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3 days in New Delhi

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3 days in New Delhi
The busy capital city is the gateway to the Taj Mahal and many visitors don't spend more than a day here. But Delhi's lush gardens, stately monuments and elaborate temples will charm the attentive visitor.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Rashtrapati Bhavan
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Rashtrapati Bhavan

The 200,000-square-foot palace, completed in 1929, is the largest residence of any head of the state in the world.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Rajpath
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Rajpath

The grand boulevard of New Delhi is a major artery that connects the Presidential Palace and the India Gate.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
India Gate
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India Gate

The India Gate, built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, was inspired by the Arc de Triomphe. It commemorates India's war dead and houses an eternal flame.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
Connaught Place
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Connaught Place

Connaught Place (referred to by locals as CP) is an excellent place to be located for a visit to Delhi. The area is built on a series of roads which... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
Day 2
Bahai Lotus Temple
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Bahai Lotus Temple

This architectural wonder looks like an enormous lotus blossom, reminiscent of the Sydney Opera House. Too bad the interior isn't even worth a look.

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Humayun's Tomb
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Humayun's Tomb

The tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayunwas, built in the 1500s, was the first of what was to be many tomb and garden complexes in India.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Lodi Gardens
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Lodi Gardens

An oasis in an otherwise crowded, dusty city, Lodi Gardens is the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon admiring nature.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Day 3
Red Fort (Lal Quila)
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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

This 17th century fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Chandni Chowk
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Chandni Chowk

The bustling wholesale market here is an excellent place to shop, explore, eat and soak up life in New Delhi.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Jantar Mantar - Delhi
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Jantar Mantar - Delhi

Built in the early 1700s, this is one of the world's oldest astronomical observatories.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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