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Places Near New Delhi

Owing to its central location, New Delhi is a gateway for various scenic places which are easily accessible through well maintained roads, and some of these interesting places near New Delhi are mentioned below.

Within the four hours drive one can reach Bharatpur. Just 180km from New Delhi, Bharatpur is famous for Bharatpur Birds’ Sanctuary. Being a home to more than 370 species of birds, this famous bird sanctuary is the only sanctuary which has an honour of being the Siberian Cranes, the highly endangered migratory bird, only wintering ground in India. If bird watching is not your scene then you can visit Lohagarh – an 18th century iron fort and the Palace – a royal structure with elements of Mughal and Rajput architectural style houses a museum that exhibits rare art, sculptures, inscriptions, armoury, and handicrafts.

Located within 240 km from Delhi is Sariska, which is just three hours drive from New Delhi. Sariska is famous for the Sariska Tiger Reserve. Home to a wide variety of carnivores, the park is also famous for its large populace of Rhesus Monkeys.

You can also visit the famous Kankwari Fort where Aurangzeb once imprisoned his elder brother Dara Shikoh, and the ancient ruins of Shiva Temples.

Just 277km from New Delhi is the Pink City of the country – Jaipur. Famous for its opulent palaces, heritage hotels, Jaipur is the thriving capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur with its rich cultural heritage and history is a getaways delight. So get ready to lose yourself in the edifices and sprawling gardens of the city. You can visit Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, and Nahargarh to name the few architectural delights of erstwhile Jaipur.

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