7 Unexplored Places in Delhi-NCR You Might Wanna Hit This Holiday




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Be it famous historic monuments, delightful parks or the old-time damages from the past, the capital city is full of surprises. From spiritual to haunted and from ruined to charismatic, we have pulled down the list of 7 unfathomed places to visit in Delhi NCR. Check it out!

Top 7 Unexplored Places in Delhi



1. Mirza Ghalib ki Haveli


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Rating: 4.3 (based on 2006 google reviews)

Mirza Ghalib ki Haveli is a 300 years old Mughal Era mausoleum. Mirza Ghalib, who was a brilliant Persian and Urdu poet got this haveli as a gift from a native Hakim. Ghalib spent his last 10 years of life in this haveli.

The Haveli displays Ghalib's pictures, his work and some of his authentic manuscripts. You would also get to see other assets that Ghalib possessed, from his clothes to the vessels (not original) which were typically used during his time. The place received heritage status in 1997.

Visit this historic residence and get a glimpse of the admirable life of Ghalib.

Nearest Metro Station: Chandini Chowk
Entry Ticket: Free Entry
Location: Qasim Jan Street, Balli Maran Gali, Baradari, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Closed on: Monday
Average time spent: 1 hour
Timing: Tuesday-Sunday: 11:00 AM-01:30 PM and 02:00 PM-06:00 PM

2. Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb


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Rating: 4.2 (based on 94 google reviews)

Located next to Qutub Minar in the Mehrauli Archeological Park, the Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb was built in the 16th century. The tomb belongs to a renowned Sufi saint Jamali and his claimed partner Kamali. The place remains busy with the tourists in the daytime.

A different side of the place that is not usually visited after sunset, is claimed to shelter paranormal activities. The monument built with red sandstone, marble adornments and Koranic engraving, will surely leave you mesmerized with its mystic jewel-box-like beauty.

Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar
Entry Ticket: Free Entry
Location: ladha sarai Mehrauli Archeological Park Trail Christian Colony, Mehrauli New Delhi, Delhi 110016, India
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 2 hours
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 10:00 AM-06:00 PM

3. Tughlaqabad Fort


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Rating: 4.1 (based on 9150 google reviews)

The first ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty, Ghiyas-Uddin-Tughlaq built this huge stone fort. In the 14th century. The complex is bound with inclining walls that stand as high as 15 metres. The fort was later deserted owing to the ruler's superstitions.

Visit this place especially early in the morning. Wear comfortable shoes to avoid cuts from the rocky thorny floors. Catch the sight of thirteen spectacular gates, walkthrough the passageways, public halls and explore the secret underground passage of the floor.

Nearest Metro Station: Govindpuri
Entry Ticket: Rs 5 (for Indians) and Rs 100 (for Foreigners)
Location: Balmiki Mohalla, Block E, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate, Tughlakabad, New Delhi, Delhi 110044, India
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 07:00 AM-05:00 PM

4. Bijay Mandal Fort


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Rating: 4 (based on 115 just dial reviews)

Encapsulating an affluent historical backdrop, the Bijay Mandal Fort was constructed in the 14th century by Munhammad-bin-Tughlaqan.

The structure is surmounted on a heightened platform. A small staircase at the entryway will direct you to the base of the castle, from where you can witness the astounding view of the kingdom which once used to exist. The fort has a dome-shaped complex with inclining walls. Adorned with beautiful octagonal monograms, this fort will surely leave you mesmerised.

Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas
Entry Ticket: Free Entry
Location: Near Begumpur, Kalu Sarai, Sarvpriya Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi-16, India.
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 06:00 AM-06:30 PM

5. Hijron Ka Khanqa


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Rating: 3.9 (based on 169 google reviews)

Mehrauli, the platter of historical monuments, also houses this wonderful Islamic monument which is a 'Sufi spiritual retreat for the eunuchs'. Created during the Lodhi era, the place was then used to bury the corpses of eunuchs. The beautiful complex, with its soothing aura will fill your heart with peace, content and satisfaction. The place has a slender gateway which leads to a humongous number of white tombs. 'Miyan Saheb's Tomb ' is the highlight here.

Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar
Entry Ticket: Free Entry
Location: Paani Tanki Road, Zero Street, Sana'a
Closed on: Monday
Average time spent: 2 hours
Timing: Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00 AM-05:30 PM

6. Bhuli Bhatiyari ka Mahal


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Rating: 3.8 (based on 1431 google reviews)

At the Central Ridge in Delhi, there stands a secluded structure that was built in the 14th century by the then ruler Firoz Shah Tughlaq as a hunting lodge. The structure with twin entry doors encloses a colossal courtyard which has a few scanty rooms in it. The interiors of the structure have been crumbled due to negligence for centuries.

The place is renowned to be haunted and therefore, it is advised not to visit the place after sunset. Even though a little crumbled, this place will leave you spellbound by its eerie charm and unconventional beauty.

Experience the silence of a place located right in the centre of a bustling city.

Nearest Metro Station: Jhandewalan Metro Station
Entry Ticket: Free Entry
Location: Central Ridge Reserve Forest, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 2 hours
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM

7. Jahaz Mahal Fort


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Rating: 3.7 (based on 1176 google reviews)

The Fort is situated in Mehrauli, right next to the Hauz-i-Shamsi reservoir. Its reflection in the encompassing reservoir waters looked somewhat similar to a floating ship, and that's how the place got its name. Built during the 15-16th century as a pleasure-space by the Lodhis, the place is surely an architectural gem. From square chhatris carved out of stone, to aesthetic squinches, every corner of this monument will captivate all your senses.

Do pay a visit to this splendid monument.

Nearest Metro Station: Chattarpur Maidan Metro Station
Entry Ticket: Rs 5 (for Indians) and Rs 100 (for Foreigners)
Location: Talaab lane, Aam Bagh, Khandsa Colony, Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 2 hours
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:00 AM-08:00 PM

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