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The Tibet House was established by HH Dalai Lama with the aim of preserving the cultural heritage of Tibet.
The Tibet House was established by HH Dalai Lama with the aim of preserving the cultural heritage of Tibet. There is a museum, exhibition space and library. The museum displays a collection of Tibetan artifacts that were originally brought to India from Tibet by the Dalai Lama and other refugees. On display are 200 rare 15th century Thankas (painted scrolls) illustrating the life of the Buddha, apart from Buddha figurines, costumes, antique traditional jewelry, old currency notes, prayer objects, musical instruments, ancient weapons and decorative art and sculpture.
Although there are many Shirdi Sai Baba Temples in and around Delhi, the one located at Lodhi Road is the oldest
The India Habitat Centre hosts changing art exhibits, plays, cultural performances and films, and offers an international selection of food items in its food court
A peaceful park in the heart of New Delhi, Lodhi Garden houses the tombs of Mohammed Shah and Sikander Lodi, along with the Sheesh Gumbad and Bara Gumbad
Khan Market is where the foreign diplomats and Tibetan lamas go for lunch and to shop for pet supplies, groceries (great choice of vegetables), clothes, houseware, furnishing, jewelry andaccessories, and books (many bookshops)
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The India Gate is a monumental arch been built as a memorial for the Indian soldiers who died in World War I
Known to be Delhi’s flagship art gallery, this place displays a distinguished collection which includes:
Humayun's Tomb in south Delhi near Hazrat Nizamuddin station is one of Delhi's 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, recognised for its monumental scale, grand Mughal design, and seminal ensemble of mausoleum gardens
The Delhi Zoo is a very large and sprawling park dedicated to preserving the rich biodiversity of the country