Museums Tour in Delhi, Part I, Delhi

Indian museums preserve the cultural heritage of the country and are visited by people from all over the world. They are like cultural gateways and precious warehouses, stocking treasures and antiques and various historical objects. Take the following tour to discover the most celebrated attractions and have a memorable experience!
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Museums Tour in Delhi, Part I Map

Guide Name: Museums Tour in Delhi, Part I
Guide Location: India » Delhi (See other walking tours in Delhi)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.1 km
Author: victoria
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National Gallery of Modern Art

1) National Gallery of Modern Art

The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is the leading Indian art gallery. The main museum at Jaipur House in New Delhi was established on March 29, 1954 by the Government of India, with subsequent branches at Mumbai and Bangalore. Its collection of more than 14,000 works includes artists such as Thomas Daniell, Raja Ravi Verma, Abanindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil as well as foreign artists, apart from sculptures by...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Crafts Museum

2) Crafts Museum (must see)

Antique and folk objects, splendid handicrafts, traditional items of Indian art, textiles and folk are gathered at this popular museum. Among various exhibits shown for sale there are: chandeliers, paintings, pots, jewelry, aristocratic items, bamboo products, dolls, wood carings, bronze and decorated metal items. Unique collected objects revealing ethnic culture are displayed in the modern building.

Operation Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 5...   view more
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National Museum of Natural History

3) National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of Natural History is located at Mandi House in New Delhi. It was established in the year 1978 by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. This museum educates and entertains people about Indian flora and fauna. Here you will find theme based galleries that throw light on the natural history, nature’s network ecology and vivid flora and fauna in India. You can get all essential information on the habitats of plants and animals and threats faced by them. The museum features a rare...   view more
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National Children Museum

4) National Children Museum

National Children’s Museum is situated in the Bal Bhavan Complex on Kotla Marg, New Delhi. The museum aims to educate children on the rich culture, tradition and heritage of India. It boasts of a great collection of dolls and toys from various countries, traditional jewelry, art and craft items, stone and bronze objects, currency of different countries and musical instruments. Collections are arranged in an informative and entertaining manner offering a pleasurable experience for children of...   view more
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Shankar International Dolls Museum

5) Shankar International Dolls Museum

The International Dolls Museum is a large collection of dolls in Delhi. It was set up by K. Shankar Pillai, a political cartoonist. This superb musem holds an unique collection of beautiful dolls dressed in folk costumes in accordance with the represented country. Folktales books about the Indian culture and traditions are also available. Fascinating displays on mythologies attract thousands of children and delegations from various countries.

Operation Hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 5.30...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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National Gandhi Museum (Gandhi Memorial Museum)

6) National Gandhi Museum (Gandhi Memorial Museum) (must see)

The National Gandhi Museum or Gandhi Memorial Museum is a museum located in New Delhi showcasing the life and principles of Mahatma Gandhi. The museum first opened in Mumbai, shortly after Gandhi was assassinated in 1948. The museum relocated several times before moving to Rajghat, New Delhi in 1961.

The Gandhi Museum's library is both a showcase for Gandhi's work and a general studies library. The National Gandhi Museum Gallery has a large number of paintings and personal items of...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Delhi, India

Create Your Own Walk in Delhi

Create Your Own Walk in Delhi

Creating your own self-guided walk in Delhi is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
New Delhi Walking Tour

New Delhi Walking Tour

New Delhi is India's capital and one the most famous tourist destinations in the country. There are some amazing temples and mosques, unique parks and gardens, and spectacular museums to be visited in this city. This walking tour will lead you to some of the most famous tourist attractions in New Delhi.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 km
A Unique Shopping Experience in Delhi

A Unique Shopping Experience in Delhi

Delhi is a very important trading centers with plenty of bazaars and shops selling all kinds of things. Carpets, jewelry, saris, beautiful handicrafts, cloth and shoes at good prices are sold all over the place. Traditional goods are available here too: spices, saris, ceramics, accessories, bags, dresses for women manufactured from silks. Take the following tour to enjoy shopping at the following attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Chandni Chowk Walking Tour, Delhi

Chandni Chowk Walking Tour, Delhi

Chandni Chowk is probably one of the most famous areas in Delhi. It is located in Old Delhi and offers everything from architecture, religious buildings, museums and galleries, and famous restaurants and shops. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous tourist attractions in Chandni Chowk.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Places of Worship Self-guided Tour in Delhi

Places of Worship Self-guided Tour in Delhi

Delhi has plenty of magnificent religious sights done in various architectural styles. The beautiful architecture reveals the intensity of religious experience of centuries gone by. The erected temples and mosques are engraved with inscriptions, on marble and stone, that bear testimony to their holy character. Visit the most famous mosques and temples in Delhi in the next self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 10.4 km
Museums Tour in Delhi, Part II

Museums Tour in Delhi, Part II

India's numerous museums are very interesting attractions reflecting the ancient history and lifestyle in the past. Famous museums preserved rich heritage of the Indian culture, phenomena and facts. An extended range of the displayed collections witness recording of interesting events and relate to various stages in the history of this delightful country. Do not miss to visit these unique attractions!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.1 km

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