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Capital Sightseeing
Immerse yourself in the city's rich and vibrant culture during these exciting tours!
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Day Tours from Delhi
Venture out of Delhi and explore nearby cities to get a glimpse of popular sites like the trademark pink buildings of Jaipur and the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra
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Monumental Wonders of Delhi
Follow the incomparable history of the most iconic landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi
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Top sights in Delhi

Rich in the cultural heritage and Mughal history of India makes Delhi a must visit destination for anyone heading to the country. The busy capital of India allows travelers to explore local markets, iconic landmarks like the Red Fort, and more during their stay. For a list of exciting things to do in Delhi, check out the travel guide below!

Red Fort

The stronghold built as the main residence of the fifth Mughal Emperor of India, Shah Jahan, the Red Fort stands today as a reminder of India’s rich past. Travelers can explore the many halls, scenic gardens, and pavilions, connected by the palace’s Stream of Paradise or Nahr-i-Behisht. The 17th-century landmark is also considered to be a great example of the beauty Mughal architecture, reflecting a fusion Persian, Timurid, and Hindu traditions through its red sandstone finish.
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Qutub Minar

Standing 72m high over Delhi is the 5-story Qutub Minar tower, built in honor of Qutab-ud-din Aibak’s defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu kingdom. The victory tower, part of the Qutb historical complex, is considered to be the tallest minaret in the world built using rocks. Below the tower nearby also sits the historic Quwwat-ul-Islam, India’s oldest mosque, built in 1199.
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Humayun's Tomb

Known as the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, Humayun’s Tomb is definitely a must visit in Delhi! The historic tomb was ordered to be constructed by the second Mughal Emperor Humayun’s wife, Haji Begum, to honor the emperor after his death. The landmark was the first structure to make use of red sandstone at a large scale and served as an inspiration to future Mughal architecture designs. Visitors will be able to explore the lush green garden squares or charbagh with water channel pathways surrounding it.
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India Gate

Considered to be one of the main tourist attractions of Delhi, travelers should make a stop to appreciate the awe-inspiring beauty of India Gate. The 42m high Arc de Triomphe-style gate was built to commemorate the Indian army who risked their lives during World War I. Visitors can relax at the lush green lawns at the foot of the archway and appreciate the monument’s beautiful sandstone finish. Schedule your visit during Delhi’s Republic Day in January, and see the landmark shine bright as the host location of the celebration.
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