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100+ Places to visit in Delhi & Weekend Gateways Nearme (100 - 300Km)
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100+ Places to visit in Delhi & Weekend Gateways Nearme (100 – 300Km)

Delhi, better known as the capital city of India shows associations between cultures, ethnic cities, languages, and art forms. Both Old and New Delhi hold some exquisite tourist sites that are sure to leave you spellbound. The prime sightseeing spots include monuments, temples, gardens, and markets

Here are the list of Places to visit in Delhi (Your favorite weekend getaways):

Monuments & Temples


Red Fort
Humayun’s Tomb
Qutab Minar
Bahai Temple
Lodi Gardens
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
India Gate
Chandani Chowk
Rastrapati Bhavan
Tughlaqabad Fort
Purana Qila
Laxminarayan Temple
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Cathedral Church of Redemption
Agrasen ki Baoli
National Museum
Nizamuddin Dargah
Safdarjung’s Tomb
Raj Ghat and associated memorials
Jantar Mantar
Chattarpur Temple
ISKON Temple
Jama Masjid
Hauz Khas Fort
Birla Mandir
Connaught Place
Janpath & Mandi House

Parks & Museums


Nehru Park
Crafts Museum
National Rail Museum
Shankar’s International Dolls Museum

Malls & Markets


Chandni Chowk
Palika Bazaar and Janpath Market
Sarojini Nagar Market
Select Citywalk, Saket
PAHARGANJ
Lajpat Nagar

Art & Culture


Dilli Haat

Places to Visit in Delhi Within 100 km


Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary – 22 km
Surajkund – 22 km
Damdama Lake – 38 km
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary – 45 km
Botanix Nature Resort – 48 km
Camp Wild Dhauj – 49 km
Okhla Bird Sanctuary – 15 KM
Manesar – 43 KM
Pratapgarh – 58 KM
Kuchesar – 83 KM
Garhmukteshwar – 100 KM

Places to Visit in Delhi Within 200 km


Karnal Lake – 117 Km
Neemrana – 118 km
Alwar and Bhangarh – 155 km
Mathura and Vrindavan – 161 km
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary – 190 km

Places to Visit in Delhi Within 300 km


Agra – 211 km
Shekhawati – 223 km
Jim Corbett – 231 km
Rishikesh – 233 km
Dausa – 255 km
Chandigarh and Pinjore – 260 km
Jaipur – 270 km
Lansdowne – 276 km
Mussoorie – 287 km
Landour – 291 km
Camp Roxx – 290 km
Nainital – 287 km
Pangot – 296 km
Kasauli – 300 km
Morni Hills – 272 KM
Mandawa – 233 KM
Parwanoo – 281 KM
Mandawa – 233 KM
Kangojodi – 276 KM

Places to Visit in Delhi Within 300 - 500 km


Kanatal and Dhanaulti – 312 km
Mukteshwar and Dhanachuli – 335 km
Chakrata – 335 km
Ranikhet – 343 km
Shoghi – 346 km
Shimla and Chail – 359 km
Almora – 363 KM
Mashobra and Naldehra – 367 km
Kufri, Fagu, Cheog, and Theog – 369 km
Binsar – 374 km
Ajmer and Pushkar – 393 km
Kausani – 403 km
Pragpur – 427 km
Darang – 445 km
Bundi – 485 KM
Dharamshala and Mcleodganj – 490 km
Prashar Lake – 497 km
Auli – 497 km
Orchha – 498 KM
Valley of Flowers – 500 km

Long weekend getaways from Delhi


The best of Himachal; beyond 500 km from the Indian capital
Tirthan – 504 km
Shoja – 511 km
Barot – 512 km
Kullu – 513 km
Bir Billing – 531 km
Kasol – 533 km
Manikaran, Tosh, and Kheerganga – 534 km
Manali – 554 km
Dalhousie-Khajjiar – 575 km

Monuments And Temples

A city that has been ruled over centuries by Kings of different dynasties is sure to hold an abundant historical background. This is why phenomenal craftsmanship is perceivable in the most cherished and artistically carved monuments and temples at Delhi.

Red Fort

Intro

Monuments and archaeological pieces are testimonies of man’s greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked”, is a Vicente Fox quote. This thought-provoking dialogue is certainly applicable to one of the most supreme creations of all times – The Red Fort.

A mark of the Mughal Empire in India, and an endless motivation for upcoming eras of architecture, Red Fort describes its own story of timelessness and inspiration. Established in 1639 by Shah Jahan, as a palace for the royal Mughal dwellers, the Red Fort is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and tourist hub.

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Distance From Delhi

6 Km from New Delhi Railway Station.

Key Attractions

  • Lahori Gate A character of distinct calibre is anticipated from the massive structure of Lahori Gate. The gate was earlier used for entering into Lahore (today a part of Pakistan).
  • Delhi Gate – Located for entry of people on the southern side, the Delhi Gate is almost identical to Lahori Gate. The presence of two elephants on either side of the gate adorns the appearance miraculously.
  • Diwan-i-Aam – This place carries memories of Mughal Emperors, who addressed the people of their kingdom from its balconies. The interiors of Diwan-i-Aam represent the upper-level quality of work in the olden times.
  • Mumtaz Mahal – Built of extraordinary marble enclosures, the Mumtaz Mahal is among the six palaces that tempt the lovers of beauty and art.
  • Rang Mahal – The English translation of Rang Mahal is ‘Palace Of Colours’, which suits aptly to its most enchanting mien, that has a twist of interlacing hues and mirrors.
  • Diwan-i-Khas – A promised land to the seekers of extravagance, the Diwan-i-Khas has a speck of royalty and lavish ornamentation. You can get a glimpse of Amir Khusro’s legendary writing on the two sides of the hall.
  • Khas Mahal – This palace was meant exclusively for a mammoth personality like that of a Mughal King. Several ideas can be extracted about the Royal way of living from Khas Mahal.
  • Chhatta Chowk – This setting can be predicted to be the favorite place of the Mughal queens. It was formerly used as a bazaar for selling of jewellery, and items made of fine silk.
  • Moti Masjid – The conventional beliefs of Aurangzeb regarding Islam led to the establishment of this three-mound mosque. This site is a must for spiritually oriented people.
  • Naubat Khana – Also, known as Nakkar Khana, this spot was used to play sublime music for the Royal household members on a daily basis.

Things To Do

  • ‘The secrets of the past’ lie enclosed inside the Red Fort. Therefore, the first thing that you can do is to give a thought to its superior architectural design and historical summary.
  • Next, you can gaze merrily at the beautiful premises of the Red Fort. ‘The outstanding gardens with natural aroma and amazing peace’ will be a true delight for your soul.
  • The private rooms, hammams, and open verandahs carry within them the bygone days’. So, get ready to send chills down your spine.
  • The Palace Of Colours, Diwan-i-Aam, Mumtaz Mahal are some of the eminent structures inside the Red Fort were spending some time can be really fruitful for your curiosity.
  • The ‘out of the blue performances’ put up by artists at Red Fort can be relished during the dusk hours when the exuberant sandstones stand tall in semi-darkness.
  • Food is life’. If you agree with this statement, then go and experiment with your palette. The conventional food is blended with fast food chain inside the palace grounds. So, definitely, you have a lot to eat.
  • If you love to ‘carry some souvenirs of history and travel’ back to your home, then you can buy them easily at local shops.

Average Trip Cost

The estimated average trip cost for the Red Fort lies between INR 100 – INR 500.

Opening Hours

9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.  from  Tuesday-Sunday

Closed on Monday.

Entry Fee

                     Adult (Indian)                               INR 35
                     Foreigners                               INR 500
                     Children        No charges (Upto 15 years of age)          
                     Video Camera Entry                               INR 25

Location

The Red Fort is located on Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Quila, Chandni Chowk.

How To Reach

By Road: Taxis operate 24×7 from the airports to Red Fort.

By Metro: A metro train linked to Old and New Delhi Railway Stations, and the airport, stop at Chandni Chowk Railway Metro Station. From here the Red Fort is at a walking distance.

Must Visit

A trip to Red Fort is incomplete without extending your travel to nearby places.

  • Markets: Meena Bazaar Market, Azad Hind Market, Chatta Chowk.
  • Monuments: Jama Masjid, India Gate, Qutub Minar
  • Restaurants: Al Jawahar, Spice Station, Moti Mahal

Humayun’s Tomb

Intro

Humayun’s tomb is an important landmark of the cultural, and historical significance of the Mughal rule in India. Built in the year 1560 by Humayun’s son Akbar, this is, fortunately, the best garden-tomb ever created by any Muslim Emperor. This tourist place certainly describes ‘the love of a son for his father’.

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Distance From Delhi

8 Kms or 5 miles from New Delhi

Key Attractions

The Mausoleum Of Humayun – The octagonal plan has contributed greatly to the layout of the mausoleum. The beauty of the layout is increased manifold by black, and white marble, and red sandstone. This site is also well-known by the name of ‘dormitory of Mughals’

Average Trip Cost

Minimum trip cost for Humayun’s Tomb is from INR 200- INR 400.

Opening Hours

Everyday from 6:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Entry Fee

                     Adult (Indian)                         INR 30
                     Foreigners                         INR 500
                     Children                  INR 0 (for upto 15 years of age)
                     Video Making                         INR 25
                      Camera Entry                         INR 0

Location

Mathura Road, Opposite Dargah Nizamuddin, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Metro – Take Yellow Line from Delhi Metro line and take a stop at Jor Bagh Station. From here, take an autorickshaw to travel up to Humayun’s Tomb.

Or, take Violet Line and stop at Khan Market Station, and then walk upto to the Tomb.

By Road – Book a cab from Indira Gandhi International Airport, and reach your destination.

Must Visit

Humayun’s Tomb is encompassed by outstanding attractions such as:-

Ashokan Rock Edict, India Gate, Dilli Haat, Indian Accent, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

Qutub Minar

Intro

The colossal structure of Qutub Minar has always captured the eyes of creativity lovers. This massive piece of exemplary architecture was built in the glorious era of the 13th century. Wrapped in red sandstone, Qutub Minar seems to touch the sky due to its extraordinary height of 72.5m.

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Distance From Delhi

Distance from New Delhi Railway Station to Qutub Minar Metro Station – 17 Km.

Key Attractions

Qutub Minar – The eye-catching height of the minar drags thousands of visitors to this place. Embellished with coats of red sandstone, and wordings of Quran, the structure was built to cherish the victory of Mohammad Ghori over the Indian ruler Prithviraj Chauhan.

Average Trip Cost

The trip cost for an average visit lies between INR 200 – INR 500.

Opening Hours

Open on all days from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Entry Fee

 Adult (Indian) INR 30
Foreigners INR 500
Children (below 15 years of age) INR 0
Motionless Camera (for non-selling purposes) INR 25
Video Camera  (for non-selling purposes) INR 25

Location

Aurobindo Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Bus – Board a DTC bus from Qutub Minar Metro Station to reach Qutub Minar.

Must Visit

The memorable day stay at Qutub Minar can be turned into an everlasting one by considering a visit to the following neighboring tombs and structures:-

Alauddin Khilji Tomb, Iron Pillar, Quli Khan Tomb, Iltutmish Tomb, Ala-I-Darwaza, Tomb of Imam Zamin.

Bahai Temple

Introduction

Also, known as the Lotus Temple, Bahai Temple is a center of religious unity. This place has been attracting Ala worshippers from different corners of the world. A phenomenal design of a white lotus, created by a Canadian architect, speaks volume about the structural framework of this temple.

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Distance From Delhi

Bahai Temple is located 2 KM away from New Delhi Railway Station.

Key Attractions

The Lotus Temple – The 27 petals made out of marble add exceptional grace to the premises of the temple. Moreover, the temple has been made into an abode of nature by encompassing it with gardens, and lakes.

Average Trip Cost

The average trip cost is between INR 200 – INR 400.

Opening Hours

           Open Days  Summer/ Winter Timings              Closed
           Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m./ 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.             Monday
           Wednesday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m./ 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.                –
           Thursday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m./ 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.                –
            Friday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m./ 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.                –
            Saturday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m./ 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.                –
            Sunday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m./ 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.                –

 

Entry Fee: No entry fee.

Location

The temple is placed on Lotus Temple Road, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Bahapur, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Road – Lotus Temple is in close proximity to Kalkaji Mandir Metro Station. After getting off at this station you can cover the rest of the distance on foot.

Must Visit

After having a good day at Lotus Temple, make sure to indulge in some awesome nearby locations.

Star Attractions

Kalkaji District Park

ISKCON Temple

Ambarka Gallery

Paras Cinema

Shrine Empire Gallery

Aastha Kunj Park

Kailash Shiv Mandir

Lodi Gardens

Introduction

‘The authenticity of history has been well-described by this spot’. Situated few miles away from the Humayun’s tomb, the soil of Lodi gardens incorporates the dead remains of the Lodi and Sayyid rulers. The natural beauty of its surroundings is a paradise for nature lovers, who make it a point to visit this place every morning.

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Distance From Delhi

Distance between New Delhi Railway Station and alluring Lodi Gardens is somewhat 8 Kms.

Key Attractions

Tomb Of Muhammed Shah – The last ruler of Sayyid dynasty named Mohammed Shah was given respect through the construction of his tomb. The tomb became a part of Lodi Gardens in the year 1444.

Tomb Of Sikander Lodi – This tomb of the reputed ruler of the Lodi dynasty is similar in the structural framework to the Tomb of Muhammed Shah.

Sheesh, Gumbad – An awe-inspiring assembly of superior artisan skills is exhibited by the blue tiles of this glass dome. The stone walls and white dome narrates the precious construction style during the past times.

Bara Gumbad – The gigantic dome, and interior designing consisting of floral patterns offer a fantastic bliss to the eyes of the observer. The gumbad has been given a perfect square shape which highlights the architectural mastery of the creators.

Average Trip Cost

The estimated trip cost is around INR 200 – INR 400.

Opening Hours

       Months                     Days               Timings
        April – September        All the days of the week         5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p,.m.
       October – March        All the days of the week         6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Entry Fee

Visitors are exempted from entry fee.

Location

The Lodi Gardens are situated on Main Lodi Road, between Khan Market and Safdarjung Tomb.

How To Reach

By Road – You can reach Connaught Place via buses or private cars. Thereafter, you can walk up to the Lodi Gardens.

Jor Bagh Metro and JLN Stadium are nearest Metro Stations to Lodi Gardens. From here a bus can be boarded for the leftover distance.

Must Visit

The ravishing Lodi Gardens are located near to many interesting places which include museums, and food restaurants.

Museums

Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

National Police Museum

Crafts Museum

Food Restaurants

Lodi – The Garden Restaurant

Delhi ‘O’ Delhi

The All American Dinner

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

Introduction

A farrago of India’s ethnicity, culture, and religious beliefs, Akshardham Temple has blended spirituality in its wall. The wisdom of Hindu traditions is clearly visible to the seekers of peace and divinity. A home to Swaminarayan, this temple is a collective effort of innumerable artisans.

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Distance From Delhi

Distance between New Delhi Railway Station to Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is 1 KM.

Average Trip Cost

The trip lies between INR 100 – INR 300.

Opening Hours

Open – Tuesday to Sunday – 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Holiday – Monday

Entry Fee

                 Exhibition Show                       Musical Fountain
                  Adult – INR 170                       Adult – INR 30
          Children (above 4 years) – INR 100              Children (above 4 years) – INR 20
                  Old People – INR 125                                –

 

Location

The temple is located on NH – 24, Akshardham Setu, New Delhi.

Must Visit

After diving into the religious fervor of Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, try to continue the same spirit by paying a visit to nearby places like:-

Temples

Raghunath Ji Temple

Bholeshwar Mandir

Shree Shiv Mandir

Parks

Indraprastha Park

Sanjay Park

National Zoological Park

India Gate

Introduction

Through the construction of India Gate, a humble tribute was given to the mighty soldiers who dedicated their last breath to World War I. The amount of patriotism pouring out from the lightened Diyas fits perfectly with the exuberant greenery of the surroundings.

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Distance From Delhi

New Delhi Railway Station to India Gate –

Average Trip Cost

The approximate trip cost is from INR 100 – INR 300.

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday from 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Entry Fee

No entry fee.

Location

The towering India Gate is located at Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi.

Must Visit

Your sojourn in India Gate is incomplete without stopping at:-

National Gallery Of Modern Art

Parliament House

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rajpath

Jantar Mantar

Chandni Chowk

Introduction

The amazing shopping experience has always been a precious gift of Chandni Chowk. Established during the rule of Shah Jahan, this market mesmerizes shopkeepers and buyers alike. The theme of abundance is always exhibited in the form of various foods and goods.

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Distance From Delhi

3 Kms from New Delhi Railway Station.

1 Km from Old Delhi Railway Station to Chandni Chowk Metro Gate No. 3.

Average Trip Cost

The average trip cost is INR 200 – INR 1000.

Opening Hours

9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. from Monday – Saturday

Sunday closed.

Entry Fee

None

Location

Chandni Chowk, New Delhi.

Must Visit

A visit to Chandni Chowk should be accompanied by other short visits to the following nearby places:-

Qutub Minar

Dilli Haat

Red Fort

Lotus Temple

Purana Qila

Jama Masjid

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Introduction

A symbol of India’s pride, Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India. The signs of royalty are immensely visible in the lavish halls and courtyards that adorn the interiors of the Bhavan. Placed among the mammoth structures in the world, the President’s house is a must visit for everyone.

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Distance From Delhi

4 Kms from New Delhi Railway Station.

Average Trip Cost

The average trip cost is INR 100 – INR 500.

Opening Hours

         Opened              Timings             Closed
         Thursday         9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.              Monday
          Friday         9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.              Tuesday
         Saturday         9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.              Wednesday

 

Entry Fee

              No. Of People In A Group                            Charges
             Less than 30 people in a group               INR 50 per person
             30 people in a group              INR 1200 for the whole group
             More than 30 people in a group     INR 1200 + INR 50 for every extra tourist

 

Location

The location is on Rashtrapati Bhavan, President’s Estate, New Delhi, Delhi.

Must Visit

The Rashtrapati Bhavan is surrounded by several other principle establishments which are a must visit for the tourists.

Dandi March Statue

Parliament House

Mughal Gardens

Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib

Tughlaqabad Fort

Introduction

The reminiscent of Tughlaq dynasty, Tughlaqabad Fort is a wrecked fort located in Delhi. Named after the area of Tughlaqabad, this castle was built by the Emperor Ghiyas-ud-din-Tughlaq. The vast dimensions of the Fort always allure the people who want to travel back in time.

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Distance From Delhi

5 KM from Tughlakabad Metro Station, New Delhi.

Average Trip Cost

The average trip cost is between INR 100 – INR 300.

Opening Hours

Open on all days of the week from 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Entry Fee

Adult (Indian) INR 5
Foreigner INR 100
Children Free upto 15 years of age
Photography

Location

This renowned tourist spot is located on – Tughlaqabad Fort, Tughlaqabad, New Delhi.

Must Visit

Since the fortress is located amidst thriving green arenas, you can surely advance in the direction of well-known sites like:-

Adilabad Fortress

Qila Nayak Kot

Jahanpanah City Forest

Shanidham

Purana Qila

Introduction

Forts enclose the history of generations. The Purana Quila or the Old Fort is itself a huge present from the past, that offers a unique experience for the visitors. Built by the powerful Sher Shah Suri, this fortress is covered with red sandstone. The huge framework of the Qila never fails to amaze the wanderers.

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Distance From Delhi

6 KM is the estimated distance between New Delhi Railway Station and Purana Qila.

Key Attractions

Sher Mandal

– The quintessence of the Mughal Empire is present widely in the Sher Mandal. This place is famous as Humayun’s library and was the reason behind his death in 1556.

Quila-i-Kuhna Mosque

– This mosque was used by the Muslim ruler, and his official men to offer prayers to Allah. The central hall incorporates red, and white marble, while the pointed arches over the doorways present an exquisite style.

Average Trip Cost

The estimated trip cost is INR 100 – INR 300.

Opening Hours

Opened on all days from dawn to dusk.

Entry Fee

Indian (Adult) Foreigners Light And Sound Show Motionless Camera Camera Recording
   INR 20   INR 200  INR 80  INR 0  INR 25

Location

The Purana Qila stands bold and tall at Indraprastha Purana Qila, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Road – The nearby Metro Station is Pragati Maidan. You can easily go for public transport to cover the rest of the distance to Purana Qila.

Indira Gandhi International Airport is well-connected to Purana Qila by different road transport.

Must Visit

An intellectual visit to Purana Qila should be accomplished by visiting nearby places.

Talaqi Darwaza

Sher Mandal

Humayun Darwaza

Field Museum

Boating Lake

National Science Centre

Sher Shah Suri Gate

Laxminarayan Temple

Introduction

The love for Indian Gods and Goddesses resides somewhere inside the Laxminarayan Temple. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and Goddess Laxmi, this temple was built through the efforts of businessman J.K Birla. In modern times, the temple has emerged as an important tourist site.

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Distance From Delhi

A distance of 16 Kms lies between the famous Laxminarayan Temple and New Delhi Railway Station.

Key Attractions

Laxminarayan Temple – The Temple has an atmosphere of peace and serenity. The various Hindu idols of Hanuman, Lord Shiva, Ganesha, Goddess Lakshmi, and Lord Buddha attract the love of many followers.

Average Trip Cost

The average cost is between INR 100 – INR 300.

Opening Hours

Opened throughout the week.

Timings 4:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Entry Fee

No entry charges.

Cameras are not allowed.

Location

Mandir Marg, DIZ Area, Close To Gole Market, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Road – The visit to Laxminarayan Mandir can be made by travelling in a bus, cab, or autorickshaw from Shivaji Stadium or Talkatora.

Must Visit Places

The Laxminarayan Temple is located around several other important tourist spots like:-

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

India Gate

Chaturbhuj Temple

Orchha Fort

Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary

Jahangir Mahal

Jhansi Fort

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Introduction

The prime association of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib with the 8th Sikh Guru, Guru Har Kishan attracts a huge crowd of worshippers every day. The Sarovar and golden domes display the beauty of this holy place, which is sure to give every visitor some peaceful memories.

Distance From Delhi

Distance between New Delhi Railway Station and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is 3 KM.

Cathedral Church Of Redemption

Introduction

One of the oldest churches of India, Cathedral Church Of Redemption, is one the most exquisite creation of the 20th century. The church has been designed supremely to keep out harsh heat during the summer months. The followers of Christ make it a point to visit this cake shaped Cathedral once in their lifetime.

Distance From Delhi

The distance between Patel Chowk Metro Station and Cathedral Church Of Redemption is 2 Kms.

Agrasen Ki Baoli

Introduction

The place has always been popular due to its mysterious myths, and haunted stories. This monument was constructed by Mjaraja Agrasen to store huge amounts of water. The responsibility of maintaining the Baoli has been taken by Archeological Survey Of India in present times.

Distance From Delhi

1 KM from New Delhi Railway Station.

Parks And Museums

‘Real museums are places where Time is transformed into space’. This is the power of the numerous museums located around Delhi. These resources of knowledge have always lured the intellectuals.

‘Parks and playgrounds are the soul of the city’. The grandeur of Delhi has been increased many times by the existence of gardens, that carry the beauty of flowers, and greenery.

Nehru Park

Introduction

The Nehru Park, as the name suggests has been named after the first Prime Minister of free India, Shree Jawaharlal Nehru. The park is spread across 80 acres of land and is a special site for organizing music concerts, and many such events of cultural value.

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Distance From Delhi

13 Km is the approximate distance between New Delhi Railway Station and Nehru Park.

Key Attractions

Nehru Park – This park is an ideal place for lovers of morning walks, and yoga. It has been maintained with plantation of flowers and nearby fountains. Children can be seen enjoying the beauty of life, here at this place.

Average Trip Cost

The average trip cost lies between INR 100 – INR 200.

Opening Hours

Every day from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Entry Fee

Nil

Location

The prominent park is located near Ashoka Hotel, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

How To Reach

After gaining entry into Race Course Metro Station on the yellow line, road transportation can be easily taken for Nehru Park.

Must Visit

Markets

Sarojini Market

Yashwant Place Market

Begum Zaidi Market

Other Parks

National Rose Garden

Rail Eco Park

Buddha Jayanti Smarak Park.

Craft’s Museum

Introduction

The galleries of Craft’s Museum instore the most artistically designed paintings. 35,000 extraordinary pieces of art, textiles, and crafts of different origin have elevated the value as well as interests of the people. It is a heaven for tenderfoots, who are keen on gathering knowledge.

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Distance From Delhi

Distance Between Craft’s Museum and Pragati Maidan Metro Station is 1KM.

Average Trip Cost

The approximate trip cost is between INR 200 – INR 500.

Opening Hours

  Crafts Manifestation Area      Galleries   Library And Management   Museum Shop   Holidays
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday

 

Entry Fee

      Indian Citizens Handicapped      Students    Group Of Students      Foreigners
         INR 10          –        INR 1                 –         INR 150

 

Location

The museum is situated on Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Road – After stopping at Pragati Maidan Metro Station on the Red Line, you can reach Craft’s Museum by any means of road transport.

Must Visit

Reach out to adjacent places located around Craft’s Museum to encounter more fun during your travel days.

National Science Centre

National Gallery Of Modern Art

National Zoological Park Of Delhi

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Humanyun’s Tomb

National Rail Museum

Introduction

The National Rail Museum is home to many striking, and outstanding railway engine models, pictures of antiquity, and equipment. The leading lady of its times, the Fairy Queen represents the supreme quality of locomotive engines that were built during the reign of British.

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Distance From Delhi

A 12 KM distance lies between National Rail Museum and New Delhi Railway Station.

Average Trip Cost

The average cost is between INR 100 – INR 300.

Opening Hours

Tuesday-Sunday from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Monday closed.

Entry Fee

             Adult   Children (below 12 years of age)     Toy Train Ride For     Children
             INR 20           INR 10         INR 20

 

Location

Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Road – From NRM, you can take a taxi, DTC buses, an autorickshaw to reach the National Rail Museum in Chanakyapuri.

Road transport can also be taken from INA, Jor Bagh, and Dhaula Kuan Metro Stations to reach the museum.

Must Visit

For groups of children who have come on an excursion trip to National Rail Museum can enjoy food, and shopping at local food, and shopping destinations.

Restaurants

Wood Box Cafe

Frozen Fantasy

The Potbelly

Karnataka Food Centre

Shopping Centres

Sarojini Market

Dilli Haat

Shankar’s International Dolls Museum

Introduction

The huge collection of dolls from the Eastern, and Western countries is a momentous attribute of this museum. The innovation of K. Shankar Pillai lies behind the existence of this museum. 6,000 types of doll figures dressed in different apparels, is the main center of attraction here at this place.

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Distance From Delhi

Distance between Pragati Maidan Metro Station and Shankar’s International Dolls Museum is 1.9 KM.

Average Trip Cost

The average trip cost is between INR 100 – INR 300.

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Closed – Monday

Entry Fee

              Adult    Children (below 12 years)  Group Of Children (above 20)
              INR 17            INR 6           INR 3

Location

The Museum is located at Nehru House, 4, Bahadurshah Zafur Marg, New Delhi.

How To Reach

By Road – From Pragati Maidan Metro Station on the blue line, rickshaws, and cabs can be taken to reach Shankar’s International Dolls Museum.

Must Visit

Shankar’s International Dolls Museum is surrounded by many eminent places nearby. Some of which are:-

National Gandhi Museum

Tagore Hall

National Bal Bhavan

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

Feroz Shah Kotla Fort

Raj Ghat

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