List 0f 30 Best Places In Delhi You Can Visit On Your Next Trip

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Besides being the capital of India, Delhi is famous for its unique architecture, rich heritage, and vibrant life as well. Whether it is about shopping at the flea market or visiting the monuments, there are some of the best places to visit in Delhi. And, the long list of tourist attractions in Delhi often gives nightmares to most established trip planners. So, here we have gathered a list of places to visit in Delhi on your next trip.

1) Akshardham Temple – Akshardham

 

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Akshardham Temple is World’s largest comprehensive Hindu temple. It is quite famous for its intricate carved sandstone and architectural marvel built. However, the highlight of this place is the musical fountain and light show that happens at sunset every day.

Timings: 09:30 am to 06:30 pm
Nearest metro station: Akshardham
Distance from the metro station: 2 km
Ticket cost: INR 170 (Adults); INR 100 (Children)

2) Red Fort – Chandni Chowk

Because of its red-colored sandstone walls, this monument is called “Red Fort”. This huge fort is the amalgamation of Mughal, Persian, Hindu, and Timurid traditions. However, never miss watching imperial bath, Moti Masjid, the peacock throne, and stepwell while you are there.

Timings: 09:30 am to 04:30 pm (Monday closed)
Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk
Distance from the metro station: 3 km
Ticket cost: INR 10 (Indian) and INR 150 (Foreigners)

3) India Gate – Central Secretariat

 

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During World War I, 70,000 Indian soldiers lost their lives battling against the foreigners. India Gate symbolizes the sacrifice of Indian soldiers. Standing on a Bharatpur stone base, it is a popular picnic spot during winter afternoons. Besides that, you can also enjoy a colorful fountain at night.

Timings: 24 hours a day
Nearest metro station: Central Secretariat
Distance from the metro station: 2.3 km
Ticket cost: No fees

4) Hauz Khas – Hauz Khas

With amazing cafes and fine-dine restaurants, Hauz Khas is quite famous for its nightlife. Every party animal wants to visit this place at least once in their lifetime. Besides their themed restaurants and crazy lounges, you can also enjoy the greenery of Deer Park and fine artwork at various art galleries.

Timings: Till midnight
Nearest metro station: Hauz Khas
Distance from the metro station: 1.1 km
Ticket cost: Depends on restaurants and pubs

5) Kingdom of Dreams – IFFCO Chowk

 

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From children to adults, Kingdom of Dreams is an ultimate entertainment destination. This place showcases splendid architecture, fanciful cinematic musicals, live entertainment shows, Nautanki Mahal, and much more. You will surely feel guilty if you miss out on this place.

Timings: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am (Weekends) and 12:30 pm to 12:00 am (Weekdays)
Nearest metro station: IFFCO Chowk
Distance from the metro station: 600 m
Ticket cost: INR 1099 onwards (Weekdays); INR 1,199 (Weekends)

6) Worlds of Wonder – Sector-18

 

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Worlds of Wonder is an amusement park that is filled with fun, interesting, and huge rides. That is why it is also known as WOW. This amusement part also has water rides and rain dances along with delicious treats. If you love rides, this should definitely be your go-to place.

Timings: 10:30 am to 7:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Sector-18, Noida
Distance from the metro station: 1.4 km
Ticket cost: INR 1000 (Adults), INR 800 (Children)

7) KidZania – Sector-18

If you wish to educate your kid in a playful way, KidZania is a must-visit while you are in Delhi. It is an interactive learning center for kids that features an indoor theme park, shopping complexes, and more. Their fun activities will enhance their decision-making skills and creativity.

Timings: Closed on Mondays, 10:30 am to 8:00 pm (Fridays-Sundays), 10:30 am to 6:30 pm (Tuesdays-Thursdays)
Nearest metro station: Sector-18, Noida
Distance from the metro station: 2.4 km
Ticket cost: INR 1300 (Kids); INR 500 (Adults); INR 700 (For Toddlers)

8) Connaught Place – Rajiv Chowk

 

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Connaught Place is the heart of Delhi and is considered the most expensive commercial market in the world. Besides showrooms of all famous brands and flea markets, you can also visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Jantar Mantar. Your visit will be incomplete if you don’t go there.

Timings: 24 hours
Nearest metro station: Rajiv Chowk
Distance from the metro station: 0 km
Ticket cost: No fees

9) Dilli Haat – INA

 

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If you love handicrafts and want to try delicacies from all around the corner of India, then Dilli Haat is the place for you. This place aims to preserve the heritage of India and organizes many cultural events as well on a regular basis.

Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Nearest metro station: INA
Distance from the metro station: 600 m
Ticket cost: INR 30 (Adults), INR 10 (Kids), and INR 100 (Foreigners)

10) Fun N Food Village – Dwarka Sector 21

 

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Fun N Food Village is a water park situated on Old Delhi-Gurgaon Road. From speedy roller coaster to multiline slide, the park has 21 rides and 22 water slides. With multi-cuisine food outlets, this place is best to enjoy with friends and family members.

Timings: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Dwarka Sector 21
Distance from the metro station: 6.1 km
Ticket cost: INR 300 (Kids) and INR 1000 (Adults)

11) Snow World – Sector-18

 

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Snow World is Asia’s largest indoor snow park. It is located inside DLF Mall of India and features ice skating & sledding. This place will give you a feel of chilly weather with tons of fun activities. From children to adults, everybody would love this place.

Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Sector-18
Distance from the metro station: 3.2 km
Ticket cost: INR 1150

12) Qutub Minar – Qutub Minar Metro Station

 

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Qutub Minar is yet another monument in New Delhi that is very famous. It is named after Qutb-ud-din Aibak. This monument is constructed in marble and engraved with decorative Quranic texts. Besides that, there are 379 steps to reach the tower of Qutub Minar.

Timings: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Qutub Minar metro station
Distance from the metro station: 3.2 km
Ticket cost: INR 30 (Indians); INR 500 (Foreigners)

13) Humayun’s Tomb – Jor Bagh

If you don’t know, Humanyun was established in the memory of Humayun by his widow Bega Begam. The tomb is also called Chahar bagh and is inspired by Persian architecture. It is one of the best places to visit in Delhi.

Timings: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Jor Bagh
Distance from the metro station: 4.7 km
Ticket cost: INR 30 (Indians); INR 500 (Foreigners)

14) Lotus Temple – Kalkaji Mandir

The unique architectural design and mesmerizing beauty of Lotus Temple will leave you speechless. This temple is made in the shape of a lotus can accommodate around 2500 people altogether. This is one of the best places to visit at Delhi.

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Kalkaji Mandir
Distance from the metro station: 550 m
Ticket cost: No fee

15) Appu Ghar – Huda City Centre

 

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Appu Ghar is a rainforest-themed water park that is filled with fun activities such as Sky Fall, Whirl Wind, and Rapid Racers. With many dining options to refreshing mocktails, Appu Ghar is one of the best places to visit at Delhi.

Timings: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Huda City Centre
Distance from the metro station: 1.1 km
Ticket cost: INR 799 (Kids); INR 1299 (Adults)

16) Damdama Lake – Gurgaon

 

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If you want to enjoy the mesmerizing view of the Aravalli ranges, then Damdama lake is perfect for you. Since it offers many fun activities such as para-sailing and hot air ballooning, it is the perfect spot for a picnic for adults as well as children.

Timings: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Dwarka sector 10
Distance from the metro station: 42.6 km
Ticket cost: No fees

17) Cyber Hub – Cyber City Rapid Metro Station

 

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Cyber Hub is quite famous for its nightlife and is considered one of the best places to visit near Delhi. With an array of dining options and bars & pubs, there are places like The People and Co. and Smaaash. You can also enjoy promotional activities and events in Cyber Hub.

Timings: Open till midnight
Nearest metro station: Cyber City Rapid Metro Station
Distance from the metro station: 4.6 km
Ticket cost: No fees

18) National Rail Museum – Dhaula Kuan

 

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Delhi’s National Rail Museum showcases the largest collection of railway exhibits. The interesting thing about this rail museum is that it will take you on the journey of the history of the railway. This is a must-visit museum while you are in Delhi.

Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Dhaula Kuan
Distance from the metro station: 7.3 km
Ticket cost: INR 50 (Adults), INR 10 (Children)

19) Jama Masjid – Jama Masjid Metro

 

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If we talk about the mosque, Jama Masjid is the largest and most well-known mosque in India. This beautiful and huge mosque is built with red sandstone and marble. However, always remember that during prayers, entry inside the mosque is not allowed.

Timings: 7:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Nearest metro station: Jama Masjid
Distance from the metro station: 1.1 km
Ticket cost: No fees

20) Rashtrapati Bhavan – Central Secretariat

 

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Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India. Apart from that, the main highlight of the place is the world-famous Mughal Gardens and the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex. It is the largest home of any head of state in the world.

Timings: Jama Masjid
Nearest metro station: Central Secretariat
Distance from the metro station: 700 m
Ticket cost: INR 50

21) Delhi Zoo – Pragati Maidan

 

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If you don’t know, the Delhi Zoo is also called the National Zoological Park. This zoo has more than 100 species of animals and birds from around the world. The main attraction of this zoo is the White Bengal Tiger.

Timings: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed Friday)
Nearest metro station: Pragati Maidan
Distance from the metro station: 2.9 km
Ticket cost: INR 40 (adults); INR 20 (children)

22) Jantar Mantar – Rajiv Chowk

Jantar Mantar is one of the most popular monuments in Delhi. There are a total of 13 architectural instruments at this place and you can enjoy this place for hours with family and friends.

Timings: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Rajiv Chowk
Distance from the metro station: 1.2 km
Ticket cost: INR 5 (Indians); INR 100 (Foreigners)

23) Agrasen Ki Baoli – Barakhamba Road

 

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The Agrasen ki Baoli is a deep stepwell that is built in the 14th century. With 108 steps and historical architecture, it is one of the greatest attractions of Rajiv Chowk.

Timings: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Barakhamba Road
Distance from the metro station: 1.1 km
Ticket cost: No fees

24) Waste To Wonder Park – Nizammudin

 

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The Waste to Wonder Park is a theme park that has recreated the 7 wonders of the world. The interesting part about this park is that these wonders are created from industrial and domestic waste. That is why it is one of the best places to visit in Delhi.

Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm (Monday closed)
Nearest metro station: Nizammudin
Distance from the metro station: 2.5 km
Ticket cost: INR 50 (Adults); INR 25 (Children)

25) Chandani Chowk – Chandi Chowk

 

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Chandani Chowk comes under old Delhi where you can find the oldest markets of Delhi. The streets are filled with colorful and quaint stores that let you buy things at wholesale prices. Besides that, it is also the hub for wedding dresses and North Indian delicacies.

Timings: 10:00 am and 7:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk
Distance from the metro station: 600 m
Ticket cost: No fees

26) Lodhi Gardens – Jor Bagh

 

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Lodhi Gardens is a park that is surrounded by a beautifully maintained landscape. Besides that, it also showcases the several tombs of famous people such as Bara Gumbad, Shisha Gumbad, Sikander Lodi, and Mohammed Shah. You will undoubtedly be mesmerized by the beauty of this park.

Timings: 6:00 am to 7:30 pm
Nearest metro station: Jor Bagh
Distance from the metro station: 3.2 km
Ticket cost: No fees

27) Raj Ghat – Behind Red Fort

 

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Raj Ghat is a monument that is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. At this place, the last rites for Mahatma Gandhi were performed. That is why this peaceful and beautiful monument is very important in Delhi.

Timings: 5:00 am to 7:30 pm
Nearest metro station: Delhi Gate
Distance from the metro station: 1 km
Ticket cost: No fees

28) Safdarjung’s Tomb – Jor Bagh

 

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During the late 1940s, Safdarjung was the Prime Minister of the Mughal Empire and the Nawab of Oudh. This beautiful tomb that is surrounded by well-maintained grounds is of Safdarjung’s Tomb. This is an amazing place that you must visit while in Delhi.

Timings: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Jor Bagh
Distance from the metro station: 2.4 km
Ticket cost: INR 15 (Indians); INR 200 (Foriengner)

29) Shantivan (Peace Park) – Behind Red Fort

The Shantivan is also known as the peace park that is beautiful to visit in Delhi. If you don’t know, this is the cremation spot of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. During the birth and death anniversaries of Nehru, various events and performances are organized in this place.

Timings: 5:30 am to 7:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Delhi Gate
Distance from the metro station: 2.9 km
Ticket cost: No fees

30) Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum – INA Metro Station

 

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Interestingly, the former residence of Indira Gandhi has been converted into the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum. If you want to see the personal belongings of Indira Gandhi, then this place is the best for you. This is one of the best places to visit in Delhi.

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Nearest metro station: Delhi Gate
Distance from the metro station: 7.6 km
Ticket cost: No fees