Duration of Delhi Sightseeing : 8hours Approx Places Covers : Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk,
Old Delhi has lots of sightseeing opportunities where you can enjoy to your fullest. But on every Sunday Old Delhi remains closed.
Red Fort :
First of all visit the Red Fort. It is one of the World Heritage Site listed in UNESCO that was built by Shah Jahan in the year 1638. For 200 years, it was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India. The structures in the fort are constructed of red sandstone, bordered by a four- storeyed minaret which is covered by three large domes banded of 'black and white marble. Drive pass through outside and then proceed for JamaMasjid.
Jama Masjid :
In the year 1656, the Masjid was constructed by Shah Jahan and one of the largest Mosque in India and this was also built by Shah Jahan. Thousands of worshippers come here to worship. You will get some robes outside the markets to get inside the mosque. Only gents are allowed to go inside the mosque for prayer but ladies can stand outside and pray according to Muslim’s rituals.
Chandni Chowk :
After drive pass through Red Fort proceed towards some nearby places like Chandni Chowk - literally means ‘moonlit market’and was established during the 17th century. It was once known for India’s largest wholesale markets. The market is also called as the Fatehpuri Bazaar. Here you can find all types of garments shops, spices, dry fruits markets, street foods like chats, bhelpurietc. Roam around the market and explore some unique and select some best out of it.