Gate is dedicated to the 70,000 soldiers, both Indian and British, who died during the First World War & and Afghanistan War. An eternal flame burns beneath the massive structure, which is called “Amar Jawan Jyoti “, which symbolizes the eternal and immortal soldiers of India. Its walls are inscribed with the names of more all the soldiers who died in the conflict.

Near Places To Visit in Delhi - India Gate

A perfect place for a morning walk, cycling, and chilling out on weekends with your friends & family. It is quite surrounding by a large expanse of lush green gardens, which is popular for picnic spots. One can see hoards of people enjoying around and locals alike enjoying a picnic or simply relaxing. At night the fountains nearby make a lovely display under floodlights. Certainly, one of the most beautiful places to visit in Delhi at night!


Location: Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

Timings: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mondays Closed

Red Fort (Lal Quila) is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi, which was built in 1638 by fifth Mughal emperor Shah Jahan when he decided to shift his capital there. Every year millions of tourists visit over here from across the globe that’s why it is the most frequent tourist visiting place in the capital. The structure was prepared by using red sandstone, it remains one of the architectural marvels of the Mughal era.

On the other hand, it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. The Red Fort is one of those places to visit in Delhi with friends but you may find a crowd if you visit on weekends.


Location: Ashoka Road, Hanuman Road Area, CP, New Delhi

Timings: Open 24*7

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara is the most important Sikh place of worship in Delhi, which is also known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as a sacred pond inside its complex, known as the ‘Sarovar.’ It is both a peaceful spiritual abode and a famous tourist attraction place. The most beautiful part is, visitors are always welcome here, and an excellent meal is available at no cost in the large Gurdwara Kitchen, where hundreds of people sit on the floor and eat their meal together under one roof.

Near Places To Visit in Delhi - Bangla Sahib Gurudwara

It was built-in 1783 by a Sikh general Baghel Singh, the gurudwara complex consists of a lovely Sarovar, a hospital, Baba Baghel Singh Museum, a school, and a library as well. This peaceful tourist place is a must-visit tourist place as it is ranked as the best place of pilgrimage in Delhi.


Location: Sri Aurobindo Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi

Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Daily

If you live in Delhi then Dilli Haat is a notable tourist spot worth visiting. It’s like a paradise for every shopping and food lover. The bazaar is located in the commercial center of South Delhi, just opposite the INA main market. A wide range of local foods street from the various regions of India.

Near Places To Visit in Delhi - Dilli Haat

If you love handicrafts then one could attend the various cultural events organized here from time to time. It was basically set up by the government to provide a platform for craftsmen to come and sell their artwork, which concept is hugely popular. Maybe you don’t know there are two other Dilli Hats in Pitampura and Janakpuri as well. But again the original one is best. Although they’re larger but have failed to replicate the ambiance or success of the first INA Dilli Haat.


Location: Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Bahapur, New Delhi

Timings: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm(summers) & 9:00 am to 5:30(winters), Mondays Closed

The Lotus Temple also called as Bahai Temple as it looks like a lotus flower. The temple symbolizes the unity of four religions viz. Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is situated near Kalkaji Mandir Marg. One of the stunning temples has its doors opened for people of religions and beliefs. The temple is surrounded by nine pools of water around the petals and the lush green gardens.

It looks more attractive at night when it’s attractively lit up and the temple is without a doubt one of the must-visit places in the capital. It is such a marvelous architecture but also to experience a new way of meditation in a completely different delightful and soothing ambiance, which was built in 1986.


Location: Mathura Road, Nizamuddin, New Delhi

Timings: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Daily

The Humayun Tomb was built in 1570 though it looks like a Taj Mahal in Agra because it was inspired by the Taj Mahal’s creation an excellent example of Mughal architecture. These gardens reflect the royal look of the first major Mughal monument in the city, dating back to 1570, which was commissioned by the wife of Humayun, Hamida Banu Begum.

The best time to visit during the afternoon or late afternoon when you can take a perfect shot of the place. To be very honest, this will be the best monument you find in Delhi and you can add this to your bucket list.


Location: Near Nizammudin Metro station, Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi

Timings: 11:00am to 11:00pm, Mondays Closed

Yes, you read it correctly! These marvelous monuments in Waste to Wonder made out of Scrap & Waste. This is the first-ever Seven Wonders theme, which is designed by using waste products! Around 150 tonnes of industrial and other waste were used to establish this.

Near Places To Visit in Delhi - Waste of Wonder

This place is perfect to visit with your friends and family. The whole day you can enjoy out there and click many pictures for your social media accounts. The cost of this project around 75 million Rupees and inspired by the Seven Wonders park in Kota, Rajasthan.


Location: Mathura Rd, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi,

Timings: 9:00am to 4:30pm, Friday Closed & National Holidays

National Zoological Park is a perfect destination place to visit on weekends, which is also known as “Chidiya Ghar“. Inside the zoo, you find about 1350 animals and birds of over 130 species from around the world. It has a plethora of amphibians, reptiles, mammal, and birds belonging to countries like Australia, Africa, and America apart from India.

Near Places To Visit in Delhi - National Zoological Park

A perfect spot for a picnic during the winter season and if you are an animal and nature lovers then this is a must-visit for you. The entire place can be explored on foot if you want to witness the Indian Rhinoceros, Swamp Deer, Elephant, and white tigers in their natural surroundings. The Zoo is spread in an area of around 176-acres and is situated near the Old Fort(Purana Qila).

I could have mentioned many more places but I thought to mention those places, which are worth visiting whether you are from Delhi or traveling from outside. I know, everybody is aware of the nature of Delhi’s Temperature, which goes extreme every year. In summer, you find severe heat and the temperature goes up to 45-48 °C, and 6-9 °C in winters. So, choose accordingly when you are going to visit these cool places in Delhi.

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