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This spiritual centre is close to Turkman Gate  Video Review

This spiritual centre is close to Turkman Gate

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
28th Nov 16
Symbol of communal harmony & world peace  Video Review

Symbol of communal harmony & world peace

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
27th Nov 16
It's a very nice park having many attractions  Video Review

It's a very nice park having many attractions

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
27th Nov 16
It's also known as Jamia Jama Masjid  Video Review

It's also known as Jamia Jama Masjid

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
27th Nov 16
Artifacts of various civilisations are displayed  Video Review

Artifacts of various civilisations are displayed

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
17th Nov 16
He built his Tomb and Madrasa in 1350, died in 1388  Video Review

He built his Tomb and Madrasa in 1350, died in 1388

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
15th Nov 16
This temple is dedicated to Mata Katyayani  Video Review

This temple is dedicated to Mata Katyayani

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
13th Nov 16
Good place  Video Review

Good place

by Nirmal
20th Dec 17
New Delhi railway station  Video Review

New Delhi railway station

by Rajveer Singh
14th Dec 17
Connaught place  Video Review

Connaught place

by Abhinavk
15th Oct 17

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Reviews (619)

Kaushik  Pal

Kaushik Pal4.3/5

4 reviews

Feel proud, know history .

Nice to see all sculptures, culture & your national haritage. L proud to be a part of this enriched society. I am enjoying all the haritage buildings & smell the history behind them. It's to some extent humid & hot whether during day time but the evening & night is quite charming. All my family members vigorously searching for the'DILLI KA LADDU' but invain. Jocks a part! Here Metro is not mostly running in like Kolkata. Local people are to some extent cooperative. Hotels are costly than most of the other tourist places but plenty of different ranges of hotels.

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Bobby Yadav

Bobby Yadav4.3/5

8 reviews

Indian capital is a striking modern metropolis.

A gracious contrast to Old Delhi's winding streets, the grand avenues and stately buildings of New Delhi are rich with history and culture, from Gandhi's Delhi home (and the site of his assassination) to the tomb of Humayun, a complex of Maugham buildings reminiscent of the Taj Mahala. Chaotic traffic is best left to the locals. Negotiate a good price for taxis or travel on the new Delhi Metro.

New Delhi Overview

History of New Delhi

New Delhi, the national capital of India, is one of the nine districts of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. It is the seat of the Government of India. With an area of 47.2 sq km, it is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and was recently rated as a Beta World City. It is bound by the states of Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Being under the rule of several rulers and dynasties, the city has a rich historical and cultural background. Muhammad of Ghori captured the city in 1192 and he was overthrown by Timur in 1398. The first battle of Panipat in 1526 saw the handover of Delhi from the Lodhis to the Mughals, when Babur established the Mughal Empire. The city then came under the British rule in 1803. Later, Delhi became the capital of the British who shifted to the city from Calcutta in 1911, and finally the capital city of modern India in 1947.

Things to Do in New Delhi

Delhi has two parts: the old and the new. While Old Delhi is all about alleys, bylanes, Mughal and British architectural structures, New Delhi is home to several offices and modern buildings. Some of the major attractions of the city include the Red Fort, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar, etc. Other sightseeing options include the Raj Bhavan, Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, Parliament House, Raj Ghat as well as several museums. Chandni Chowk , Karolbagh and Connaught Place have emerged as the most sought-after shopping hubs.

Food and Shopping in New Delhi

Another significant facet of New Delhi is its bazaars and its food. Tourists can walk in the bylanes of Chandni Chowk and savour some local delicacies like chaats and jalebis or just walk up to street markets like Janpath, Sarojini Nagar, Khan Market or Lajpat Nagar to shop for clothes, chappals, bags and other accessories. Haggling in these markets is a must. The Dilli Haat where craft fairs are also held is another must-visit shopping destination in Delhi.

To reach New Delhi, tourists can opt for air, rail or road as a mode of transport. The city’s airport, Indira Gandhi International Airport, serves both domestic and international flights. It is connected to most of the cities within the country and also has direct connections to several international destinations including New York, London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, etc.

New Delhi is also well connected by trains. New Delhi Railway Station (NLDS) is the main rail station of Delhi. Other major stations are Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. New Delhi is also reachable by road from nearby cities and regions with bus services being provided by the Delhi Transport Corporation and several private operators. There are three main bus terminals – Inter State Bus Terminus, Sarai Kale-Khan Bus Terminus and Anand Vihar Bus Terminus.

New Delhi has extreme climatic conditions. Summers, with temperatures often going above 45° Celsius, can be very hot. Winters, on the other hand, are chilly and foggy. However, the best time to visit New Delhi is from October to March as this time is ideal for sightseeing activities and outings.

Travelling within New Delhi

The best way to get around Delhi is either by auto rickshaws or the metro, which connects major parts of the city. Tourists can opt for cycle rickshaws when exploring the quaint old bylanes of Old Delhi.

Accommodation options in New Delhi

Delhi tourism gives a lot of options to tourists when it comes to hotel options in the city. Hotel options in New Delhi include service apartments, lodges, budget hotels, 5 star hotels as well as home stays.

Photos of New Delhi

India Gate, New Delhi

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Mysore Nagaraj

Delhi Local Trip
India Gate, New Delhi

Photo by

Mysore Nagaraj

Delhi Local Trip
India Gate, New Delhi

Photo by

Mysore Nagaraj

Delhi Local Trip
India Gate, New Delhi

Photo by

Mysore Nagaraj

Delhi Local Trip

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