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Before almost every wedding season, comes a pre-wedding season where couples have the opportunity to get a pre-wedding photoshoot done!

The excitement of getting married, the beginning of a new life, a ton of undercurrent emotions, and yes, of course, love – all these and much more are beautifully captured during such pre-wedding shoots. Pre-wedding shoots help create memories that would last a lifetime for a couple. But for a pre-wedding shoot to be special, your shoot location has to be special too. And when you're in a special city like Delhi, let's just say you have a ton of options in your roster!

A treasure trove of culture and architecture, Dilwalon ki Dilli is one of the best places in the entire country for a good, intimate pre-wedding photoshoot. From heritage sites to luxury hotels, the city is full of locations that can work as beautiful backdrops. 

So, scroll down and check out our favourite locations in Delhi for a pre-wedding shoot. 

21 Pre-Wedding Shoot Locations in Delhi

Delhi is what many people call an urban oasis. A symbol of the country’s rich past and thriving present, Delhi is a city where ancient and modern blend seamlessly together. It is a hot spot not just for weddings but also for pre-wedding photoshoots. The city is such a gorgeous amalgamation of culture, history and tradition that mixes extremely well with the new-age ideas of our generation making it the perfect spot for not just weddings but also pre-wedding shoots for couples. And just like there is a wedding venue for every kind of couple out there, there is a pre-wedding shoot location in Delhi for every kind of couple out there. Here are some of our favourites. 

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1. Hauz Khas Village & Fort

Hauz Khas Fort and Village are one of the most iconic spots in Delhi. Thanks to its old, historical tombs and the natural landscape surrounding it, HKV is an ideal pre-wedding shoot location. The fort is located on a raised terrace overlooking the banks of the Hauz Khas Lake. With its glimmering charisma and the combined beauty of nature, Haus Khas Village and Fort make for the perfect pre-wedding shoot backdrop.

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2. Rooftop Of The Spice Market (Khari Baoli)

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The Khari Baoli is Asia's largest spice market located in the heart of Chandni Chowk. While the area is always bustling with hustlers in the business, you can get some amazing scenic photographs on the rooftop of the buildings during quieter hours, like during sunrise. And while you're at it, you're going to get an opportunity to enjoy the view of the market as well. 

3. Chandni Chowk

The bustling and vibrant streets of Chandni Chowk are not just a testament to Delhi's essence but also one of the best ways to show calm despite the chaos. The market is home to some of the oldest yet best buildings in the city. It gives photographers numerous opportunities to play with colours and create wonderful contrasts. The best hours to get a photoshoot done in Chandni Chowk is early in the morning!

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4. Humayun’s Tomb

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Humayun's Tomb is a gorgeous monument located in South East Delhi. A stunning white marble building with a red tiled roof, this monument is popular for its magnificent beauty that has been utilised in many pre-wedding photoshoots before. If you’re a fan of alluring green lawns, lively plants, and some unique style pre-wedding shoots, then this is one of the most unique and traditional pre-wedding shoot locations in Delhi. Use the aesthetic tomb as background for your pre-wedding shoot or get a shot twirling in the garden near the fountains.

5. Garden of Five Senses

If you're hoping for a location that is drenched in a wide range of flowers, lush trees, chirping of birds, spacious green lawns, traditional rocky stances, water fountains, and natural breeze brushing your face then the Garden of Five Senses is your place! Moreover, this is a perfect destination for adding a natural aesthetic to your pre-wedding shoot. The snapshots captured here can be set against a variety of panoramas provided by the expansive and lush green garden location!

6. Okhla Bird Sanctuary

If you're searching for a spot that's quiet and serene, then Okhla Bird Sanctuary is the spot for you. This astounding sanctuary is located on the banks of the Yamuna River in Noida and spreads across a four-square-kilometre radius. It's home to some of the most gorgeous and exotic birds resting in nature's lap. And every spot of this sanctuary will make your pre-wedding photos look like a walk in paradise!

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7. Purana Qila

Delhi has always been known for its vintage aura thanks to its rich diversity and history. And evidence of that heritage is Purana Qila. One of the oldest forts in India, Purana Qila has this gorgeous old-world charm that can be utilised well for a pre-wedding photoshoot in Delhi. The entry fee is nominal and the gardens are beautifully maintained, which will definitely add much exuberance to your photos!

8. Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is not only a well-looked-after tourist spot but also a historically significant monument for India. From gorgeous sunset silhouettes to stunning shots with the minar in the background, you're going to have a riot while getting clicked here!

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9. Neemrana Fort Palace

If you're looking for a more closed-off, intimate spot, then Neemrana Fort is an exquisite location for a pre-wedding photoshoot. It’s such a wonderful place with small and lavish forts. Furthermore, you can even book this place for a royal wedding celebration. Luxurious suites, pools, royal extensions, tiered terraces, and more provide the perfect backdrop. Furthermore, if you're a fan of sunsets, you can get some great sunset shots here with your partner!

10. Lodhi Gardens

A sprawling green park located in the heart of Delhi, Lodhi Garden boasts mesmerizing architecture and impeccable natural beauty. The garden and the structures of the place are a pure delight for the mind and soul; hence offer a perfect ambience to be clicked in nature’s lap for a couple. Lodhi Gardens is not only a bird sanctuary but also a place with historical tombs. Both the garden and the tombs are great locations to get some majestic shots in for your pre-wedding shoot.

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11. Connaught Place, Central Delhi

Yes, Connaught Place! Now, we know what most of you are thinking. Connaught Place is a very busy location, always crowded by travellers and shoppers. However, the vintage white walls and buildings of this circle in the heart of Central Delhi are the perfect spot for you to get some pre-wedding photographs. The ideal time for a great photo session is either early in the morning or very late at the night. There are some spots in CP which are less crowded and that you can utilise for your pre-wedding photoshoot. 

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12. Yamuna Ghat

Ever dreamt of getting clicked by the river in NCR? Well, your ideal spot is the Yamuna Ghat where you can fulfil your fantasies of getting clicked on the white riverbed sands. With a series of steps leading down to the water, the ‘Ghat’ looks no less than majestic land at dawn when water blended with the colours of the sunset combined. While the site is popular for religious worship, it can be romanticised by utilising it as a site for pre-wedding shoots in Delhi. 

13. Champa Gali

A rustic little street in Saidulajaib with art shops, design studios and a couple of cafes, Champa Gali is one of the most magical spots in Delhi. Having shot to recent fame, Champa Gali is home to some gorgeous cafes and restaurants in a little lane that is illuminated with fairy lights and greenery.  The Persian-like alleys of Champa Gali will make your pre-wedding photoshoot really stand out!

14. Lodhi Art District

Known for its iconic architecture and for being the last housing estate built during the British Raj, Lodhi Colony is a posh locality that everyone knows about in Delhi. The Lodhi Art District is a part of that colony which was created by the St+Art India Foundation which called out more than 50 renowned street artists from all over the world to create a soulful representation of the landscape and people on the Colony’s walls. Now recognized as India’s first art district, Lodhi Art District offers a range of backdrops for photos that capture your courtship perfectly!

15. India Gate

Being one of the most iconic structures of the country and a symbol of the country's freedom and democracy, India Gate is one of the most popular spots for pre-wedding photoshoots. The memorial is well-maintained and surrounded by greenery. However, you require permission from the police for a pre-wedding photoshoot here. 

16. Agrasen ki Bawli

Agrasen Ki Baoli is located near Connaught Place and is looked after by The Archaeological Survey of India. It is one of the most unique and unusual locations for a pre-wedding shoot in Delhi. However, thanks to its old and traditional enchantments and the iconic staircase that everyone's seen in movies, it's a popular spot that can provide you with some aesthetic backdrops for your pre-wedding album.

17. Mehrauli Archaeological Park

Take a few photos of the historic artefacts in Mehrauli Archaeological Park, which is spread across 200 acres of land in Mehrauli. You have access to amazing spots such as Balban’s Tomb, Tomb of Khan Shahid, Metcalfe’s Canopy, Jamali Kamali Tomb, and Rajon Ki Baoli. So, take a range of fascinating shots in this archaeological park’s quaint pathways and ancient tombs. Many of the structures here have stood the test of time and have a rustic vibe to them which makes this an ideal spot for pre-wedding photographs!

18. Safdarjung Tomb

Safdarjung's tomb is a sandstone and marble mausoleum in Delhi, India. Built-in 1754 in the late Mughal Empire style for Nawab Safdarjung, the tomb has an ambience of spaciousness and an imposing presence. With its domed and arched red, brown and white structure, the tomb is designed to such perfection that it creates the ideal backdrop or picture frame for some romantic clicks.

19. The Rail Museum, Chanakyapuri

If you're a fan of relics from the olden days, then the Rail Museum in Chanakyapuri is a great place for your pre-wedding shoot. With an amazing display of more than 100 life-size exhibits from the Indian railways' exhibit, the Rail Museum is a gorgeous place full of rustic elements that you can use in your photoshoot. You'll not only get amazing shots of you and your partner looking all cheesy and romantic amongst the trains but also get to incorporate these relics into your memories in the best way possible. 

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20. The Perfect Location, Faridabad

Do you know what you need for the perfect pre-wedding shoot? A place that specialises in it. Pops of bright colour, calm surroundings, a private area that is all yours and, of course, a love-struck look in your and your partner's eyes! The Perfect Location in Faridabad is an outdoor location that comes with meticulously planned sets that can be used according to your whims and fancies. Their variety of sets will blow you away! And of course, they also help plan pre-wedding shoots for couples. All you have to do is book an appointment before visiting and you're all set!

21. ITC Grand Bharat

Set amidst the Aravalli Range, ITC Grand Bharat is a tribute to five thousand years of unbroken civilization. The expansive hotel is built over 1214056 sq.m. with grand architecture that blends ancient, medieval and modern Indian influences. Honestly, it's the location of anyone's dream. Though not so easy on the pocket, the grandeur of this location is larger than life which makes it perfect for a regal pre-wedding shoot. 


Just like these, Delhi is teeming with many striking and dazzling locations. Whether you pick to get clicked in nature's lap or choose a stunning historic location as your backdrop, your pre-wedding shoot is ultimately your own. It is about you and your partner, getting dressed and taking beautiful pictures that you will cherish for the rest of your lives. All you have to do is single down on the place that speaks to your soul and you're all set to rock that pre-wedding shoot!


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21 Best Pre-Wedding Shoot Locations In Delhi

by Shivani Singh

21 Best Pre-Wedding Shoot Locations In Delhi