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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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(2) 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.

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