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Delhi – the True Testimony to India’s Rich History & Vibrant Cultures

By Sofia Jennie Subscribe to RSS | February 21st 2012 | Views:

Welcome to Delhi – the capital of India and a city with heart-throbbing modernism and an impressive 2500 years of history! The land of Contrast, this vibrant city has always been a dream destination for backpackers. With deep rooted history, rich colorful cultures, fascinating architecture and never-ending entertainment, Delhi stands apart from the rest of the India. Other than that, a fast-paced modernization in city can leave anyone spellbound. Delhi serves as a gateway to most of the travelers to Indian subcontinent, nestled on the plains on the bank of Yamuna River on the route that connects Western and Central Asia to the Southeast Asia. Delhi draws millions of backpackers annually offering an array of vacation attractions. There are countless of places of tourist interest dotted everywhere in the city. Let us have look at some of most enticing attraction Delhi has to offer.

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple: Perhaps the finest example of modern architecture, this temple is an unequaled complex reflecting Indian culture, heritage and values. The temple boasts a stunning architectural beauty and is surrounded by fantastic gardens and greenery. The highlights of Akashardham Temple are its exhibitions, which narrate the history of India and the values of the society. A movie show on a massive screen, a light & sound show and a boat ride through display of wonderful statues are the main fascinations for temple visitors.

Red Fort: This giant fort needs no introduction. One of the India’s most talked about historical landmarks; the Red Fort in Delhi attracts a large number of tourists from different parts of world. The largest of Delhi’s monuments, this fort is typically called ‘Lal Quila’ due to its thick red sandstone walls, which surround the monument. The ancient building was constructed at the order of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1638. Architectural brilliance at the fort is awesome that is inspired by Mughal style. The major attractions of the fort include the Diwan-i-Am or the Hall of Public Audiences, the Royal Baths or hammams, a Sound & Light Show and an impressive museum which reflect the meaningful history of Red Fort.

Lotus Temple: One of the remarkable monuments in Delhi, Lotus Temple is a symbol of Bahai faith. The temple has a unique design inspired by lotus flower and is made of marble, dolomite and sand. People from varied regions flock to the temple and find an immaculate environment full of peace and spirituality. Lotus Temple was constructed in 1986 and the credit for its stunning design and architecture goes to a Canadian architect Fariborza Sahba. This temple is an impressive presentation of Indian history & culture combined with modern engineering and architecture.

Parliament House: A place associated to Indian politics that is regarded as the supreme legislative body of the nation, Parliament House stand unique with size, design and structural grandeurs. Located in the heart of the capital, it’s one of the places of tourist interest. Though common people are not allowed to enter this house, exploring its magnificent beauty from outside has its own charm. The Parliamnet House is designed in a cylindrical shape with height around 75 meters and a diameter of 570 feet.

The Indian Gate: Here you will surely feel proud to be an Indian. A monument to pay homage to thousands of Indian soldier who died for the country, the India Gate is one of must-visit destinations in Delhi. This monument resembles a gate that was constructed in 1931 and initially called the ‘All Indian War Memorial’. Later on, ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti‘– the flame of immortal warriors – was built to memorialize the soldiers who died in the war against Pakistan in 1971.

Apart from that, a number of museums, gardens and nightlife options are there in Delhi that the tourists find quite interesting. Delhi is a paradise for shoppers with countless of options to shop over. Delhi hotels are also of international standard, which cater almost every lifestyle and budget. When it comes to visit attractions of Delhi, you must hire a Delhi travel agent who can provide you with valuable information about its destinations.

Sofia Jennie - About Author:
Writer of this article is associated with Hungry Bags, a leading travel company that provides the best deals for Delhi Hotels, Delhi Travel Guide and Delhi tour to ensure the tourists having wonderful holiday in the capital city.

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