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Plan To Sightseeing Delhi City Monuments

By Author: Urmila Singh
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Delhi is known for its glorious past and centuries old historical monuments are attracting millions of tourists from different parts of the globe. Delhi city tour can be designed according to the location you wish to stay in Delhi. Many hotels and Delhi Transport Corporation are also arranging the single day Delhi sightseeing tour.
The best way to start your tour is by hiring a car and let’s say you stay in south of Delhi. You can start by visiting Qutub Minar, situated in Mehrauli. While returning you can also give few minutes to Tughlaqabad Fort. Other important tourist destinations in the same way are Lotus Temple. People of Bahai faith built it but soon it became the tourist destination rather than a religious spot for performing the rituals of Bhai religion. They have small library and photo gallery based on the same religion.

Now the next stop is Hazarat Nizamuddin Dargah. While moving this dargah you can also pay your respect to Great Urdu poet Mirza Asadullah Khan ‘Ghalib’. He is resting adjacent to Ghalib academy, in the way to dargah. In the dargah campus you will find many graves of scholars of that time like Ameer Khusro and many others.

Humanyun Tomb is right in front of the Hazrat Nizamuddin. Finest architecture of Humanyun tomb is clearly defining the taste of Mughals for Buildings, their liking for water, fountains and Tomb of Abdul Raheem Khankhana is in the same lane. Then you can get a glimpse of greenery at Lodi Garden situated near to Humanyun Tomb. Then at the end of the same road lies the tomb of Safdarjung.

Delhi tour guide is the much sought after tour as every tourist want to visit everything of historical importance. That is why they plan a single day Delhi city tour. While taking the tour of Old Fort you can reach Jama Masjid and Red Fort. This was built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan. He also built Jama Masjid in 1650. Around 5000 workers took six years to complete this mosque, which was known as the largest mosque of India. When you see Jama Masjid you can also relish Mughlai food which is available in nearby restaurants. They serve mouth watering delicacies to satisfy your taste buds.

India gate was built as a memorial to commemorate seventy thousand Indian soldiers who were killed during the World War I. sir Edwin Lutyen designed this war memorial. He is better known as the designer of New Delhi. He also designed Rashatrapati Bhavan formerly known as Viceregal Lodge. This palace has 340 rooms with and gardens like spice garden, tulip garden and rose garden.

Jantar mantar is an observatory built by the astronomer Sawai Jia Singh II. He was astronomer in Mughal court. Preferably make a plan with the help of a Delhi tour guide while moving on a Delhi sightseeing tour. You will save a lot of precious time and tour guide will make it sure that you don’t forget to visit anything which have some historical importance.

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