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Delhi’s Monuments of Ancient Mughal Kingdom are Very Interesting Spots to Visit

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 21st 2012 | Views:

Delhi is the Capital of India and it had always been the Capital during earlier historical periods, including Mughal kingdoms, leaving a number of monuments bearing historical importance, besides its closeness to important places figuring in Indian mythology, inviting the traveler for a Delhi tour.

Delhi tourism takes the visitor to such monuments of Mughal rulers in Delhi, which are now in the form of tombs and ancient structures, such as

•Humayun tomb, built in 1565 AD by Humayun’s widow Bega Begum nine years after his death, a walled enclosure with garden squares, pathways and water channels, is the representation of Mughal architecture in India.

•Qutab Minar, a 73 meter high tower or victory erected by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1193 immediately after defeating the last Hindu King at Delhi, further improved by later Mughal Emperors between 1230 and 1315, with the courtyard of the complex decorated by shafts which are reportedly from 27 Hindu temples.

•Red Fort is an important location of Delhi tourism, constructed with red stone walls, referred as Lal Quila, built in the year 1638, possessing with it Chatta Bazaar selling lots of curios and souvenirs to collect during Delhi tour, also providing expansive space for important cultural shows and presentations, besides a regular light and sound show every evening for visitors to enjoy the facts of Indian history.

•Purana Quila, is a Fort constructed in a two kilometer rectangular space, supposedly in the very same spot where one of the ancient cities of Delhi, Indraprastha existed, and having three unique gateways.

•Safdarjang Tomb, an enclosed garden tomb similar to Humayun’s tomb, although not that magnificent and popular , built in 1753-54 as mausoleum of Safdarjung, the Viceroy of Awadh under the Mughal Emperor Mohamed Shah, having three pavilions named Jangli Mahal, Moti Mahal and Badshah Pasand, the complex maintaining a school and library too.

There are a number of museums established in Delhi giving the tourist enormous knowledge of historical events and memorable happenings at Delhi and they are 21 in number spread over the whole city, to be visited during Delhi tour.

Shopping at Delhi markets is another important feature for the Delhi tourists and products of any type, any range or for that matter any budget will be available here in various markets.

Travel agencies conduct different forms of Delhi tours, which are designed for sight seeing and entertainment, and also to visit destinations such as Agra, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Haridwar, Manali, Simla and many other important places around, and all these packages of Delhi tourism can be booked online easily in the Web portals of Travel Agents.

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Delhi Tourism - MakeMyTrip is the one stop destination for New Delhi Holidays & New Delhi tourism packages with wide range of Holiday Package deals. New Delhi is famous spot for tourism as provides various tourist attractions for people for their New Delhi Holidays.

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