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Top 8 Instagram Worthy Places in Delhi for Your Perfect Candid Shots!

Instagrammable spots in Delhi

From Dili Dilwalon ki to the ‘Lutyens Delhi’ and the buzzing capital city of India at present, Delhi as a city has travelled so far. The city has been busy collecting on its way a mixed bag of heritage, cultures, evolving philosophies yet being so cosmopolitan. So one gets to see many vivid sides of lifestyles both old & new in this Delhi itself. It is a matter of few seconds, on Instagram, for deciding the fate of a photograph. So the catchier the photo is in the first few seconds the better it is. In this article, we give you the best 8 Instagrammable spots in Delhi.

Agrasen ki Baoli

Agrasen ki Baoli is a popular Instagram worthy spots in Delhi Photo Source:  Jaydeep Saha
Agrasen ki Baoli is a popular Instagram worthy spots in Delhi Photo Source: Jaydeep Saha

This enchantingly beautiful baoli is a perfect spot for clicking Instagram worthy photos in Delhi. The mystery encompassing the depth of the 103 steps of Agrasen ki Baoli forms a great background. The place has free entry and early mornings mostly work better for disturbance-free photo shoots.

Location: Hailey Road, Near Diwanchand Imaging Centre, K G Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Timings: 9 A.M. – 5.30 P.M.

Humayun ka Maqbara (Humayun Tomb)

The tomb of former Mughal emperor Humayun is one of the prettiest historical monuments. Humayun ka maqbara was designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and his son, Sayyed Muhammad so persian influence can be seen in the monument. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. In addition to this, the gardens surrounding the monument give one a mesmerizing setup for a pre-wedding shoot. Again early morning shoots are best.

Location: Mathura Road, Opposite Dargah Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110013
Timings: 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. every day

Yamuna Ghat

Instagrammable spots in Delhi Photo Source: piqsels.com
Instagrammable spots in Delhi Photo Source: piqsels.com

Disclaimer: Yamuna Ghat is one of the most polluted river ghats in India. It has de-colourised water and a strong stench prevails here. However, cinematically this setup works well for that dark dramatic effect with birds flying above. Boat ride photos early in the morning are the popular shots taken at this place. From romantic pre-wedding shoots to professional fashion shoots, Yamuna Ghat is one of the top Instagrammable places in Delhi.

Location: Kashmere Gate, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
Timings: 7 A.M. to 9 P.M. every day

Lodhi Colony

Colorful places in Delhi
Colorful places in Delhi

This area is surely the most colourful places in Delhi. One cannot escape the effervescence of the modern graffiti art on the walls of buildings here. Graffiti artists from around the world have contributed to making this colony near Mehechand Market pop up in bright colours. It is a popular Instagram worthy spot in Delhi for photoshoots with fashion influencers.

Hauz Khas Fort

The narrow lanes of Hauz Khas market today is packed with small and big restaurants & pubs, while on the other side of the market lies Hauz Khas fort that is picture-perfect for pre-wedding romantic photo shoots, fashion shoots & also a great place for photography enthusiasts to sharpen their skills. The fort with an adjacent lake surely deserves to be one of the top Instagrammable spots in Delhi.

Location: Hauz Khas Fort Rd, Hauz Khas Village, Deer Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016
Timings: 8 A.M. to 7 P.M. every day

Delhi 6: Chandni Chowk, Khari Baoli & Jama masjid

Opposite the prestigious Red Fort of Delhi lies one of the oldest and busiest retail & wholesale markets of Delhi. Chandni Chowk & Khari Baoli are not just shopaholic’s paradise but photographers also love to explore the narrow lanes with old school rustic charm. There is so much happening every time here that certainly it needs to be in the best Instagram worthy spots in Delhi.

Eid is the perfect time for photography enthusiasts to visit Jama Masjid area
Eid is the perfect time for photography enthusiasts to visit Jama Masjid area

Between these markets, this place also houses Jama Masjid. It is said to built by Shah Jahan who was a great art lover. So this mosque too like the Taj Mahal has amazing architecture. The vibe of this place truly can be captured in its full glory during the time of Ramzaan and Eid. Numerous photo walks happened during this time and the pictures are totally Instagram worthy.

Majnu ka Tilla

Majnu ka Tila is a top Instagrammable places in Delhi Photo Source: Jacob Jung
Majnu ka Tila is a top Instagrammable places in Delhi Photo Source: Jacob Jung

For capturing the Tibetian way of living, Majnu Ka Tila is the destination you ought to visit. Right in the heart of Delhi, this is one of the most colourful places in Delhi that is totally Instagram worthy. Houses painted in bright colours and prayer flags commonly seen here gives it a foreign feel. The best part is one can explore the Tibetan cuisine in restaurants located here.

Location: New Aruna Nagar, Delhi

Champa Gali

This place is perfect for photoshoots using beautiful lights as the backdrop! A fairytale-like pre-wedding photoshoot or photos of evening nightlife here at Champa Gali are so in trend. This place undoubtedly is the latest entrant in this list of Instagram worthy spots in Delhi.

Location: Westend Marg, behind Kuldeep House, Saidulajab, Saiyad Ul Ajaib Extension, Saket, New Delhi

Timings: 11 A.M. to 10 P.M.

Final Focus

There are many more colourful & Instagrammable places in Delhi for sure. Among the few other popularly captured photographed places in Delhi are India Gate, Rajpath, Qutub Minar, Connaught Place, Safdarjung Tomb, Paharganj and more. Hope you found this article helpful.

Champa Gali Photo Courtesy: Instagram @_delhicafes

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(42) Comments

  1. These are definitely some amazing places in Delhi to visit and capture in pics. Nicely captured in words as well.

  2. delhi has its own charm, which I think is not there anywhere.

  3. Delhi is such a beautiful place and I’m so glad to know these places are so good to get some candid pictures. Thanks!!

  4. I am a Keralaite but now I know where to click pics the next time I visit Delhi. Thanks to you. Lovely places indeed

  5. Your post makes me beam with pride of being a Delhiite. These places have been captured without losing their beauty. Lovely images

  6. This is indeed a walkthrough post about Delhi and its charm
    The locations you have shown are all beautiful and the images are so professional

  7. Such historical spots are always a craze amongst people. Agrasen is baoli is one that I haven’t explored yet. Would love to visit soon.

  8. It is true that picture speaks louder than words and louder in memory too, so getting a perfect shot with the vibe of the place is important. Your list includes all kinds of places, shall visit to agrasen ki boali for sure.

  9. OMG.. Such amazing pictures.. I haven’t visited even one place mentioned by you. Agree perfect candid shots…. Must visit these places. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Indeed these places are so beautiful and sop colorful too. Loved the calmness of yamuma and the mystery of Agren ki Bouli. I would love to visit these places.

  11. Wow I love such colourful places around the world. Imagine colour exists in our very own country and no one looked at it that way. Love the blog.

  12. You have shared such amazing places, I had no idea about. Hunt for Insta worthy photos leads us to some interesting ally’s in our neighborhood that we might otherwise not recognize

  13. Well I’ve been to Delhi N number of time and go there each year but have not been to any of the places mentioned. Last time I even planned going 5o chandni chowk but couldn’t go. So next time I go there, I will try going to these places too and also get some interesting clicks.

  14. Interesting recommendations! Champa gali – where did you even find it? I have never heard of it, and the photos is really pretty and inviting.. .tell me more!

  15. I didn’t know there were so many beautiful places around me. Thanks for sharing this list. I shall start explorong these once we are done with the pandemic.

  16. These are some alluring location shared by you. Among all Yamuna ghat is my fav, went some 7 years back for honeymoon and have the best pictures for sure.

  17. Love your top pick places. I have never visited Delhi. But when I do they are gonna be my go to places

  18. Alpana Deo says:

    wow..I haven’t explored Delhi much but yes, these places are worth a visit and also clicking some picture. BTW very apt title. – instagrammable spots in Delhi.

  19. Dr. Surbhi Prapanna says:

    Loved all the clicks and your post is making me tempted to visit India ( and Delhi) soon, indeed all these visiting places are sounds so amazing. would love to visit these with my family.

  20. these are some awesome place in and around Delhi .. I love Yamuna ghat the most, the scenic spot adds extra charm to the pic

  21. Wow Wow Wow Wonderful informative posts. Thanks for making us aware of so many lively and suitable places to photoshoot of Delhi. Agrasen ki Baoli is the place I have seen the most on instagram and other places too people are crazy to click here. thanks again for making me aware about it.

  22. Delhi, with its rich history and heritage, is a paradise for instagrammers. Also the fact that the new and the old blend seamlessly here adds to the vibrant nature of the city. These are some really cool places to click away.

  23. This post was a treat to my eyes, although I have been living in Delhi since more than a decade and yet haven’t been to all these places. I have book marked the post 🙂

  24. Roma says:

    I stay in Hauz khas so many of these places are right adjacent where I live. Thus I loved your list all the more, am surely checking them out

  25. Delhi is a beautiful and very lively city, I always enjoy the colorful treat it offers on each visit. I particularly like Cannaught Place for it’s stark white background and pillars as perfect spot to get shot when in Delhi.

  26. I’ve been to Delhi many a times but not to the places mentioned. Yes Delhi is indeed very beautiful to take sme great shots and next tme I am there, I wil make sure to go to these places and get sme good shots.

  27. Delhi has such an old world charm! These places are iconic and it would surely be a treat to visit and get some wonderful pictures there.

  28. Radhika Jindal says:

    Delhi is such a beautiful city for those who’re looking for candid pre-wedding photoshoot. you have chosen the right place for the photoshoot.

  29. These places are in my bucket list for my Instagram handle . Never got chance to explore them besides being Delhite. Thanks for sharing

  30. Gurjeet Chhabra says:

    Champa Gali is new for me. I have seen lots of picture of these places but never visited them . One day surely going to check out these places.

  31. Milan says:

    All the places, especially the Champa Gali looks fab. Next time I am in Delhi, would explore the places.

  32. These places are so beautiful and sop colorful too. These places are in my bucket list for my Instagram handle .

  33. This places will surely make a wonderful spots for your Instagram. Agrasen ki Baoli has been on my list for sometime now hope to visit it.

  34. Seema says:

    These places are definitely so Instagramable and a perfect blog for all those are in hunt of such places. Never been to Delhi but feels like I have to.

  35. jhilmildsaha says:

    I had been to Delhi, a couple of times for work. Never had the chance to explore the city. Next time I visit there, I will make sure to get some cool shots for my Instagram posts.

  36. Wow, So many places to capture insta worthy shots. I have been most of the places except Champa gali and Yamuna Ghat. Would love to visit.

  37. I haven’t visited delhi yet but your post definitely is a reminder for me to tick. Off the instagrammable locations

  38. My favourite place in Delhi for an Instagram shot is the Lotus temple. No matter how many times I visit, I always find the backdrop mesmerizing.

  39. Beautiful spots in Delhi. They surely are instagrammable and picture perfect. I would love to visit the well (the first place) and it has always been on my list. Someday I will when I can. Thanks for this post, I have added new places to my list now.

  40. Sweta Papaiyawala says:

    This places seems amazing. For photography, places are very important as that is what brings authenticity of the photography out.

  41. I’ve been to a Delhi many times and this time I am going, I am.going to visit these beautiful places. I’ve just visited the touristy places once.

  42. These places are although crowded but yes I agree they are good to click photos and look good!

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