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Best Places to Visit in Delhi with Kids

What could be the more fun and affordable hub than Delhi to visit with little ones? Yes, Delhi has countless best places to visit with kids especially in summer season. In spite of the huge crowd, Delhi has lots of nice, less busy and entertaining places to have a gala time with family and kids of all ages. It is a great touristic place which houses parks, amazing architecture, art and culture and several other kid-friendly places to enjoy some peace and quiet. This exciting post of Bumpnmum is specially designed for parents to let them discover the popular kids’ friendly places in Delhi. The best thing about these fascinating places is that it will not only entertain your kids but educate them too.   Take a glimpse of the beauty of these places before head over to them!

Best Places to Visit in Delhi with Kids

 

1. Children’s Park at India Gate

Children's Park

The vivacious Children’s Park is located nearby India Gate New Delhi. This park is over a sprawling 10 acres of land and offers a variety of games, play equipment, boating, swings, roller slides, musical fountain, library, a jungle book theater and an amphitheater for children. The whole area is beautifully illuminated in beautiful amber hues at the end of the day.

Location: India Gate, New Delhi, Closet Metro Stations: Rajiv Chowk and Janpath

Entry Fee: Free!

Timings: 9.30 am to 7.30 pm (in summer); 9.30 am to 5.30 pm (in winter)

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2. India Gate

Indiagate

Tour to India Gate at night will be very exciting experience with your kids. Located At the center of New Delhi, this monument also knows as All India War Memorial. This is a popular picnic spot that attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. Spend your summer evenings at here with your family!

Location: Rajpath Marg, India Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

Entry Fee: Free

Timings: 5:00 am – 12:00 am, all days of the week

3. Kingdom of Dreams

Kingdom of Dreams

Kingdom of Dreams truly worth a visit with kids. You will surely love the glittering and golden entrance. Serene Sleeping Buddha, a wall of reflecting mirrors, false sky, Zangoora, huge elephant sculptures, men in colorful clothes, and reverse bungee jump are some of the major attractions of this wonderful extravaganza place. You can enjoy the different kinds of cuisines under one roof and all the food are crazy good. Without giving a second thought head over to this popular leisure destination and I am sure you’ll have the most memorable and cheerful experience with your little ones.

Location: Near IFFCO Chowk Metro Station, Sector 29, Gurgaon (Delhi).

Entry Fee: Entry to Culture Gully is 599 rupees during the week and 699 rupees on weekends. Tickets for shows range in price from 1,099 rupees to 3,999 rupees, depending on the day and seat location.

Timings: Tuesday to Sunday, 1 p.m. until 1 a.m.

4. National Rail Museum

 

Rail-Museum

Another intriguing and kids-focused attraction is the National Rail Museum. This 10 acre property is a good place to see antique furniture, literature to supplement the history of the railway, rail-related exhibitions and memorabilia, including the Fairy Queen, the world’s oldest still-running steam train, the saloon car of King Edward VII, and the skull of an elephant who unsuccessfully decided to charge full-tilt at a train. The main highlight of the museum is the toy train ride that offers a short ride along the premises of the museum. This place also has kayaking and rafting activities during the summer season. It is one of the best places to visit in Delhi with kids. 

Location: Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, Near Bhutan Embassy, New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Entry Fee: Rs. 20 for adults, Rs. 10 for children. Tickets for the toy train ride cost 20 rupees each.

Timings: 9.30 am- 5.30 pm, Closed on Mondays and National Holidays.

5. National Science Centre

I visited national science center a year ago with my toddler. The center was already filled with lots of school students. The place has lots of things to see and learn and the small Jurassic park is one among them that truly loved by our kids. There are different shows so make sure to check their timings at the ticket counter. It also has a food court downstairs and restrooms. We spent about three hours and our tour at here was amazingly enjoyable. Take kids with you; they will have a great deal of fun.

Location: Near Gate No.1, Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan, Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba and Mandi House

Entry Fee: Rs 20 per head, Free for kids below 5 years

Timings: Open all days from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm except Holi and Diwali

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6. Stellar Museum

The Stellar Children’s Museum is a perfect indoor, play-based museum for kids of all ages to learn and enjoy at the same time. This interactive museum has plenty of things to engage kids in a variety of learning concepts through arts and crafts, science and experiments, design and construction, pretend play and social skills and adventure and investigation. The museum houses seven different galleries based on different themes varying from science to arts. It’s a confined indoor area where you can sit back and relax while your kids play and explore the museum. In addition to it, this fascinating museum also offers Birthday Party Packages, restroom, parking and many other facilities. You can also capture the moments as the photography is not prohibited.

Location: Inside Stellar Gymkhana Club, R-1, Knowledge Park II, Greater Noida.

Entry Fee: For Stellar Gymkhana members: Rs. 150 per child and Rs. 75 per adult

For a general visitor: Rs. 300 per child and Rs. 150 per adult

Timings: Tue to Fri: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Sat & Sun: 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Closed on Mondays

7. Jantar Mantar

jantar-mantar-new-delhi

It is one more wallet-friendly option to visit with kids in Delhi. Jantar Mantar has 15 astronomical instrument complexes to see. It was built in 1724 by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur. After this construction in Delhi, Raja Jai Singh also built structures of the same name in Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura, and Varanasi.  It is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Delhi. Do visit this place with your little one to learn about the origins of astronomy.

Location: Sansad Marg, New Delhi

Entry Fee: Rs. 5

Timings: Sunrise to sunset

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8. Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun's Tomb

Constructed in 1569 by Humayun’s first wife Haji Begum, Humayun’s Tomb is one of the most beautiful spots of India. It took 1.5 million rupees in the construction which was paid entirely by Empress Haji Begum. The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. It was the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale. You must visit this monument with your kids.

Location: Mathura Road, Nizamuddin, And Delhi Opposite Dargah Nizamuddin – 110013 Nizamuddin Nearest Metro Station: Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium (Violet Line)

Entry Fee: Rs. 5

Timings: Sunrise to Sunset. Open All Days

9. National Zoological Park

National Zoological Park

A visit to the zoological park is one of the best things to do in Delhi. Here you’ll find the African Elephant, the white tiger, bright and colorful birds, a variety of lizards, cobras, pythons, and other snakes, crocodiles, tortoise, turtles, deer, peacocks, rabbits as well as giraffes, hippos, rhinos, leopards, monkeys and much more to see.

Location: National Zoological Park | Mathura Road, New Delhi 110003, India. Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market

Entry Fee: Rs. 40 for Adults, Rs. 20 for a senior citizen, Free for children (Height under 3 ft.), Rs 20 for Children (Height 3-5 ft.)

Timings: 1st April to 15th October: 9:00am to 4:30pm, 16th October to 31st March: 9:30am to 4:00pm

10. Qutub Minar

Qutubminar

Overall good & fun time we had in the exploration of this place with my toddler. It took 2-3 hours to explore this most noteworthy attraction of Delhi. We need to submit our bags in the cloakroom. I never expected that the place will have that much crowd including many foreigners.  Best time to visit it at dawn, before the crowds arrive. There is also a sound-and-light & decorative light show from 7 pm to 9 pm. The  Qutub Festival of Indian classical music and dance takes place here every October/November. This one of Delhi’s ancient ruins is also attached with one of the most attractive places, Chhatarpur Temple.

Location: Sunrise until sunset, Closed on Mondays

Entry Fee: Free: Children under 15, Rs. 10: Adults

Timings: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

These fascinating places can be explored in a single day. Above mentioned kids’ friendly touristic spots are also nice to take pictures and learn about the history of Delhi, India.

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