The New Delhi sightseeing map shows all tourist places and points of interest of New Delhi. This tourist attractions map of New Delhi will allow you to easily plan your visits of landmarks of New Delhi in India. The New Delhi tourist map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
There are umpteen number of tourists paces in New Delhi that definitely warrant your attention. But when you are in the city for all of 24 hours, you have got to skim the surface and prioritise your time in favour of these top attractions as its mentioned in New Delhi tourist map. From essential eats and historical landmarks, to must-see places—follow our lead to ensure you do not miss out on anything essential. Gear up for an action-packed day in the capital city, as we tell you what you need to do and where you need to go.
In fiscal year 2018, the Qutab Minar, a UNESCO world heritage site minaret as its shown in New Delhi tourist map was the most visited ASI monument by international visitors in New Delhi circle. The number of tourists to this minaret accounted for approximately 305 thousand during the measured time period. The Red Fort, a historic fort in old Delhi, was the main residence for the Mughal emperors for almost two centuries. This was the most visited ASI monument by domestic visitors in the Delhi circle, accounting for over three million visits in fiscal year 2018.
No visit to New Delhi is complete without an experience of its famed specialties such as its delicious curries, barbecued tikkas and kebabs. It is also a shoppers haven, whether you want to pick up some rich, woven silks, handicrafts, or ethnic cushions for your home. For cuisine of different Indian states and an array of Indian art and craft there are three Dilli Haats in New Delhi at INA, Pitampura and the brand new Dilli Haat at Janakpuri as you can see in New Delhi tourist map. New malls and entertainment centres jostle for space with a growing number of brand new hospitals, residential complexes, and sporting facilities. Delhi is now a dream destination for those seeking expert medical attention and superior OPD and IPD facilities. Thanks to the advent of the Commonwealth Games, there are world-class stadia like the revamped Nehru Stadium that can be accessed by one and all, throughout the year.
The New Delhi attractions map shows the main monuments, museums and parks of New Delhi. This tourist places map of New Delhi will allow you to easily plan your visits of tourist attractions of New Delhi in India. The New Delhi attractions map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
In Old Delhi, there are attractions like mosques, forts and other monuments that represent India history. The important places in Old Delhi include the majestic Red Fort as its mentioned in New Delhi attractions map. New Delhi, on the other hand, is a modern city designed by Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. New Delhi houses many government buildings and embassies, apart from places of historical interest. The Qutub Minar, Red Fort and Humayun Tomb are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Situated along the ceremonial Rajpath avenue (meaning King Way) in New Delhi, India Gate is a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. The cenotaph (or shrine) in the middle is constructed with black marble and depicts a rifle placed on its barrel, crested by a soldier helmet.
Sansad Bhavan or the Parliament of India is a circular building designed by the British architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker in 1912–1913. Construction began in 1921, and in 1927 the building was opened as the home of the Council of State, the Central Legislative Assembly, and the Chamber of Princes. Built with a mix of Western and Indian styles, Rashtrapati Bhavan as you can see in New Delhi attractions map was originally built for the Governor General of India. Inaugurated in 1931 as the Viceregal Lodge, the name was changed in 1959 after India became a republic. Now it is the Presidential Palace of India. Connaught Place is one of the largest commercial areas in New Delhi, India. It is also known as C.P. A heritage building and a nice place to shop, with a lot of variety - both branded and privately owned businesses - and lots of restaurants for every taste and budget. Just be careful of unscrupulous men trying to take you to specific places, they are touts and earn huge commissions, as a result you will end-up spending much much more.
Lodhi Garden Once called Lady Willingdon Park as its shown in New Delhi attractions map, laid out in 1930, this beautiful park contains 15th and 16th century monuments that are scattered among its well-kept lawns, flowers, shady trees and ponds. During the early morning and evening hours, the sprawling garden is a favourite spot for fitness freaks and those in search of solitude. Humayun Tomb was built for Humayun widow, Hamida Banu Begum. Designed by a Persian architect named Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, the structure was begun in 1562 and completed in 1565. The tomb established a standard for all later Mughal monuments, which followed its design, most notably the Taj Mahal. The Purana Quila (Old Fort) is a good example of Mughal military architecture. Built by Pandavas, renovated by Humayun, with later modifications by Sher Shah Suri, the Purana Quila is a monument of bold design, which is strong, straightforward, and every inch a fortress.
The New Delhi zoo map shows recommended tours of the New Delhi Zoological Park. This zoo map of New Delhi will allow you to easily find out where each animal is and where to picnic in the Zoological Park of New Delhi in India. The New Delhi zoo map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
In India, at the time of independence, there was no zoo in New Delhi. The ‘Indian Board of Wildlife (now National Board for Wildlife) which was constituted in 1951 laid stress on establishment of zoos in larger cities of the country in its first meetingin 1952 as its mentioned in New Delhi zoo map. With more leisure hours of the increasing population, both resident and floating, and increasing in flow of tourist, need of having a zoological Park at the National capital was felt. The objective was to provide a healthy and inexpensive recreation. It was also realized that conservation education can also be parted through zoo.
The Park was formally inaugurated on 1st November, 1959 by Mr Punjab Rao Deshmukh, Hon'ble Minister, Government of India. This Park was initially known as New Delhi Zoo. In the year 1982 it was given the status of the National Zoological Park with the idea of it being the model zoo of the country. Here at the National Zoological Park, birds and animals live in an environment that in many ways resemble their natural habitat as its shown in New Delhi zoo map. The National Zoological Park not only provides a home for endangered species, but also helps them to breed in captivity. Eventually they may once again thrive in the wild.
From biggest cats to the tiniest birds, the zoo has all kinds of animals and birds. Initially, it was known as New Delhi Zoo when in 1982 it was renamed The National Zoological Park with the idea of making it the model zoo of the country. At the Zoological Park, birds and animals live in an environment that in many ways resemble their natural habitat. The zoo not only provides a home for endangered species but also helps them to breed in captivity. It also holds Conservation Breeding Programmes for Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, Brow Antlered Deer, Swamp Deer, Indian rhinoceros and red jungle fowl as you can see in New Delhi zoo map. Eventually, they may once again thrive in the wild.