Famed as one of the five observatories built by the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1724, it is an epitome of the architectural beauty. The most eminent device is the sun dial, also known as Samrat Yantra. It is a huge structure that measures time. The Mishra Yantra records the longest day and the shortest day of the year. It also houses instruments to trace astronomical phenomena from other astronomical bodies. You can visit it between 6 AM-6 PM.
The museum exhibits the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi during the Indian Freedom Struggle. Within the museum is the elegant library, which showcases Gandhi's work, along with books on other themes. It also houses an audio-visual section for its visitors. You can also visit Rajghat, the place where Mahatma Gandhi's last rituals were performed.
Celebrated as one of the most prominent Sikh Gurdwaras, this sacred shrine is associated with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan. It is thronged by thousands of visitors who gather to take a dip in the holy Sarovar. Interestingly, while it was originally named Jaisinghpura Palace, it had been rechristened as ‘Bangla Sahib’ since it was the Bungalowof Mirza Raja Jai Singh. It is also particularly famous among pilgrims for langar and halwa ka prashad.
The India Gate is a war memorial built to commemorate the soldiers of the Indian Army who lost their lives during the First World War. It was designed by Edwin Lutyens, the chief British architect who planned Delhi. Situated in its vicinity is the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official home of the President of India. The enormous presidential gardens (Mughal Gardens), which open for the visitors each year in February, are also very a treat to the eyes.
Famous as the frenzied financial headquarter of the city, CP houses an array of Georgian-style buildings. It encompasses famous global clothing franchises, clubs, international fast food joints and cinema halls. Be it shopaholics or party animals, CP has something for everyone. But that’s not all, you must visit Janpath. The market is flooded with a plethora of things like earrings, clothes, eateries and fancy antiques. It is a great place to have fun with friends!
Famed as one of the poshest markets in the world, the boulevard of Khan Market is located in the proximity of many a high end places, such as the Diplomatic Enclave of Chanakya Puri and India Habitat Centre. While this is one of the most extravagant zones of the town, this market has quite a few shops selling alluring things to make your visit worthwhile. For instance, this arcade is flooded with an inimitable collection of trousseau, ethnic silver jewellery, kitchenware, stores of budding artists, and some of the finest eating joints in the city.
Being one of the most frequented places of New Delhi, Pragati Maidan is famous for the various high profile conferences, business delegations, fairs and exhibitions. These exhibitions are famous for exclusive artifacts such as tribal jewellery, traditional textiles and latest technology from the various corners of India & the globe. You can also make a trip to the National Crafts Museum which is situated in the vicinity for a visually appealing experience.