Red Fort gets its name from the red stone used to build this fort. It is closely
related to Indian history. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan laid the foundation stone of
Red Fort in the year1618.
The Akshardham temple is located in the Akshardham Mandir complex, in Eastern Delhi.
It has been constructed by the Swaminarayan sect of Hinduism. The estimated cost
of building the temple is about 100 million dollars.
This temple is shaped in the form of a lotus, and hence the name, Lotus temple.
It is open to all religions and faiths, and is a perfect place for meditation. It
is an architectural miracle of the Bahai faith.
The National Zoological Park of Delhi is more popularly known as Delhi zoo, and
is situated next to Old Fort (Purana Qila). There are over a thousand varieties
of animals, birds and reptiles in the Delhi Zoo
The main market of Chandni Chowk is a great tourist attraction, and is located opposite
Red Fort. It is among the busiest trade centers of Delhi. You can find many Indian
traditional items here to buy.
Agra is well-known for being the home of one of the seven wonders of the world-
Taj Mahal. It is an architectural miracle built by Shahjahan in the loving memory
of his deceased wife, Mumtaz. There are many other tourist places in Agra, besides
Taj Mahal, like Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daula, and Chini ka Rauza
Dehradun is a hill station, and is full of tranquility, spiritualism, and adventure,
amidst the hills of Shivalik. It is a great place for mountaineers and trekkers.
It is near pilgrimage areas of Rishikesh and Hardwar.
Nainital is a splendid hill station situated in the heart of Uttaranchal and is
connected to National Highway number 87. It was discovered by a Britisher named
P.Barron in the year 1839.
Jaipur is called Pink City, located in the desert lands of Rajasthan. It is a royal
city, and is a major tourism spot of India. You can visit the royal forts of Jaipur,
like the amber fort, City palace, Hawa Mahal etc.