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Qutub Minar: Built in 1212 AD, Qutub Minar is a little over 72 metres tall. It is the tallest minaret in the world built using bricks. It is one the oldest Islamic architecture in Delhi and was erected at the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque’s courtyard. It is one of the must visit places for the tourists.

Lotus Temple: It is the place for worship for Baha’i followers and is one of the modern constructions of Delhi. Nonetheless, it is majestic, imposing, and yet very beautiful.

Akshardham Temple: It is one of the biggest temple complexes in all over India for the Hindus. Thousands of years of Hindu cultures and traditions have been depicted in the architecture of this temple. More than 70% of the tourists who visit Delhi also go to see this famous temple. The temple drew inspiration from Pramukh Swami Maharaj, who was one of the most revered spiritual Hindu gurus of India. More than seven thousand craftsmen came together to build this temple and they were helped by more than three thousand volunteers.

Red Fort: Red Fort, as the name suggests, was built using red bricks in 1639. It was the home to nearly three thousand people once and thus was also referred to as a mini-city.

Rajghat: The memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Rajghat is situated on the banks of River Yamuna.

India Gate: India Gate was originally called All India War Memorial. It was built to commemorate ninety thousand Indian martyrs of The Great War (First World War). It was built in 1931 by Edwin Lutyens.

Parliament House: It is a circular structure with a sequence of columns held together by entablature. In other words, it is a colonnaded design. This is the place for the lower and upper legislative houses of India. Built in 1927 by Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker, the Parliament House of India is one of the most impressive architectures of modern India.

Rashtrapati Bhawan: Not too far from the Parliament House is situated the house of the president called Rastrapati Bhawan (Rastrapati means President and Bhawan means house). Built on Raisina Hill (which is not actually a hill but a metonym), this building was once the official residence of the Indian Viceroy. But now it is the residence place for the incumbent President of India.

Jama Masjid: It is the biggest mosque in India and was built in 1650 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

Teen Murti Bhawan: When Jawaharlal Nehru became the first prime minister of India, this place was his official residence. Before him, British Commander in Chief in India used to reside here.