Places To Visit In South Delhi

3 out of 6 Areas To Visit In Delhi

Here are the top 15 places to visit in South Delhi

1. Qutub Minar

3.7 /5

16 km
from city center
1 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

At a height of 234 feet, this minaret is the tallest individual tower in the world and is a perfect display of Mughal architectural brilliance.

2. Hauz Khas Village

4.3 /5

13 km
from city center
2 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Well known in medieval times, the Hauz Khas village has amazing buildings built around the reservoir. There are remnants of Islamic architecture roughly colored by splotches of urban culture. The existing status of the village also retains not only the old charm of the place but has enhanced its aesthetic appeal through the well maintained green parks all around with walkways, and the urbane refurbished upmarket and quirky places of interest that have spruced up the old Mughal surviving structures.

3. Mehrauli Archaeological Park

3.8 /5

16 km
from city center
3 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

The Mehrauli Archaeological Park serves as a glimpse into a bygone era, and its proximity to chief localities in south Delhi make it an easy on-the-go stop with distinctive architecture to captivate your eyes at every step of your way. Not more than a kilometre away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Qutb complex lies this magical gem of history tucked away and spread over a 200-acre area, which includes the ruins of the Lal Kot built by the Tomar Rajputs in 11th century A.D.

4. Tughlaqabad Fort

3.0 /5

17 km
from city center
4 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Tughlaqabad Fort is one of the finest specimens of pure Islamic architecture and has the touch of Sultanate sturdiness about its fortifications. The entire premise takes around an hour or two to look around and offer great opportunities for history enthusiasts and shutterbugs.

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5. Garden of Five Senses

3.0 /5

17 km
from city center
5 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Located in the poised Said-ul-Ajaib, away from the din of the city, the enticingly alluring park brings together an evocative bouquet of colour and fragrance, texture and form. Aptly called as the Garden of Five Senses, the park sprawling over 20 acres of land is designed to stimulate your senses of touch, sight, smell, sound and taste and is a paradise for nature?s lovers.

6. Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque

16 km
from city center
6 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Located within the Qutub Minar complex at Mehrauli in Delhi, Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque (translating to ?Might of Islam?) was built by the Mamluk ruler Qutub-ud-din Aibak. Yet another feather in the cap of Delhi, the monument is the first mosque to be built in the city after the Islamic conquest of India and is known as a celebration of the Muslim Rule.

7. Iron Pillar

16 km
from city center
7 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Iron Pillar is one of the many mysterious monuments of wonder present in Delhi- the capital of India. Located within the Qutub Minar complex in Mehrauli area of New Delhi, the Iron Pillar has been posing as one of the foremost metallurgical curiosities of the world due to its prowess to not exhibit a speck of rust despite being thousands of years old.

8. Chhatarpur Mandir

19 km
from city center
8 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Situated in the posh locality of South Delhi, i.e. Chhatarpur, Chhatarpur Temple is dedicated to Goddess Katyayani, a part of Navadurga. Founded by Baba Sant Nagpal Ji in 1974, the temple is the second largest in all of India after Akshardham Temple (which is also in Delhi).

9. Hijron Ka Khanqah

17 km
from city center
9 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Located in the Mehrauli area of South Delhi, Hijron ka Khanqah is the the Islamic monument for the burial of the Muslim transgenders. The name literally translates to ?spiritual retreat for eunuchs?, and the cemetery is situated within the Archaeological Park in Mehrauli village.

10. Siri Fort

13 km
from city center
10 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Siri Fort is among the many renowned monuments of heritage and culture, situated in New Delhi. Located between Hauz Khas on the east and Mehrauli in the north, the construction of the fort is believed to have begun in 1303, during the reign of Alauddin Khilji.

11. Alai Minar

16 km
from city center
11 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Among the many historical monuments present within the Qutub Minar complex, Alai Minar stands apart as it has been left incomplete. The construction was started by the Ilbari ruler Alauddin Khilji as a project to build a minar higher than the Qutub Minar.

12. Champa Gali

17 km
from city center
12 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Delhi has never failed to come up with cute little surprises every now and then. So if you are looking to drive away Monday blues or vie for a taco Tuesday or just want an endearing dinky locale to take twee pictures and post it on your Instagrams, we at Holidify have come to your rescue. This time we bring to you the latest fad in town - Champa Gali.

13. Bungee Jumping in Delhi

17 km
from city center
13 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Finally! Yes, Bungee Jumping is available in Delhi too. Wanderlust is the provider for this sport. All the equipment is imported from Japan and all the staff are also trained from Germany so people don't fear you are safe. The equipment is attached to a 130 feet high crane and after you've taken your leap of faith and survived, you get a certificate and 'I did it' T-shirt and a cap.

14. Deer Park, Delhi

13 km
from city center
14 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Popularly known as the "lungs of Delhi", Deer Park is a verdant green park situated in the heart of the very crowded Hauz Khas Village area of New Delhi. Consisting of a deer park, duck park, art market, rabbit fields, fountain, lake and an enclosed old heritage monument area, the park is a common favourite and a respite among Delhites looking for a break from the pollution and dust of the city.

15. Jahanpanah City Forest

16 km
from city center
15 out of 15
places to visit in South Delhi

Jahanpanah City Forest is a stretch of lush green forest sprawling over the areas of Greater Kailash II, Tughlakabad Extension, Batra Gate, Dhobi Ghat, Sheikh Sarai, Chirag Delhi, Masjid Moth DDA Flats and Balvantray Mehta Vidya Bhawan School in Delhi. One of the most dense forest areas in the city, the forest also boast of a rich flora, fauna and avifauna habitats.

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