There are several historical sites and other places of interest around Zorba the Buddha that you might wish to explore during your stay with us:
Built during the 12th and the 13th centuries, Qutab Minar is a red sandstone and marble tower. The 238 feet high, seven-storied tower was built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and Iltutmish, the first Mughal conquerors who came to India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nearest Metro Station: Qutab Minar (Yellow Line);
Taxi: 15 mins
Shaped like an open white lotus, the Baha’i House of Worship is an architectural attraction. It is open to all and people of all religions gather to worship here.
Nearest Metro Station: Kalkaji Mandir (Violet Line)
Taxi: 30 mins
Hauz Khas Village
Hauz Khas Village is an urban village in the heart of Delhi next to the 13th century Hauz Khas historical complex. Indian designers and ethnic crafts proponents patronize the village and their boutiques line the village lanes. The village also has many quaint restaurants and interesting nooks worth exploring.
Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas (Yellow Line)
Taxi: 30 mins
Delhi’s Crafts Museum is located at Pragati Maidan, Bhairon Marg. It houses the best of Indian handmade crafts including textiles, sculptures and tribal craft. Crafts Museum is an hour away by taxi.
Nearest station: Pragati Maidan (Blue Line)
Taxi: 60 mins
Located near Safdarjung airport, Dilli Haat has the color and vibrancy of the traditional Indian bazaar. It houses foods, textiles and crafts from across India.
Nearest station: INA Market (Yellow Line)
Taxi: 45 mins
Old Delhi dates back to the 17th century when Mughal emperor Shahjahan built a fortress and walled city here. Today’s old Delhi is a chaotic mix of narrow streets, old buildings, wholesale markets for food, flower and hardware and Chandni Chowk, the main street where street food hawkers sit cheek by jowl with air-conditioned electronic stores, jewelers and cloth shops. The Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque is located in old Delhi.
Nearest station: Chandni Chowk (Yellow Line)
Taxi: 75 mins