Qutab Minar: A 72.5 m tall tower, Qutub Minar was built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, one of the most famous kings of the Delhi Sultanate, towards the end of 12th century. Also a World Heritage Site, Qutub Minar represents the great architectural skills of medieval India. Quwatul Islam Mosque, India's first mosque, and an ancient iron pillar of the 4th century AD are also located in the complex of Qutub Minar. The iron pillar is unique in its character, as it has never been rusted since it was made.
Red Fort: The Red Fort, popularly known as Lal Qila in India, was built by the famous Mughal emperor Shah Jehan who also constructed the great Taj Mahal. The magnificent and spectacular Red Fort, built of red sandstone, represents one of the finest examples of the Indo-Islamic Architecture.
Jama Masjid: Another architectural masterpiece creation of the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan, Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. Standing majestically just opposite the Red Fort, Jama Masjid is built in red sandstone with 4 towering minarets.
Humayun's Tomb: A World Heritage Site, Humayun's Tomb was built by Humayun's wife in the mid 16th century. The Tomb represents one of the finest examples of the Indo-Islamic architecture.
Parliament House: The beautiful and magnificent circular structure (as the Parliament House appears to you) represents the finest examples of the British architectural genius. The building is located in the heart of New Delhi, on the left of the majestic Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Rashtrapati Bhavan: Another architectural masterpiece of the British, the Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of the President of India. The marvelous cream and red sandstone building is situated in the heart of New Delhi, Just right to the Parliament House of India. The lovely Mughal Gardens with a variety of colorful flowers is the major attraction of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
India Gate: A 42 meters high gateway in the heart of New Delhi, the India Gate was built in the memory of the thousands of Indian soldiers who died in World War I. There is also an eternal flame Amar Jawan Jyoti at the gate, which is always lighted.
Lotus Temple: The beautiful lotus shaped temple is one of the greatest landmarks of Delhi. Built in 1980-81, this white marbled masterpiece belongs to the people of Bahai faith but is open to all.
Other major attractions of Delhi include the Raj Ghat, Connaught Place, Jantar Mantar, Purana Qila, Chandni Chowk, Lodi Gardens, Delhi Zoo, Janpath, Dilli Haat, Botanical Gardens, National Museum, Nehru Planetarium to name a few.