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BAHAI – LOTUS TEMPLE

The Baháí House of Worship was inaugurated on December 1986 in New Delhi for public worship and visits, it has since drawn to its portals more than 70 million visitors, making it one of the most visited edifices in the world. On an average, 8,000 to 10,000 people visit the Bahá’í House of Worship each day. These visitors have admired its universal design in the form of a lotus and have been fascinated by the Teachings of the Bahá’í Faith, [...]

BAHAI – LOTUS TEMPLE 2018-11-06T19:55:43+00:00

THE RED FORT (LAL QUILA)

The Red Fort or the Lal Quila as it is traditionally called is situated in old Delhi, the capital of India. The Red Fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century that took around 9 years to build the fort. The Red Fort is a masterpiece of architecture and is one of the most visited spot in old Delhi. Tourists from India and abroad never miss the opportunity to visit this huge structure. This pinnacle [...]

THE RED FORT (LAL QUILA) 2018-10-24T14:51:55+00:00

JAMA MASJID

Located just opposite the Red Fort is the imposing Jama Masjid with its black and white striped onion domes and minarets is one of the largest and the most elegant mosques in India. The sprawling courtyard has a capacity to hold 25,000 devotees at a time. The mosque took 13 years to build, and was completed in 1650. A strenuous climb to the top of its southern tower will reward you with a stunning view across the rooftops of Delhi. [...]

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QUTAB MINAR

Dominating the ruins of the earliest existing settlement of Delhi is the city’s famous landmark- the Qutab Minar. The imposing victory tower is one of the most famous places to visit in Delhi measuring 73 metre in height and proclaimed the tallest brick minaret in the world. The tower has five distinct stories, and is covered with intricate carvings and verses from the holy Quran. It was built in 1206 by Qutbuddin Aibak (1192-98) the founder of the Slave Dynasty. [...]

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JANTAR MANTAR

antar Mantar was built in 1724 by Raja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in Delhi. It is an astronomical observatory with masonry instruments. Jantar Mantar in Delhi is a remarkable and curious creation of Raja Jai Singh II, the mathematician and astronomer king. Jantar Mantar has instruments that can graph the path of the astronomical universe. The name of this noteworthy astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar means ‘instrument for calculation.’ There is a colossal Samrat Yantra at the periphery of Jantar [...]

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PRAGATI MAIDAN

Pragati Maidan is a 72,000sq. mtrs venue in New Delhi which conducts large exhibitions and conventions managed by Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO). The ITPO is a trade promotion agency which is managed by ministry of commerce and industry. The complex has five permanent pavilions which include Nehru pavilion, Atomic energy, and Defense pavilion and so on. India International Trade Fair, World Book Fair and The Auto Expo are some of the events which are held at Pragati Maidan. It [...]

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India Gate

India Gate – one of the most visit Delhi attractions for both locals and foreigners. This elegant 42 metres arch in buff colored sandstone stands at the end of the ceremonial avenue, the Rajpath. The memorial is dedicated to the 70,000 Indian soldiers killed during the First World War and bears the names of more than 13,516 British and Indian soldiers. The foundation stone of the memorial was laid by His Royal Highness, the Duke of Connaught in 1921 and [...]

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