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  • 1. Chandni Chowk

    Old Delhi | Neighborhood/Street

    This was Delhi's former imperial avenue, where the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan rode at the head of his lavish cavalcade. That scene is hard to...Read More

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  • 2. Humayun's Tomb

    South Delhi | Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    Freshly restored in 2013 after six years of painstaking conservation work, this moument is a sight to behold. Built in the middle of the 16th...Read More

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  • 3. Jama Masjid

    Old Delhi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    An exquisite statement in red sandstone and marble, India's largest mosque was the last monument commissioned by Shah Jahan. Completed in 1656...Read More

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  • 4. Akshardham Temple Complex

    Central Delhi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Rising over the traffic jams of National Highway 24 on the way to the eastern suburb of Noida lies a massive, 100-acre temple complex. Completed...Read More

  • 5. Baha'i House of Worship (The Lotus Temple)

    South Delhi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The lotus flower is a symbol of purity and spirituality throughout India, and Delhi's Baha'i Temple celebrates this in a unique architectural...Read More

  • 6. Bangla Sahib Gurdwara

    Central Delhi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This massive gurdwara (Sikh temple) is always full of activity—no surprise, given Delhi's huge Sikh population, most of whom came here as...Read More

  • 7. Charity Birds Hospital

    Old Delhi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Across from the Red Fort is this unusual attraction: a hospital for birds and rabbits. Founded by Jains in 1956, the hospital is modest, but...Read More

  • 8. Chhattarpur Temples

    South Delhi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    If you're on your way south to Agra or Jaipur, drive a few miles beyond the Qutub Minar on Mehrauli Road and check out this massive Hindu temple...Read More

  • 9. Gali Paranthe Wali

    Old Delhi | Neighborhood/Street

    This narrow, festive lane is filled with shopkeepers selling fabric and saris, including the well-known Ram Chandra Krishan Chandra's, where...Read More

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  • 10. Gandhi Smriti

    Central Delhi | Museum/Gallery

    Mohandas K. Gandhi, better known as the Mahatma (Great Soul), lived a life of voluntary poverty, but he did it in some attractive places. It...Read More

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  • 11. Hauz Khas Village

    South Delhi | Neighborhood/Street

    The road south to the urban village of Hauz Khas is lined on both sides by ancient stone monuments, and the entire village is dotted with domed...Read More

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  • 12. Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

    South Delhi | Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    One of Delhi's greatest treats is hearing devout Sufis sing qawwalis, ecstatic devotional Muslim songs with a decidedly toe-tapping quality...Read More

  • 13. India Gate

    Central Delhi | Building/Architectural Site

    Anchoring a traffic circle near the far end of Rajpath from the Indian government, this massive sandstone arch was designed by Lutyens in 1931...Read More

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  • 14. Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

    Central Delhi | Museum/Gallery

    On October 31, 1984, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was shot outside her home by two of her Sikh bodyguards in retaliation for her violent suppression...Read More

  • 15. ISKCON Temple

    South Delhi | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The International Society for Krishna Consciousness is better known as the Hare Krishna sect, and despite the 1960s association they are very...Read More

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  • 16. Jantar Mantar

    Central Delhi | Observatory/Planetarium

    This odd grouping of what might seem like random modern sculptures is actually a huge sundial and open-air observatory. One of five such...Read More

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  • 17. Lal Qila (Red Fort)

    Old Delhi | Historic District/Site

    Named for its red-sandstone walls, the Red Fort, near the Yamuna River in Old Delhi, is the greatest of Delhi's palace cities. Built by Shah...Read More

  • 18. Lodhi Gardens

    South Delhi | Garden/Arboretum

    After the Mughal warrior Timur (aka Tamerlane) ransacked Delhi at the end of the 14th century, he ordered the massacre of the entire population...Read More

  • 19. Lutyens' Delhi

    Central Delhi | Neighborhood/Street

    Rajpath—the broadest avenue in the city—leads to Delhi's British capital: Sir Edwin Lutyens' imperial city, built between 1914 and 1931 in a...Read More

  • 20. National Crafts Museum

    Central Delhi | Museum/Gallery

    Designed by the Indian architect Charles Correa, this charming museum near the Purana Qila houses thousands of artifacts and handicrafts. You...Read More

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