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New Delhi is the capital of India, seat of the Indian government, parliament and the highest courts.
The city was opened by the British in 1931 to serve as the imperial capital, it is the nation's modern capital and seat of government.
The Lotus Temple is one of the seven Bahá'í Houses of Worship present throughout the world.
Known for its impressive white-petaled lotus architecture, iy is one of the most visited establishments in the world.
Things to see and do in New Delhi are plentiful and include experiencing its diverse arts and crafts industry, its many magnificent monuments and numerous performing arts venues.
The area is also known for its excellent cuisine, which includes delicacies from all corners of India.
Lodhi Gardens is a city park located in New Delhi, covering over 90 acres.
It is a lush garden that houses the tombs of the Sayyid ruler, Mohammed Shah, and the Lodhi king, Sikandar Lodhi.
It is situated between Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodhi Road and is a favorite spot for morning walks for the townspeople.
Also known as Chidiya Ghar, Delhi Zoo is a favorite weekend spot among adults and children alike.
From the biggest cats to the smallest birds, the zoo has all kinds of animals and birds.
It has internal dining areas for visitors and battery-powered vehicles.
In keeping with its motto of delivering an excellent world of art to its visitors, the National Gallery of Modern Art in Delhi preserves paintings and other artistic pieces dating back to the 1850s.
It houses a collection of over 14,000 works of art that includes works over one hundred and fifty years old.
Akshardham Temple, also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan.
It is known for its impressive architecture.
The Akshardham complex is home to India's largest step well, which is host to the mesmerizing water show every night.
A monument protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, Agrasen ki Baoli is a 60 meter long and 15 meter wide historic step on Halley Road, New Delhi.
It is an old water reservoir with 103 stone steps.
With a serene atmosphere, it is one of the most visited places in the city.
Located in nearby Chanakyapuri, the Railway Museum aims to preserve India's 163-year-old railway heritage.
Popularly known as the National Railway Museum, the museum is spread over 10 acres of land and houses some fantastic railway memorabilia.
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