Ticket Price in Delhi

Delhi

With an area of 1484 km2 and over 11 million of the diverse population, the capital of India, Delhi has always attracted tourists from different parts of the world. The main attraction of Delhi is the noteworthy historical places within the city along with its variety of food and people. The city of Delhi is divided into two sections: North Delhi and South Delhi. South Delhi consists of historic elements while the North Delhi, being built in 1947, is known as the New Delhi, is fairly modern. Delhi is surrounded by the state of Uttar Pradesh from the east side, while Haryana surrounds the other three sides of the city. Despite being the second wealthiest city of India, Delhi has great historical significance. Delhi is one of the most ancient cities of the world which has served as the capital of various kingdoms and empires throughout history. Kingdoms like Tomars, Chahamanas, Delhi Sultanate, and Mughals have their history intertwined with this city. Various changes have occurred in Delhi since the Medieval Era, giving Delhi the right blend of both a contemporary and ancient metropolis. In history, Delhi has also been a major commercial destination for both Indian and international trade. . At present, it has the second-highest GDP per capital in India and it’s the home to 18 billionaires and 23000 millionaires. Delhi is a one-of-a-kind metropolis with equal historical, commercial, cultural, and political importance, as well as significant transportation importance. 

Necessary Information about Delhi

Continent: Asia
Country: India
Union Territory: Delhi ‎
City: New Delhi
Population: 1.9 Crores (2012)
Currency: India Rupee or INR
Dialing Code: 011
Language: Hindi, English
Area: 1,484 km²

Emergency Contact Numbers

Police: 100 | 112
Ambulance: 102
Tourist Enquiry: 1363 | 1800111363
Women Helpline: 1091 | 181
Transport Corporation of Delhi State Road: +91 11 23318180, 23712228 (08.30 am to 03.30 pm) (Everyday)
Railway Station: New Delhi railway station (NDLS)
Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

Places to Visit in Delhi

Lotus Temple in New Delhi
Lotus Temple in New Delhi (Photo: Praneesh Venu)

The Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple, also known as the Bahá’í House of worship gives the visitors an ethereal sense of peace and calm with its architectural elegance and no-talking rule. This lotus-shaped, gigantic temple is one of the many tourist attractions of New Delhi. Even though it is known as a temple, there is no preaching or particular ceremonial activities, so one may just relax and worship their individual gods in tranquility. On top of that, there are regular shows on the Bahá’í faith arranged at the temple that is quite enjoyable. 

Address: Lotus Temple Rd, Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji, New Delhi, Delhi 110019
Open at: 9:00 to 5:00 (Everyday)
Distance from IGI airport: 16.8 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee is required 

 National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi
National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi

National Gallery of Modern Art

The National Gallery of Modern Art is simply a heaven for anyone who loves art (Don’t we all?). It is one of Delhi’s finest public buildings. If you take a peaceful stroll around this stunning work of architecture, you will not want to return to Delhi’s crowded streets. This place gives the visitors the chance to admire the most beautiful works of talented Indian artists along with the fancy stonework of the architecture!

Address: Jaipur House, Shershah Rd, near India Gate, Delhi High Court, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Open at: 11:00 to 6:00 (Every day except Monday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 14.5 km 

Ticket Price: 20 INR for local adults and 500 INR for foreigners

Akshardham in New Delhi
Akshardham in New Delhi (Photo: Akshardham.com)

Akshardham

This destination is an outstanding combination of traditional architecture, the eye-pleasing fountain show, the enlightening boat ride, the rich garden as well as a mouth-watering food court with the most delicious dishes of Delhi. Anyone visiting Akshardham is instantly fascinated with these plays. As a result, this place draws 70% of the tourists visiting Delhi. If you’re planning a trip to Delhi, don’t miss the chance to visit Akshardham!

Address Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110092:  
Open at: 9:30 to 8:00 (Every day except Monday) 

Ticket Price: ₹220 for adults (12 years and above); ₹170 for senior citizens (60 years and above); ₹120 for children (4 to 11 years); free for children below 4 years.

Qutub Minar in Delhi
Qutub Minar in Delhi (Photo: Maahid)

The Qutub Minar

Built with red sandstone, The Qutub Minar is a 73-meter monument containing 5 floors, ranging in height from 14.3 meters at the foundation to 2.7 meters at the pinnacle. The doorway to the structure is a beautiful Alai-Darwaza gateway with a spiral staircase. The Minar has been built in the Indo-Islamic architectural style is open to visitors. The visitors must purchase admission tickets to enter the site and see the structure up close. 

Address: Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030
Time: 07:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Delhi Airport: 13.8 km

Ticket Price: INR 35 for Indian visitors and INR 550 for foreign visitors

 Hauz Khas Fort  in New Delhi
Hauz Khas Fort in New Delhi (Photo:  Ravi Bhardwaj)

Hauz Khas Fort

Excluding the central fort ruins, it is just a fantastic spot to spend time near Delhi Airport, with a glistening pool, aristocratic water reservoir, Muslim Madrasa, and many buildings. People come to see the beauty of such a historic landmark, and the sunset scenery, lush surroundings, as well as majestic fort. Everyone visiting Delhi should experience the magnificence and the serenity of Hauz Khas Fort.

Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi 110016
Time: 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM (Everyday)
Distance from IGI New Delhi Airport: 11.6 km

Ticket Price: INR 25 per person for Indians and INR 200 per person for foreign tourists

Rajon Ki Baoli in Delhi
Rajon Ki Baoli in Delhi

Rajon Ki Baoli

It is among the three wells in Mehrauli Archeological Park.  It evokes the impression of ancient passageways featuring harmonious pillars and lovely architectural features. This was constructed under the ground surface, where the Baoli’s deepwater flows down to the river from the north. Visitors are bound to enjoy their time here with their loved ones among the fascinating and elegant passages.

Address: Mehrauli Archeological Park Trail, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110016
Open at: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (everyday)
Distance from IGI airport: 14.9 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee required.

 Tughlaqabad Fort in Delhi
Tughlaqabad Fort in Delhi

Tughlaqabad Fort

This Fort was constructed in 1321 by the founder of the Tughlaqabad Dynasty. It covers a 6.5-kilometer area of breathtaking sceneries. The serene greenery along with the ancient buildings is enough to persuade visitors to sit and relax in this place. Tughlaqabad fort is one of the most popular picnic spots in Delhi.

Adress: Tughlaqabad Fort, Tughlakabad, New Delhi, Delhi 110044
Open at: 7:00 to 5:00 (Everyday) 
Distance from IGI Airport: 20.8 km

Ticket Price: Free for children up to 15 years of age; 5 INR per person for Indian adults; 100 INR per person for foreign adults. 

Tomb of Safdarjung in New Delh
Tomb of Safdarjung in New Delhi (Photo: Jeswin)

Tomb of Safdarjung:

This structure is historically known as the ‘last flicker in the lamp of Mughal architecture.  It was erected for politician Safdarjung around 1754. The massive building is encircled by magnificent Mughal charbagh landscapes. Although it is located near the crowded Lodi Road, one will be amazed by how quiet it is on the site.

Address: Airforce Golf Course, Delhi Race Club, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Open at: 7:00 to 5:00 (Everyday) 
Distance from IGI Airport: 13.7 km

Ticket Price: 15 INR for Indians and 200 INR for foreigners; Extra 25 INR for videos.

 National Zoological Park in New Delhi
National Zoological Park in New Delhi (Photo: Saurabh Yadav)

National Zoological Park

It might come out as a surprise, but in the heart of a booming metropolitan Delhi, there’s a 16th-century fortress, a huge green island, and a diverse assemblage of wildlife species! This place is home to approximately 1300 animals which includes almost 130 different animal and bird species from across the world.

Address: Mathura Rd, near Purana Qila, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Open at: 8:00am to 12:00pm (Everyday except Friday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 21.5 km

Ticket Price: Children: 20 INR; Indian adults: 40 INR; Foreigners: 200 INR; Senior Citizens: 20 INR

Agrasen ki Baoli in New Delhi
Agrasen ki Baoli in New Delhi (Photo: Ravi)

Agrasen ki Baoli

This baoli is beautifully unique because it is located in the center of the city, encircled by Connaught Place’s large skyscrapers. Because of the magnificence of the site, you could see poets and painters relaxing here among the crowd and doing wonders on papers and canvases. 

Address: Hailey Road, KG Marg, near Diwanchand Imaging Centre, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Open at: 9:00am to 5:30pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 13.9 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee is required

Garden of Five Senses  in New Delhi
Garden of Five Senses in New Delhi (Photo: KANIKA PANT)

Garden of Five Senses

With 25 sculptors and beautiful murals on view, this garden is undoubtedly a visual delight. Blooming and aromatic plants surround the sidewalks as well as flood the senses of the visitors. This destination is considered one of the most vibrant places in Delhi.

Address: Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saiyad ul Ajaib, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110030
Open at: 9:00am to 5:30pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 16.3 km

Ticket Price: Child (up to 12 yrs): 10 INR; adults: 30 INR; senior citizen: 10 INR

 ISKCON temple in New Delhi
ISKCON temple in New Delhi

ISKCON temple

ISKCON temple is decorated with magnificent pictures and statues of Lord Krishna, giving it a religious significance among the Hindus. With the constant hum of devotional music, the visitors will be surrounded by a peaceful setting with an unexplainable vibe.

Address: Iskcon Temple Rd, Sant Nagar, East of Kailash, New Delhi, Delhi 110065
Open at: 9:00am to 1:00 pm, 4:00pm to 9:00pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 17 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee is required

 Nizamuddin Dargah in New Delhi
Nizamuddin Dargah in New Delhi

Nizamuddin Dargah And Nizamuddin Ki Baoli

The Dargah has been one of India’s most revered monuments. It consists of lovely structures and a tranquil body of water. Pilgrims see the water as sacred. Drop by to experience a sense of tranquility and take a break from your busy life.

Address: Nizamuddin, Nizammudin West Slum, Nizamuddin West, New Delhi, Delhi 110013
Open at: 5:00am to 10:30 pm (Everyday) 
Distance from IGI Airport: 15 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee required. 

 Lodhi Garden  in New Delhi
Lodhi Garden in New Delhi (Photo: Ashwani Tiwari)

Lodhi Garden

With an area of 90 acres and five outstanding 15th-century architectural structures, Lodhi Garden is a fantastic spot for morning strolls and family outings. This is one of the most famous picnic spots in Delhi. 

Address: Lodhi Rd, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003,
Open at: 6:00am to 8:00 pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 12 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee is required

 India Habitat Centre  in Delhi
India Habitat Centre in New Delhi

India Habitat Centre

The Delhi Photo Festival is being hosted in India Habitat Centre since 2011. It is an open-air facility with massive solar panels on the top, artwork displays inside the galleries, delectable roadside cuisine from India, and a classic American meal of eggs and bacon.

Address: Lodhi Road Near Airforce Bal Bharati School, Lodhi Rd, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Open at: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 14 km 

Ticket Price: No entry fee required.

 India Gate  in New Delhi
India Gate in New Delhi (Photo: Shalender Kumar)

India Gate

The magnificent India Gate is well-known.  It is a great place for peaceful walks, especially in the morning and evening hours.  The space is made lovely and cozy by the presence of magnificent fountains. 

Address: Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Open at: 12am to 12:00 pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 13 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee required.

Red Fort and Chandni Chow  in New Delhi
Red Fort and Chandni Chow in New Delhi (Photo: Swapnil Deshpandey)

Red Fort and Chandni Chowk

Red Fort, one of the stunning structures of Delhi, is a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. For over 200 years, it was the palace of Mughal Emperors. With its architecture and other historic features, this site transports tourists to the Mughal Period. 

One of Delhi’s oldest markets, Chandni Chowk, is known as a famous shopping site.  Many religious structures, such as the Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib and the Jama Masjid, as well as ancient homes, stores, and cafes, can be found here.

Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
Open at: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 24 km 

Ticket Price: For Indians INR 35; for foreigners, INR 500; Ticket for the Light and Sound show is INR 60 for adults and INR 20 for children; the weekend ticket is INR 80 for adults and INR 30 for kids;

 Humayun’s Tomb  in New Delhi
Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi (Photo: Hiyang)

Humayun’s Tomb

This is another UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE on this list. The Senior Widow of Emperor Humayun built his tomb after his death. The garden tomb is located in the middle of a rectangular garden that features small water channels. Several Mughal emperors lie honored here.

Address: Mathura Road Opposite, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, Mathura Rd, Nizamuddin, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, Delhi 110013
Open at: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 25 km

Ticket Price: Free for children up to 15 years; For Indian Nationals and citizens of the SAARC nations, the entry fee is INR 35; For foreigners, it’s INR 550 

Dilli Haat in Delhi
Dilli Haat in Delhi

Dilli Haat

This location offers a glimpse into the Indian culture, with its variety of ethnic clothing, wonderful handicrafts, and unique accessories. There are food vendors, selling delicious cuisines from various Indian states. Visitors sometimes come across beautiful art exhibitions or cultural events unexpectedly in Dilli Haat.

Address: INA Market, Dilli Haat, Kidwai Nagar West, Kidwai Nagar, Delhi, 110023
Open at: 10:30 am to 10:00 pm (Everyday)
Distance from IGI Airport: 18 km

Ticket Price: INR 30 per person for Indian adults, INR 10 per child, and INR 100 per person for foreigners

Connaught Place, Janpath, And Mandi House:

This is a spot where you can unwind. This place is ideal for shopping for clothes and jewelry, buying books, seeing a movie, eating food, or simply relaxing. The diversity of this site has always impressed both local people and tourists.

Address: New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Distance from IGI Airport: 14.1 km

Ticket Price: No entry fee required.

Delhi Food(Photo: Barun Ghosh)

Famous Foods of Delhi

Delhi is famous for its street shops and street food as well. Parathas, chaat, chole bhature, butter chicken, chicken biryani, nihari, Kathi rolls, momos, kebabs, desserts, and a variety of other street foods have their own special selling spots. A quick google search or a chat with a resident Indian will easily provide you with the locations of these shops and stalls.

Reasons behind Delhi’s Fame among Tourists 

For ages, Delhi has been India’s recognized capital. As a result, the architectural style, history, and culture of Delhi were heavily impacted and molded by previous rulers. There is no other city in India that can match its glorious legacy. The historical elegance of Delhi is one-of-a-kind. Moreover, fascinating shopping marketplaces can be found in several of Delhi’s significant historic locations. Travelers are astonished by the liveliness and variety of markets like Chandni Chowk, Dilli Haat, and Janpath market. The delectable street food further adds to the allure. However, despite its magnificent past, Delhi is not clinging to it. At the moment, the city is one of the world’s fastest-growing cities.

Safety in Delhi

In terms of criminal activity, Delhi is an extremely hazardous city. This city has a safety index of 45. People visiting for the first time may fall victim to skilled scammers, negatively impacting their perception of India. As a result, one must be watchful and cautious while visiting Delhi.

Difference between Old Delhi and New Delhi:

With its heritage reaching back to the Mughal dynasty, Old Delhi is the most historically significant section of the city, New Delhi, on the other hand, was developed by the British throughout the colonial period.