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Sightseeing and Things to do in New Delhi

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2011 18 Contributors

It is hard to summarise the city’s many tourist attractions in a few words. Sightseeing and things to do in Delhi range from historical monuments like the Red Fort, Qutub Minar to temples such as Akshar Dham, Lotus Temple and Birla Mandir. There are bustling bazaars of Old Delhi and glitzy Malls in the NCR. There are open spaces and verdant parks; centres of art and culture; cinema halls and theme parks. Besides places to see and explore, Delhi offers myriad tourist experiences in the form of various exciting city tours.

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sachin on 21 Oct 2012

Today had a visit to the Planetarium with kid, the displays were in a sorry state, there is a slight leaning space suit of P.Malhotra, there is no board to describe as to who is he. the feed back computer does not work. the show was scheduled to start at 11:30 but it started latter. the canteen is also in a sorry state. the show was good, not been undated to the recent mars missions, the sitting is not properly designed, its better to sit on the extreme right from the entrance.

Things to do: History and Culture

Salimgarh Fort

OK Rated #2 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

The fort is about one kilometer northeast of Red Fort on the Ring Road. It is just after crossing the national memorial. The fort was built by Islam Shah Suri, who is also known as Salim Shah, son of ... More

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Mirza Ghalib Haveli

OK Rated #3 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Old Delhi once was home to the famous poet Mirza Ghalib. His haveli is located in Gali Qasim Jaan, near the corner of Ballimaran, one of the alleys of Chandni Chowk. Mirza Ghalib stayed here from 1865... More

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Digambar Jain Temple

OK Rated #3 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

The temple is not too far from the Red Fort. It is located just opposite the fort at the intersection of Netaji Subhas Marg and Chandni Chowk, Digambar Jain Temple is the oldest temple of the Jain rel... More

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Things to do: Nature and Adventure

Nehru Park

OK Rated #2 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Nehru Park is located in the Chanakyapuri area of New Delhi. The park is on the main Panchsheel Road near Ashoka Hotel. Named after India's first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, the park is spread o... More

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Lodhi Gardens

OK Rated #9 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Located on the main Lodhi Road, Lodhi Gardens is a favourite haunt of fitness freaks and nature lovers. Earlier known as Lady Willington Park, Lodi Gardens is just a kilometer east of Safdarjang's Tom... More

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The Garden Of Five Senses

OK Rated #10 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

It is located in Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area is developed by Delhi Tourism Transportation Development Corporation. The garden is designed on the theme of five senses. Th... More

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Things to do: Zoos & Amusement Parks

Adventure Island

OK Rated #1 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

The recent inclusion to Delhi’s amusement parks, Adventure Island is located in Rohini, New Delhi not too far from Rithala Metro Station. The amusement park is the combination of both retail and enter... More

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Fun 'n' Food Village

OK Rated #20 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

The amusement park is at Kaphsera on Old Gurgaon Road. The amusement park has a water park and a number of joy rides that one can enjoy. The serene and tranquil atmosphere of the place, the lush green... More

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Delhi Zoo

OK Rated #5 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

The National Zoological Park of Delhi or Delhi Zoo as it is popularly called is located next to Purana Qila (Old Fort), on its southern side. The Delhi Zoo is home to over one thousand species of anim... More

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Things to do: Shopping

Dilli Haat

OK Rated #2 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Located opposite INA Market and close to AIIMS Hospital is the unique Dilli Haat. An upgraded version of the weekly village market, Dilli Haat is the best place to shop for Indian handicrafts from var... More

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Chawri Bazaar

OK Rated #3 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

To the west of Jama Masjid in Old Delhi is the wholesale market of brass, copper and paper products, which is popularly known as Chawri Bazaar. Chawari Bazaar can be reached either by taking the stree... More

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Sadar Bazaar

OK Rated #3 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

It is one of largest wholesale markets of household items in Delhi. Sadar Bazaar in Old Delhi is located at the western side of Khari Baoli (another popular market for spices and dry fruits), just nea... More

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Things to do: Fairs, Festivals & Events

Republic Day Celebrations (26 January)

OK Rated #6 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Republic Day is India’s national festival and is celebrated with great pomp and show in the capital and other parts of the country. Every year on 26 January, an impressive parade that showcase the mil... More

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Beating The Retreat (29 January)

OK Rated #10 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

A colonial legacy inherited from the British, the Beating the Retreat Ceremony formally closes the Republic Day Celebrations in Delhi. The Beating the Retreat ceremony takes place on 29th January ever... More

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International Mango Festival

OK Rated #9 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

There is no better way to celebrate the mango fever in the city then to visit the Mango Festival that takes place in July every year. One gets to see and taste different varieties of mangoes in the fe... More

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Things to do: Tours Nearby

Delhi Hoho Bus Service

OK Rated #0 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Hop on and hop off (HOHO) bus service is an interesting way of exploring the city. HOHO buses run across the city and cover various important tourist destinations, which include monuments, museums and... More

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Things to do: Entertainment & Night Life

Patiala Peg

OK Rated #10 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

The 28-cover Patiala Peg at The Imperial lives up to its name, which means larger measures of the pegs and serves 75 ml shots instead of 60 ml.

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Djinns

OK Rated #11 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Djinns is at the Hyatt Regency and offers an eclectic mix of exotic cuisine and the latest in entertainment. Hyatt Regency is located on the Ring Road near Passport Office in Bhikaji Cama Place in New... More

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Cj’s Discotheque

OK Rated #17 out of 42 attractions in New Delhi

Close to Connaught Place is CJ’s Discotheque at Le Meridien New Delhi, which is known for its theme evenings. Le Meridien Hotel is located at Windsor Place, New Delhi.

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