Delhi, Capital of India is not only a gateway to India’s top cities and states like Agra, Rajasthan, Kashmir Valley , Himachal Pradesh, Banaras, Khajuraho, Buddhist circuit or even Nepal and Bhutan.
Delhi’s own Importance lies in it’s past glory as the seat of Mughal empire , city’s magnificent monuments, and in the rich and diverse cultures. Delhi alone has 174 Monuments recognised by ASI as monuments of National Importance, let see UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi in this post.
Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi
Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi was built in 1570. It has a lot of significance for it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent built during Mughal time. This Tomb is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.
Red Fort, Delhi
Qutab Minar, Delhi
The Qutab Minar was built in early 13th century. Commissioned by Qutab uddin Aibak, the first Sultan of Delhi, it was completed by his successor Iltutmish. It is one of the most important monument in Delhi and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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