Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, New Delhi, has one of the largest spa in the city and is noted for its award-winning therapies.
Places of Interest in New Delhi
The Red Fort
The Red Fort is a complex
that was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the walled city of Old
Delhi (in present day Delhi, India) in the 17th century. It served as the residence the Mughal emperors and the
capital of the empire until 1857 when the British Indian government exiled
Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar. Every year on 15 August, the day India achieved independence from the British, the prime
minister hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and gives a speech that is
broadcast throughout the nation.
Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays examples of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality and architecture from over a millennium. The Temple, which attracts approximately 70% of all tourists that visit Delhi, was officially opened on 6 November 2005. The temple's name is derived from a term in Swaminarayan Hinduism.
The Humayun Tomb
This tomb was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Humayun's first wife Bega Begum
(Hajji Begum) between 1569 and 1570 and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect. It was the first garden tomb on the Indian subcontinent. The tomb
was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.
The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi,
India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship that was completed in 1986. Notable for its
flower-like shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and
has become a prominent attraction in the city. The Lotus Temple has won
numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and
Qutub Minar, also known as Qutb Minar and
Qutab Minar, is the tallest minaret in India. Originally an ancient Islamic monument with Arabic inscriptions, though its iron pillar does have some Bhramini inscriptions, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Delhi,
the Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble. The tower is 72.5 metres (237.8 feet) high with 379 stairs and a base diameter of 14.3 metres, which narrows to 2.7 metres on the monument's last storey.