Delhi is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Delhi one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Delhi is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Delhi or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Delhi. Explore the historical monuments of Delhi with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Delhi guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Delhi page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Delhi landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Delhi.
#1 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 102076 times in trip plans
Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Beautifully adorning the skyline of Delhi, Qutub Minar is a towering entity of Mughal era that now stands as a popular attraction among tourists and folks alike. On your visit to this tallest tower, you will the beautiful sandstones walls of this minaret, the many balconies that it has, and of course, its unique design. The premises outside is not ...
#2 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 81439 times in trip plans
Netaji Subhash Rd, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
09:30 am - 04:30 pm
It won't be wrong to say that Red Fort is, in many ways, emblematic to city's quintessential self. The fort is beautiful, built with red bricks and is breathtaking to anyone who comes here to see it. The splendour of the place can Muslim in its splendid architecture, which when coupled with its serene surrounding, makes one visit fierce one. Come h...
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Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
One of the most popular attractions not only of Delhi but India as well, this imposing structure is exactly where the Rajpath Parade is held on every Republic Day. You can come here to pay respects to the soldiers martyred during wars. There are various lawns surrounding the area, where you can sit and spend some moments, reading a book, eating a s...
#4 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 52257 times in trip plans
Mathura Road, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110013
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
One of the oldest yet, most brilliant piece of architecture in India's story, this stunning archaic building serve as a final resting place to Humayun- the second reigner of Mughal Empire. Visiting this place is one of the best things to do in Delhi. As you enter the tomb, you will come across the stunning sight of amazing interiors decorated in qu...
#5 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 57452 times in trip plans
New Delhi, Delhi 110004
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Of course, the residing place of the first citizen of the country is a place to see, and more so if it has got an architecture to match up to the status. The Rashtrapati Bhavan is beautiful, enough for you to wish to get inside the building. Though it is out of bounds, you can relish the sight of this building and its surrounding for a while. Come ...
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Lodi Gardens Rd, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
05:00 am - 08:00 pm
Enter the stunning premises of this famous recreation park of Delhi and you will be welcomed by numerous architecture glaring at you with their fierce charm. The structures are tombs of prominent Muslim rulers like Mohammed Shah and Sikandar Lodi, which beautifully reflects the quintessential built of 15th-century archaics. Walk around, as the plac...
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Sansad Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
Come here to witness this unique structure that is quite symbolic to the city which it resides in. The place will let you have an idea on how the folks in earlier era used to gauge the distances in the space, and other secrets of the astronomy. Built by Raja Jai Singh II, it is quite frequented by tourists and natives alike. You will surprised with...
#8 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 58789 times in trip plans
Raj Ghat, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
06:30 am - 06:00 pm
Raj Ghat is the name given to the memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, the great leader who is known as the father of the Nation in India. However, there are several memorials dedicated to other leaders also present in the same complex called as Raj Ghat.
Memorials of Rajiv Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi as well as others can be found her...
#9 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 46243 times in trip plans
Chandni Chowk, Delhi
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
It doesn't matter how much you know about Delhi, you certainly cannot not know this place. The Chandni Chowk of Delhi is a must visit in the city, considering how much it has to offers. Here, you will witness people of varied faith hustling together in peace, the bazaars with its numerous items luring you in for a bargain, and the vast range of del...
#10 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 29378 times in trip plans
Purana Qila,Mathura Rd, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of the most prominent places in the city, the Purana Quila is a relic bespeaking of the flourishing days of Mughal era. Coming here, you can see the typical carvings belonging to the Mughal empire etched on its walls. Everything, from its design to surrounding will amaze you, especially if you are interested in arcitecture and history. While th...
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New Delhi 110001, India
Its impossible to explore Delhi without having visited the famous area of Connaught Place. The centre of the city in terms of location (its pin code which is 01 will justify that), this area was developed by the British as their official centre. Built in 1931, this financial hub displays British architecture and design, reminiscent of the colonial ...
#12 of 41 Historical Places in Delhi | Added 8281 times in trip plans
Hauz Khas, South Delhi, Delhi-110016
10:30 am - 07:00 pm
Delhi is one city in India where modernity nestles close with the ancient ruins and architecture. Hauz Khas Village complex in Delhi is a much-loved complex thanks to its rustic environs that perfectly blend with urbane ambience. What makes this complex interesting is that the top notch brands peep out of the ancient ruins here. There are also rest...
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Hailey Road, K.G. Marg, India
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of the ancient stepwells in India, the Agrasen ki Baoli is situated in the midst of the bustling city of New Delhi. Located close to the famous Jantar Mantar observatory, this well is deep and rectangular in shape. The construction dates are unknown, but it most likely dates to the mid 1300s. A new appreciation for these wells come bo...
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Near Saket Metro Station, M.B. Road, Said Ul Ajaib Village, New Delhi, Delhi
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
A recent addition to the list of tourist attractions in Delhi, this beautiful and enormous Garden is a wonderful place to enjoy and unwind. Spreading over 20 acres of land, this garden is perfect for a run or even a leisurely stroll. The garden has been designed to stimulate the five senses, sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.
The landscaping is ...
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Mehrauli Archaeological Park, New Delhi, India
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
Built in 1528-29,the Jamali Kamali Mosque is located within Mehrauli Archaeological Park, which actually shares boundary with Qutub Minar premises. This site is associated with haunting stories of the past. Within the mosque, there are the tombs of Jamali and Kamali. Jamali was the alias of Shaikh Jamali Kamboh, a famous and highly regarded sufi sa...