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Delhi Tourism

Delhi adds fame to India as its capital city. This metropolitan city positions itself on the banks or river Yamuna. The lively city has been in existence since long back. It had witnessed ascendancy and decadency of many empires. A plethora of historical monuments still can be seen in the city that reflect the glorious history of Delhi. While Old Delhi houses many ancient ruins retaining their age-old charm, New Delhi represents the developed aspect of the city with its tall buildings and contemporary avenues.

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The groundwork of Delhi is best seen in its magnetic old monuments, architectural marvels fascinating museums and art galleries, vibrant performing arts, delectable culinary and busy markets. It also serves as the venue for various political activities making it the political capital of India.

Tourists can view the beautiful amalgamation of diverse cultures, traditions, ethics, beliefs and religions. This harmonious blend between the old cultural heritage and modernity enhances the appeal of the city enthralling tourists from all corners of the globe.

Delhi History

Delhi symbolizes authority, which is due to the endeavor for supremacy right from the time of the Mahabharata. According to legends in the Indian epic Mahabharata, the present Delhi once served as the site of Indraprastha, which was capital of the Pandavas.

Since then Delhi has viewed consistent reconciliation. The list encompasses Chauhans, Maurya,  Turkish Sultans, Rajputs, Mughals and at last British Empire.

Delhi Attractions

Counted among the popular destinations of Golden Triangle Tour, Delhi is the doorway of other  destinations including Jaipur, Agra, Jammu & Kashmir, Shimla and many others.

Delhi represents both the old and the new. It is an amalgamation of old well-maintained monuments and temples. In addition to this, it houses markets, shopping malls and other such outlets, presenting an example of modern architecture delights.

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India Gate

Standing as a prime monument of Delhi, India Gate is a must-see attraction on your Delhi tour. It plays an important role on the Republic Day. Amar Jawan Jyoti is a prime attraction of India Gate.

Parliament House

It is the administrative building of India and serves as a must visit Delhi attraction. This elegant building is known for its large halls and wide walkways enveloped with pillars. It serves as the venue where lawmakers and statesmen proceed their administrative functions.

Lotus Temple

It is a flower-shaped structure that holds visitors' attention with its outstanding architecture. This is the place where people belonging to different religious background can come.


This is the well-known path that connects the Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate. In modern times, parades are organized to mark the national festivals like Republic Day and Independence Day of India.

Chandni Chowk

It is a very popular bazaar in Delhi. Located in Old Delhi, the bazaar is known for its different types of merchandise. It serves as an entrance to the Red Fort.

Some of the well-known tourist attractions of Delhi are Red Fort, ISKCON Temple, Raj Ghat, Humayun's Tomb, Jantar Mantar and Qutub Minar.

When to Visit Delhi

Tourists wishing to go for sightseeing can visit Delhi between October to March as summers in Delhi are really hot. Hence, it is not suggested to visit the city during the months of May, June or July.

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Delhi Cuisine

Cuisines form an important part of Delhi. There is almost every type of food available. Be it Rajasthani, Hyderabadi, Maharashtrian or even Punjabi food, Delhi serves all. While in Old Delihi, Mughlai cuisines like Biryanis and Kababs are popular, New Delhi has many American food outlets such as McDonalds and Pizza Hut.

Delhi Shopping

Shopping in Delhi is really exciting with a great variety of shopping markets and outlets etc.
Delhi never disappoints shopping lovers and offers them to shop from a variety of shopping items. These include garments, jewelleries, handicrafts, potteries, carpets, stones and bamboo works. Tourists can explore the shopping markets in Delhi, located in Connaught Place,  Chandni Chowk and Karol Bagh.

Delhi Accommodation

The capital city receives many tourists every day and therefore, it has no dearth of accommodation. Tourists can choose from a variety of accommodation based on their preference and location. Delhi accommodation can be categorized under 5 Star hotels, 4 Star Hotels, Three Star Hotels, Budget Hotels. Even apartment accommodations are also available to cater to the needs of visitors.

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How to Reach Delhi

By Air
Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is well-linked to all the major cities of the world with almost all the important international airlines that operate from the capital city. Palam is the Domestic Airport connecting Delhi to the important cities in India.

By Rail

The Indian Railway network links Delhi to almost every major city and even small destinations in India. New Delhi, Old Delhi, and Nizamuddin serve as three important railway stations. Luxury trains such as the Palace-on-Wheels, Royal Orient Express and Fairy Queen can be availed from New Delhi Cantonment railway station.

By Road

A network of national highways and state highways connects Delhi to all the major cities of India.


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