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An entrancing utopia of Northern India, Delhi has always charmed its visitors in the years gone by. With a reverence for ancient culture present in between the modern affinity, the city has a lot to offer for its viewers and alike.

We’ve been dwelling around the city in a bid to pick the best picks of the city. We already did the first errand back a few days ago which you can read over here. And as we talked out, we’re back with the second piece of our series.


We were would be looking into another series of eminent places on offer in Delhi in our ‘Delhi & Its Top Picks-II’. Join in on our traverse and enjoy the ride.  

 

1) Raj Ghat

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It was the time we started off the list with this one. Raj Ghat is the pathway leading towards the residential home of the President of India, also known by as Rashtrapati Bhavan. The place is surrounded by majestic gardens, pool, and fountains adding charm to the area.

It also houses the monumental Mughal Gardens within the area which opens up to public only on selected few days in the month of February and March.

2) Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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The largest Gurudwara in the city of Delhi, this one is an homage to the Sikh community present along. The Gurudwara offers a relaxing experience poles apart from the hustle and bustle of the city.

It offers free langar to people and has been a renowned voluntary cause for years. Many high ordeal people of the nation have gone on to partake in the voluntary cause of langar preparation and distribution at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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3) Purana Qila

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For those unaware of the fact, this one is a preserved ruin from the 16th century and is one of the oldest monuments of the city. The place is known by as Shergarh and is deemed as the site of Pandavas’ palace during the Mahabharata age.

4) Jantar Mantar

An observatory that was commissioned as part of the five observatories around by the then Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur in the 18th century, Jantar Mantar has served its purpose on many occasions. The places offer a colossal ride into the celestial body and offer an insight into their movement. The area is further laden with green spaces around.

5)Lodhi Garden

A garden that’s set in the south of India Gate, Lodhi Garden offers a plush romantic ambiance. The garden glistens with ponds, hills, monuments, the long winding paths and more. It’s almost a complete package as to what a serene garden setup can offer.

6) National Museum

Although museums are often rendered as the place only for the history buffs, this one can be a great time around for anyone around. A museum is there for all to see and this one doesn’t disappoint. It has excavations exhibiting the ancient cultural heritage of India and offers a great scenic view of the yesteryear’s past dignities. It is located on the road of Janpath and Maulana Azad Road.

7) Gandhi Smriti

The tributary place for Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhi Smriti was where the Father of the nation was shot dead. The place houses Gandhi Samadhi, a shrine and has an indoor museum with offers a glimpse into the memoirs of the Mahatma Gandhi’s past.

8) Paharganj

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Well, one of the busiest hubs of the Delhi and a keen happening place of the past, Paharganj is not to be missed out at. The place has been designated as the book lover’s paradise and offers a remarkable variety of books not found elsewhere. A definite place to visit for if you’re one of those bookworms babbles.

9) National Rail Museum

A place with an open-air affair of the Indian train system and history, this one is situated in Chanakyapuri and has been an arena depicting the proud history of Indian railway and more. It houses real pieces starting from those earlier days to the modern ones.

10) National Gallery of Modern Art

This place was once the home of the Maharaja of Jaipur and now proudly stands as the National Gallery of Modern Art. The place has an exquisite collection of ancient arts and paintings from the past eras. Head over if you want a glimpse of the past’s magnificent artistry.

 

Well, that brings us to an end of our itinerary around the city of Delhi. We hope to have enticed you to get around the city and seek the benevolence of the experience on offer. all from us on this one. We’ll be back with another intriguing piece the next time round. Stay tuned. Adios.

 


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