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Places To Visit In Central Delhi

There are many tourist places in Delhi. Central Delhi include Humayun Tomb, India Gate, Delhi Zoo, Jantar mantar, Gurdawara Bangala Sahib, Parliament HouseRajpathSecretariat BuildingRashtrapati Bhavan and many more. Central Delhi is the heart of the new imperial capital built by the British in the early 20th century. The British moved their capital from Calcutta to Delhi in 1911 and built the city of New Delhi as their modern imperial capital city.

History of Central Delhi

Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, New Delhi has grand buildings and elegant tree-lined avenues. India Gate is a central landmark in New Delhi. While on a tour of Central Delhi you can see the central vista of Rajpath, its adjacent grand buildings, the Parliament House, North and South Block and the Presidential Mansion posed majestically atop Raisina Hill.

Importance of Central Delhi

The Lutyen's Bungalow Zone in Central Delhi is considered a heritage area, with its sprawling bungalows and green lawns. Many historic monuments can be seen here. You can wander through ancient structures, see the vast collection of animals and birds in Delhi Zoo and enjoy a picnic on the India Gate Lawns, while on a tour of Central Delhi. Central Delhi has many forts, tombs, mosques and temples, each with a story to tell.

Last Updated On: 2011/09/06