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Title: Top Things to Do & Places to Visit in Delhi during Golden Triangle Tour


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Top Things to Do Places to Visit in Delhi
during Golden Triangle Tour
Being a gateway to other major destinations in
India, Delhi enjoys a prominent position in the
much heralded Golden Triangle tour of India. The
city is most famous for its glorious monuments
which testify the rich history of this place
during the Mughal era. The bustling streets and
markets of Delhi is another reason tourists from
different parts of India flock in towards the
city. What makes your visit to the capital city
even more exciting is the conglomeration of the
modern and ancient elements showcased in New
Delhi and Old Delhi which presents a wide range
of activities for tourists to keep themselves
busy. If you are thinking of booking Golden
Triangle Tour package, here is a list of things
to do and places to visit during your trip to
Delhi.
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Ruins of Feroz Shah Kotla Fort 
A stroll through the Feroz Shah Kotla ruins is a
great way to travel back in time and be enchanted
with its awe inspiring palace rooms, mosques and
other structures. The place attracts lots of
visitors
belonging to different religions who offer
sweets, meats and fruits to the Djinns that haunt
this place to get their wishes fulfilled.
Regarded as one of the scariest places in Delhi,
it is not advised to visit the place after dark.
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Indian Mountaineering Foundation
Those on a lookout for a streak of adventure must
try their hand at rock climbing at
the Mountaineering Foundation in South Campus.
The institute is spread over a large area and has
several natural and man-made climbing walls and
rocks all around to test the skills
of climbers. If you are a beginner you can enroll
yourself for the starter course to get a knowhow
of the climbing techniques.
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Toy Train at National Rail Museum 
Toy train ride at National Rail Museum in
Delhi is the perfect way to relax and rewind away
from the city crowds. The museum also acquaints
you with the rich history of Indian railways
through a wide range of displays which include
photographs, documents and train
models. The museum is spread over 11 acres of
land and is famous for its life size models of
steel, iron and wooden coaches.
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Try Delhis Lip Smacking Street Food 
Delhis street food is definitely an attention
grabber among the tourists. Just as you enter the
city streets, be prepared to be enticed by the
aroma of sumptuous Aloo tikkis, Chole Bhature,
Chaats,
Golgappe, Kachoris and Parathes being prepared
right in front of you. All these dishes are
served with generous amounts of sweet and tangy
chutneys which are sure to win the taste buds of
the travelers.
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Explore the Book Cafes of Delhi 
If youre craving to spend some quiet time with
your favorite book, the book cafes of Delhiare an
ideal place to be. Most of these cafes have a
wide selection of books which are a favorite
among the readers. You can sip your favorite
drinks, tea or coffee in between your reading
sessions. Some cafes even have live music to suit
the interests of readers. Cha Bar, Kunzum Travel
Cafe and Music Mountain Hillside Cafe are
popular among the travelers.
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Cycle Rickshaw Ride at Chandni Chowk 
Cycle rickshaw ride from Chandni Chowk is the
best way to travel the Old Delhi. It will give
you an opportunity to revel at the magnificent
Mughal buildings, gardens and other modern
structures that make Delhi so popular. Chandni
Chowk has an array of colorful shops, food joints
and craft shops which are
worth a visit to get an idea about the rich
Mughal heritage of Delhi. Apart from the street
markets, you can also get to see the Red Fort,
Jama Masjid and Humayuns Tomb.
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Evening Show at Kingdom of Dreams 
For an entertaining evening, Kingdom of dreams is
the best place to visit in Delhi to enjoy its
live musicals, exhibitions, sports events and
other entertainers. Among its theatrical shows,
the ones that are most popular are the Zangoora,
Jhoomroo and Love
ka Overdose. The place also has a multitude of
restaurants named after different states of
India. The superb ambiance of these restaurants
offers a delightful experience to the visitors.
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Shopping at Dilli Haat 
Dilli Haat is an open air crafts market known
for its amazing variety of handicraft shops
selling wares made by artisans belonging to
different states of India. This bazaar is a great
way for tourists to gain an insight into the art
and craft of India. You can buy traditional
handmade jewelry,
dupattas, shawls, scarves, footwear, artefacts
and carved wooden furniture from the market. The
place also celebrates the cuisines belonging to
different parts of India in its food stalls
dedicated to each Indian state.
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Tribal Museum in Delhi 
The Tribal Museum in Delhi is an offbeat
destination for those wishing to gain an insight
into the life of different tribes of India. The
museum has an amazing variety of tribal artefacts
and models showcasing the various aspects of the
life of aboriginals.
The museum also displays costumes, jewelry, tools
and arms used by the tribal folks like axes,
bhallas. The musical instruments including
flutes, drums and nagadas portray their love for
music and dance which they use to express their
artistic taste.
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Nature Walk at Lodhi Gardens
A walk through the Lodhi gardens lets you escape
the polluted Delhi air for a while. The garden
has an abundant variety of trees all around which
make for a scenic setting to capture picture
perfect snapshots. The garden also features a
glass
house, a water pond and a miniature garden which
lend an unmistakable charm to the place.
The Athpula Bridge inside the garden is another
thing that adds mystery to the garden. The
octagonal tombs inside the garden stand as a
marvel of Mughal architecture and draw many
history buffs and architects from around the
world.
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Humayuns Tomb 
Timings 6 am 6 pm Monday to Sunday    This
Mughal monument closely resembles the Taj Mahal
in many ways. The building is carved out from red
sandstone and is
a marvel of outstanding architecture. The most
striking feature of this tomb is its white marble
dome which is easily visible from a distance. The
Charbagh style garden is another thing that lends
a well structured look to the monument.
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Red Fort 
Timings 930 am 430 pm Monday to
Sunday    Considered as the most famous building
in India, Red Fort is a highly visited place in
Delhiknown for its vast walls measuring upto 2kms
in length. The building was constructed by
Shahjahan during 17th
century and enlists a blend of Persian and Mughal
architecture. The place hosts Independence Day
celebrations every year which sees a lot of
visitors from India and abroad.
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Jantar Mantar 
Timings 6 am 6 pm Monday to Sunday   Jantar
Mantar is an astronomical observatory built by
Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, housing
instruments and other equipments which were
utilized to study the planetary positions in the
earlier ages. The large sundial located upstairs
is
the most impressive feature of the observatory.
The most interesting part of the observatory is
the instruments made from stone and limestone
which were used to measure and predict
astronomical events in the past.
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Lotus Temple 
Timings 6 am 6 pm Monday to Sunday   This
temple is shaped in Lotus flower pattern is a
recognized monument that captures the interests
of travelers. The leaves of the temple are carved
from white marble to form clusters of lotus
flower petals. The temple has won several awards
for its out-of-this-world architecture. The most
beautiful thing about this temple is that it
preaches all faiths and religions. There are no
pictures, idols or scripts of any particular
religion. The temple is located within a serene
setting consisting of ponds and gardens.
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Garden of Five senses 
Timings 9 am 6 pm Monday to Sunday   If you
are looking for a place to catch up with friends
away from the crowds and noisy traffic of Delhi,
Garden of five senses is the right place for you.
The garden boasts of a rich blend
of flowers, trees, shrubs and structures which
are sure to tickle your senses with their amazing
beauty. The garden also serves as an ideal venue
to host a variety of events and get together. A
walk through the garden early in the morning is
enough to rejuvenate you.
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Akshardham Temple 
Timings 930 am 630 pm Tuesday to
Sunday Closed Every Monday    Swaminarayan
Akshardham temple has got the recognition of
being the largest Hindu temple in the world. The
temple was built to pay homage to Lord
Swaminarayan and sits
beautifully on the banks of river Yamuna. The
building of the temple is carved from white
marble and sandstone. Around eight thousand
labourers were employed to construct this
marvelous monument. The temple has eight mandaps,
and an idol of Lord Swaminarayan is placed inside
the central dome. The numerous pillars and images
of deities carved on the walls lend a mystical
aura to the temple surroundings.
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India Gate 
Timings 12 am 12 am Monday to Sunday   This
eminent monument is one of the most famous
historical buildings that stand as an example of
the erstwhile kingdoms that ruled the
country. The gate was built to honor Indian
soldiers who lost their lives during World War I.
The gate stands amid lush green lawns which serve
as an ideal spot for family picnics. To add to
the charm of the surroundings, a pond lies in the
vicinity of the gate where you can take boat
rides and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
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Qutub Minar 
Timings 7am 5pm Monday to Sunday   One of the
finest examples of Mughal architecture, Qutub
minar happens to be the tallest minaret in the
world. The Minar was a part of the oldest mosque
in India. The monument is made from red and
cream sandstone and has verses of Quran inscribed
on it. The circular staircase leading to the top
of the Minar evokes wonder and excitement and
also lets you grab the views of the city once you
reach the top. The minaret has six storeys with
balconies decorated with honeycomb detailing.
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ISKCON Temple 
Timings 430 am 1 pm and 415 pm to 9
pm   The ISKCON Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna
is another notable place you must visit on
your Delhi tour. The shrine belongs to the Hare
Rama Hare Krishna sect of
Hindus. The exquisite architecture of the temple
decorated with intricate stonework attracts many
visitors. Besides being an eminent pilgrimage
site, the temple also serves as a learning centre
for Vedic sciences. There are fountains and shops
around the temple which lend a beguiling
character to its external appearance.
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Hauz Khas Village 
Timings 1030 am 700 pm Monday to
Saturday Closed Every Sunday   To get a feel of
the urban culture, visiting Hauz Khas
village proves to be a cherishing experience. The
village has countless cafes, bars and pubs that
give you a chance to explore Delhis colorful
nightlife. The place also takes pride in its
galleries and restaurants which leave little room
for boredom. The village has many high end
boutiques where you can buy finest range of
branded clothing and accessories. Visit for tour
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