Best places to visit in South Delhi

15 Best Places to Visit In South Delhi For An Exciting Trip

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY, Here are our top picks for the best places to visit in South Delhi. Blind faith, a day trip to South Delhi can be the perfect break for when you have been tied down with work all week. These places will quench your thirst for exploring and you can take a refreshing break from the daily monotony of a schedule.

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Best Places To Visit In South Delhi (Park & Gardens)

1. Deer Park

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Deer Park is referred to as the “lungs of Delhi” and famous for its boundless vegetation and twinkling lake which insight experience of positivity and happiness around you. Wonderful Deer park is not something to miss out on because it is one of the most ecologically sensitive areas in the capital city.

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Beautiful birds such as rose-ringed parakeets, rare barbet, and other animals will welcome you here. So, definitely you can avoid the hustle and bustle of the city and head out here and enjoy or cherish the view of Deer Park.

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  • Entry Fee: It is free of cost.
  • Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas

2. Char Bagh Garden

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It basically means “Four Gardens” and Char Bagh Garden represents four walkways and two water canals. One of the most interesting things, It is designed according to the Islamic and Persian quadrilateral garden which symbolizes the four gardens of Paradise as written in the Qur’an.

With the 30 acres, this garden is blessed with natural beauty and it will surely set your eyes upon and just sit back on a refreshing day. Char Bagh Garden is situated in east Nizamuddin and it is covered by high walls on three sides only the fourth side was covered by the Yamuna River.

  • Entry Fee: No entry fee
  • Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

3. The Mehrauli Archaeological Park

The Mehrauli Archaeological Park

Many historical monuments including the tomb of Mohammed Quli Khan, the Jamali and Kamali mosque and the tomb, the tomb of Shahid khan, tons of greenery, rose garden makes it one of the best places to visit in South Delhi.

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If you are looking for a picnic spot then The Mehrauli Archaeological Park (spread over 200 acres) has a rose garden and also offers a superb view of UNESCO World Heritage Site namely Qutub Minar. This distinctive architecture is the only place in the capital city that has witnessed over a thousand years of continuous occupation.

  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar

4. Garden Of Five Senses

Garden Of Five Senses

Don’t you think you need to unwind a bit…? BIG YES! So just get away from the madness of the city and head out to the Garden Of Five Senses which combines the beauty of nature with aesthetic art. It is spread over 20 acres of land and famous for social gathering, various cultural events, photography and exploration of nature.

This lush green place is one of the most popular haunts for couples in Delhi because of its gorgeous variety of fragrant flowers, food, shopping courts, and splendid sculptures. Don’t forget to Catch this place to enjoy some peace and it is located on A stone’s throw distance from the Saket metro station.

  • Entry Fee: 35 INR Per Adult
  • Nearest Metro Station: Saket Metro Station: Saket Metro

Best Places to Visit In South Delhi (Monuments & Historical Places)

5. Safdarjung tomb

Safdarjung Tomb
The Safdarjung Tomb also referred to as ‘Safdarjung Ka Maqbara and it built in a fashion similar to Humayun Ka Maqbara. The elegant tomb built of sandstone and marble. The last monumental tomb garden of the Mughals was built in 1754 and it is famous for history, architecture, photography, and tourism.

As you probably know, there are many monuments in Delhi which are a true symbol of its rich heritage and culture, this tomb is one such popular tourist attraction which is situated in the heart of the city, at the junction of Safdarjung Road.

  • Entry Fee: 15 rupees (domestic) and 200 rupees for foreigners
  • Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh Metro

6. Tughlaqabad Fort

Tughlaqabad Fort In Delhi
Tughlaqabad Fort was built by the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty, Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, in the year 1321. The glorious fort is one of the most beautiful specimens of pure Islamic architecture.

Along with the palaces citadel and great fortification, it offers perfect opportunities for shutterbugs and history enthusiasts. There is also a tomb in the fort area and there are three graves inside the tomb complex: The middle one is of Ghiyas-Ud-Din Tughlaq and the other two are considered to be of his son and wife.

  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Nearest Metro Station: Sarita Vihar Metro Station on the violet line

7. Qutub Minar

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This iconic monument is the tallest (73 m-high) brick minaret in the world and it is standing tall and proud as the insignia of Mughal dominion and might.

This towering landmark and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site was built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in the year 1193, after the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu kingdom. Everything about this centuries-old historic monument is awe-inspiring.

  • Entry Fee: 30 INR For Indian and 500 INR For foreigners
  • Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar

8. Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun's Tomb In Delhi

The first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, Humayun’s tomb was built by Hamida Banu Begum in the year 1565-1572 to immortalize the memory of her husband.

The Magnificent monument also played a big role in the modern history of India and the lush green Persian style Garden namely Char Bagh surrounding the tomb structure which is mainly built in red sandstone while white marble has been used too.

  • Entry Fee: INR 30 for adults and 500 INR for foreigners
  • Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh Metro

9. Hijron ka Khanqah

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It is an Islamic monument located in Mehrauli, South Delhi and the literal meaning of Hijron ka Khanqah is a “Sufi spiritual retreat for eunuchs”. the eunuchs of the Turkman Gate take care and maintain the soot for more than a hundred years.

Many kinnar of Delhi buried here and the monument is known for its tranquility. Calm and peaceful aura inside the premises of the place will soothe your soul and you know it was constructed during the Lodi era. It is located very close to the awe-inspiring monument ” Qutub Minar”.

  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Nearest Metro Station: Chattarpur 

10. Siri Fort

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The construction of this majestic structure is said to have started in 1303, during the rule of Alauddin Khilji. There you will see a Siri Fort sports complex which offers services for sports like table tennis, squash, football, basketball, hockey, shooting, swimming and more.

Bonus point, there is also an auditorium namely Siri Fort auditorium which is one of the best auditorium in the capital city and famous for live performances, cultural performances and more. Long story short, it is a perfect place to spend some hours.

  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
  • Nearest Metro Station: Green Park 

11. Alai Minar

Best Places To Visit In South Delhi

In the Qutub complex, Alai Minar is an unfinished tower and the construction of the Minar is started by Alauddin Khilji. In the present time, it is a massive red rubble structure stands at a height of 2.5 meters.

The story behind it, Alauddin Khilji wanted a building that would double the height of Qutub Minar in order to be remembered as the only Sultan who knocks the chip off-shoulder to establish such a monumental masterpiece that was massive and more splendid than the Qutub Minar.

  • Entry Fee: 30 INR For Indian and 500 INR For foreigners
  • Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar

Best Places to Visit in South Delhi For Shopping

12. Lajpat Nagar Market

best places to visit in south delhi for shopping

Lajpat Magar market is a must-visit place for crazy shoppers, especially for those who prefer street shopping. This market offers everything from clothes, footwear to household furnishings.

The area of Lajpat Nagar is separated into 4 parts: Lajpat Nagar I, II, III and IV and The area is named in honor of Lala Lajpat. Believe me or not, this market is the ultimate shopping destination for people on a budget.

  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar Metro

13. Hauz Khas Village

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No matter what you are seeking, Hauz Khas village is a perfect destination to visit in South Delhi and it hands down beats any other choice to eat, shop and enjoy the vibes.

Because Hauz Khas is famous for All kinds and types of restaurants, Art, Shopping, Partying, Islamic academic centre, Sightseeing, fabulous architecture, experience seeking and historic relevance. There isn’t any entry fee required for the entrance to Hauz Khas village.

  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas

14. Sarojini Nagar Market

Best Places To Visit In Delhi For Shopping
On a daily basis, the lanes of the Sarojini Nagar market are choked by buyers because this market is popular for its cheap prices and an everlasting variety of clothes and accessories.

Don’t even try to underestimate this market because it is Updated with all the latest fashion trends and shops at this place are the answer to all your shopping lists.

  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Nearest Metro Station: INA

15. Nehru Place Market

Best Places To Visit In South Delhi For Shopping

If you want to purchase a new computer, laptop, a printer, a new VR or a new TV must visit the stores in Nehru Place because This market is popular as the toast of the town for its infinite range of electronic items. Nehru place market has it all at a cheaper price.

  • Entry Fee: Free 
  • Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place

IF YOU KNOW about more places that can be added in the list “Best places to visit in South Delhi”, Or if some information provided here is wrong, do let me know by adding in the comment section. That would be greatly appreciated.

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