Delhi is the city of the lavish and the Royals. It has lived the reign of some of the most prominent and powerful rulers. The city of Delhi owes its rich history to such emperors.
Mystical ruins of ancient structures, well planned geometrical gardens, untamed forests, enigmatic mosques, traditional craftsmen, are just a few attractions the capital of India has to offer.
Paharganj and Connaught Place are some of the popular hangout spots in Delhi, but there is a whole list of places for people who like to explore the extraordinary.
If you like the adrenaline-rush brought into your body by the smell of new places, then continue reading this list of 10 unexplored places of Delhi.
Delhi War Cemetery
The Delhi War Cemetery is located 1km from the BASE hospital. It’s easily accessible by the ring road heading towards Nairana. The nearest railway station is Shadipur. It is the home of many martyrs from all across the world who died in the Second World War. The cemetery has the perfect perspective architecture. You can get some lovely photographs against the landscape of the cemetery. If you plan a visit here go anytime between 7:45 to 5:00 pm on weekdays.
Thriving on an area of 738 acres Sanjay Van is one of the supposedly haunted forests in Delhi. It is located in the South-West near Vasant Kunj and Mehrauli. The dense forest is the home to many birds and animals that are harmless mostly except for the Golden Jackal. It is open all the time. You can literally walk there in the middle of the night if you dare. If you live in South Delhi, it is easily accessible. But the best time to experience this is early morning at 6 AM.
Jahanpanh City Forest
Another of the forest reserves of the city Jahanpanh forest is located in South Delhi and has multiple access points. It is spread over an area of about 438 acres. Apart from being called the green lungs, the forest is also a famous destination for those who like to work out in the open.
The Dolls Museum was set up by a political cartoonist in 1965. It has dolls from different countries and cultures. Some of the strangest and gorgeous dolls inhabit this museum.
Indian Hands Emporium
Located near Qutub Minar on the Mehrauli main road the Indian Hands Emporium is open from 7 am to 10 pm on all days. It has some of the most exquisite handicrafts and jewelry made out of brass, bronze, and silver. Artistic sculptures made out of stone and marble and antiques are a few expository here.
is an archeological area with an area of 200 acres and has many ruins, old structures, and tombs around. Tomb of Balban is one of them. It’s an amazing place for architecture and nature photography. The famous photo of Rajon bi baoli is clicked
Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah
A shrine dedicated to a famous Sufi saint, the Dargah welcomes thousands of people from different religions every week. Located in Nizamuddin area, the mesmerizing dargah has been mentioned in the media plethora of times due to the unforgettable experience it offers for Sufi lovers especially. The best day to visit here is Thursday when the Sufi music is played
Another alluring ruin of Delhi, Tughlagabad Fort was built in 1321! Now that is ancient. It has quite a history.
National School of Drama
Suggestive of the name, this is one of the best theatre training schools in India with its origin dating as old as 1959. It has a bunch of notable aluminizes too!
Bara Gumbad Masjid
Located in Lodhi Garden the Bara Gumbad Masjid is a part of several monuments.
So there you have a list of some wicked cool places you can explore over the coming weekends especially if you are new to Delhi.