Places of Worship
There are many places in Delhi that has become famous for being a spiritual wonder. All these places of worship are extremely beautiful and historically significant. You must go to at least some of the temples and mosques to get a glimpse of the spirituality of the region.
Built by Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. Completed in 1658 this Mosque has three gateways and two 40m high minarets. If you go to the top of the minaret, you will be able to have a bird's eye view of the city of Delhi.
Nizam - ud - Din Shrine
This tomb of the famous sufi saint Nizam-ud-din Auliya can be seen on the way from Humayun's tomb. Inside the premises there is a tank surrounded by many other tombs. The shrine also has the tomb of the great poet and philosopher Amir Khusru and the grave of Shah Jahan's daughter Jahanara.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Build by G. D. Birla in 1938 this beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of wealth and prosperity. The temple has fascinating gardens and lawns. Popularly known as the Birla Mandir, the temple is one of the finest architectural specimen of India.
Built on a hilly place this temple is dedicated to the Lord Krishna. This complex is elegantly build and is one of the largest temple complexes in India. Among the contemporary temple architecture, ISKCON Temple is a wonderful specimen of art. This complex temples are a very popular tourist destination of Delhi.
Located beyond the Qutab Minar in Mehrauli, this complex of temples is dedicated to Goddess Durga. Build in South Indian style the temple complex is spread over a large area with beautiful lawns and gardens. During the "navratras" devotees come from near and far.