art galleries and religious places in Delhi

Art and Culture

Delhi is also known for the place of the arts and cultures of India there are so many world-class art galleries. National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi is an initiative by the government of India. Established in 1954, the gallery features a collection of over 14,000 paintings by artists from India and abroad. Paintings in this wide assortment include works of Raja Ravi Varma, Tagore brothers, Jamini Roy, etc. It is one of the finest Art Galleries in India and many more galleries are in Delhi which creates a global footprint. there are Lalit Kala Naty Akademi were so many great actors of Bollywood studies like Nasruddin Shah, Manoj Bajpai, Vijay raj, and many more. If we talk about culture then Delhi is a place where you can find shades of all cultures of India there are worship places for all religions where people worship of god. Which creates a hue of India. Their Bhai's temple, Akshardham temple, Jama masjid, and Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, and some old temple and church. Which is also famous for tourism.

Religious places in delhi

Akshardham Temple

Shanti Stupa
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Exuding a culture of past, Akshardham Temple is colossal temple that aims at reviving the 10, 000 year old legacy of the deity Swami Narayan. It is located at the banks of one of the holiest rivers of India; river Yamuna. At the inner most chambers of the temple there is gilded image of the Swami Narayan and along with the disciples.

There are 20, 000 idols and statues that this site is dedicated to, with 9 domes, 20 spires and a mesmerizing gajendra pith. It is finest example of devotion and one that has immortalized the culture it commensurate.

 

What to Experience

Nilkanth Varni Abhishek

Hall of Values (50 mins) | Giant Screen Film (40 mins)

Cultural Boat Ride (15 mins) | Musical Fountain

Garden of India • Lotus Garden

 

Location: Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi,

Delhi 110092 Metro Station: Akshardham

Open: All Day || Timings: 9:30AM–6:30PM

Designed and purposed by a Japanese Buddhist monk Fujii Guruji in 1978, Vishwa Shanti Stupa is towering edifice that stands for peace and non-violence. Architectural inspiration is drawn from Sanchi Stupa in Madhya Pradesh and a Japanese garden has been constructed around the monument. Fujii was greatly inspired by his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi in 1931 and decided to devote his life to promoting non-violence. In 1947, he began constructing Peace Pagodas as shrines to world peace Peace Pagodas were built as a symbol of peace in Japanese cities including Hiroshima and Nagasaki where the atomic bombs took the lives of over 150,000 people, almost all of whom were civilian, at the end of World War II.

 

Location: Indraprastha Park, Ring Road, Salim Garh Fort, Old Delhi,

New Delhi, Delhi 110002

 

Metro Station: Pragati Maidan || Open: All Day || Timings: 7AM–7PM

It stands as the most spectacular insignia of the Sikh culture. This astonishing landmark was remodelled several times and finally the edifice that stands now has been built in 1947. The year India got its independence. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is named after 8th Sikh Guru who has taken the last few breaths of his life in this palace. There is a vast pool located within the boundaries of the gurudwara that offers a promenade for solace and tranquillity. Gurdwara Bangla Sahib was originally a bungalow belonging to Raja Jai Singh, an Indian ruler in the seventeenth century, and was known as Jaisinghpura Palace, in Jaisingh Pura, an historic neighbourhood demolished to make way for the Connaught Place, shopping district

 

Location: Bangla Sahib Rd, Near GPO General Post Office, Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001

 

Metro Station: Patel chowk || Open: All Day || Timings: 12AM–12AM

ISCON Temple

Lotus Temple

Nizamuddin Dargah

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), known colloquially as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas, is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organisation.

It is a magnificent temple built atop the hills of Eailash, and is said to test the devotee through a series of step that ascends into ISCON temple.

It is purely devoted to Lord-Krishna, and reflects a modern yet conventional style; transitional. Its main purpose is to spread the teachings of Vedic philosophy and Bhagwat Gita.

 

Location:Hare Krishna, Hills Rd, East of Kailash, New Delhi, Delhi 110065

 

Metro Station: Nehru Place || Open: All Day || Timings: 4:30AM–9PM

This astonishing temple is shaped like a Lotus flower and accurately represents its colour. White marbles, cement, dolomite and sand were used to raise this architectural marvel.

 

Lotus temple propagates the idea of bringing the people of the world under one common faith and one universal cause. It is said that all the major religious books of the world such as Quran, Bible, Torah and Vedas are chanted.

 

Around the blooming petals there are nine pools of water, which light up, in natural light. It looks spectacular at dusk when it is flood lit.

 

Location: Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji,

New Delhi, Delhi 110019  ||  Metro Station: Kalkaji Mandir Close: Monday || Timings: 9AM–5:30PM

One of holiest shrine in Delhi for the muslim community is the Dargah at Nizamuddin which was built after the world’s most renowned and revered sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya. It welcomes people from every corner of the world who wish to seek solace and fulfilment through spiritual transcendence.

 

Constructed by Muhammad Bin Tughlaq of the Tuglaq dynasty, this shrine has special nights where soul uplifting qawwali’s are organized for the visitors for special nights.

 

Location:Boali Gate Rd, Opp The Lodhi, New Delhi,

Delhi 110013  || . Metro Station: Moolchand

Open: All Day || Timings: 5AM–10:30PM

Hidden Places

Garden of five senses

Hauz Khas Village

Majnu ka Tila

A vast spread of lush greenery, rocky terrain and hand-moulded statues is located near South-East Delhi. It is known as the garden of five senses because it is said to stimulate all of them through its artistic layout and design. There are several highlights of this garden but Khas Bagh, Well-lit fountains and Stone crafted elephant troop is a few unmissable spots.

The twenty-acre site, located at Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area in New Delhi, is spectacular.

 

Location: Western Marg, Near Saket Metro Station, Said-ul-Ajaib Village,

New Delhi, Delhi 110030

 

Metro Station: Saket || Open: All Day || Timings: 9AM–7PM

Hauz Khas is go-to venue for parties, get-togethers and refine dining. It is perfect confluence of Urban with Heritage. The name contrasts the ultra-chic, elegant and neon-lit urban landscape. Along the lane peppered with signature restaurant and bar, there is vast greenery along the edge of the village which houses the famous firoz shah tomb as well. The charm of Hauz Village is wildly intoxicating and will rile your spirit.

 

Location: Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

 

Metro Station: Hauz Khas || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

If you're bored with cliched cafes and bar in Delhi and wanna experience something new. Then friends Majnu ka Tilla is a perfect place for you. This Tibetan monastery has a lot to offer from hill-based cafes to mini Tibet market. Located in North Delhi, this place served as a refugee camp to Tibetan civilians who were banished from Dharamshala after the exile of Dalai Lama. It has now grown in bustling market which seems a like hot-bed of chirruping vendors of rare and exotic artefacts and jewellery. It is haven for food lovers and is breeding ground of exquisite eateries.

 

Location: Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

 

Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

Art Gallery in Delhi

Lalit Kala Akademi Gallery

 

37, Copernicus Marg,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

India Art Gallery

 

Sculpture Department, Triveni Kala Sangam,205, Tansen Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 098993 79529

Gallerie Ganesha

 

E-557, Greater Kailash II,

New Delhi, Delhi 110048

Contact number: 011 2922 6043

National Gallery of Modern Art

 

Jaipur House, Shershah Road, Near India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011 2338 4640

Indian Arts Palace

 

Shop No. E-19, Radial Rd Number 7, Block E, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 6580 9885

Art Konsult

 

A/22, Hauz Khas Village, Deer  Park, Hauz Khas,

New Delhi, Delhi 110016

Art Heritage Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen  Marg, Todermal Road Area,  Mandi House, New Delhi, 110001

Contact number: 011 2371 9470

AIFACS Gallery

 

Rafi Marg, Sansad Marg

Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 2332 3637

Shridharani Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

Dhoomimal Gallery

 

G-42, Connaught Circus,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 4151 6056

Creativity

 

Village, 6, Hauz Khas Tank,

Deer Park, Hauz Khas,

New Delhi, Delhi 1100161

Contact number: 011 4607 2799

Gallery Espace

 

16, Community Center, Near Surya Hotel, Sujan Mahindra Road,

New Friends Colony,

New Delhi, Delhi 110025

Contact number: 011 2467 7392

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number: 011 4163 9000

Vadehra Art Gallery

 

D-53, Block D, Defence

Colony, New Delhi,

Delhi 110049

Contact number: 011 4610 3550

Lalit Kala Akademi

 

35, Rabindra Bhavan,

Ferozeshah Road,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 2300 9200

Kumar Gallery

 

Market, 11, Sundar Nagar,

New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011 2435 8875

DAG

 

11, Hauz Khas Village,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110016

Contact number: 011 4600 5300

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number: 011 4163 9000

Art Spice

 

The Metropolitan Hotel and Spa, Bangla Sahib Road, Gole Market, Sector 4, Connught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 4250 0200

Art Positive

 

F-213/B, Old Mehrauli

Badarpur Road, New Delhi,

Delhi 110030

Contact number: 011 4160 2545

Egg Art Studio

 

23, Barakhamba, New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

Contact number : 011 2376 6990

Gallery Art. Motif

 

A1/178, Safdarjung Enclave,

4th Floor, New Delhi,

Delhi 110029

Contact number: 011 4266 4343

Palette Art Gallery

 

14, Golf Links, New Delhi,

Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011-41743034

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

 

11, Mansingh Road, Near

Andhra Bhavan, New Delhi,

Delhi 110011

Contact number: 011 2338 8105

Copyright © 2020 ghoomodelhi. All Rights Reserved

art galleries and religious places in Delhi

Art and Culture

Delhi is also known for the place of the arts and cultures of India there are so many world-class art galleries. National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi is an initiative by the government of India. Established in 1954, the gallery features a collection of over 14,000 paintings by artists from India and abroad. Paintings in this wide assortment include works of Raja Ravi Varma, Tagore brothers, Jamini Roy, etc. It is one of the finest Art Galleries in India and many more galleries are in Delhi which creates a global footprint. there are Lalit Kala Naty Akademi were so many great actors of Bollywood studies like Nasruddin Shah, Manoj Bajpai, Vijay raj, and many more. If we talk about culture then Delhi is a place where you can find shades of all cultures of India there are worship places for all religions where people worship of god. Which creates a hue of India. Their Bhai's temple, Akshardham temple, Jama masjid, and Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, and some old temple and church. Which is also famous for tourism.

Religious Places in Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Shanti Stupa

It stands as the most spectacular insignia of the Sikh culture. This astonishing landmark was remodelled several times and finally the edifice that stands now has been built in 1947. The year India got its independence. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is named after 8th Sikh Guru who has taken the last few breaths of his life in this palace. There is a vast pool located within the boundaries of the gurudwara that offers a promenade for solace and tranquillity. Gurdwara Bangla Sahib was originally a bungalow belonging to Raja Jai Singh, an Indian ruler in the seventeenth century, and was known as Jaisinghpura Palace, in Jaisingh Pura, an historic neighbourhood demolished to make way for the Connaught Place, shopping district

 

Location: Bangla Sahib Rd, Near GPO General Post Office, Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001

 

Metro Station: Patel chowk || Open: All Day || Timings: 12AM–12AM

Designed and purposed by a Japanese Buddhist monk Fujii Guruji in 1978, Vishwa Shanti Stupa is towering edifice that stands for peace and non-violence. Architectural inspiration is drawn from Sanchi Stupa in Madhya Pradesh and a Japanese garden has been constructed around the monument. Fujii was greatly inspired by his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi in 1931 and decided to devote his life to promoting non-violence. In 1947, he began constructing Peace Pagodas as shrines to world peace Peace Pagodas were built as a symbol of peace in Japanese cities including Hiroshima and Nagasaki where the atomic bombs took the lives of over 150,000 people, almost all of whom were civilian, at the end of World War II.

 

Location: Indraprastha Park, Ring Road, Salim Garh Fort, Old Delhi,

New Delhi, Delhi 110002

 

Metro Station: Pragati Maidan || Open: All Day || Timings: 7AM–7PM

Akshardham Temple

Exuding a culture of past, Akshardham Temple is colossal temple that aims at reviving the 10, 000 year old legacy of the deity Swami Narayan. It is located at the banks of one of the holiest rivers of India; river Yamuna. At the inner most chambers of the temple there is gilded image of the Swami Narayan and along with the disciples.

There are 20, 000 idols and statues that this site is dedicated to, with 9 domes, 20 spires and a mesmerizing gajendra pith. It is finest example of devotion and one that has immortalized the culture it commensurate.

 

What to Experience

Nilkanth Varni Abhishek

Hall of Values (50 mins) | Giant Screen Film (40 mins)

Cultural Boat Ride (15 mins) | Musical Fountain

Garden of India • Lotus Garden

 

Location: Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi,

Delhi 110092 Metro Station: Akshardham

Open: All Day || Timings: 9:30AM–6:30PM

ISCON Temple

Lotus Temple

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), known colloquially as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas, is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organisation.

It is a magnificent temple built atop the hills of Eailash, and is said to test the devotee through a series of step that ascends into ISCON temple.

It is purely devoted to Lord-Krishna, and reflects a modern yet conventional style; transitional. Its main purpose is to spread the teachings of Vedic philosophy and Bhagwat Gita.

 

Location:Hare Krishna, Hills Rd, East of Kailash, New Delhi, Delhi 110065

 

Metro Station: Nehru Place || Open: All Day || Timings: 4:30AM–9PM

This astonishing temple is shaped like a Lotus flower and accurately represents its colour. White marbles, cement, dolomite and sand were used to raise this architectural marvel.

 

Lotus temple propagates the idea of bringing the people of the world under one common faith and one universal cause. It is said that all the major religious books of the world such as Quran, Bible, Torah and Vedas are chanted.

 

Around the blooming petals there are nine pools of water, which light up, in natural light. It looks spectacular at dusk when it is flood lit.

 

Location: Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji,

New Delhi, Delhi 110019  ||  Metro Station: Kalkaji Mandir Close: Monday || Timings: 9AM–5:30PM

Nizamuddin Dargah

One of holiest shrine in Delhi for the muslim community is the Dargah at Nizamuddin which was built after the world’s most renowned and revered sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya. It welcomes people from every corner of the world who wish to seek solace and fulfilment through spiritual transcendence.

 

Constructed by Muhammad Bin Tughlaq of the Tuglaq dynasty, this shrine has special nights where soul uplifting qawwali’s are organized for the visitors for special nights.

 

Location:Boali Gate Rd, Opp The Lodhi, New Delhi,

Delhi 110013  || . Metro Station: Moolchand

Open: All Day || Timings: 5AM–10:30PM

Hidden Places

Garden of five senses

Hauz Khas Village

A vast spread of lush greenery, rocky terrain and hand-moulded statues is located near South-East Delhi. It is known as the garden of five senses because it is said to stimulate all of them through its artistic layout and design. There are several highlights of this garden but Khas Bagh, Well-lit fountains and Stone crafted elephant troop is a few unmissable spots.

The twenty-acre site, located at Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area in New Delhi, is spectacular.

 

Location: Western Marg, Near Saket Metro Station, Said-ul-Ajaib Village,

New Delhi, Delhi 110030

Metro Station: Saket || Open: All Day || Timings: 9AM–7PM

Hauz Khas is go-to venue for parties, get-togethers and refine dining. It is perfect confluence of Urban with Heritage. The name contrasts the ultra-chic, elegant and neon-lit urban landscape. Along the lane peppered with signature restaurant and bar, there is vast greenery along the edge of the village which houses the famous firoz shah tomb as well. The charm of Hauz Village is wildly intoxicating and will rile your spirit.

 

Location: Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

 

Metro Station: Hauz Khas || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

Majnu ka Tila

If you're bored with cliched cafes and bar in Delhi and wanna experience something new. Then friends Majnu ka Tilla is a perfect place for you. This Tibetan monastery has a lot to offer from hill-based cafes to mini Tibet market. Located in North Delhi, this place served as a refugee camp to Tibetan civilians who were banished from Dharamshala after the exile of Dalai Lama. It has now grown in bustling market which seems a like hot-bed of chirruping vendors of rare and exotic artefacts and jewellery. It is haven for food lovers and is breeding ground of exquisite eateries.

 

Location: Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

 

Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

Art Gallery in Delhi

Lalit Kala Akademi Gallery

 

37, Copernicus Marg,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

India Art Gallery

 

Sculpture Department, Triveni Kala Sangam, 205, Tansen Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

098993 79529

Gallerie Ganesha

 

E-557, Greater Kailash II,

New Delhi, Delhi 110048

Contact number:

011 2922 6043

National Gallery of Modern Art

 

Jaipur House, Shershah Road, Near India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number:

011 2338 4640

Art Konsult

 

A/22, Hauz Khas Village, Deer  Park, Hauz Khas,

New Delhi, Delhi 110016

Art Heritage Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen  Marg, Todermal Road Area,  Mandi House, New Delhi, 110001

Contact number:

011 2371 9470

AIFACS Gallery

 

Rafi Marg, Sansad Marg

Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 2332 3637

Shridharani Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

Dhoomimal Gallery

 

G-42, Connaught Circus,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 4151 6056

Indian Arts Palace

 

Shop No. E-19, Radial Rd Number 7, Block E, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 6580 9885

Creativity

 

Village, 6, Hauz Khas Tank,

Deer Park, Hauz Khas,

New Delhi, Delhi 1100161

Contact number:

011 4607 2799

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number:

011 4163 9000

Gallery Espace

 

16, Community Center, Near Surya Hotel, Sujan Mahindra Road,

New Friends Colony,

New Delhi, Delhi 110025

Contact number:

011 2467 7392

Vadehra Art Gallery

 

D-53, Block D, Defence

Colony, New Delhi,

Delhi 110049

Contact number:

011 4610 3550

Lalit Kala Akademi

 

35, Rabindra Bhavan,

Ferozeshah Road,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 2300 9200

Kumar Gallery

 

Market, 11, Sundar Nagar,

New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number:

011 2435 8875

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number:

011 4163 9000

Art Spice

 

The Metropolitan Hotel and Spa, Bangla Sahib Road, Gole Market, Sector 4, Connught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 4250 0200

Art Positive

 

F-213/B, Old Mehrauli

Badarpur Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110030

Contact number:

011 4160 2545

DAG

 

11, Hauz Khas Village,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110016

Contact number: 011 4600 5300

Egg Art Studio

 

23, Barakhamba, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number :

011 2376 6990

Gallery Art. Motif

 

A1/178, Safdarjung Enclave, 4th Floor, New Delhi, Delhi 110029

Contact number:

011 4266 4343

Palette Art Gallery

 

14, Golf Links, New Delhi,

Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011-41743034

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

 

11, Mansingh Road, Near

Andhra Bhavan, New Delhi, Delhi 110011

Contact number: 011 2338 8105

Copyright © 2020 ghoomodelhi. All Rights Reserved

art galleries and religious places in Delhi

Art and Culture

Delhi is also known for the place of the arts and cultures of India there are so many world-class art galleries. National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi is an initiative by the government of India. Established in 1954, the gallery features a collection of over 14,000 paintings by artists from India and abroad. Paintings in this wide assortment include works of Raja Ravi Varma, Tagore brothers, Jamini Roy, etc. It is one of the finest Art Galleries in India and many more galleries are in Delhi which creates a global footprint. there are Lalit Kala Naty Akademi were so many great actors of Bollywood studies like Nasruddin Shah, Manoj Bajpai, Vijay raj, and many more. If we talk about culture then Delhi is a place where you can find shades of all cultures of India there are worship places for all religions where people worship of god. Which creates a hue of India. Their Bhai's temple, Akshardham temple, Jama masjid, and Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, and some old temple and church. Which is also famous for tourism.

Religious Places in Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Shanti Stupa

It stands as the most spectacular insignia of the Sikh culture. This astonishing landmark was remodelled several times and finally the edifice that stands now has been built in 1947. The year India got its independence. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is named after 8th Sikh Guru who has taken the last few breaths of his life in this palace. There is a vast pool located within the boundaries of the gurudwara that offers a promenade for solace and tranquillity. Gurdwara Bangla Sahib was originally a bungalow belonging to Raja Jai Singh, an Indian ruler in the seventeenth century, and was known as Jaisinghpura Palace, in Jaisingh Pura, an historic neighbourhood demolished to make way for the Connaught Place, shopping district

 

Location: Bangla Sahib Rd, Near GPO General Post Office, Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001

 

Metro Station: Patel chowk || Open: All Day || Timings: 12AM–12AM

Designed and purposed by a Japanese Buddhist monk Fujii Guruji in 1978, Vishwa Shanti Stupa is towering edifice that stands for peace and non-violence. Architectural inspiration is drawn from Sanchi Stupa in Madhya Pradesh and a Japanese garden has been constructed around the monument. Fujii was greatly inspired by his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi in 1931 and decided to devote his life to promoting non-violence. In 1947, he began constructing Peace Pagodas as shrines to world peace Peace Pagodas were built as a symbol of peace in Japanese cities including Hiroshima and Nagasaki where the atomic bombs took the lives of over 150,000 people, almost all of whom were civilian, at the end of World War II.

 

Location: Indraprastha Park, Ring Road, Salim Garh Fort, Old Delhi,

New Delhi, Delhi 110002

 

Metro Station: Pragati Maidan || Open: All Day || Timings: 7AM–7PM

Akshardham Temple

Exuding a culture of past, Akshardham Temple is colossal temple that aims at reviving the 10, 000 year old legacy of the deity Swami Narayan. It is located at the banks of one of the holiest rivers of India; river Yamuna. At the inner most chambers of the temple there is gilded image of the Swami Narayan and along with the disciples.

There are 20, 000 idols and statues that this site is dedicated to, with 9 domes, 20 spires and a mesmerizing gajendra pith. It is finest example of devotion and one that has immortalized the culture it commensurate.

 

What to Experience

Nilkanth Varni Abhishek

Hall of Values (50 mins) | Giant Screen Film (40 mins)

Cultural Boat Ride (15 mins) | Musical Fountain

Garden of India • Lotus Garden

 

Location: Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi,

Delhi 110092 Metro Station: Akshardham

Open: All Day || Timings: 9:30AM–6:30PM

ISCON Temple

Lotus Temple

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), known colloquially as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas, is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organisation.

It is a magnificent temple built atop the hills of Eailash, and is said to test the devotee through a series of step that ascends into ISCON temple.

It is purely devoted to Lord-Krishna, and reflects a modern yet conventional style; transitional. Its main purpose is to spread the teachings of Vedic philosophy and Bhagwat Gita.

 

Location:Hare Krishna, Hills Rd, East of Kailash, New Delhi, Delhi 110065

 

Metro Station: Nehru Place || Open: All Day || Timings: 4:30AM–9PM

This astonishing temple is shaped like a Lotus flower and accurately represents its colour. White marbles, cement, dolomite and sand were used to raise this architectural marvel.

 

Lotus temple propagates the idea of bringing the people of the world under one common faith and one universal cause. It is said that all the major religious books of the world such as Quran, Bible, Torah and Vedas are chanted.

 

Around the blooming petals there are nine pools of water, which light up, in natural light. It looks spectacular at dusk when it is flood lit.

 

Location: Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji,

New Delhi, Delhi 110019  ||  Metro Station: Kalkaji Mandir Close: Monday || Timings: 9AM–5:30PM

Nizamuddin Dargah

One of holiest shrine in Delhi for the muslim community is the Dargah at Nizamuddin which was built after the world’s most renowned and revered sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya. It welcomes people from every corner of the world who wish to seek solace and fulfilment through spiritual transcendence.

 

Constructed by Muhammad Bin Tughlaq of the Tuglaq dynasty, this shrine has special nights where soul uplifting qawwali’s are organized for the visitors for special nights.

 

Location:Boali Gate Rd, Opp The Lodhi, New Delhi,

Delhi 110013  || . Metro Station: Moolchand

Open: All Day || Timings: 5AM–10:30PM

Hidden Places

Garden of five senses

Hauz Khas Village

A vast spread of lush greenery, rocky terrain and hand-moulded statues is located near South-East Delhi. It is known as the garden of five senses because it is said to stimulate all of them through its artistic layout and design. There are several highlights of this garden but Khas Bagh, Well-lit fountains and Stone crafted elephant troop is a few unmissable spots.

The twenty-acre site, located at Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area in New Delhi, is spectacular.

 

Location: Western Marg, Near Saket Metro Station, Said-ul-Ajaib Village,

New Delhi, Delhi 110030

Metro Station: Saket || Open: All Day || Timings: 9AM–7PM

Hauz Khas is go-to venue for parties, get-togethers and refine dining. It is perfect confluence of Urban with Heritage. The name contrasts the ultra-chic, elegant and neon-lit urban landscape. Along the lane peppered with signature restaurant and bar, there is vast greenery along the edge of the village which houses the famous firoz shah tomb as well. The charm of Hauz Village is wildly intoxicating and will rile your spirit.

 

Location: Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

 

Metro Station: Hauz Khas || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

Majnu ka Tila

If you're bored with cliched cafes and bar in Delhi and wanna experience something new. Then friends Majnu ka Tilla is a perfect place for you. This Tibetan monastery has a lot to offer from hill-based cafes to mini Tibet market. Located in North Delhi, this place served as a refugee camp to Tibetan civilians who were banished from Dharamshala after the exile of Dalai Lama. It has now grown in bustling market which seems a like hot-bed of chirruping vendors of rare and exotic artefacts and jewellery. It is haven for food lovers and is breeding ground of exquisite eateries.

 

Location: Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

 

Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

Art Gallery in Delhi

Lalit Kala Akademi Gallery

 

37, Copernicus Marg,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

India Art Gallery

 

Sculpture Department, Triveni Kala Sangam, 205, Tansen Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

098993 79529

Gallerie Ganesha

 

E-557, Greater Kailash II,

New Delhi, Delhi 110048

Contact number:

011 2922 6043

National Gallery of Modern Art

 

Jaipur House, Shershah Road, Near India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number:

011 2338 4640

Art Konsult

 

A/22, Hauz Khas Village, Deer  Park, Hauz Khas,

New Delhi, Delhi 110016

Art Heritage Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen  Marg, Todermal Road Area,  Mandi House, New Delhi, 110001

Contact number:

011 2371 9470

AIFACS Gallery

 

Rafi Marg, Sansad Marg

Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 2332 3637

Shridharani Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

Dhoomimal Gallery

 

G-42, Connaught Circus,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 4151 6056

Indian Arts Palace

 

Shop No. E-19, Radial Rd Number 7, Block E, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 6580 9885

Creativity

 

Village, 6, Hauz Khas Tank,

Deer Park, Hauz Khas,

New Delhi, Delhi 1100161

Contact number:

011 4607 2799

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number:

011 4163 9000

Gallery Espace

 

16, Community Center, Near Surya Hotel, Sujan Mahindra Road,

New Friends Colony,

New Delhi, Delhi 110025

Contact number:

011 2467 7392

Vadehra Art Gallery

 

D-53, Block D, Defence

Colony, New Delhi,

Delhi 110049

Contact number:

011 4610 3550

Lalit Kala Akademi

 

35, Rabindra Bhavan,

Ferozeshah Road,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 2300 9200

Kumar Gallery

 

Market, 11, Sundar Nagar,

New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number:

011 2435 8875

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number:

011 4163 9000

Art Spice

 

The Metropolitan Hotel and Spa, Bangla Sahib Road, Gole Market, Sector 4, Connught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number:

011 4250 0200

Art Positive

 

F-213/B, Old Mehrauli

Badarpur Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110030

Contact number:

011 4160 2545

DAG

 

11, Hauz Khas Village,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110016

Contact number: 011 4600 5300

Egg Art Studio

 

23, Barakhamba, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number :

011 2376 6990

Gallery Art. Motif

 

A1/178, Safdarjung Enclave, 4th Floor, New Delhi, Delhi 110029

Contact number:

011 4266 4343

Palette Art Gallery

 

14, Golf Links, New Delhi,

Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011-41743034

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

 

11, Mansingh Road, Near

Andhra Bhavan, New Delhi, Delhi 110011

Contact number: 011 2338 8105

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art galleries and religious places in Delhi

Art and Culture

Delhi is also known for the place of the arts and cultures of India there are so many world-class art galleries. National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi is an initiative by the government of India. Established in 1954, the gallery features a collection of over 14,000 paintings by artists from India and abroad. Paintings in this wide assortment include works of Raja Ravi Varma, Tagore brothers, Jamini Roy, etc. It is one of the finest Art Galleries in India and many more galleries are in Delhi which creates a global footprint. there are Lalit Kala Naty Akademi were so many great actors of Bollywood studies like Nasruddin Shah, Manoj Bajpai, Vijay raj, and many more. If we talk about culture then Delhi is a place where you can find shades of all cultures of India there are worship places for all religions where people worship of god. Which creates a hue of India. Their Bhai's temple, Akshardham temple, Jama masjid, and Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, and some old temple and church. Which is also famous for tourism.

Religious Places

in Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

It stands as the most spectacular insignia of the Sikh culture. This astonishing landmark was remodelled several times and finally the edifice that stands now has been built in 1947. The year India got its independence. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is named after 8th Sikh Guru who has taken the last few breaths of his life in this palace. There is a vast pool located within the boundaries of the gurudwara that offers a promenade for solace and tranquillity. Gurdwara Bangla Sahib was originally a bungalow belonging to Raja Jai Singh, an Indian ruler in the seventeenth century, and was known as Jaisinghpura Palace, in Jaisingh Pura, an historic neighbourhood demolished to make way for the Connaught Place, shopping district

 

Location: Bangla Sahib Rd, Near GPO General Post Office, Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Metro Station: Patel chowk || Open: All Day || Timings: 12AM–12AM

Shanti Stupa

Designed and purposed by a Japanese Buddhist monk Fujii Guruji in 1978, Vishwa Shanti Stupa is towering edifice that stands for peace and non-violence. Architectural inspiration is drawn from Sanchi Stupa in Madhya Pradesh and a Japanese garden has been constructed around the monument. Fujii was greatly inspired by his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi in 1931 and decided to devote his life to promoting non-violence. In 1947, he began constructing Peace Pagodas as shrines to world peace Peace Pagodas were built as a symbol of peace in Japanese cities including Hiroshima and Nagasaki where the atomic bombs took the lives of over 150,000 people, almost all of whom were civilian, at the end of World War II.

 

Location: Indraprastha Park, Ring Road, Salim Garh Fort, Old Delhi,  New Delhi, Delhi 110002  ||  Metro Station: Pragati Maidan || Open: All Day || Timings: 7AM–7PM

Akshardham Temple

Exuding a culture of past, Akshardham Temple is colossal temple that aims at reviving the 10, 000 year old legacy of the deity Swami Narayan. It is located at the banks of one of the holiest rivers of India; river Yamuna. At the inner most chambers of the temple there is gilded image of the Swami Narayan and along with the disciples.

There are 20, 000 idols and statues that this site is dedicated to, with 9 domes, 20 spires and a mesmerizing gajendra pith. It is finest example of devotion and one that has immortalized the culture it commensurate.

 

What to Experience

Nilkanth Varni Abhishek

Hall of Values (50 mins) | Giant Screen Film (40 mins)

Cultural Boat Ride (15 mins) | Musical Fountain

Garden of India • Lotus Garden

 

Location: Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110092 Metro Station: Akshardham  ||  Open: All Day || Timings: 9:30AM–6:30PM

ISCON Temple

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), known colloquially as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas, is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organisation.

It is a magnificent temple built atop the hills of Eailash, and is said to test the devotee through a series of step that ascends into ISCON temple.

It is purely devoted to Lord-Krishna, and reflects a modern yet conventional style; transitional. Its main purpose is to spread the teachings of Vedic philosophy and Bhagwat Gita.

 

Location:Hare Krishna, Hills Rd, East of Kailash, New Delhi, Delhi 110065

Metro Station: Nehru Place || Open: All Day || Timings: 4:30AM–9PM

Lotus Temple

This astonishing temple is shaped like a Lotus flower and accurately represents its colour. White marbles, cement, dolomite and sand were used to raise this architectural marvel.

 

Lotus temple propagates the idea of bringing the people of the world under one common faith and one universal cause. It is said that all the major religious books of the world such as Quran, Bible, Torah and Vedas are chanted.

 

Around the blooming petals there are nine pools of water, which light up, in natural light. It looks spectacular at dusk when it is flood lit.

 

Location: Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji, New Delhi, Delhi 110019  ||  Metro Station: Kalkaji Mandir Close: Monday || Timings: 9AM–5:30PM

Nizamuddin Dargah

One of holiest shrine in Delhi for the muslim community is the Dargah at Nizamuddin which was built after the world’s most renowned and revered sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya. It welcomes people from every corner of the world who wish to seek solace and fulfilment through spiritual transcendence.

 

Constructed by Muhammad Bin Tughlaq of the Tuglaq dynasty, this shrine has special nights where soul uplifting qawwali’s are organized for the visitors for special nights.

 

Location:Boali Gate Rd, Opp The Lodhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110013  ||  Metro Station: Moolchand  ||  Open: All Day || Timings: 5AM–10:30PM

Hidden Places

Garden of five senses

A vast spread of lush greenery, rocky terrain and hand-moulded statues is located near South-East Delhi. It is known as the garden of five senses because it is said to stimulate all of them through its artistic layout and design. There are several highlights of this garden but Khas Bagh, Well-lit fountains and Stone crafted elephant troop is a few unmissable spots.

The twenty-acre site, located at Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area in New Delhi, is spectacular.

 

Location: Western Marg, Near Saket Metro Station, Said-ul-Ajaib Village, New Delhi, Delhi 11003  ||  Metro Station: Saket || Open: All Day || Timings: 9AM–7PM

Hauz Khas Village

Hauz Khas is go-to venue for parties, get-togethers and refine dining. It is perfect confluence of Urban with Heritage. The name contrasts the ultra-chic, elegant and neon-lit urban landscape. Along the lane peppered with signature restaurant and bar, there is vast greenery along the edge of the village which houses the famous firoz shah tomb as well. The charm of Hauz Village is wildly intoxicating and will rile your spirit.

 

Location: Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001  ||  Metro Station: Hauz Khas || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

Majnu ka Tila

If you're bored with cliched cafes and bar in Delhi and wanna experience something new. Then friends Majnu ka Tilla is a perfect place for you. This Tibetan monastery has a lot to offer from hill-based cafes to mini Tibet market. Located in North Delhi, this place served as a refugee camp to Tibetan civilians who were banished from Dharamshala after the exile of Dalai Lama. It has now grown in bustling market which seems a like hot-bed of chirruping vendors of rare and exotic artefacts and jewellery. It is haven for food lovers and is breeding ground of exquisite eateries.

 

Location: Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo, New Delhi, Delhi 110003  ||  Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya || Open: All Day || Timings: 10:30AM–7PM

Art Gallery in Delhi

Lalit Kala Akademi Gallery

 

37, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

India Art Gallery

 

Sculpture Department, Triveni Kala Sangam, 205, Tansen Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 098993 79529

Gallerie Ganesha

 

E-557, Greater Kailash II,

New Delhi, Delhi 110048

Contact number: 011 2922 6043

National Gallery of Modern Art

 

Jaipur House, Shershah Road, Near India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011 2338 4640

Art Konsult

 

A/22, Hauz Khas Village, Deer  Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016

Art Heritage Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam, Tansen  Marg, Todermal Road Area,  Mandi House, New Delhi, 110001

Contact number: 011 2371 9470

AIFACS Gallery

 

Rafi Marg, Sansad Marg Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 2332 3637

Shridharani Gallery

 

205, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Dhoomimal Gallery

 

G-42, Connaught Circus, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 4151 6056

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number: 011 4163 9000

Creativity

 

Village, 6, Hauz Khas Tank, Deer Park, Hauz Khas,

New Delhi, Delhi 1100161

Contact number: 011 4607 2799

Indian Arts Palace

 

Shop No. E-19, Radial Rd Number 7, Block E, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 6580 9885

Gallery Espace

 

16, Community Center, Near Surya Hotel, Sujan Mahindra Road, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110025

Contact number: 011 2467 7392

Vadehra Art Gallery

 

D-53, Block D, Defence Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

Contact number: 011 4610 3550

Lalit Kala Akademi

 

35, Rabindra Bhavan, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 2300 9200

Kumar Gallery

 

Market, 11, Sundar Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011 2435 8875

Egg Art Studio

 

23, Barakhamba, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number : 011 2376 6990

Gallery Art. Motif

 

A1/178, Safdarjung Enclave, 4th Floor, New Delhi, Delhi 110029

Contact number: 011 4266 4343

Palette Art Gallery

 

14, Golf Links, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Contact number: 011-41743034

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

 

11, Mansingh Road, Near Andhra Bhavan, New Delhi, Delhi 110011

Contact number: 011 2338 8105

Art Alive Gallery

 

S-221, Gamal Abdel Nasser Marg, Block S, Panchsheel Park South, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Contact number: 011 4163 9000

Art Spice

 

The Metropolitan Hotel and Spa, Bangla Sahib Road, Gole Market, Sector 4, Connught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Contact number: 011 4250 0200

Art Positive

 

F-213/B, Old Mehrauli Badarpur Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110030

Contact number: 011 4160 2545

DAG

 

11, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi, Delhi 110016

Contact number: 011 4600 5300

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