Delhi is a mix of old traditions and new cultures. No matter in which area of the city you are in, you will find the best malls, cafes, hotels, posh residence made by the Britishers and on the other side, you get to see all the forts and royal monuments, temples, mosque that are rich in heritage and were made beautifully by the Mughal’s. The city is a super flux of everything.
If you want the perfect shots for your profiles, you must see the places mentioned below:
1. The lanes of Jama Masjid
The heart of old Delhi, will leave you amazed with its beautiful Vintage houses, badly messed up electric wires. Must visit the hyped “Paranthe wali gali” for crowded lanes, you may surely find click-worthy subjects.
2. Connaught Place
It is the British era’s Lutyen’s Delhi. Beautiful white multiple story buildings all around the circle with a central lawn, nicely maintained. This area is the hub of all the food and drink joints, cafes and also has a street market – Janpath. This place concludes as a paradise for a photographer.
3. Quil Ail khan’s tomb and Qutub Minar
Mehrauli Archaeological Park is known for its 1000 years of continuous occupation. This area includes 440 richly scattered historically significant monuments and their haunting tales. They are very famous place among historians and obviously photographers.
Don’t forget to visit the garden of five senses and Khas Bagh.
4. Shanti Stupa
This is settled in the Indraprastha park. A true copy of the Shanti Stupa in Leh. A good place to click some beautiful gardens and some greenery.
5. India Gate and Rajpath
This is known to be the memorial of Indian soldiers that died in world war I. This place offers an amazing opportunity to get some photographs in early morning an night when the lights are lit.
The place is surrounded by the lakes and gardens. Connecting to it there is Rashtrapati Bhawan known as king’s way. Reach here on 26th of January for some parade shots.
6. Humayun’s Tomb
A tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun which was built in 1570. The beauty of this world heritage site has inspired many budding photographers. This tomb has impressive intricate details of the walls and symmetry. Beautiful and tall trees cover this place from each and every side.
7. Little Tibet at Majnu Ka Tila
This locality offers you to click a glimpse of a different culture. This place is full of prayer flags fluttering at every corner and cramped houses. Little monasteries and Tibetan delicacies are very impressive here. This little colony hides an entirely new world within ruled by Buddhist monks.
8. Kamla Nehru Ridge
A place for a nature lover, horror freaks, and wild plants. A home for notorious monkey’s, which reside under the wild trees and bushes. Want to capture them all? Reach the place early morning to get some shots.
9. Graffiti art walls in Lodhi Colony
A good place for fashion and pre-wedding photoshoots. It is India’s first open-air public art district created by over 25 street artists from India to create a positive impact on the city and its residents.