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Delhi is India’s vibrant capital city that boasts a contrast of new and old attractions; from commercial skyscrapers and mega shopping centres to stunning ancient monuments and architectural edifices. This metropolis is world-renowned for its enticing cultural venues, bustling markets, manicured gardens, world-class hotels and stylish restaurants. There is so much to discover here; ride a segway at the Rajpath boulevard, enjoy live soul-stirring music at the Nizamuddin Dargah, attend the change of guard ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of India's President or head to the Delhi Zoo to spot more than 2000 animal and bird species. You can book cheap Delhi holiday packages through Brightsun Travel to enjoy an amazing trip and make lifelong memories.
Delhi boasts some of India’s most superb museums. Step inside the National Museum which is home to lakh exhibits dating back to 50000 years, including manuscripts, coins, wooden carvings and musical instruments. The Gandhi Smriti is another excellent venue in Delhi which showcases some of Mahatma Gandhi’s personal items, including his walking stick, spinning wheel and spectacles. You can also visit the National Rail Museum to dive into the history of the locomotive and discover a rare collection of signaling equipment, historical photographs and over 100 life-size exhibits related to Indian Railways. Then there’s the National Gallery of Modern Art, allowing you to admire modern Indian paintings and sculptures created by renowned artists such as Rabindranath Tagore and Jamini Roy.
Delhi is home to several magnificent architectural wonders. The most impressive among them is the stunning Humayun’s Tomb, constructed in 1570 with glazed ceramic tiles and Mughal architecture. Another captivating site in Delhi is the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple which features stunning golden statues and ornately carved pillars. You can also visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Qutab Minar, India’s highest tower that features carved quotes of Quran verses. The Lotus Temple is another star attraction in Delhi, renowned for its stunning flower-like structure and serene gardens. Other must-see landmarks in Delhi which are important to the city’s history include the Jantar Mantar, Red Fort, Lodi Tomb and India Gate. Brightsun Travel offers exclusive holidays to Delhi, so you can enjoy this interesting land of world-class monuments.