The capital city of India has so much to offer to its tourists in terms of places to visit, shopping places, religious places, and much more. The most disheartening moment is when you are waiting at the airport because your flight is delayed. At that time, you can convert that nothingness into pleasure and enjoyment. When inside the airport, Delhi Duty-Free shop can be explored as it has a variety of cigars, liquors, bags, and much more from some of the top brands. There are many things to do near the airport and many places to visit from Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi.
You can visit some of the best places near the airport. Below are some suggestions that you can visit during your layover:
- Gandhi Smriti: Housing the memories of Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhi Smriti is one of the place that keeps the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi alive. The memorial has a room where Gandhi Ji lived. Along with this, there is a prayer ground where daily prayers were held in the presence of Gandhi Ji. The place has the same architecture of the ancient times that has not been touched by the modern culture. When you visit the place, you will realise that the place still holds his memories and a sense of his noble ideas.
- Red Fort: A building with red sandstone walls, Red Fort has a great historical significance. It was built to stop the invaders from entering the country. A reminder of magnificent Mughal power, Red Fort has a major focal point that is the Lahore Gate which also attracts thousands of people on Independence Day.
- Dilli Haat: If you are a shopaholic, we have the best place for you. Dilli Haat is one of the most amazing marketplaces in Delhi which offers tourists attractive handicrafts and artefacts, delectable food and much more. For foodies, the place has delights from different parts of the country which include Gujurati Dhokla, momos from Sikkim, Bamboos hot chicken from Nagaland, Kebabs from Jammu and much more. Just enjoy your visit to this place by indulging in as many things as you can.
- Humayun’s Tomb: One of the most magnificent gardens in Delhi representing Mughal architecture, Humayun’s Tomb is located near Lodhi Road and is easily accessible via taxi, bus or metro. The interior of the tomb has an octagonal chamber that is of great admiration. The architecture of the tomb has also inspired some of the great innovation of India which includes Taj Mahal.
If stuck inside the airport, you can do various things such as taking a nap amidst the hustle bustle of the airport. You can grab a space at Sam’s Snooze at My Space and sleep for an hour or so, if tired. The pod comes with amenities and offers great convenience to tourists. You can also shop at Delhi Duty-Free that has some of the top brands including Shopper’s Stop, Tommy Hilfiger, Zodiac, Marks & Spencer, Metro, Tumi and many more. If you are a bookworm or enjoy reading, you can buy a book from Relay or WH Smith and spend your layover by reading one of your favourite authors.
If not this, just restore your energy at the spa located at Terminal 1D. You can shed all your tensions and give way to some peace at this spa. If you are at Departures, you can also relax at Spa with a wonderful combination of Thai and Indian concepts. Just enjoy your layover time with as many things as you can be it inside or outside the airport.