5 Offbeat Places to Visit in Delhi

One thing that all city-dwellers will agree is that city life comes with an excessive baggage of monotony and boredom.  City dwellers keep on searching  offbeat destinations for a weekend getaway, but what they conveniently forget is that every city has some unearthed sites that should be admired by them. With keeping this in our minds and how all of us require a break from our corporate setups, we have come up with a series where we will be telling you about five offbeat sites that are surely going to give you a respite from noisy life.

Tughlaqabad Fort 

Tour of Delhi can’t be completed without  a raw dosage of history. And what better way to tour Delhi by visiting the best unkept secret of our history, that is the Tughlaqabad Fort. Do you love early morning walks? If that is you by any chance, we assure you an early morning walk of this majestic yet ghostly fort will be extremely rewarding to you. We have found the perfect spot for the much desired isolation! If you still haven’t, do visit the same!


Timings: Sunrise to Sunset

Crafts Museum 

We know, we know, museums are for kiddos or for oldies! But this one boasts of some of the most revered handicrafts and are made painstakingly. Be it folk art or tribal art, textiles, bronze images, ivories or what not this museum caters to the likes for all. The best part of this museum is that it has a souvenir shop and also a cafe which is bent on providing the best experience to all its visitors. Cafe Lota is utterly famous for its jaw dropping interiors and ambience!


Timings: 9:30 to 5:30 PM

Sundial, Barapullah 

Are you a so-called ‘Science-Wizard’? Does Science amaze you? If this is you, Sundial is going to be your go-to place.  This Sundial was installed for beautification purposes by Delhi Government before CWG. Sundial at Barapullah has garnered attention for all the right purposes; it has been revered for its scientific accuracy and for recreational purposes.


Changing of the Guard Ceremony 

Delhi’s air is streaked with patriotism in every way as it is the capital.  Plus what better way to spend Saturday morning than watching this great ceremony. This ceremony is conducted from:

8:40 AM to 8:00 AM – March 15 to August 14

9:40 AM to 9:00 AM – August 15 to November 14

10:40 AM to 10:00 AM – 15 November to 14 March

It is conducted between the North and South Block pillars.  Why go to the British lands??


Mehar Chand Market (especially for shoppers) 

Shahpur Jat is acclaimed passé now and to fill in its shoes, we have Mehar Chand Market. This marketplace is everything we were looking for: chic, now, hep and is very close to the heart of Delhi, Khan Market. From modish upholstery to debonair clothing, this centre has everything. So, plan a shopping trip, right now!!


These five spots will amaze you to the bits. Take a visit to these places if you wish to fall in love with your city again!

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