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About Delhi

India Gate, Delhi


Delhi is capital of India located in the Northern part of India on the banks of Yamuna River. People form every part of country could be found in Delhi. So, Delhi has a mixed culture. Delhi is surrounded by Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The National Capital Region (Noida, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad etc.) are most aggressive region in terms of Industrial growth.

The Delhi city is famous as the Capital City, right from the ancient days of the Mahabharata. The epic describes the City as the Capital of the Pandavas, called Indraprastha. Later on, the Mughals had also made the City their capital.

Delhi is now known into two parts Old Delhi and New Delhi. The Important government institutions are all situated in the New Delhi while most of the important historic monuments are situated in the Old Delhi.
The rich architectural examples are scattered here and there in the City, however the special mention is worthwhile for the Mughal monuments which are in abundant numbers and could be spotted in many places of the City. The City has been ruled over by many dynasties, right from the Days of Mahabharata to the famous Mughals . Delhi was declared the capital of the Democracy of India after Independence.

Location
Delhi located on the bank of Yamuna River. The capital city is situated in North India, and surrounded by Haryana on north, West and South and by Uttar Pradesh on the East.

Tourist Attractions in Delhi

Humayun's Tomb Qutub Minar India Gate
Jama Masjid Lotus Temple Red Fort
Akshardham Temple    

Museums /Galleries/ Planetarium

National Museum is known for its arts, crafts and wooden artifacts, the National Gallery Of Modern Art has a rich collection of modern art objects , Nehru Planetarium is a fine observatory, The National Science Centre Museum is known for the science exhibitions and art and history artifacts, Nehru Museum showcases the life of the first prime minister through a light and video show, Rail Transport Museum is good to visualise the vintage trains, Doll Museum is an extraordinary collection of Dolls from different countries, the Tibet House preserves the items of Tibetan culture with perfect care.

Bazaars (Markets)

The Chandni Chowk Market - One of the most populous bazaars (markets) of India, the Chandni Chowk Market always remains crowded. The area houses some interesting monuments and is a good hunting ground for the shoppers looking for textiles, electronics and watches. The Chandni Chowk Market near to Jama Masjid and Red Fort.

Dilli Haat - The Delhi Haat is a exciting place to go for shopping. With numerous food-stalls, handicraft items, folk music performances, potteries, gems and Jerwellery.

Connaught Place - The Connaught place is the heart of Delhi, and is special because it has some of the finest architectural examples of the British Period in India. It is also a good place to look for some extraordinary shopping including Handicrafts, Artifacts, Jewellery and Branded Items.

Things to do

The Metro Rails - The Metro- rail service has been commenced in of the Capital and nearby places like Noida and Godgaon, thereby making commutation easier and hassle free. The Services is going to cover more area in coming years.

Snake charmers Delight - Snake charmers are the ancient attraction of this capital city and they could be spotted in vibrant maroon colours in most of the corners of Delhi. A rare art, to see the snakes' moves with the rhythm of the Beagle is really interesting.

The Latest Trends - The Hookah Bars are often frequented nowadays by the up-market youth of the country and are considered as to be the happening destinations. The Oz and RPM Hookah Lounge are quite good for the reason.

The other crowd pullers are the Malls housing many up to date multiplexes. The numbers of Malls are going up by each passing day and these have an ample effect on the manner people use to shop.

Connectivity
Air - Delhi is well connected in the aerial route from most of the important places of India. Indira Gandhi International Airport is the International Airport and Palam Airport is Domestic Airport in Delhi.

Roads - National Highways 1,2,8,10 etc connect Delhi to the nearby important cities, while once the Golden Quadrilateral Project that is aimed to connect the four major metros of the country gets completed the road network will get a boost both in terms of connectivity and the quality of the roads.

Rail - The three major stations in Delhi are the Old Delhi Railway station, The New Delhi Railway Station and the Hazrat Nizammuddin Railway station. Many express and Special Trains connect the Capital to most of the important places of the country. Tourist special Trains such as the Palace of Wheels also run their service including this City.

Acommodation
Old Delhi - The Ambassador Hotel, Marriott Welcome Hotel, The Metropolitan Hotel Nikko, Uppal's Orchid etc.

New Delhi - Hotel Le Meridien , Ashok Hotel, Crowne Plaza Surya, Centaur Hotel, Hotel Hyatt Regency, Hotel Grand Inter Continental, Jaypee Vasant Continental, Maurya Sheraton, ark Royal Inter Continental, Hotel Radisson, Hotel Taj Palace, Hotel Grand, Hotel The Oberoi etc.