Capture New Delhi’s lush green surroundings at the Humayun's Tomb, situated in Nizammudin East. It is a complex of buildings commissioned by Humayun's wife HamidaBanu Begum and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect. A marvel in red sand stone, it is the first garden-tomb of the Indian subcontinent. The complex was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.
Qutab Minar #DelhiWithTheLalit
Qutab Minar is 25 minutes from Humayun’s Tomb.Known as the world's tallest brick minaret; The QutabMinar is one of the most popular heritage sites in Delhi. A tower standing tall at 72.5 meters, it was built by India's first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Aibak and was completed by Feroz Shah Tughlaq. It is one of the earliest and most prominent examples of Indo-Islamic architecture.The nearby Iron Pillar is one of the highlights of the famous Qutab complex. According to the traditional belief, anyone who can encircle the entire column with their arms, with their back towards the pillar, can have their wish granted. The complex is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Dilli Haat #DelhiWithTheLalit
After a historical retreat, you can shop at the Delhi Tourism establishment, The DilliHaat, on a short drive of 15 minutes from Qutab Minar. Dilli Haat is one of the most prominent commercial markets in South Delhi. Haat’s are traditional village fairs and Dilli Haat is a stationary fair with a village like ambiance. A colourful stop at the end of the day, you can buy artifacts, clothes, paintings, accessories created by artisans from across India. You can also watch performing arts from across India.