Places To Visit In New Delhi

1 out of 6 Areas To Visit In Delhi

Here are the top 50 places to visit in New Delhi

1. India Gate

4.3 /5

7 km
from city center
1 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

The All India War Memorial, popularly known as the India Gate, is a war memorial located in New Delhi. It is dedicated to the 82,000 soldiers, both Indian and British, who died during the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. The Amar Jawan Jyoti is the burning structure, right underneath the archway, which symbolizes the eternal, immortal soldiers of India.

2. Humayun's Tomb

4.5 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Apart from being known for its stunning architecture, this is the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site declared in 1993, and has undergone widespread restoration work since then. The tomb was custom-built by Humayun's son Akbar during 1569-70, and is also the first structure to have made the use of red sandstone at a massive scale.

3. Connaught Place

4.3 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Officially named Rajiv Chowk, Connaught Place is better known as CP amongst the locals. It is one of the largest commercial and business centers in Delhi, and has been designed in two concentric circles namely Connaught's Inner Circle and Connaught's Outer Circle. Known since British era, this market has its own elegance. The British architecture gives this shopping place a touch of royalty.

4. Jantar Mantar, Delhi

4.3 /5

4 km
from city center
4 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located in New Delhi, the Jantar Mantar was one of the five sites built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur. The site consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments. The main purpose of the observatory was to compile the astronomical tables and to predict the movement and timings of the sun, moon and planets.

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5. Lodhi Garden

3.8 /5

8 km
from city center
5 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Lodhi Gardens is a city park placed in New Delhi. Spanning over 90 acres. The beautiful garden draped in emerald grass contains, Mohammed Shah's Tomb, Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, Shisha Gumbad and Bara Gumbad, architectural works of the 15th century by Lodhis, an Afghan dynasty, that ruled major portions of northern India and Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of modern-day Pakistan, from 14 to 15 century. The site is now protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The gardens are situated between Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodhi Road and is a favourable spot for morning walks for the Delhiites.

6. Lotus Temple

4.4 /5

13 km
from city center
6 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Commonly known as Lotus temple, it is a Baha'i Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all, regardless of religion, or any other distinction. It is situated near mandir marg in Kalkaji, New Delhi

7. Rashtrapati Bhavan

4.4 /5

6 km
from city center
7 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Rashtrapati Bhawan is an famous monument of the British Empire which was said to be the palace of the Viceroy of India, is now the home of the President of Indi. It is considered to be the best known monument in India next to Taj Mahal and Qutub Minar.

8. Nizamuddin Dargah

3.8 /5

9 km
from city center
8 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

This is the holy shrine of Muslim Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Chisti. The tombs of many other people from the Mughal era are present in the same area, which surround a tank. The graves of Jahan Ara Begum and Inayat Khan are also present here.

9. Sarojini Market

3.0 /5

10 km
from city center
9 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Vibrantly coloured clothes strewn all over, tiny food stalls cramped in every nook, deafening cacophony of the salesboys and a pandemic compact environment- welcome to Sarojini Nagar, the most hep and trendy market of Delhi.

10. Safdarjung Tomb

3.0 /5

9 km
from city center
10 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Built in 1754, during the reign of Mughal Emperor- Ahmad Shah Bahadur, the namesake tomb is dedicated to the Prime Minister of the court- Safdarjung. Located in the heart of the city, at the junction of Safdarjung Road and Aurobindo Marg, the monument is a low-key tourist attraction of the city.

11. Purana Qila

3.0 /5

7 km
from city center
11 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Stoically standing in the placid vicinity of Indraprastha, Purana Qila or the Old Fort is a masterpiece of the ancient glory and sterling architecture of the bygone Mughal Empire, and is one of the oldest forts in Delhi. Built on the banks of river Yamuna and spread over a vast 1.5 kms of area, the monument has tons of myths and legends of the medieval era attached to it.

12. Paharganj

3.0 /5

2 km
from city center
12 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Replete with travellers, both Indians and foreign, Paharganj is the most chaotic, noisy, dirty and yet the most vibrant market of Delhi. Dotted with umpteen hotels, brothels, cheap bars, and ultra cheap restaurants; the labyrinthian alleys of Paharganj have a lot more to offer than visible to the naked eye.

13. Khan Market

3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
13 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Khan Market is one of the hot spot and posh market in Delhi which serves as a perfect place for friends and family to hangout.

14. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

3.9 /5

5 km
from city center
14 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most important Sikh gurdwara, aka Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, India and known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the 'Sarovar.' It was first built as a small temple by Sikh General Sardar Bhagel Singh in 1783, who supervised the construction of nine Sikh shrines in Delhi in the same year, during the reign of Mughal Emperor, Shah Alam II.

15. Indraprastha Park

9 km
from city center
15 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Also known as the Millennium Indraprastha Park, Indraprastha Park is situated on the Outer Ring Road in Delhi near Sarai Kale Khan. Furbished with a Children's Park and an ampitheatre, food court and a Shanti Stupa, the park is the common hangout place among romantic couples, kids and adults alike.

16. ISKCON (Hare Krishna) Temple

3.8 /5

13 km
from city center
16 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

This temple was opened back in 1998; it is located at Hare Krishna Hills, in the East of Kailash area of New Delhi, India. A very well-known Lord Krishna temple for inner peace. Its followers believe in Srila Prabhupada. As one of the biggest temple complexes in India. It has numerous rooms for priests and service renders. Many halls are used for its administration purposes. It is divided into four broad units.

17. Pragati Maidan

3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
17 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Pragati Maidan, situated at Mathura Road, is a vast exhibition center of Delhi. With an exhibit area of 150 acres, it serves as an important attraction of Delhi.

18. Rajpath

3.8 /5

6 km
from city center
18 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Running from Rashtrapati Bhavan on Raisina Hill, all the way through Vijay Chowk and India Gate to the National Stadium, Rajpath is a long ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi. Considered to be one of the most important roads in India, it is where the annual Republic Day parade takes place on 26 January. While Rajpath stands for the King's Road, Janpath, which stands for People's Road, also crosses the road. Running in the east-west direction, the avenue is lined on both sides by huge lawns, canals and many rows of trees.

19. Akshardham Temple Delhi

3.6 /5

8 km
from city center
19 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Also known as the Delhi Akshardham, this temple complex was built in 2005 and sits deftly near the banks of River Yamuna.

20. Agrasen ki Baoli

3.8 /5

5 km
from city center
20 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

A protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India, Agrasen ki Baoli is a 60 meter long and 15 meter wide historical step well on Halley Road, New Delhi. Baoli, also referred to as Baori is a hindi term for step well.

21. National Zoological Park

4.3 /5

8 km
from city center
21 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Inaugurated in 1959, National Zoological Park is situated near The Old Fort in Delhi and is a favourite weekend spot among adults and children alike. From biggest cats to the tiniest birds, the zoo has all kinds of animals and birds. Initially, it was known as Delhi Zoo when in 1982 it was renamed The National Zoological Park with the idea of making it the model zoo of the country.

22. Dilli Haat

3.0 /5

10 km
from city center
22 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Designed to invoke the ambience of a traditional village fair, Dilli Haat is every shopper?s paradise, a foodie?s haven and the cultural magnet of the metro city. A flamboyant mix of vibrant colours and varied cultures, the bazaar is located in the commercial centre of South Delhi, bang opposite to the INA Market.

23. National Museum, Delhi

3.0 /5

6 km
from city center
23 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Also known as the National Museum of India, the National Museum in New Delhi is one the largest museums in India, situated on the corner of the Janpath and Maulana Azad Road. Established in 1949, the blueprints of the majestic repository were prepared by the Gwyer Committee set up by the Government of India in 1946.

24. Sulabh International Museum of Toilets

15 km
from city center
24 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Sulabh International Museum of Toilets was built in 1992 by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak (a social activist) and titled as one of the weirdest museum in the world by Time magazine. Established with the objective to address the global history of sanitation and toilets, the museum is anything but mundane and is a source of amusement to many.

25. Mughal Gardens, Delhi

3.0 /5

6 km
from city center
25 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Popularly known as the ?soul? of the Presidential Palace, the Mughal Gardens are located inside the Rashtrapati Bhawan Complex. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in the year 1917 for Lady Harding, the gardens cover a vast area of 13 acres and are a wonderful incorporation of Mughal architecture with that of British style.

26. Lajpat Nagar

3.0 /5

11 km
from city center
26 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Lajpat Nagar is a bustling and colourful neighbourhood in South Delhi which is best known for the Lajpat Nagar Central Market where many come to experience the thrill of the genuine Delhi life. One visit and you'll know how lively the place is and this can be seen by the flamboyant goods on sale, the brilliant evening lights, the rushing inhabitants and the sounds of the ever so busy streets.

27. Crafts Museum

6 km
from city center
27 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Popularly known as the Crafts Museum, the National Handicrafts Museum is a colorful amalgamation of the diverse culture and rich traditions of our country. Located in the far corner of the magnanimous Pragati Maidan in Delhi, the museum is a centre to exhibit varied specimens in handicrafts, textile and local decor.

28. Jhandewalan Hanuman Temple

4 km
from city center
28 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Towering over the entire New Delhi city, the 108 feet colossal Hanuman idol is housed within the Hanuman Mandir complex in Jhandewalan. The gigantic statue is only one of the attractions of the temple, another important highlight of the shrine is the dramatic entrance designed like a mouth of a rakshasa (Demon).

29. Isa Khan's Tomb

9 km
from city center
29 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located adjacent to Humayun?s Tomb in the same complex in Nizamuddin area of Delhi, Isa Khan Tomb is the final resting place of Isa Khan- a courtesan for Sher Shah Suri and his son Islam Shah Suri. Built during the lifetime of the namesake Pashtun noble, the construction of the monument resembles the architectural patterns in the building of the Sur reign.

30. Charkha Museum

4 km
from city center
30 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Constructed in collaboration with KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission), the museum highlights the importance of great heritage of Indian Charkha. Inaugurated on 27th May 2017, the museum is built atop the underground Palika Bazaar in Connaught Place opposite the Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan.

31. Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum

6 km
from city center
31 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum is one of the most sought after and one of the most awed museums in all of Delhi, Located inside the premises of Rashtrapati Bhavan, the museum was inaugurated in 2014 by the then President of India Pranab Mukherjee. The depository showcases invaluable artefacts and exquisite products for the lovers of art, culture and history.

32. Shankar's International Dolls Museum

5 km
from city center
32 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Situated in the Children?s Book Trust Building at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Shankar?s International Dolls Museum is a veritabel dreamland for kids. Shankar's Museum is one among the most popular tourist attractions of the city; the idea behind the museum was conceptualized by the famous cartoonist K. Shankar Pillai.

33. National Bal Bhavan

13 km
from city center
33 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

National Bal Bhavan is an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, headquartered at ITO, New Delhi. Established in 1956 by the then Prime Minister of India- Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the centre aims to nurture and enhance the creative ability of young children by providing them with an interactive environment.

34. Museum of Archaeology

3 km
from city center
34 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located within the premises of Purana Qila, in New Delhi, Museum of Archaeology displays exhibits, most of which were excavated at Purana Qila itself by the Archaeological Survey of India in 1955 and between 1969 and 1973.

35. Bengali Market

5 km
from city center
35 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located around the Todarmal Road area near Mandi House in New Delhi, Bengali Market is one of the oldest and the most popular markets of Delhi. Built in a circular zone around a traffic roundabout, the market only has a handful of shops to flaunt.

36. India Habitat Centre

9 km
from city center
36 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Situated on Delhi?s plush Lodhi Road, Indian Habitat Centre is a multipurpose building with separate areas dedicated to commercial space, food plazas and social spots. Designed to incorporate different sections of the society, the centre aims for a better functioning relationship between individuals and institutions working in diverse fields for maximum effectiveness.

37. Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

15 km
from city center
37 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Situated within the Saket District Centre in New Delhi, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art is the first private museum in India dedicated to contemporary and modern arts. Established in 2010, the museum has a centre in Noida as well. Sprawling over an area of 18000 square feet, the repository mostly has the art collection from the 20th-century painters.

38. National Science Centre

7 km
from city center
38 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Established in 1992 the National Science Centre is a science museum located in Delhi. It's definitely a treat for all those kids who love science and even for those who don't! There are several lectures, exhibitions and competitions that are held here apart from the regular exhibits like heritage and dinosaurs, science games, activities, human biology, fun science library.

Timings - 10 am to 5 pm everyday

Connectivity - The closest metro station is the Central Secretariat station

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39. Salam Balak Trust Walk

3 km
from city center
39 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

The Salam Balak Trust has a guided tour of the city of almost 2 hours, conducted by children who used to live on the streets of Delhi. They are children who want to improve their English and communication skills apart from their lives. Since it is run by the adolescents, children will have an informative and fun time, being told things about the city from people their own age.

40. Buddha Jayanti Park

7 km
from city center
40 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Established to celebrate the 2500th anniversary of Gautam Buddha, Buddha Jayanti Park is located in Central Ridge Reserve Forest, New Delhi. With large open meadows, green brooks and colourful flowering shrubs, the pretty park is ideal to spend some time amidst nature, in peace, far from the chaos of the city.

41. National Rose Garden

9 km
from city center
41 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

National Indo-Africa Friendship Rose Garden, or commonly known as the National Rose Garden is a gorgeous rose garden situated in Chanakyapuri in New Delhi. It boasts of housing umpteen varieties of roses curated from all over the world. The park is especially crowded during November to January when the roses are in full bloom.

42. Talkatora Garden

5 km
from city center
42 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located on the Willingdon Crescent Road in the heart of the city of Delhi, Talkatora Garden is one of the most splendid gardens in the city. The place has a centrally placed indoor stadium and a historical spot where the war between the Mughals and Marathas was fought in 1738 where the Mughals emerged victorious. The very well designed gardens have three huge gateways that give way to winding waterways, sparkling fountains and lush green meadows.

43. Central Park

4 km
from city center
43 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located in the heart of Delhi in Connaught Place, Central Park is a beautiful verdant park with meandering waterways, sparkling fountains and tall towering trees all around. Most famous for the romantic couples that frequent the place, the park is also popular among kids and adults to rewind and relax from the adjacent markets.

44. Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

7 km
from city center
44 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Housed within the premises of the grand Teen Murti Bhavan in Delhi, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library is an autonomous institution established in the memory of the first Prime Minister of India- Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

45. Nehru Park, Delhi

9 km
from city center
45 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located in the Chanakyapuri Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi, Nehru Park sprawls over an area of 85 acres. Named after our first Prime Minister Pandit Nehru, the park was established in 1969.

46. Aastha Kunj

11 km
from city center
46 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Situated in South East Delhi between the neighbourhoods of Lotus Temple, ISKCON temple and Nehru Place, Aastha Kunj (also known as Aartha Kunj) sprawls over 200 acres of lush green lawns, flowering shrubs and green trees. Especially popular among romantic couples, the park is also frequented by kids and adults alike.

47. Sunder Nursery

8 km
from city center
47 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Sunder Nursery (also known as Central Park) is a park complex situated adjacent to Humayun's Tomb, Built in the 16th century, the park was originally known as Azim Bagh. Sprawling over a whopping 90 acres of land, the park is home to 300 types of trees.

48. Rail Museum, Delhi

3.0 /5

10 km
from city center
48 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Located in the vicinity of Chanakyapuri, the Rail Museum aims to preserve the 163 years old railway heritage of India. Popularly known as the National Railway Museum, the museum is spread over 10 acres of land and houses some fantabulous railway memorabilia.

49. National Gallery Of Modern Art, Delhi

3.0 /5

7 km
from city center
49 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Following its motto of delivering an excellent world of art to its visitors, National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, preserves paintings and other artistic pieces dating back to 1850s.

50. Teen Murti Bhavan (Nehru House) and Nehru Planetarium

3.3 /5

7 km
from city center
50 out of 50
places to visit in New Delhi

Once served as the home of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru for 16 years, today, the Teen Murti Bhavan houses various institutions like the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and the office of Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund. One of the four Nehru Planetariums is also located within the grounds of the house.

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