Visiting Places

Qutub Minar

About 15 km south of Delhi, in Mehrauli, this 238 feet and 1 inch high Minar has been referred to as "one of the wonders of world". This soaring tower of victory was built immediately after the defeat of the last Hindu Kingdom in Delhi. Qutb-ud-din Aibak laid its foundation in 1200 A.D. Iltutmish added three more storeys. After damaged by lightning in 1368 A.D. Firuz Shah Tughlaq rebuilt the fourth story, added the fifth and a harp shaped cupola. A doorway in each storey opens to its own balcony. As of now, upper storeys are closed for visitors, yet its a treat to watch this magnificent travelmasti monument. Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid, Iron Pillar and Alai Gateway are worth having a look

Red Fort

Red Fort Built in almost 20 years (1639-1648), by the Mughal monarch Shahjahan, who shifted his capital from Agra to Delhi had a great significance in historical delhi. Built at a cost of Rs 100 lakhs, this imposing building in redstone has its walls that vary in height from 18 m on river (Yamuna) side to 33 m on the city side. Of the two gates, Lahore Gate and Delhi Gate, the former facing the Chandni Chowk is more imposing. The Lahore Gate faces to Lahore (now in Pakistan) and gives access to Chhatta Chowk (the vaulted arcade). Of the prime attractions in the fort are Diwan-i-Am (the Hall of Public Audiences), Diwan-I-Khas (the Hall of Private Audiences), Royal Baths, Shahi Burj, Moti Masjid (built by Aurangzeb in 1659), Khas Mahal, Rang Mahal, Mumtaz Mahal and Svatantrata Sangram Sangrahalaya. It was in the Diwan-i-Am, wherein a marble dias is said to have supported the famous Peacock throne of Shahajahan which was valued at some six million sterling and alas (!) was taken away by Nadir Shah when he looted Delhi in 1739.Do check about the timings of a Sound and Light show, held every evening.

India Gate

This 42 metre high, free standing arch, designed by Lutyens and founded on February 10 1921 by the Duke of Connaught, commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died during World War I. "Amar Jawan Jyoti", another memorial, added under the arch in 1971 is the nation's tribute to Indian Jawans, who laid their lives during Indo-Pak War of 1971. The names of the demised soul (soldiers) are inscribed all along the walls of the arch.


Jama Masjid

The largest mosque in India, was built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Begun in 1644 and completed finally in 1658 at a cost of ten lakhs of rupees, it has three gateways, four angle towers and two 40 m high minarets. Situated on a rocky eminence in Old Delhi on the other side of road to the Red Fort. One of the finest Specimen of Mughal structure, its notable features are its bold treatment in red sandstone inlaid with black and white marble, spacious courts, massive pillars supporting engrailled arches, elegant bulbous domes - all well proportioned with decorative manipulation. Spend some time here for some serious travelmasti pleasures.

RED FORT

15KMS

JAMA MASJID

15KMS

ZOO

11KMS

APPU GHAR&PRAGTI MADAIN

12KMS

NATIONAL SECENEC CENTER

11KMS

INDIA GATE

10KMS

CANNAUGHT PLACE

16KMS

JANTAR MANTAR

20KMS

LAXMI NARAYN TEMPLE

18KMS

NATIONAL MUSEUM

18KMS

RASTRAPATI BHAWAN

20KMS

CABINET SECRETRIAT

20KMS

KUTUBMINAR

5KMS

CHATARPUR TEMPLE

7 KMS

KALYANI SHAKTI PATH

5KMS

GURUDWARA RAKABGANJ

22KMS

JESUS CHURCH

21KMS

LOTUS TEMPLE

08KMS

KALI MANDIR

5KMS

KALKA DEVI MANDIR

8KMS

HUMAYU TOMB

12KMS

TUGHALAKABAD FORT

05KMS

KALINDI KUNJ

14KMS

RAJ GHAT

16KMS

SUPREME COURT

10KMS

DOORDARSHAN KENDRA

30KMS

List of Educational /Professional Institutions within 100 Kms.

S No

Name of University

Distance

1

CH. CHARAN SINGH UNIVERSITY, MEERUT

85 KMS

2

CHOTTU RAM INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY (AFFILIATED TO MEERUT UNIVERSITY), U.P.

86 KMS

3

MD UNIVERSITY, ROHTAK, HARYANA

90 KMS

4

YMCA, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, FARIDABAD

20KMS

5

AMITY UNIVERSITY,NEW DELHI

12 KMS

6

A DOZEN OF PROFESSIONAL COLLEGES AT KNOWLEDGE PARK, GREATER NOIDA / NOIDA (AFFILATED UP TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY)

22 KMS

7

A DOZEN OF PROFESSIONAL COLLEGES AT GHAZIABAD, U P (AFFILATED UP TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY)

27 KMS

8

INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING, ITO, NEW DELHI

12 KMS

9

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, HAUZ KHAS NEW DELHI

08 KMS

10

NEPA, NCERT, NEW DELHI

07 KMS

11

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PLANNING & ADMINISTRATION, ITO, NEW DELHI

12 KMS

12

INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS ( I ), DELHI CENTRE,ITO, NEW DELHI

12 KMS

13

INSTITUTION OF ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERS, LODHI ROAD, NEW DELHI

12 KMS

14

ICWA, LODHI ROAD, NEW DELHI

12 KMS

15

DOEACC, CGO COMPLEX, NEW DELHI

08 KMS

16

DELHI UNIVERSITY

30KMS

17

JAMIA MILLAN UNIVERCITY

12KMS

18

JAMIA HAMDARD UNIVERCITY

4KMS

19

SHRI.LAL BAHADUR RASTRIYASANSKRIT VIDYAPATH

8KMS

20

INDRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERCITY

6KMS

21

ANNAMALA UNIVERCITY STUDY CENTER

4KMS

22

NETAJI SUBHASH INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING&TECNOLOGY

30KMS

23

DELHI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

45KMS

24

MAULANA AZAD MEDICAL COLLEGE

12KMS

25

ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE

12KMS

26

BHAGAWAN MAHAVEER MEDICAL COLLEGE& SAFDARJANG HOSPITAL

12KMS

27

D.P.S INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SAKET

01KMS

28

DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL ;MATHURA ROAD

09KMS

29

DELHI POLICE PUBLIC SCHOOL

12KMS

30

GURU GOVIND SINGH INDRAPRASTH UNIVERCITY

13KMS