Delhi is famous for a variety of locations and below are some of the few interactions that is a must to visit. Please note that these social activities are not organised by the ICMEC – India but rather is part of each delegate's personal interest and responsibility.
1. One of the seven world wonder: Taj Mahal
Taj mahal is a world wonder located in Agra, 180 km away from Delhi. To immortalize his love for his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built the most amazing mausoleum of all times
2. Qutab Minar
Qutab Minar is one of Delhi’s top attractions and a renowned UNESCO world heritage site. Standing 240 feet tall, this tower was established in the year 1192, by the very first ruler of Delhi – Qutb-ud-din Aibak.
3. Find Inner Peace at Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple is an architectural delight. The whole complex from top to bottom is made of pure marble. The universal symbol of peace, a lotus flower, gives the temple not only its name but shape as well.
4. Take a walk to India Gate and Red Fort
Dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who lost their lives in the Afghan war, a visit to this 42 m high iconic and historic landmark of Delhi is not only an educational experience but also a photographer’s delight.
The walls bear the names of each of the 13,500 people who laid down their lives fighting on the Northwest Frontier. The Red Fort or Lal Qila is a historic fort in Old Delhi, Delhi in India that served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned construction of the Red Fort on 12 May 1638, when he decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi.
India Gate and Red Fort are the best visited in the evenings when the monument is brilliantly lit up and the beautiful fountains around it give the place a truly magical look.
5. Swaminarayan Akshardham
A visit to Akshardham is a journey through 10,000 years of the country's glorious art,, boat rides, water shows and lush gardens, the Akshardham temple situated in East Delhi is unlike any other, not only in India but the entire world.
6. Take a rickshaw tour of Chandni Chowk
Chandni Chowk, translated as Moonlight Street is the commercial heart of Old Delhi.
One of the oldest markets of India, its small narrow lanes are a beehive of activity from daybreak, offering on sale every product you can imagine of under the sun.
7. Lose yourself at the Jantar Manta
The Jantar Mantar, or Maze Puzzle, is a complex in the heart of Central Delhi. The area comprises of an open-air observatory, having thirteen different instruments, which involves the use of the different structures to observe the astronomic cycles.
8. Experience India’s cultural diversity at Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat is a one stop, open air craft bazaar and food plaza, displaying items for sale from every state of India. It serves as a one roof destination for arts, crafts and cultural activity, state by state.
The bazaar lights up in the evenings as the shops offer everything from home decor to excellent food.