Delhi, a Collection of Heritage Landmarks
The capital of our country, Delhi is indeed the city comprising all the colors and flavors of India. Being a metropolitan, Delhi is always jam-packed from street vendors to working professionals. While visiting Delhi one always consider places to shop in its colourful and lively markets like Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, Karol Bagh and many more, or some eventful places or nightlife hubs like Select City Walk or Connaught Place. But the enthralling city is way more than that, Delhi not only provides places for shopping and nightlife but vibrates the essence of rich historic cultural and prominent landmarks.
One who is visiting Delhi can completely find a wide collection of historical landmarks and monuments presenting our rich cultural history. From the eras of Ashoka the Great to the British Colonial times, one can witness traces of historical significances all over spread through the city. Whether it’s the deeply enrooted culture of Old Delhi or the vibrancy of New Delhi, the fusion of the two makes ones visit to this city a memorable one.
When we talk on monuments in Delhi, the foremost ones which come in our mind are India Gate, which is a war memorial enthralled with vigor and patriotism is located near central Delhi and is a view to appreciate. Its charming architecture and the lush surrounding makes this landmark a prominent destination to visit. Another such landmark is the Qutab Minar which is a 73 meters tall tower, surrounded by Qutab complex and accompanied by the famous Iron Pillar of Delhi. The stupendousness of this monument made with the red sandstone makes it a must visit. Along with that are Jantar Mantar, another famous landmark famous for its architecture and maze design, Red Fort, the soul of old Delhi and one of the most prominent landmark of the city constructed with red sandstone. Other foremost ones are Humayun’s Tomb, which is the tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun built by Akbar in the 16th century.
Other monuments which demands a must visit from any traveler are Lotus Temple, the huge white Lotus-shaped temple taking pride in its stupendous beauty surrounded by acres of land covered by colorful flowers and greenery, another is Old Fort which is mostly in ruins now providing a gloomy and enthralling feeling of the place. While some are contemporary and regularly visited, some stands as hidden gems in the city. The foremost of them will be counted by Tughlaqabad Fort, Hauz Khas Fort, Safdarjung Tomb, Lodhi Garden, Agrasen Ki Baoli which makes visit of any traveler or tourist to Delhi an unforgettable one.
As there is no shortage of cultural monuments to see in Delhi, likewise there is no dearth of places to stay in Delhi. There are a number of hotels and resorts to stay in Delhi, and among them Pride Hotel is one of the most prestigious hotel providing the best services and facilities to all its patrons.