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The tour starts at 9AM in the morning and ends at 6:30PM every day.

Places Covered during Delhi local sightseeing by Volvo

Qutub Minar: Many people do not know but Qutub Minar holds a world record of being the tallest minaret of the world built only using the bricks. The minar is exactly 72 metres tall and is the proof of the excellence the Ghorid Dynasty architecture has gained during its time. Qutub Minar also signifies the victory of this dynasty in India. It was built during the reign of Qutb al-Din Aibak and hence this is where it borrows its name from. It is one of the most famous monuments in India. It is a 5 storey structure with top 2 storeys different from the bottom 3. This is because lightning destroyed the top 2 storeys and Qutb’s grandson Firoz Shah Tughlak had to build the new one during the restoration process.

Lotus Temple: Located in East of Kailash of Delhi, Lotus Temple is another incredible monument that you must see in Delhi. It is a modern structure whose construction was completed in the year 1986. Lotus Temple has been given this name as it resembles a blossomed white lotus. It gets its colour from the white marbles from Greece. It is the place of worship for Baha’i faith, yet it is open to all. After all, Baha’i is a monotheistic which lays emphasis on the humankind’s spiritual unity. Lotus is the flower of peace and so does this monument symbolize. It has the capacity to accommodate more than 2500 people. You can marvel at the beauty of the temple from the outside and lead out a sigh of admiration. However, inside, it is not allowed to speak a single word or make any noise as it is the place of worship.

Red Fort: This is another fort in India built during the Mughal rule using the red bricks. This is the reason why it has been given the name Red Fort, which in Hindi means Lal Quila. It was built by the emperor Shahjahan in the year 1939, who also built the very famous Taj Mahal. This fort is very well known for its defence structures, fortification, and meticulous architectural layouts. While walking through the wide corridors of this fort you will realize why it is so majestic.

Rajghat: Situtated on the bank of the River Yamuna, Rajghat is the Memorial to the Father of the Nation and the great Freedom Fight Mahatma Gandhi.

India Gate: You will also visit India Gate during Delhi sightseeing by bus. This place was constructed for the commemoration of the martyrs of the Great War (also called World War I). Sir Edwin Lutyens designed this place. It was then called All India War Memorial.

Parliament House: This is the place for the Lower and Higher Houses namely Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha respectively.

Rashtrapati Bhawan: Since the Indian Independence in 1947, this place has been the residence of the President of India. Before Independence it used to be the residence of the Viceroy of Britain.