India Gate is a war memorial arch, built in honour of 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War I. Below it burns a perpetual flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti, the eternal flame in tribute to all martyred soldiers in India.
Distance from the Hotel: 2.5 kilometres, Driving time: 6 minutes
Built in the 16th century, it is the first Mughal Garden Tomb. It is the tomb of the second emperor of the Mughal dynasty. An excellent example of early Mughal Architecture which reached maturity in the Taj Mahal at Agra..
Distance from the Hotel: 0.95 kilometres, Driving time: 2 minutes
Jama Masjid means Friday mosque. It was built in 1656. Designed by Ustad Khalil & constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & the most splendid mosque in India. Placed on a height the mosque is made of glowing red sandstone inlaid with marble & brass & has three majestic black & white marble domes.
Distance from the Hotel: 6.7 kilometres, Driving time: 26 minutes
Meaning Old Fort. It is the sight of the mythical Indraprastha the capital of the Pandavas in the Mahabharata Epic. It is next door to the Delhi Zoo.
Distance from the Hotel: 1.8 kilometres, Driving time: 7 minutes
Designed by Lutyens, where the Viceroy once lived & now the official residence of the President of India, it is an imposing structure with 340 rooms, constructed high up on Raisina Hill.
Distance from the Hotel: 6.3 kilometres, Driving time: 14 minutes