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Explore These FREE Places In Delhi To Get The Most Out Of Dil Walon ki Dilli

From magnificent architectural marvels to delicious food and many things in between, you can enjoy it all for free in Delhi.
free things to do in delhi

The warm and welcoming Delhi, also known as Dilwalon ki Dili, is a wonderful place that offers love to all. From magnificent architectural marvels to delicious cuisines and everything in between, Delhi has it all to make any visitor fall in love with the city. Even if you arrive in this city with no money, it will surprise you with amazing places you will never forget. From satisfying your tummy to showing you great sites, here's how to spend your time visiting Delhi in the most beautiful way, free of cost.

Changing Of Guards At Rashtrapati Bhavan

Changing Of Guards At Rashtrapati Bhavan

The Change of Guard ceremony is an old military tradition.  Guards and sentries at palaces, forts, and defence establishments change periodically to allow a new set of troops to take charge. You can witness this at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Every Saturday, the Rashtrapati Bhavan hosts the Change of Guard Ceremony. A person with a valid photo ID card would be permitted to attend the Change of Guard Ceremony for free, subject to seat availability. To attend this ceremony, a request must be made through the Rashtrapati Sachivalaya's official website.

Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat

Gurdwara Bangla Sahib's Delightful Langar Food

Gurdwara Bangla Sahib langar

Delicious and fulfilling langar, which is offered throughout the day in Gurudwara is the best way to fill up your tummies. Bangla Sahib serves around 10,000 meals per day, all of which finish with the tastiest Kara Prashad.

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

India Gate

india gate free of cost

India Gate is a fantastic experience that you should not miss out on while in the city. The place is especially stunning at night. The famous India Gate is a tribute to the soldiers who died while fighting for their country. India Gate is open 24 hours a day, so come here for a memorable experience.

Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat Metro station

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Take A Walk Through Lodhi Art District

Walk Through Lodhi Art District

The streets of the Lodhi Art District are lined with wall paintings on endless buildings. Lodhi Art District is filled with paintings by artists such as Sameer Kulavoo, Sajid Wajid, Hanif Kureshi,  and Shilo Shiv Suleman. So pack your bags and head to the Lodhi Art District for an unforgettable walking tour.

Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

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Visit Libraries

visit libraries

Libraries in Delhi are free to visit. The Delhi Public Library, Shastri Bhavan (closest metro station is Central Secretariat), and the Archaeological Survey of India (closest metro station is Rajiv Chowk) are the places to go if you want to access books and materials.


Archaeological Survey of India: 9:30am- 6pm (is closed on the weekend)

The Delhi Public Library: 8am- 8pm

Hauz Khan Complex

hauz khas complex

The Hauz Khan Complex is an excellent place to spend a day learning about the city's history. This complex has a mosque, Feroz Shah's tomb, and an Islamic seminary. You can also spend calm evenings away from the clubs by sitting in the complex's tranquil ruins.

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park and Hauz Khas

Explore Museums

There are numerous museums in Delhi where you can simply go in and look around for free. To name a few, Gandhi Smriti, the National Police Museum (the closest metro station is Central Secretariat), the Philatelic Museum (Patel Chowk metro station), and the Airforce Museum (Sadar Bazar Cantonment Metro Station on the Magenta line) are all free. However, several of the other museums in Delhi feature low-cost entry.

I hope you visit these places and have a great time exploring the city. 

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