Create Your Delhi Story on Instagram!
A city to live, experience, and to cherish forever- Delhi is the sum of its old-world charm and creative spirit. The city boasts of its bucket-list-worthy monuments & markets, but it also has its share of offbeat spots. Less explored yet pretty special, these oddball places capture the essence of Delhi. Let us take a walk, off the beaten path, to check out these whimsical corners and make them an indelible part of our virtual library. Don your walking boots, grab your camera and head out to these Insta-worthy spots in Delhi. Capture the narrative in your lenses and create your own Delhi story on your Insta-wall.
Mural Mélange at the Lodhi Art District
Catch the burst of colors in the quiet lanes of the one & only art district in the country. Created by artists from all over the world, these walls are filled with murals & calligraphy- mystic, pop & fusion, and are absolutely stunning. Do carry an extra memory stick, you will surely need some additional space to cover it all.
Unapologetically & radically red, Jantar Mantar certainly deserves to be a part of your Insta-story. Dodge the protestors lounging in its green lawns and focus your lenses on the huge Yantras or instruments casting dancing shadows in the park.
Catch the Flitting Light at Ugrasen Ki Baoli
Forgotten for centuries & brought to fame by a Bollywood movie, this beautiful stepwell in the middle of Delhi is a shutterbug’s dream. Its lofty walls lined with arched windows & passages, the fluttering pigeons & bats, and its quiet ambiance lend it a haunting beauty. Stand at the top step and gaze into your lens at the cascade of 108 steps rushing down an inky-black well- the view totally lives up to the Gram!
Flower Power at Ghazipur Flower Market
An early morning trip to this flower market is certainly an assault on the senses. A cacophony of sights, sounds & fragrance, Ghazipur Flower Market is a hub of flowery chatter. With its rows & rows of stalls covered in flowers from all over the world, this sprawling market is a kind of color therapy and is absolutely Insta-gorgeous!
Pop-Painted Havelis of Naughara Gali
Just a short walk away from the colorful chaos of Chandni Chowk, Naughara Gali is an oasis of art & architecture. Literally translating to the nine-house alley, this lane is home to nine gorgeous Jain Havelis or mansions built during the 18th century. With tall colorful doors, intricately carved arches,and ornate balconies, these beautiful houses make a perfect backdrop for a colorful Insta-story.
A Day in the Sun at Sunder Nursery
Set right next to the Humayun’s Tomb and sprawled in an area of over 70 acres, Sunder Nursery is certainly worth a spot on your Insta-profile. Its blooming gardens, gorgeous reflective pools, lush lawns, and historic grandeur add to its picturesque beauty. Both morning and late afternoon are good for clicking pictures as the garden changes colors with the changing lights.
Capture the Tibetan Hues at Majnu Ka Tila
Check out the Delhi’s very own Tibet in the lanes of Majnu Ka Tila in North Delhi. As you enter through the ornate Tibetan-styled gate, a splash of vibrant colors greets you. Its beautiful monastery, quirky cafes, colorful shops, and bold street art are sure to bowl you over! Just point & shoot to capture the essence of Tibet in your lens. Once done with photography, do taste the piping hot Thukpa with soft Tibetan bread, Tingmo.
A jumble of ruins, where sunlight & flitting shadows indulge in a beautiful dance, Hauz Khas Fort beckons you to catch this play of light in your camera. Head here at sunrise & sunset to capture its glorious shades for some rustic vibes on your Insta-profile.
Well, this is just a sneak peak as Delhi’s Insta-appeal is difficult to capture in words. Pick your camera and make the most of Delhi winters as you go clicking around the city.
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