New Delhi Walking Tour, Delhi

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.
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New Delhi Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: New Delhi Walking Tour
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: 6.4 km
Author: doris
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Lodi Gardens

1) Lodi Gardens (must see)

Spread over 360,000 square meter area, Lodi Gardens in Delhi is home to the tomb of Sikhander Lodi, Mohammad Shah and the architectural works of Lodis and Pashtun dynasty that ruled Delhi in 15th and 16th centuries. It is located on Lodi road near Safdarjung tomb. The garden boasts of exquisite lawns, fountains, small water bodies and a jogging track. It is popular among morning joggers and those who want to spend their time leisurely.

The tomb of Mohammed Shah is the earliest structure in...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Tibet House Museum

2) Tibet House Museum

Tibet House Museum was established by Dalai Lama in 1965 on Lodhi Road, New Delhi, with an aim to preserve the Tibetan and Buddhist cultures. The museum is a five storied structure that houses colorful wooden sculptures, carpets, ritual objects and paintings from Tibet. You can also find rare Thangkas or painted scrolls from the Tibetan monasteries on display here. Old currency notes, antique jewelry, musical instruments and an excellent collection of Buddha statues are some of the highlights of...   view more
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Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya Tomb (Dargah of Nizamuddin Auliya)

3) Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya Tomb (Dargah of Nizamuddin Auliya)

The tomb of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya is located near Mathura Road, New Delhi. It is popularly referred to as Dargah (mosque) by the locals. The shrine is dedicated to Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, a famous Sufi saint. It also houses the tomb of Amir Khusru, a famous poet, musician and scholar in the court of Delhi Sultan and a disciple of the saint.

This tomb was built by Muhammad Tughlaq. The Dargah also houses tombs of others like Begum Jahan Ara, daughter of Shah Jahan and Mirza Ghalib....   view more
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Kalan Masjid

4) Kalan Masjid

Kalan Masjid is a popular mosque built by Kahn-i-Jahan Junan Shah, the Prime minister of Firoz Shah Tughlaq. This mosque is located in Shahjahanabad, Old Delhi. It is popularly called Kali Masjid. Kali means black. As this mosque is built with black stone, it was named Kali Masjid. Later, it was renovated and the black tiles were replaced with gray floor tiles. Green, blue, white and aquamarine shades are used to plaster and paint them. Not even a small surface of the mosque is black today.

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Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khana's Tomb

5) Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khana's Tomb

Abdur Rahim Khan-Khana, also known as Rahim was one of the Navratnas in the court of Akbar, the great Mughal Emperor. Rahim was a scholar who had great command over many languages. His dohe or couplets written in Hindi are very famous. Rahim was an avid astrologer too. Though Rahim was a Muslim by birth, he had great faith in the Hindu God Lord Krishna. He translated Baburnama from Chagatai to Persian language.

The tomb of Abdur Rahim is on Mathura Road, New Delhi. The tomb was built by...   view more
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Humayun's Tomb

6) Humayun's Tomb (must see)

Humayun’s tomb was built by Hamida Banu Begum, Humayun’s wife in 1562. It was designed by a Persian architect named Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. This tomb is located in Nizamuddin East near Purana Qila in Delhi and is the first garden tomb built in India. Humayun’s tomb is considered to be a significant milestone in the development of Mughal architecture.

The tomb stands in the middle of a square garden. The top of the dome reaches 140 feet and the walls are double layered. The external layer...   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.
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 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
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 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
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

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