15 Unusual Things to Do in Delhi For Travelers

1. Red Fort

Straddling the banks of the river Yamuna, the iconic Red Fort fuses Indian, Start your journey at the Red Fort.

2. National Museum

National Museum is the country’s premier museum, housing an incredibly diverse collection of rare and valuable artifacts.

3. Admire the ISKCON Temple Delhi

ISKCON Temple (which stands for International Society for Krishna Consciousness) is the place of worship of the Hare Krishna movement.

4. Ride a rickshaw through Old Delhi

You’re in India, after all, so make the most of it with an authentic Old Delhi rickshaw ride that skirts you in between Old Delhi’s quintessential highlights! 

5. Mehrauli Archaeological Park

Widespread but often overlooked, Mehrauli Archaeological Park is one of the city’s most fascinating (and free!) historical attractions. 

6. Meet celebrities

One of the world’s most famous wax museums, Madame Tussauds needs little introduction. 

7. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

The end result is an awe-inspiring complex covering more than 32 acres that earned the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Comprehensive Hindu Temple.

8. Make a trip to the Tughlaqabad Fort

Like taking a step back in time to the Medieval era, a visit to the imposing Tughlaqabad Fort is a must when in Delhi. 

9. Cruise around the city on a bike tour

A terrific way to get off the beaten track and explore Delhi’s less-touristed neighbourhoods is by bike.

10. Cheer on the athletes

To say that Indians love their cricket would be a criminal understatement – the sport is practically a religion here. 

11. Old Delhi food tour

Quintessential to any trip to Delhi (or anywhere in India, for that matter) is indulging in the local cuisine – and there’s no better place to do just that than Old Delhi. 

12. See what’s on near Connaught Place

One of Delhi’s most popular tourist attractions, Connaught Place – otherwise known as Rajiv Chowk.

13. Soak up the beauty of the Lotus Temple

Visually spectacular and one of the most serene places in all of Delhi, the Lotus Temple is a must-see, whether you’re religious or not. 

14. Chandni Chowk Market

The very definition of controlled chaos, Chandni Chowk is one of Delhi’s most vibrant, historic markets and a true assault on the senses. 

15. Asia’s Largest Wholesale Spice Market

As you arrive it won’t be long until you’re staring at overflowing sacks of spices in every colour of the rainbow.

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