Top 5 lesser known places to visit in Delhi

Delhi is regarded as one of the best tourist spots in India. From Mughal architecture to government buildings, marketplace to jungle, splendid temples to manificent mosques, it has so much to offer the travelers. Still, there are some less explored gems hidden in the “Dilwalo ka shahar” which are yet to be discovered by crowd. Here is a list of 5 such lesser known places to visit in Delhi.

Let us see what are the 5 lesser known places to visit in Delhi

1) Bhooli Bhatiyari ki Mahal:-

Firoz Shah Tughlaq built this hunting lodge in the now called central ridge of New Delhi. The architecture of this desolate palace is quiet interesting. There are a rumors about this place being haunted. It can be the very reason of visiting the Mahal for adventure lovers.

2) Jamali Kamali mosque and tomb:-

It is the complex of a mosque and a tomb built on pre-Mughal era, on the memory of Jamali and Kamali. While Jamali was a famous Sufi saint, Kamali was just a common man who was closely associated with the former one. The verses of Koran are inscribed on the walls of the mosque. It is surrounded by a beautiful garden.

3) Jahaz Mahal:-

This palace looks like a floating ship in the nearby lake. As not many tourists visit the place, you will always find quietude here. Located near Qutub Minar metro station, this place is ideal for spending some time in peace while appreciating the architecture of the past.

4) Agrasen ki Baoli:-

It is a 60 meter long and 15 meter wide historical step well located near the famous Jantar Mantar. It consists of 3 levels and 108 steps in total. Scenes of blockbuster films like PK, Sultan and Mom were shot here.

5) Mirza Ghalib ki Haveli:-

It is the house turned museum of famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib. He spent last 9 years of his life here. Government of India declared it as heritage site.

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