Fun places in Delhi that are sure to give you a day well spent vol. 2

Konark Bansal, Travel Writer, India

07 February 2018

There are so much places to visit in Delhi that it can’t be cover in one volume. So here is the second volume of fun places in Delhi. And I’m sure that you have read my all articles, if not follow the link and go a head

Qawwali Night at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

We certainly won’t be wrong to say that this place might make you want to drop your idea of a fancy music evening or an exclusive bar. Listening to the melodious Qawwali at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah simply give you an unforgettable experience.

Timings: 6:00-7:30 p.m. and 9:00-10:30 p.m. on Thursday nights

Best Days to Visit: Monday and Thursday as free food (Langar) is served to the devotees.

Feel the Art at Indian Habitat Centre

Enjoy the peaceful ambience and outdoor spaces, shop around, encounter the cutting-edge art, make a great dining experience at fine diners and restaurants – There’s a wide range of cultural and intellectual activities that you can indulge in at Indian Habitat Centre.

Old Delhi’s Unique Pigeon Racing Sport

“Kabootar Bazi” is completely bizarre and fun. One can see the traditional pigeon race or sport initiated by the Mughals in the colorful streets of Old Delhi. The sport gives you an elegant sight of folks controlling flocks of pigeons that fly against the wind and return via the same route to declare victory.

When can you enjoy Kabootar Bazi? The season of this interesting event begins around December and ends in February.

An Evening at India Gate

One of the most popular sightseeing attractions of Delhi, India Gate is a perfect place to spend an evening walking around the beautiful lawns with your family and friends. Take a stroll at Raj path, be a fan of the flavorful chuski, enjoy the nigh view, pay respect to brave souls at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, take a boat ride, grab some ice-cream and bhutta (roasted corn) and the list of to-do-things when at India Gate just goes on.

Get on the HoHo Bus

There is nothing like leaving your luxury vehicle behind and exploring the entire city on the lovely HoHo bus. You can cover over 19 different attractions in the city while getting off wherever you like without worrying about the time as the buses are available every 40 minutes.

Timings: Tour starts at 5:30 pm and Ends at 9:30pm

An Ultimate Mix of Culture and Food: Dilli Haat

Exploring Delhi is just incomplete without visiting the cultural and blissful Delhi Haat. From ethnic clothes and jewelry to elegant handicrafts to authentic cuisines from varied states of India, Delhi Haat will give you one aesthetic experience that would encourage you to visit again.

Don’t Miss Out on Raahgiri Day

Is it Sunday today? Let’s attend a Raahgiri Day. A free campaign conducted on Sundays at multiple locations of Delhi, Raahgiri encourages people to participate in amazingly fun, energetic and healthy activities including cycling, gymming, dancing, playing games, and more. Raahgiri days are nothing but happier and healthier Sundays.

Place: Connaught Place Inner Circle, New Delhi

Timings: Every Sunday 6-10 a.m.

Theatrical Plays and Events

Delhi has got a whole lot of talent and a major part of it can be seen in street plays and theatrical acts that are often performed by college students and professional theatre artists in auditoriums and sometimes across the streets. To enjoy some professional performances around the city, you can visit Akshara Theatre, Kamani Auditorium and Shri Ram Centre.

Join the Delhi Drum Circle

Shake a leg to the beats of enthusiastic drummers and just sit there and get absorbed in the harmonious music with the Delhi Drum Circle. On alternate Saturdays, you can walk into the Deer Park in Hauz Khas Village to join the group of people sitting in a circle and indulge in a fantastic combination of dance and music. The vibrating sounds of drums and other musical instruments create an electric atmosphere that you can find nowhere else.

Find Your Inner Peace AT A Temple1

While the city is jam-packed with incredible attractions, vibrant outing spots and fun places, you can still find extreme peace and serenity at places like Akshardham and Lotus Temple. A stroll to these places will give you a glance of traditional and religious beliefs and cultures followed in India.