Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomizes 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages.
This freestanding arch designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens was built in 1931in the memory of 90, 000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in World War I. Dedicated to the Indian Armed forces , the monument has an eternal flame lit here to honour the immortal soldier.
The Red Fort known as Lal Qila, is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the walled city of Old Delhi that served as the residence of the Mughal Emperors. It also served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857, when Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was exiled by the British Indian government. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. It covers a total area of about 121.34 acres.
A towering testimonial of the amazing architecture dexterity of the bygone era, Qutub Minar stands nearly 73 meters high, with balconies on its 5 storey’s affording sweeping views of the surroundings. Initiated in 1193 by King Qutb-ud-din Aibak, its today a UNESCO World heritage monument.
Built in the shape of lotus blossom, this Bahai house of worship is an architectural marvel. Scriptures from all religions of the world are read hereduring the prayer service. Located close to Nehru place, the city’s southern business district, it is a living example of India’s religious diversity.
Located at Janpath, the museum is home to rare archaeological, historical and cultural artifacts from all over India. It also houses a “Maritime Heritage Gallery” set up by the Indian Navy. The museum regularly hosts Traveling exhibitions from other countries.
National Gallery of Modern Art
Located near India Gate, the gallery features works of contemporary artists from India and abroad. It also houses a permanent section of renowned Indian painters and artists and an art reference library.