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12 Best things to see & do in Delhi

  • India

Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

  • Delhi, India

Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

Experience

The former bungalow residence of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is now a slightly macabre museum. Assassinated here in 1984 by her bodyguards, even that very spot remains spotted with blood.

Good for age: 18+

Lodi Garden

  • Delhi, India

Lodi Garden

Experience

Among Delhi’s quietest and leafiest parks, Lodi Gardens contain several 15th- and 16th-century tombs and monuments, most relating to the Afghan Lodi dynasty, which was eventually replaced by the Mughals.

Good for age: 18+

National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi

  • Delhi, India

National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi

Experience

Formerly a palace belonging to the Maharaja of Jaipur, the gallery is now a superb repository of Indian paintings, sculpture and even photography.

Adult price: 5

Good for age: 18+

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  • Delhi, India

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Friday Mosque

Experience

Friday Mosque

Completed in 1656 by Emperor Shah Jahan, this is one of India’s largest and most beautiful mosques.

Adult price: 3

Good for age: 18+

  • Delhi, India

Qawwali singing

Experience

Qawwali singing

A unique opportunity to experience traditional devotional music, performed in the courtyard of an ancient Sufi tomb-shrine in south Delhi.

Good for age: 18+

Duration: 1 hour

When: Daily

Freq: daily

  • Delhi, India

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Red Fort

Experience

Red Fort

Vast sandstone-walled fort with gardens, audience halls and royal apartments – a high point of Mughal military architecture.

Adult price: 5

Good for age: 13+