Delhi is a city with a remarkable history

PRLog (Press Release) – Nov 17, 2010 – Check View Delhi ---

Delhi is a city with an impressive and remarkable history. Standing as a witness to this interesting bygone era are the various monuments of Delhi. From the Old Fort to the Tughlaqabad area to the various tombs in the city, each one represents a separate period in the history of Delhi. In the area of New Delhi, historical monuments cover mostly those that were built during the time of the British like the Parliament House, President's House, the India Gate etc.
Monuments of a city give you an insight to the city's past and history. Delhi is ahistoric land which has a diversified culture and the effect of the past civilization can be seen even today among the citizens and the demography of Delhi. People of Delhi are very proud of the cultural heritage and this is reason why people don't hesitate in planning a vacation to Delhi. The monuments in the city are very well preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India which goes to show the importance of preserving the ancient remains over other developmental activities. Another factor that is responsible for these well maintained structures is the vocal nature of the citizens who fight and raise their voices to protect the ancient heritage and culture. This is indeed very commendable because you need such places to experience peace and tranquility away from the rush of hectic and busy lifestyle where everyone is running to make their ends meet.

Various Historical monuments in Delhi are:
Humayun's Tomb:

Visiting Humayun's tomb is a wonderful experience where you get to see the Mughal architecture and the history of Mughal India. Humayun's tomb is preceded by a tomb with blue dome. The dome has been made with Persian tiles which became very popular since Mughals came to India.

Lotus Temple:

Lotus Temple is one of the remarkable architectures of Bahai faith. It is located at Kalkaji in New Delhi. The temple looks like a lotus flower and is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand. The temple has no restrictions for visitors and is open to people from all religions. The place provides immaculate environment for meditation, peace and wisdom. The Bahai temple was completed in 1986. Since then the temple has received recognition from all over the world for its splendid architecture and design. Lotus Temple is among the most visited monuments in India
Purana Quila
The Purana Qila (Old Fort) stands on the site where the ancient city of Indraprashtha is believed to have existed. Archeological evidences such as pottery dating back to 1000 BC, found within the fort premises support the premise. Pottery of similar nature has been recovered...

Rashtrapati Bhavan
The palatial building built on an area of 330 acres with a private garden designed by the illustrious Lutyens, as the official residence of the Viceroy of India during British reign, is now the official residence of the First Citizen...

Humayun's Tomb
The Garden Tomb Humayun's tomb lies on the Mathura road near its crossing with the Lodi Road. High rubble-built walls enclose here a square garden divided initially...

India Gate

At the center of New Delhi stands the 42m high India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like Archway in the middle of a crossroad. Almost similar to its French counterpart...