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Delhi is a vast and sprawling metropolis with a rich and varied history dating back thousands of years. The best way to explore the city is by going on a Delhi sightseeing by metro tour. It is an efficient and convenient way to get around.

The Delhi Metro is a modern and stylish mass rapid transit system that first opened in 2002. It currently has over 200 stations across 11 lines, with plans to expand even further in the future. The metro is clean, safe, and air-conditioned, making it a comfortable way to travel around the city.

There are many tourist attractions located near metro stations, making it easy to see Delhi without having to rely on taxis or other forms of transportation. Some of the must-see sights include the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, the India Gate, and the Lotus Temple. Here is a list of the best places to visit on a Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour.

Places to visit during Delhi Sightseeing by Metro

1. Digambar Jain Temple

Popularly known as Lal Mandir, located in Chandni Chowk right in front of the Red Fort, Digambar Jain temple is the most ancient Jain temple in Delhi. The temple is in close proximity to the violet line of the Delhi Metro. The nearest metro station is the Lal Qila metro station, which is less than a kilometer away. At the temple, you can witness the striking sandstone architecture and offer prayers to the 23rd Jain Tirthankara-Parshvanath.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers and enjoy the serene ambiance of the temple.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week. Summer timings are 5:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM. And winter timings are 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

2. Gauri Shankar Temple

One of the most significant temples of Shaivism, Gauri Shankar Temple is an 800-year-old Hindu temple located in Chandni Chowk. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is home to an 800-year-old Shiva Linga. The temple is in close proximity to the violet line of the Delhi Metro and the nearest metro station is the Lal Qila metro station. You can visit the temple on your Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour as it is situated less than a kilometer away from the metro station.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Seek the divine blessings of Lord Shiva.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

3. Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid, Delhi

Known as the “Great Mosque of Old Delhi”, Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. It has a humongous courtyard capable of holding more than twenty thousand devotees. The Mosque is in close proximity to the violet line of the Delhi Metro. The nearest metro station is the Jama Masjid metro station, which is located right in front of the mosque. You can witness the stunning architecture, or even witness the offering of the five daily calls of prayer.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the stunning architecture of the mosque.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

4. Red Fort

Red Fort, Delhi

One of the most significant structures in Delhi, the Red Fort, or “Lal Quila” was built in the 17th century. It was the center of the Mughal power and is located in proximity to the violet line of the Delhi Metro. It is a must-visit spot on your Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour. The nearest metro station is the Lal Qila metro station, which is located right in front of the fort. You can witness the immaculate red sandstone architecture, or enjoy a thrilling sound and light show which takes place inside the premises of the fort.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the history of Delhi.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Monday) from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 35 per person

5. Sis Ganj Gurudwara

Constructed in the 1700s as a homage to the martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib is one of the oldest Sikh Shrines in Delhi. The Gurudwara is in close proximity to both the yellow and violet line of the Delhi Metro and can be easily visited on your Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour. The nearest metro stations to Gurudwara are the Chandni Chowk metro station and the Lal Qila metro station. Both are situated less than a kilometer away. At the Gurudwara, you can bow your head and offer respect to the shrine of Guru Teg Bahadur.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers and meditate in the serene ambiance.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

6. Connaught Place

Connaught Place, Delhi

The main financial and economic hub of New Delhi, Connaught Place is a popular hangout spot. The Georgian-styled buildings are the main attraction of this place. It is a business hub that lies on the last stoppage of the Yellow line metro and the blue line as well. Rajeev Chowk is the nearest metro station to Connaught Place. Since it is accessible by several metro stations, it can be easily visited on your Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour.

You can spend your entire day hopping around different shopping malls and cafes. Offer prayers to Hanuman Mandir and Bangla Sahib Gurudwara. You can watch scientific wonders at Jantar Mantar and relax in Central Park.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend time exploring the most happening part of Delhi.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Sunday)from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

7. Bangla Sahib Gurudwara

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Delhi

One of the most eminent Gurudwara in Delhi, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara has been standing tall since the 17th century. The Gurudwara is associated with Guru Har Krishan, the 8th guru of the Sikhs. It lies in the Yellow line metro and Patel Chowk is the nearest metro station. You can find the true meaning of spirituality here by attending the prayers or even sitting around the banks of the Sarovar. Art Gallery, Langar, Sikh Heritage Museum, and hospitality, are the major attractions of this century-old Gurudwara.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Dig deep into the history of the place and seek the blessings of the almighty.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

8. Pracheen Hanuman Mandir

Pracheen Hanuman Mandir is a century-old temple. It is believed to be one of the five temples built during the Mahabharata era. The spire (Shikhara) of the temple houses a self-manifested Lord Hanuman idol. It is an odd feature as it is in the shape of a crescent moon. The temple lies on the Yellow line metro and the nearest metro is the Rajeev Chowk. There are many shops nearby selling the Puja Samagris. You can also stop by the tattoo and Mehendi shops, Khadi Haat, and local markets like Janpath Market and Shankar Market.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers to the mighty Lord Hanuman.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 4:30 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

9. Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar, Delhi

Jantar Mantar is one of the most accurate observatories built during the pre-modern era. It comprises thirteen astronomical instruments and was mainly built to observe the movement of the sun, moon, and other planets. Violet, Blue, and Yellow, all three metro lines offer connectivity here, and Janpath Metro station is the nearest one.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the architectural wonder.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 15 per person

10. Janpath

One of New Delhi's most well-known markets for visitors (both domestic and foreign) is Janpath Market. In essence, the market is a long row of boutique shops offering goods that are unavailable in the city's malls and showrooms of today. The amazing market comes under the Blue Metro line and Rajeev Chowk is the nearest metro station to this market.

Shopping is the main thing to do in this market. Upon entering, you will find an array of shops selling various items such as garments, accessories, jewelry, footwear, etc. Authentic Kutch wear is a special item to buy here.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Shop for trinkets and other everyday stuff.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Sunday) from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

11. Laxmi Narayan Mandir

Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Delhi

Laxmi Narayan Mandir is also known as Birla Temple as it was built by eminent industrialist JK Birla. It is a replica of the famous Mahadeva temple of Khajuraho and is made of white marble. The blue line metro is the easiest way to visit the temple on a Delhi sightseeing Metro trip. RK Ashram Marg is the nearest metro station located within a walking distance from the temple.

Apart from visiting the main temple, you can go around the Dharmshala, temple garden, and Durga temple. Visit the small shops selling various holy books on Narayana and other gods and goddesses.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers and enjoy the tranquil ambiance of the highly revered temple.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 4:30 AM to 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

12. India Gate and National War Memorial

India Gate and National War Memorial, Delhi

India Gate, a well-known landmark of India, stands magnificently and offers a breathtaking spectacle in the heart of Delhi. India Gate was built in 1931 and was once known as Kingsway. India Gate and National War Memorial in Delhi have served as a representation of the troops' devotion and sacrifice.

With options for activities as diverse as boating, sightseeing, and relaxing, it has grown to be a well-liked recreation area at the end of Rajpath. India Gate can be reached via the yellow and violet line's Central Secretariat Metro Station. India Gate is around two kilometers distant from the station.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Feel the patriotic vibe at the country’s most prominent monument.
  • Timings: India Gate is open on all days of the week and National War Memorial is open daily from 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM (November to March) & 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM (April to October)
  • Entry Fee: Free

13. Rashtrapati Bhawan

Rashtrapati Bhawan, Delhi

The President of India, the nation's first citizen, resides at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The elegant building is often known as the President's House. It is the ideal synthesis of traditional whimsy with contemporary zing. The monument is a symbol of the nation's power, democratic traditions, and secular ethos. The Yellow line's Central Secretariat station is the closest metro stop to Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The building was once known as Viceroy's House and has 340 rooms, including the former residence of the president as well as offices, guest rooms, and reception halls. Along with some spacious open areas and staff apartments, the renowned structure also features enormous presidential gardens, notably the well-known Mughal Garden.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the grandeur of the Presidential home.
  • Timings: Open on all Thursday to Sunday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 50 per person

14. Lodhi Garden

Lodhi Garden, Delhi

Lodhi Gardens, formerly known as Lady Willingdon Park, is an alluring park situated in New Delhi. Located between the Khan Market and the Safdarjung Tomb, it lies on the main Lodi Road. The amazing combination of lush vegetation and opulent structures from the 15th and 16th centuries may be found in Lodi Gardens.

In addition to a large variety of trees and plants, Lodhi Gardens also has a rose garden, a lake, and a greenhouse. Jor Bagh metro station on the yellow line is only 1.1 kilometers from Lodhi Gardens. The JLN metro station on the violet line is situated 1.4 kilometers away.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend time unwinding amidst nature.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM (April to September) and 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM (October to March)
  • Entry Fee: Free

15. National Zoological Park

National Zoological Park, Delhi

One of the most popular hangout spots for families, Delhi’s National Zoological Park is among the best places to visit during Delhi sightseeing by Metro. The zoo is particularly popular among young children. The 176-acre Delhi Zoo is situated on Mathura Road, right in the center of the city, next to the Old Fort.

A total of 1350 animals and birds representing more than 130 species can be seen at the National Zoological Park. The Blue line's Pragati Maidan Metro Station is the closest metro stop to Delhi Zoo. The distance is only 2.2 kilometers, making it a great place to visit on a Delhi sightseeing by Metro trip.

  • Must See / Things to Do: See the wide variety of animals and birds.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Friday) from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 80 per adult and INR 40 per child (5 years to 12 years)

16. Nehru Planetarium

Nehru Planetarium, Delhi

The Nehru Planetarium in Delhi is one of five planetariums in the country. It is housed at the Teen Murti Bhavan and is formally known as the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. The Sky Theatre and Soyuz T-10 are two of the Nehru Planetarium's top draws. During eclipses, the Nehru Planetarium in Delhi attracts a lot of visitors.

The planetarium sets up solar filters, telescopes, projection boxes, and other equipment for the public. The Yellow line metro station on Race Course Road is the one nearest to Nehru Planetarium Delhi. Additionally, a stop on the Yellow line called Udyog Bhavan is close by. Both are within 2 kilometers away from the planetarium.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the mystery of space.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Monday) from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 100 per adult and INR 70 per child

17. Purana Qila

Purana Qila, Delhi

The peaceful Purana Qila is located in the middle of the chaotic, constantly-moving city of Delhi. Close to the National Zoological Park lies Purana Qila, which is situated on the Delhi-Mathura route. You must witness its stunning architecture on a Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour.

You can enjoy boating in the lake. It also houses a museum and the history of Delhi is displayed in the Light and Sound Show on the remains of the fort's medieval walls. Pragati Maidan Metro Station on the Blue line is closest to Purana Qila. It is 2 kilometers away from the metro station.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the history and rich heritage of the fort.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 20 per person

18. Safdarjung Tomb

Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi

The Safdarjung Tomb is one of the largest monuments in Delhi. It is situated in the Jor Bagh neighborhood and can be conveniently visited on Delhi sightseeing by Metro. The tomb, also called "Safdarjung ka Maqbara," is composed of sandstone and marble, and it is surrounded by verdant gardens. It is conveniently located a good distance from all other central Delhi places at the intersection of Safdarjung Road and Aurobindo Road. Safdarjung mausoleum is close to the Jor Bagh metro station on the Yellow line.

  • Must See / Things to Do: See the splendid architecture of the monument.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 15 per person

19. Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar, Delhi

Qutub Minar, or the “victory tower” is a 73-foot architectural marvel located at Lal Kot, Delhi’s oldest fortified area. The tower has been categorized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site that must be explored on a Delhi sightseeing by Metro trip. It is near the yellow line of the Delhi Metro, and the nearest metro station is the Qutab Minar metro station, which is about two kilometers away. You can witness the beautiful synthesis of South Asian and Islamic architecture at the Qutb Complex.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the splendid architecture of Delhi’s popular landmark.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 30 per person

20. Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir

Dedicated to Goddess Katyayani, Chattarpur Temple is Delhi’s second-largest temple. You must visit the important pilgrimage site on a Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour. It is home to multiple beautiful temples and intricately designed statues of various deities. The temple is close to the yellow line of the Delhi Metro, and the nearest metro station is the Chattarpur metro station. At the temple, you can offer your respects to Goddess Katyayani.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers to Goddess Katyayani at the beautiful temple.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

21. Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Temple, ISKCON Temple

Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Temple, ISKCON Temple, Delhi

One of the prominent temples of Radha Krishna in Delhi, ISKCON Temple, also offers Vedic teachings, devotional lectures, and many more spiritual things. It lies on the violet line and Nehru Place is the nearest metro station to this temple. Interesting things to do here include visiting the Museum of Vedic Culture, Ramayana Art Gallery, Bhagavat Puran Exhibit, Bhagavadgita Animatronics Robot Show, and many more amazing things.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend time worshipping Lord Krishna at this highly revered temple.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 4:30 AM to 01:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

22. Shri Kalkaji Temple

Shri Kalkaji Temple is famous for its worship of Maa Kali, an incarnation of Devi Durga. It is thought that those who seek blessing from the goddess get everything they desire in life. It lies on the interchange station of the violet and magenta metro lines. Govind Puri metro station is the nearest station to this temple, so it can be visited on a Delhi sightseeing by Metro trip.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Worship the presiding deity of the highly revered ancient temple.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 4:00 AM to 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 11:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

23. Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple, Delhi

The Lotus Temple, also known as Mashriqu'l-Adhkár, is a Bahai House of Worship. It shares a commitment to the idea of the universality of all religions and humanity. It comes under the Violet metro line and Kalkaji Metro station is the nearest one, making it a popular place to visit on Delhi sightseeing by Metro tour. Prime things to do here are to enjoy this serene temple's tranquility as you meditate, and discover the charming grounds housed within the temple premises.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the beauty of the temple and meditate.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Monday) from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM during summers and in winters 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

24. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Delhi

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is a divine spiritual complex located in the Noida Mor region of New Delhi. It is a beautiful representation of Indian culture and spirituality. The temple is close to the blue line of the Delhi Metro, the nearest metro station is the Akshardham metro station. You can visit it on your Delhi sightseeing by Metro trip as the metro station is located right in front of the temple. At the temple, you will witness beautiful architecture which has been carved from the stunning Italian Carra marble and pink sandstone.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy the beauty of the temple along with watching the light and sound show.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Monday), Darshan from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM and Aarti at 10:30 AM & 06:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

25. National Crafts Museum & Hastkala Academy

The National Handicrafts Museum, sometimes referred to as the Crafts Museum, is a place to display a variety of handmade items, textiles, and regional décor. It is a venue that preserves, protects, and restores local handicraft traditions. The museum was created by renowned architect Charles Correa and is situated in the far corner of Pragati Maidan in Delhi.

The museum also features a library, an auditorium, a research center, and a laboratory. Pragati Maidan Metro Station, which is located on the blue line, is the closest metro station to the Crafts Museum.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Learn more about the local handmade items of the country.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week (except Monday) from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 20 per person for Indians and foreigners INR 300 per person

26. Humayun's Tomb

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

The Mughal Emperor Humayun is interred in Humayun's mausoleum. It is the first garden-tomb in the Indian subcontinent, and it is situated in Delhi's Nizamuddin East neighborhood. Humayun's Tomb was included on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1993 because of its exquisite architecture and illustrious past. It is situated just across from the Dargah Nizamuddin.

The Violet line's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium station is the closest metro stop to Humayun's Tomb and is around 2 kilometers distant. Jor Bagh metro station on the yellow line is another close-by station and is situated about 5 km distant.

  • Must See / Things to Do: See the grandeur of the monument.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 40 per person for Indians and foreigners INR 600 per person

27. National Science Centre

The National Science Centre is a great place to visit with kids on a Delhi sightseeing by Metro trip. It is located at Pragati Maidan next to Purana Qila and is overseen by the Ministry of Culture. The museum's library, inflatable planetarium, and gift shop are additional popular attractions.

The closest Blue line Metro stations are Indraprastha Metro Station, which is located 3.2 kilometers away, and Pragati Maidan Metro Station (Supreme Court), which is around 2 kilometers away from the museum. It is therefore a must-visit place on your Delhi sightseeing by Metro trip.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the mysteries of science with kids and youngsters.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 70 per person

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