दिल्ली भारत



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 राष्ट्रपति भवन   : दिल्ली भारत

The President of India lives here. Building constructed in 330 acres of land by the British on the foot of Raisina Hills.  It was built in 1929 and was the residence of the British Viceroy, on plans prepared by Sir Edwin Lutyens the famous Architect. The main dome resembles Buddhist Stupas and the corridors are like those of Hindu Temple. The two Secretariat i.e., the Rajya Sabha and the LokSabha are in the circular plan. The Rashtrapati Bhawan has within its territory the waorl famous and charming Moghul Gardens.  The fountains and flowers make the winters delightful and most charming. Tourists are allowed inside provided they obtain a valid permission from the President s Military Secretary in advance. The Gardens are open to Public only in January and February every year. No permission is required then. The President ‘s House in illuminated like Deepawali on special occasions like Independence Day, Republic Day etc. 



इंडिया गेट : दिल्ली भारत

 Straight down the road from Rashtrapati Bhavan is India Gate which is primarily a memorial to unknown soldiers. Designed by Lutyens, the 42 meter high structure is a war memorial in honour of soldiers who died during the Second World War. The structure has an eternal flame called the Amar Jawan Jyoti in the memory of and to honour such soldiers who laid their lives for the Independence of this country. 



 बिड़ला मंदिर : दिल्ली भारत

Birla temple was erected by India industrialist B.D. Birla in 1938. It is dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune. The temple is famous by the name Birla Mandir or Lakshmi Narayan Mandir.


The temple is an important prayer site and contains idols of several deities. Interestingly Mahatama Gandhi who inaugurated the temple was also a regular visitor and would often pray there. 



 कुतब मीनार : दिल्ली भारत

The origins: Some Historians believe Qutab Minar was built as a tower of victory to signify beginning of the Muslim rule in India. According to others, it served as a minaret to the adjoining mosque. Whatsoever, but thE tower is one of the finest monuments not only in India, but also in the world. 

                  Qutab-ud-din Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi, commenced the construction of the Qutub Minar in A.D. 1193, but could only complete its basement. His successor, Iltutmush  added three more stories, and in 1368, Firoz Shah Tuglak constructed the fifth and the last storey. Qutub Minar is 238 feet in height – 47 feet at the base and tapers to 9 feet at the apex. The tower is ornamented by bands of inscriptions and by four projecting balconies supported by elaborately decorated brackets. Even in its ruin, the QUWWAT-UL-ISLAM (Light of Islam) MOSQUE (Masjid) in the Qutub complex is one of the most magnificent constructions in the world.  



कमल [बहाई] मंदिर : दिल्ली भारत 

Lotus Temple – also known as the Bahai Temple, is a very recent architectural excellence of Bahai faith.  Lotus Temple is situated in Kalkaji, New Delhi – 110 019 in South Delhi. It is beautifully designed like a Lotus flower and its shape rightly suggests the name – LOTUS TEMPLE.

            Lotus Temple is visited by millions of people every year from across the world, it is crystallization of aspirations of Baha'i followers. The temple signifies the purity and universality of the lord and the equality of all religion. 

            The temple is designed to make people conscious about the beauty of life. For, life's beauty can be preserved, rising as the lotus out of swampy slime, clean and perfect – amanifestation of god. 

                 It is one of the architectural land marks of modern DELHI. It is made up of marble, cement dolomite, and sand.  



जामा मस्जिद : दिल्ली भारत 

Jama Masjid or Masjid-i-jahan-Numa: a world reflecting mosque. A historical place is located in the central heart of old Delhi just opposite the famous red fort. Every people who has interest in historical places they must be wants to know history of jama masjid. They also interested in who built the jama masjid. Here in this article I will tell you brief history of Jama masjid and overview of architecture of jama masjid.
           It was known as central mosque of the old delhi in the time of shah jahan.He completed this mosque in the year 1656 and made it the biggest and best known mosque all over India.The name of Jama Masjid was put on the Friday noon prayer which used to given at this mosque. The capacity of this mosque is about 25000 people which are more than any other mosque in India. The history of Jama Masjid included the blood shielding work of about 5000 labours for making this mosque. The cost of this mosque at the time period of Shah Jahan was estimated to be about 1 million rupees.



 लाल किला : दिल्ली भारत

Red Fort is situated along the river Yamuna as an irregular octagon, surrounded by a wall of about 2.4 kms in circumference and is built of red sandstone. The Mughal king Shah Jahan, in 1648 shifted the capital from Agra to Delhi. The Red Fort was completed for it’s construction in 1648. The fort has two main entrances, the Delhi Gate and the Lahori Gate which faces the famous Chandni Chowk market. The Fort has Diwan-e-am, and Diwan-e-Khas where the king would meet and address the public. Besides, there is the Rang Mahal, the water cooled Apartment for the royal ladies. In the basement of the fort is a market where traditional Indian goods can be purchased at nominal rates. 

                    Light and Sound show organized by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi is another main attraction of the evenings for the visitors and the Tourists at the Red Fort. 



सफदरजंग टॉम्ब : दिल्ली भारत

Safdarjung Tomb:  Representing the last phase of the Mughal style of architecture, stands in the centre of an extensively beautiful garden. It was built in 1753 by Nawab Shauja-ud-Daula to house the remains of his father, who was a minister in the Mughal Court. The tomb signifies the "Last flicker in the lamp of Mughal Architecture". It stands on a high terrace surrounded by an extensive walled garden. It makes a pleasant retreat from the urban bustle and is only short walk from Lodi Garden. 

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राजघाट  : दिल्ली भारत [महात्मा गांधी समाधी स्थल]

Raj Ghat (Hindi: राज घाट) is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Originally it was the name of a historicghat of Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad) on the banks of Yamuna river. Close to it, and east of Daryaganjwas “Raj Ghat Gate” of the walled city, opening at Raj Ghat on Yamuna River. Later the memorial area was also called Raj ghat. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation, Antyesti (Antim Sanskar) on 31 January 1948, a day after his assassination. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. It is located on the banks of the riverYamuna in Delhi in India on Ring Road officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road. A stone footpath flanked by lawns leads to the walled enclosure that houses the memorial. All guests must remove their footwear before entering the Raj Ghat walls.