Travelling-Camera sharing some Photographs of main places to visit in Delhi (Capital of INDIA)

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RED FORT (LAL QUILA)


Posted by Ripple (VJ) : A Sunny Day at Red Fort... : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : Like a diamond in the sky... Above Red Fort...
Delhi's famous Red Fort is known by that name because of the red stone with which it is built and it is one of the most magnificent palaces in the world. India's history is also closely linked with this fort.



RED FORT: afar-Mahal: In the centre of the garden is a large tank with a red stone pavilion in its middle, originally connected by a causeway with the garden.



INDIA GATE

View of India Gate from President's House: Posted by VJ: The India Gate is the national monument of India. It is one of the largest war memorials in India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the erstwhile British Indian Army who lost their lives fighting for the British Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Empire in India British Raj in World War I and the Afghan Wars.It is made up of red sand stone and granite.: VJ, ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, VJ-Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) : Originally a Statue of King George V had stood under the now-vacant canopy in front of the India Gate and was removed to Coronation Park with other statues. Following India's independence, India Gate became the site of the Indian Army's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier known as the Amar Jawan Jyoti (Immortal Soldier).


 View of India Gate from President's House 

Posted by Ripple (VJ) : A late evening glace at India Gate, Delhi : Every Night Hundreds Celebrate their Indian Origin
 The India Gate is one of the largest war memorials in India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the members of the erstwhile British Indian Army who lost their lives fighting for the Indian Empire in World War I and the Afghan Wars. Originally, a Statue of King George V had stood under the now-vacant canopy in front of the India Gate, and was removed to Coronation Park with other statues. Following India's independence, India Gate became the site of the Indian Army's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, known as the Amar Jawan Jyoti.
(Courtesy: wikipedia)

QUTUB MINAR


Qutub Minar @ Delhi 
Qutab Minar is among the tallest and famous towers in the world. The minaret is 234 feet high and the highest individual tower in the world. Other towers in the world are the Great Pagoda in Pekin, China and the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy but these towers are not as high as the Qutab Minar in Delhi. 
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LOTUS TEMPLE

A good place to visit in Delhi : Lotus Temple @ Nehru Place, Delhi, INDIA: Here are some some miscellaneous shots of Lotus Temple. The construction of the temple is similar to that of the Opera House in Sydney. The temple always looks mesmerizing. However, different light conditions have different effect on the way the temple appears.: Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : A couple enjoying the serenity of the temple @ LOTUS TEMPLE, Nehru Place, Delhi, INDIA

The Baha'i House of Worship in Delhi which is popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flower like shape, is a Bahai House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. It was completed in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent. It has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.
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PRESIDENT'S HOUSE

Indian President's House @ Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India, located in New Delhi, Delhi, India. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House and served as the residence of the Viceroy of India. It is at the heart of an area known as Lutyens' Delhi. It is the largest residence of any Head of the State in the world.VJ, ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, VJ-Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) : President, India, Architecture, Delhi, Colorful, Journey, Main Tourist Places, : The layout of the palace is designed around a massive square although there are many courtyards and open inner areas within. There are separate wings for the Viceroy and another wing for guests. The Viceroy’s wing is a separate four-storey house in itself, with its own court areas within. The wing was so large that the first president of India decided not to stay there, staying in the guest wing, a tradition which was followed by subsequent presidents. At the centre of the main part of the palace, underneath the main dome, is the Durbar Hall, which was known as the Throne Room during British rule when it had thrones for the Viceroy and his wife.
  
Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India, located in New Delhi, Delhi, India. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy's House and served as the residence of the Viceroy of India. It is at the heart of an area known as Lutyens' Delhi. It is the largest residence of any Head of the State in the world.
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HUMAYUN'S TOMB


Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Humayun's Tomb, Delhi : View of Humayun's Tomb through Entrance...
Humayun's tomb is a complex of buildings in Mughal architecture built as Mughal Emperor Humayun's tomb. It is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India.It encompasses the main tomb of the Emperor Humayun as well as numerous others. The complex is a World Heritage Site and the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India.


The architecture is similar to Taj Mahal.
SAFDARJUNG TOMB


Posted by Ripple (VJ) : ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography, : An evening at Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi: View from backside of Safdarjung Tomb
 Safdarjung's Tomb is a garden tomb in a marble mausoleum in Delhi, India. It was built in 1754 in the style of late Mughal architecture. The top story of the edifice houses the Archaeological Survey of India. The garden, in the style evolved by the Mughal Empire that is now known as the Mughal gardens style known as a charbagh, is entered through an ornate gate. Its facade is decorated with elaborate plaster carvings.
OLD FORT (PURANA QUILA) 


QALA-I-KUHNA-MASJID @ Purana Qila, Delhi
Purana Qila, Delhi is located in the south of Delhi near the serene Zoological Garden and the Pragati Maidan. Humayun started the construction of the city of his own on the site of the ancient city of Indraprasta, which has been proved beyond doubt by some archaelogical discoveries from its site. Every stone of the fort tells the horrifying drama of the struggle between the Mughal and the Afghans under Sher Shah Suri. Therefore the fort gives the visitors of a blend of the Mughal, Hindu and Afghan architecture. The construction of the fort continued under Sher Shah who defeated Humayun and dethroned him for a short period of time. However, it was very smartly completed by Humayun on his regined his Imperial throne. So the Dinpanah as called by Humayun was converted to Shergarh, as named by SherShah.
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JAMA MASJID


Posted by Ripple (VJ) : Delhi 6 - Jama Masjid : Pigeon-Studded Skies
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Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. Located in Old Delhi, the mosque has the capacity to accommodate 25000 devotees. Jama Masjid was completed in 1656 AD and it was again the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan behind this architectural masterpiece. Close to some 5000 craftsmen were involved in the construction of the msque. It is located in Old Delhi, just opposite to the famous Lal Quila or the Red Fort..
ISKCON TEMPLE


Posted by Ripple (VJ) on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : Very good experience of ISKCON Temple in Delhi during Full Moon Night :-): The entire temple is basically made up of red and yellow sandstone. The interiors are very simple in nature and decorated with paintings. The main attraction is the central hall which has a beautiful statue of Radha-Krishna and the walls decorated with religious quotes and customs. The temple museum has various models showing vedic tradition and culture including clothes, games, cuisines etc of that era. The state of art audio-visual hall organizes multimedia shows to help the devotees understand the story of the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. There are talks for developing special section on Forbidden Archaeology based on human existence since the earth formed.... This sound and Light show is more about values depicted in Ramayana and Mahabharata...: ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography :


The ISKCON Temple of Delhi is located at Raja Dhirshain Marg near the East of Kailash locality. It is one of the 40 temples in India that belongs to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness which is  dedicated to Lord Krishna. A part of the Iskon Temple "Hare Krishna" movement started by Acharya Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the devotees and followers of the Hare Rama Hare Krishna cult built this temple in 1998 to disseminate the message of the Bhagwad Gita...
CONNAUGHT PLACE


Fountains with maximum height in the center of Central Park...


Central Park is situated above the Rajiv Chowk Metro station. The park provides visitors to Connaught Place a perfect place to sit relax and enjoy the surroundings. The landscaped park is replete with lush green lawns, trees, an amphitheatre, fountains and water cascade. The park also has the exit (gate no.10) to Rajiv Chowk Metro Station.
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INDRAPRASTHA PARK : VISHVA SHANTI STOOPA




Indraprastha Park is one of the biggest parks of Delhi to enjoy, play and fun. The park is mainly for couple nowadays, but it has great importance from traveling and tourist point of view also. 
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BIRLA TEMPLE


Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is situated to the west of Connaught Place in Delhi. Constructed by Raja Baldev Das, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. Also known by the name of Birla Mandir of New Delhi. Temple is built over a period of 6 years and inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi Ji kept a condition that he will inaugurate the Delhi Laxmi Narain Temple only if the people from all castes, especially untouchables, would be able to gain entry inside it. The temple constitutes of one of the major draws of the city and is visited by numerous devotees and international tourists every year.
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 White Tiger @ Delhi Zoo: Watchful yet lazy tiger among medium high grass
 The Delhi Zoo is an ideal place to spend a day with friends, family and children. The experience is fun and educational as well. The Zoo at Delhi was set up in 1957 over a sprawling expanse of 240 acres area. Animals have been imported from various jungles of Asia, America, Africa and Australia and no stone has been left unturned to preserve their natural environment and habitat.
CHANKYAPURI

Clean and Color Chankyapuri @ Delhi : Posted by VJ @ www.travellingcamera.com : Chanakyapuri, meaning city of  


Chanakyapuri plays host to a majority of foreign embassies in India, and is home to a number of their staffs. Chanakyapuri is also developed as official residences for both politicians and civil servants to the Union Government. As such, it has numerous parks and open spaces...
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RAILWAY MUSEUM 
A Photo-Walk in National Railway Museum, Delhi: National Railway Museum situated in New Delhi and its  good place to visit for those who love locomotives. Also its interesting place for Children.: Posted by VJ on PHOTO JOURNEY @ www.travellingcamera.com : VJ, ripple, Vijay Kumar Sharma, ripple4photography, Frozen Moments, photographs, Photography, ripple (VJ), VJ, Ripple (VJ) Photography, VJ-Photography, Capture Present for Future, Freeze Present for Future, ripple (VJ) Photographs , VJ Photographs, Ripple (VJ) Photography : There are various models of train, engines and coaches in the museum. It also preserves the model of India's very first train, a steam engine that made its journey from Mumbai to Thane in 1853.


National Railway Museum situated in New Delhi and its  good place to visit for those who love locomotives. Also its interesting place for Children.
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PARLIAMENT HOUSE 

CHANDNI CHOWK 

GARDEN OF FIVE SENSES 

JANTAR MANTAR 

BANGLA SAHIB
AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE


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4 comments:

Vibha said...

Nice compilation VJ supported by good pics.

Ripple (VJ) said...

Thanks Vibha...

While creating this post, I realized that still there are many places in Delhi I need to capture in my Camera :)

Rajesh said...

Beautiful images.

VJ Sharma said...

Thanks Rajesh !!!

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