The Red Fort was the seventh Muslim city in the Delhi site. The Red Fort stands at the eastern edge of Shahjahanabad, and gets its name from the massive wall of red sandstone there at its eight sides. The wall is 1.5miles long, and varies in height from 60ft on the river side to 110ft towards the city.
Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest shopping avenues in Delhi. Located opposite the majestic Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, literally means the street of the silversmiths.it is located in the the main street of Old Delhi. Situated opposite the Red Fort, the bazaar has several lanes..
The Humayun's Tomb is a protected monument under the ownership of Archaeological Survey of India. It is the first significant example of the Mughal architecture with high arches and double dome, which occurs for the first time in India.
The shrine of the Muslim Sufi saint, Nizamuddin Chishti, who died in 1325 aged 92, is across the road from Humayun's tomb.
the Old Fort or Purana Quila standing uninterrupted amidst wild greenary and disintegrating fortifications.
Purana Qila was built over the land, which was the city of Indraprastha of the Mahabharata era.
Many of the present standing monuments were built during the period of Sher Shah Suri
The Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, built Jama Masjid or the Jami Masjid between 1644 and 1658 and is the final architectural piece built by him. Situated in the ancient town of Old Delhi, this pride of the Mughals was built by five thousand artisans.
The Raj Ghat is the last resting place of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The place is not far away from the banks of River Yamuna.
Raised in 1724, Jantar Mantar lies in the center of Delhi's commercial center near Connaught place. This is the Jantar Mantar, one of several astronomical observatories raised by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur.
Architect Edwin Lutyens designed this magnificent stone archway All India War Memorial. He was the who is considered the chief proclaimer in designing the New Delhi plans.The memorial was built to commemorate more than 80,000 soldiers died during World War 1 & the Afghan wars.
Situated in the sprawling surroundings of the Teen Murti House of Late Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, Nehru Museum & Planetarium is the best place to learn about the history of the Independence Movement of India.