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         Parliament House
The Parliament house is a cirular colonnaded building . It also houses ministerial offices,numerous committee rooms and an excellent library as well. Conceived in the Imperial Style, the Parliament House consists of an open verandah with 144 columns.

The domed circular central hall with oak paneled walls and the three semi circular buildings are used for the Rajya Shabha and Lok Shabha meetings. 

         Lodhi Garden
This lush garden sprawled next to the India International Centre reflects the typical features of the Lodhi style of architecture.

                                           Mughal Garden
Designed by Lutyens, the Mughal Gardens, with its sparkling fountains, terraces, flowerbeds and pathways, is part of the Rashtrapathi Bhavan estate.

Purana QuilaOriginally the city of Indraprastha, the legendary site of the epic Mahabaratha, this fort located south east of the India Gate was built by Humayun and Sher Shah. The walls of the fort have three gates and are surrounded by a moat fed by the River Yamuna. The walls were built by Humayun and the construction of the buildings are attributed to Sher Shah. The building that have survived time are the SHER MANDEL and the QUILA-I-KHOLINA MOSQUE. The Sher Mandel was Humayun's library. The mosque was built around 1541-42. A variety of materials like marble, red sandstone and black & white marble have been used to construct the small Mosque (168 X 44 feet).

                                             Praati Maidan
Apart from national and international trade fairs taking place through the year , the sprawling ground also houses the Nehru Pavillion, Atomic Energy and Defense Pavillions that are of considerable interest. Skills of the Indian artisans are on display at the Crafts Museum and the state Pavillion.

                                           Safdarjung's Tomb
Next to the Safdarjung's Airport is Safdarjung's Tomb, built by the Nawab of Awadh for his father. It is the Last example of a Mughal style garden Tomb. Representing the last phase of the Mughal Style of architecture, Safdarjung's Tomb stands in the center of an extensive garden. Built in 1753 by the Nawab Shauja-ud-Daula to house the remains of his father, who was a minister in the Mughal court. This Tomb is sometimes referred to as the last flicker of Mughal architecture. It shows the grace and simplicity of the Mughals architecture.

Surrounded by wide Lawns and gardens with fountains, this place is the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi where his mortal remains was cremated on the western banks of the Yamuna.

                                      Rashtrapathi Bhavan
This Official residence of the President of India was formerly the Viceregal Lodge. It is the highlight and crowning glory of Sir Lutyens. It is located in an area of 130 hectare and the palace has 340 rooms.

                                         Akshardham Temple
Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomizes 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom an d bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The Akshardham experience is an enlightening journey through India’s glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind.

The Swaminarayan Akshardham complex was built in only five years through the blessings of HDH Pramukh Swami Maharaj of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) and the colossal devotional efforts of 11,000 artisans and thousands of BAPS volunteers. Heralded by the Guinness World Record as the World’s Largest Comprehensive Hindu Temple, the complex was inaugurated on 6 November, 2005.

                                   GURUDWARA RAKAB GANJ
Near Parliament House, built in 1732 by Lakkhi Banjara, the man who performed the last rites of the martyred Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadurji. The style is characteristic of Sikh Gurudwaras. With typical arrogance, Edwin Lutyens' team could only describe the building as a 'Sikh shrine impossible to remove'.

                                GURUDWARA SIS GANJ
Opposite Red Fort, a small walk down the Chandni Chowk lane is Gurudwara Sis Ganj. The gurudwara was built in the memory of the ninth Sikh guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur, whose sis (head) was beheaded on the orders of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1675 A.D. for refusing to convert to Islam. Even today the trunk of the banyan tree under which Guru was martyred and the wall where Guru took his daily bath while being imprisoned can be seen.

                                    THE BAHA'I TEMPLE
East of Nehru Place, this temple is built in the shape of flower lotus and is the last of seven major Baha'i temples
built around the world. Completed in 1986, it is set among lush landscaped gardens. The architect Fariburz Sabha chose the lotus as a symbol common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam. Adherents of any faith are free to visit the temple and pray or meditate. Around the blooming petals there are nine pools of water which light up in natural light. It looks spectacular at dusk when it is flood lit.
Visiting Hours (Sunday closed): 8:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:00p.m. to 07:30 p.m.

                                    LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE
Also known as Birla Mandir. This is one of Delhi's major temples and tourist attraction. Built by the industrialist G. D. Birla in 1938, this beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place. The temple is dedicated to Laxmi (the goddess of prosperity) and Narayana (the preserver). The temple was inaugurated by MahatmaGandhi on condition that people of all castes be allowed to enter the temple.

                                    BUDDHIST TEMPLE
This temple is situated at Mandir Marg. Foundation of this temple was laid on 31st October 1936, and was opened by Mahatma Gandhi on 18th March, 1939. HANUMAN TEMPLE (MANDIR) Built by Maharaja Jai Singh at about the same Jantar Mantar was built. Since then, many additions have been made to the original structure. A colourful mela is held in the compound every Tuesday and Saturday. The temple is located at Baba Kharak Singh Marg, two minutes walk from Jantar Mantar.

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