In the first part of Delhi Traveling Story, we roamed a lot of places like the Red Fort Jantar Mantar. Today we will talk about some other famous places of Delhi, and some places that you might not know.
So let’s go to Delhi.
- 1 Chandni Chowk Delhi
- 2 Other places to visit in Delhi
Chandni Chowk Delhi
Chandni Chowk of Delhi is famous all over the world. If you come to visit Delhi, then definitely come to Chandni Chowk. Chandni Chowk metro station is always crowded. Chandni Chowk Market is famous for clothes shopping. Especially for women’s clothes. If you are a woman and coming to visit Delhi then you can come to Chandni Chowk to buy clothes. To go inside Chandni Chowk you will have to walk on foot. Because there are many narrow streets inside Chandni Chowk.
On the back side near Chandni Chowk, you will find a street with paranthas. The parathas here are famous all over India. In such a situation, if you are going to Chandni Chowk, then you must go to Paratha street, as soon as you go to Paratha street, you will see paratha paratha here. The style of making parathas is slightly different here. Here parathas are made by frying them in oil.
Jama Masjid New Delhi
Jama Masjid is also situated near Chandni Chowk. The construction of Jama Masjid was completed in 1656. At that time a cost of 1000000 rupees was spent to build Jama Masjid. The ticket to visit Jama Masjid is absolutely free. Jama Masjid was built by Shah Jahan.
All Mughal emperors after Shah Jahan were crowned by the Imam of Jama Masjid. If you are in Chandni Chowk, then definitely test Rabriwala’s Rabri Jalebi. It is famous all over Delhi. If you want to use public transportation to travel in Delhi then you can use Delhi Metro. Delhi Metro gets you to most of the places of Delhi.
Akshardham Temple New Delhi
Inside the Akshardham temple, you cannot carry any kind of electronic goods on the floor and money. For this, you have to put your goods in the clock room by putting them in line outside. To submit goods, you have to fill a form. Because of this, a lot of your time is wasted.
Near the Akshardham Temple, you will see the Lotus Temple. The entry time at Lotus Temple lasts from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. The Lotus Temple remains closed on Mondays. And this temple is open from Tuesday to Sunday. In such a situation, if you come to visit Delhi, then keep this thing in mind.
There are large gardens built around the Lotus temple. Because of this, this temple looks quite grand and big. Entrance to Lotus Temple is absolutely free. The Lotus Temple was built in 1986.
ISKCON Temple New Delhi
The ISKCON temple of Delhi is quite famous among the locals as well as tourists. ISKCON Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. When you come inside the ISKCON temple, you see everyone here immersed in devotion to Lord Krishna. The distance from Lotus Temple to ISKCON Temple is about 2 to 3 kilometers. In such a situation, when you come to visit Delhi, definitely come to ISKCON Temple. The world’s largest Gita is kept in the ISKCON Temple. You can also do some shopping here as well.
National rail museum New Delhi
In the National Rail Museum New Delhi, you will find the engines of the oldest train. In which you will also see here from steam engines to coal fired engines. If you have come to visit Delhi with children, then definitely bring them this National Rail Museum. You are going to have a lot of fun.
At the same time, you will also see old train coaches. Apart from this, if you want children to roam in a small train, then its facility is also available here. Small train modules run here. In which you can enjoy their ride by sitting. There is also a restaurant inside the railway museum, where you can eat food.
Qutub Minar New Delhi
Qutub Minar of Delhi is one of the most famous tourist places of Delhi. For entry here, you have to take a ticket of ₹ 30. The construction of Qutub Minar was started by Qutubuddin Aibak. Its construction was completed by Iltutmish.
Where the Qutub Minar is located, there is also an iron pillar. The weight of the iron column is about 6000 kg. The iron pillar is made of pure iron. It is said about the iron pillar that it has not rusted till date. Although what caused this war does not appear, it is still a mystery. In such a situation, if you are going to visit Delhi, then you must visit the iron pillar and Qutub Minar. You will also see Alai Minar near the Qutub Minar. Whose construction work could not be completed.
Nagar Palika Bazar New Delhi
The municipality of Delhi is quite famous in the market. The biggest thing about this market is that it is completely underground. That is, you will not find a single shop on the ground. All the shops are built under the ground. Here you will find different good variety of clothes for children, women and old men.
Other places to visit in Delhi
Apart from this, there is a lot of places to visit in Delhi. One of which is the temple of Hanuman ji. This temple is located in Connaught Place.
As well as Connaught Place, you will also see Madame Tussauds Museum. In such a situation, if you are going to your Connaught Palace then definitely go to Madame Tussauds Museum. Its entry fee is ₹ 900. Although is a bit expensive. To avoid this, you can make online ticket booking. You will get a discount on online ticket booking.
Apart from this, you can also visit the Gurdwara at Connaught Place. There is no camera aloud inside the gurdwara. But if you have gone to the Connaught Palace then definitely go to this gurudwara. You will like it
Tomb of Razia Sultan
The tomb of Razia Sultan, the only female ruler of Delhi, is also located in Delhi. You will find this shrine near Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi. However, very few people know about this tomb. In such a situation, you will have to interrogate people to reach here.
It is said that after killing Razia Sultan, he was brought and buried here. However, two more tombstones of Razia Sultan in our country are located in Bihar and West Bengal. In such a situation, it is difficult to say which tomb is real. Where Razia Sultan was buried. However, when I went to the tomb of Razia Sultan of Delhi, I asked a maulvi sitting there. He said that the tomb of Razia Sultan located in Delhi is real.
How much will it cost to travel to Delhi
Delhi is the capital of India. In such a situation, you will have to spend a little more money to visit here. If you book a hotel in Delhi, then you will have to spend ₹ 1000 per day. Apart from this, you will have to spend ₹ 500 separately to go. By the way, you can reduce this expense somewhat. If you use metro as public transportation. Apart from this, you will have to spend at least ₹ 500 per day. If you are coming to Delhi, then you have to come for at least 5 days to cover all the Palaces. In this case, if you see the entire cost, then it will be about 12 to ₹ 13000.
Which season did you visit Delhi
The winter of Delhi is famous all over the world. In such a situation, if you are planning to visit Delhi, then you can come in the winter time. The time from September to March is perfect for visiting Delhi. If you are planning to visit Delhi in summer, then you will have to face hard sunlight.