Delhi, one of the most historic capital cities in the world, has a wealth of stunning architecture. Hire a driver for the day for around 500 rupees (£6.50 for six hours) and have him chauffeur you across the city in his auto rickshaw to these, the pick of Delhi’s architectural gems. With your attention liberated from making choices from the pages of a guidebook, you’ll be free to soak up the city’s spectacular sights, sounds and smells as you crisscross Delhi.
17th century fort constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the walled city of Old Delhi.
Tomb of Humayun
Tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayan constructed in the 16th century.
The Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent, Bahá’í House of Worship was completed in 1986.
The 1931 India Gate – the national monument of India – commemorates the lost lives of 90,000 Indian Army soldiers.
Situated in Old Delhi, the 1658 Jama Masjid is the largest and best-known mosque in India.
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