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Best things to do in Delhi

Monument / Landmark
“Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 m-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. The tower has five distinct storeys, each marked by a projecting balcony and tapers from a 15 m diameter at the base to just 2.5 m at the top. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone; the fourth and fifth storeys are of marble and sandstone. At the foot of the tower is the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, the first mosque to be built in India. Don't miss the Iron Pillar. A 7 m-high iron pillar stands in the courtyard of the mosque. It is said that if you can encircle it with your hands while standing with your back to it your wish will be fulfilled.”
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Shopping Mall
“large cavernous mall, glitzy with shiny shops from Muji to Forest Essentials”
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Establishment
“The Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship that was dedicated in December 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city. The building is composed of 27 free-standing marble-clad "petals" arranged in clusters of three to form nine sides, with nine doors opening onto a central hall with a height of slightly over 34.27metres and a capacity of 2500 people. A 2001 CNN report referred to it as the most visited building in the world.”
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Sublocality
“A complete destination for food, partying, and shopping. You can find budget-friendly stores along with the high-end brands.”
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Market
“Hauz Khas Complex in Hauz Khas, South Delhi houses a water tank, an Islamic seminary, a mosque, a tomb and pavilions built around an urbanized village with medieval history traced to the 13th century of Delhi Sultanate reign.”
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Museum
“Opulent red-sandstone tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in 1572 & surrounded by formal gardens”
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Monument / Landmark
“The India Gate is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the "ceremonial axis" of New Delhi, India, ”
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Park
“Lodhi Gardens is a city park situated in New Delhi, India. Spread over 90 acres , it contains, Mohammed Shah's Tomb, Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, Shisha Gumbad and Bara Gumbad, architectural works of the 15th century by Lodhis- who ruled parts of northern India and Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of modern-day Pakistan, from 1451 to 1526. The site is now protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The gardens are situated between Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodhi Road and is a hotspot for morning walks for the Delhiites.”
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Sublocality Level 2
“Shopping, cafés, food, drinks and more. This market is walking distance from Lodhi Gardens, and a short auto ride away from Habitat Center and India International Center.”
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Monument / Landmark
“The Red Fort (Hindi: लाल क़िला, Urdu: لال قلعہ‬‎) is a historic fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1856. It is located in the center of Delhi and houses a number of museums.”
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Hindu Temple
“Akshardham is a very big temple in east delhi. It takes minimum 5 hours to see it completely. It is so big that even a boat ride is provided inside it.”
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Establishment
“India Gate Delhi and near by places are good to tour and nice sightseeing in and around”
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Bus Station
“The Architect was really nice. The sunset from lodhi garden is coolest thing one can do in the evening.”
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Bed & Breakfast
“This is the closest market, 5 mins drive from home and has shops for all basic needs. ”
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Sublocality
“The Deer Park along with the connected District Park (that houses the ancient Hauz Khas lake) and adjacent Rose Garden (accessible from IIT Delhi and Safdarjung Development Area) make up one of the largest green areas in New Delhi and are collectively called "the lungs of Delhi" because they provide fresh air in the otherwise polluted hustling bustling mega metropolitan Delhi. A simmering water body makes it more attractive and is the perfect haunt of nature lovers. The Deer Park comprises many subsection such as Duck Park, Picnic Spots Rabbit Enclosures etc. The Park has historical tombs of Mughal Era. ”
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Shopping Mall
“Very famous shopping mall among Delhi residents. It has all the famous brands as well as a multiplex movie theatre.”
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