In the middle of the hustle and bustle, Delhi’s ancient monuments and structures offer an escape from its fast life. The city has a large green cover and is adorned with historical monuments that are windows to escape the noise of the world and a space engage yourself in serenity.
Below are places where one can find peace to cope with the daily drudgery:
Built in the shape of a lotus flower, the lush green landscape around the main structure add to its beauty. This temple offers solace to many and a place to pray for others. The temple is open on all six days from 9:30 am till 7 pm, except Monday. The nearest metro station is Kalkaji on the Violet and Magenta line.
A Jain temple located opposite Qutub Minar. It includes a massive 13-feet statue of Lord Mahavira in Padmasana position. The temple offers plenty of space to sit, chant or meditate, including several ramps that lead up to the main shrine. Timings are from 8 am till 8 pm. Nearest metro station is Qutub Minar on the yellow line.
Built by Ghiyas-ud-din- Tughlaq, the ruins of the fort surrounds a vital biodiversity region within the northern Aravalli. This fort contains 13 entry gates and each one comes with awe-inspiring designs. The nearest metro station is Govindpuri. The entry fees in this fort is Rs 5 for Indian citizens and 100 for foreigners. It is open from 7 am to 5 pm in the evening.
HAUZ KHAS FORT
Located near Hauz Khas village, it has the remains of its glorious past. Specially known for its lost beauty, people come here to marvel at the serenity it offers. Visitors come up with their
families to spend time and play various games in addition to relaxation. The timings of the fort are between 10:30 am till 7 pm. The fare for the ticket is Rs 25 per person. The nearest metro station is Hauz Khas on the yellow line.
SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL
Among the oldest buildings in Delhi with one of the most exceptional architecture, this church is the place for visitors to restore their inner calm and regain their spiritual powers. The church is said to be built in 1930 and is established in a massive 14 acres of area. The timings of this church are from 6:30 am till 6 pm in the evening. The nearest metro station is Rajeev Chowk.
Apart from all these places, one can also visit Shri Digambar Jain temple, Lodhi Garden, Deer Park, Shanti Van and Garden of Five Senses.