As we know Delhi is the capital of India and very attractive state. Delhi or Dilli is a lively city reflecting a perfect blend of modernization and traditional architectures. It is the very attractive place for fun.If you are young, ready to explore and in Delhi, the world is your playground. The cultural capital of the country is teeming with bars, cafes, eclectic bazaars and cultural spots with no end to interesting places you can spend your day. 24 hours can turn into just a couple when you are at the right place with the right people. Add to that the eccentric list of fun places in Delhi that would give the nearby coffee joint a run for its money.
Indian Mountaineering Foundation in Moti Bagh
If you like to do adventurous things, then this is a right place for fun, one of most fun places in Delhi- the Indian Mountaineering Foundation! Famous for adventurous and fun activities in Delhi, the sports climbing wall should definitely not be missed! It has anything and everything you would want to do on a ‘fantastic day out.
Timing: 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Cost: INR 150/- per session
Opening Days: The activity is available from Tuesday to Sunday
Delhi Eye at Kalindi Kunj
When we talk about the place for fun and enjoyment, Amusement Park is come at first in mind and it is sure to fall on the list of fun places in Delhi. Spending a day on wild rides and water games, it gives an awesome feeling. Check out the exciting rides at Entertainment City, the water slides, and pools at Splash Water Park or the giant Ferris wheel aka Delhi Eye at Kalindi Kunj.
Sometimes we enjoy with ourselves, where we don’t need anyone we enjoy the silence. Though cafes are passé, but book cafes make for one of a unique places in Delhi to chill. Imagine spending a quiet afternoon sipping on a cup of tea or coffee, munching on a cake, reading through a riveting book-a-day well spent!
Where to go?
Cha Bar: One of the best places to visit in Delhi for fun, with over 100 types of teas and all the Oxford books, Cha Bar is the bookworm’s heaven.
Café Turtle: Aside from the usual coffee and teas, Café Turtle offers a full-fledged menu too. Just buy a book at full circle bookstore, go upstairs and read.
Ivy & Bean: With free wifi, quirky interiors and a decent menu it is a perfect place for a day with your book.
May Day Café and Bookstore: A perfect place to read and also discuss culture and politics with the friendly staff.
CMYK Bookstore: Sweep through the coffee table books while sipping on drip-filtered coffee.
Revisit history with a touch of glamor at Hauz Khas
Hauz Khas is a good place for fun and it has recently rated as one of the popular places to visit in Delhi for fun. A fort overlooking a beautiful lake, a Deer Park, lanes dotted with cafes, bookstores, art galleries and boutiques not to mention tonnes of activities to get you in the tizzy!
Timing (for the fort): 6.00 am to 6:30 pm
What’s Special at Hauz Khas?
Kunzum Travel Café: Get sight-seeing trips over a cup of coffee or tea.
TLR Café: Get a drink and enjoy the live gigs, pub quizzes and comic nights.
Gunpowder: View of the deer park hangs right below your table at this Kerala/Tamil/Andhra kitchen.
Social Offline: From jazzy glassware to exquisite drinks and delicious food, Social offline makes for one of the most exciting and fun places in Delhi.
Elma’s Bakery: For high-tea, authentic scones, and delicious slices of cakes.
Travel to space at Nehru Planetarium
A popular picnic spot in Delhi amongst school kids, Nehru Planetarium is sure to charm you if you are an astronomical fan! Spend the afternoon escaping into the galaxy far away at the Nehru Planetarium. Be charmed by the stars, planets, and the solar systems in the sky show as you visit one of the most interesting and fun places in Delhi for an amazing day out.
Timing: English show is at 11:30 AM and 3:00 PM
Hindi shows are at 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM
Typical show duration is 30-35 minutes
Cost: INR 60 per person
Experience a Qawwali night at Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah
Drop the idea of a jazz bar and instead, spend an evening listing to the mystic Sufi Qawwali at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. One of the finest cultural experience you can possibly have this is simply unforgettable!
Timing: 6:00-7:30 p.m. and 9:00-10:30 p.m. on Thursday nights.
National Gallery of Modern Art
Museums are a passé but this modern gallery is not! Spend a day exploring not just the fantastic locations but also the breathing art that the city has at its disposal. A trip to NGMA, one of the most unique and fun places to visit in Delhi will surprise you with the amazing collection of painting and sculptures.
Boutiques, cafes, and cupcakes- Shahpurjat
For a shopping and fun, this is the best place to visit in Delhi. Forget Sarojini and instead spend a day meandering through the lanes of Shahpur Jat for high-end designer gear, quirky accessories, customized outfits and everything chic.
The Potbelly Rooftop Café: An amazing view of Asian village and mouth watering Bihari cuisine makes this place a must visit.
Les Parisiennes Café: Visit this chic French Café for the finger foods, desserts, and Lavazza coffee.
Mad Teapot: Try out their range of teas, especially the blackberry as well as the scrimptions cupcakes.
Indulge the mélange of cultures and food at Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat is the one place to visit when you can’t make up your mind about your destination. Here you will find endless food stalls covering every culture in India, ethnic clothes, beautiful handicrafts, furniture jewelry and not to mention a possibility of a dance or music performance makes these places unique.
Timing: 10:30 am to 9 pm.
Shake a leg at Raahgiri Day
‘Apni Raahein, Apni Azadi’- that’s the motto of the campaign started by Times of India in Delhi. It is now one of the most amazing fun things to do in Delhi. Conducted every Sunday morning at various locations of Delhi NCR, it attracts a huge number of people that comes in to claim the streets of the city as their own. Numerous activities take place for the audience and big acts such as Euphoria has come to perform at Raahgiri.
Roll to the beats of Delhi Drum Circle (DDC)
The vibrancy of music, dance, and camaraderie, that’s Delhi Drum Circle for you! These jam sessions take place on alternate Saturdays and people with any form acoustic instrument are welcome to join. Sitting in a circle mimicking the African tribes, the group plays in harmonious tunes and all the people present are indulged in a mélange of dance and music.
Join this one if enjoy playing an acoustic instrument, love dancing or just want to enjoy the music.
Explore the city with HoHo Bus Tour
When you like to travels as a fun then one of the most entertain and fun activities to do in Delhi is leaving your car at home and instead exploring the entire on the purple colures hop on, hop off bus. The bus covers over 19 different destinations in the city.
Ticket: INR 300 per person.
Tips: The HOHO bus doesn’t run on Monday
An evening at India Gate
One of the best places to visit in Delhi for enjoys or fun. India gate is amongst the most popular picnic spots. Spend a day walking around the beautiful lawns follows by a boating ride in the lake. This is amongst the most amazing places to have fun in Delhi.
Cost: INR 100
Duration: 30 mins
Best time to visit: 7.00 pm – 9:30 pm