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A Bahá'í House of Worship and made in a flower-like shape, Lotus temple is a prominent attraction in Delhi. Completed in 1986, it has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. Like all other Bahá'í Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is too open to all religion. The Bahá'í’ emphasize that the holy scriptures of the Bahá'í Faith and other religions can be read or chanted inside in any language. Since its inauguration to public worship, the Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi has attracted millions visitors, making it one of the most visited buildings in the world.
Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Built in 1931, it commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the Indian Empire, or more correctly the British Raj, in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. The India Gate hexagon complex with a diameter of about 625m covers approximately 306000m² in area, surrounded by most important roads of national capital. Due to its breath-taking beauty, the lawns around Rajpath get crowded in the evening, when the India Gate is lit up.
One of the major tourist attractions in Delhi, Birla temple has been built by BD Birla. Dedicated to Laxmi (Goddess of wealth) and Shiv (The preserver), Birla temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi with the belief that it should be opened to all castes and all faiths. This three-storied temple is built in Nagara style of Hindu temple architecture. The entire temple is adorned with carvings depicting the scenes from Hindu mythology, which has been carved by more than hundred skilled artisans. The main temple houses statues of Lord Narayan and Goddess Lakshmi along with other small shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Hanuman.
Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, which was originally the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi on the banks of river Yamuna. The memorial has been designed by Vanu G. Bhuta, reflecting the simplicity of Mahatma Gandhi's life. The design of Raj Ghat consists of a simple square platform made of black marble. The memorial has gone through a number of design changes in recent years. As a sign of respect the visitors are required to remove footwear before approaching the memorial. A commemorative ceremony is held here every Friday while Prayer sessions are held on each of Gandhi's birth and death anniversaries.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi, Qutub Minar has been constructed with red sandstone and marble. It is the tallest minaret in India with a height of 72.5 metres (237.8 ft). The Construction was commenced by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1192 but was completed by Iltutmish. During the rule of Firoz Shah, the minar's top two floors were damaged, but were repaired by Firoz Shah himself. Qutub Minar has a tilt of 25 inches to the southwest, which is considered to be 'within safe limits', but experts have stated that the monument needs regular monitoring in case rainwater seepage further weakens the foundation.