Delhi, the national capital, is one of the most sought after destinations for holidays. Besides being the most significant centre of administration, as all the country’s leaders as well as political headquarters reside here, the city is also the dominant centre of business, trade, factories, education, healthcare, research etc. It is has always been the centre of everything in the past, and still continues to do so.
However, the city is widely known for being the administrative centre of the country. Tourism, education, and businesses are the domains that come later. People usually visit the city, especially for clearing out their legal issues or seek medical support. The city houses some of the top hospital and medical centres including AIIMS. Business and job opportunities are the territories that comes later. And, finally comes the tourism. Although the city is splendid for tourism, still tourism is not the biggest reason that attracts the visitors.
The city is a cultural mix, meaning that there are thousands of floating population in the city, coming from all parts of the nation and then settling in the city, hence making it a perfect blend of culture, art, and traditions. Getting to know the denizens and understanding the city’s lifestyle is a major part of Delhi Tourism. You can talk about anything and everything. Locals here are friendly, but a visitor needs to be careful of pickpockets and cons. It is best that you stick to your travel guide while your are in tour of the city. Talking about the Delhi sightseeing there are several cool and interesting places to visit in Delhi. Some of these are pretty apparent such as Red Fort, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Rajghat, Qutub Minar, etc., whereas some still needs to be explored more. Following is a list of 3 majestic places in Delhi, which are the parts of Red Fort, that are worth visiting and are also the 3 good reasons for why you should consider Delhi for your next holidays.
Diwan-i-Am – also known as Hall of Audience, is part of Red Fort, and was a ;place where Shah Jahan and successive Mughal Emperors addressed the public and heard their grievances. Today, it is a significant monument which is very well-preserved. The beauty of this hall is simply captivating. It has beautifully carved engravings, sculpted pillars, a large hall, which is the main court, gold painted ceilings and columns (now removed) and is ornamented with white-lime plaster-work.
Diwan-i-Khas – also known as Hall of Private Audiences, is another significant attraction of Red Fort. During the Mughal Era, it was the place where Mughal Emperors honoured courtiers and addressed guests. It is one fine structure in the area, with beautiful engravings, strong sculpted columns, floral design piers, a series of arches, and gold and silver inlaid ceilings (now removed).
Moti Masjid – is also a part of Red Fort and a significant place in Delhi sightseeing. It is a white marble mosque built on the orders of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. It is located very close to Diwan-i-Khas and to the west of Hammam. It is divided into two aisles and three arches, and consists of a large prayer hall. It is plastered white on the outside contains white and black marble inside. There are 3 bulbous domes mounting the mosque, which were initially covered with copper.
Delhi is certainly a great place to spend the holidays. One can do a lot in the city along with visiting the attractions of the city. The above mentioned places are 3 examples of amazing places in the city. So in your next holidays simply head to the city and understand the heart of a nation in detail.