Museums Tour in Delhi, Part II, Delhi

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!
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Museums Tour in Delhi, Part II Map

Guide Name: Museums Tour in Delhi, Part II
Guide Location: India » Delhi (See other walking tours in Delhi)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.1 km
Author: victoria
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Ghalib Museum & Library

1) Ghalib Museum & Library

Ghalib museum and library is located just opposite the famous Dargah of Nizamuddin Auliya in New Delhi. This museum was established in 1969. Dr. Zakir Hussain, the then President of India inaugurated the museum to commemorate the noble poet of the Mughal court –Mirza Ghalib. In the top floor of the museum, you can find photographs and paintings of famous poets like Zaug, a great poet in the court of Bahadur Shah, Mohammed Hussain Azad and Abdur Rehman Chugtai. You can also find a statue of...   view more
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National Police Museum

2) National Police Museum

National Police Museum is one of the must visit places in Delhi. It is located in the CGO Complex in the CBI Headquarters on Lodhi Road. This museum was established in 1991, with an aim to help people understand how the Indian police work.

Here you will find rare snaps, confiscated items, forgery records, seized articles and certain fascinating items that helped police capture criminals. The museum gives you a glimpse of how the police collect minute details of the criminals. It also...   view more
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Gandhi Smriti Museum

3) Gandhi Smriti Museum (must see)

Gandhi Smriti formerly known as Birla House or Birla Bhavan, is a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, situated on Tees January Road, in New Delhi. It is the location where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life and was assassinated on January 30, 1948. It was originally the house of the Indian business tycoons, the Birla's family.

It was acquired by the Government of India in 1971 and opened for the public on August 15, 1973, renamed the Gandhi Smriti (or Gandhi...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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National Museum of Delhi

4) National Museum of Delhi (must see)

The National Museum is the second largest museum in Delhi. Brainchild of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the museum was inaugurated by Sri R.C. Rajagopalachari, the first Governor General of Independent India in 1949. Here you will find thousands of exquisite artworks that depict Indian cultural heritage. These art pieces were collected from all over India and across the globe.

The museum contains a great collection of rare coins, costumes, jewelry, terracotta sculptures, statues made of bronze and...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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National Philatelic Museum

5) National Philatelic Museum

Located at Dak Bhavan in Parliament Street, New Delhi, National Philatelic museum is an important place to visit. The museum has a great collection of rare stamps from the pre and post independence periods. Here you can find on display the first ever stamp issued in India in 1854.

National Philatelic museum is rightly called the philatelist’s paradise. Browse through the collections and you will gain a deep insight into the philatelic heritage of India. This museum has on display all...   view more

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
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
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
Museums Tour in Delhi, Part I

Museums Tour in Delhi, Part I

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!

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

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