Delhi : A city with blend of all cultures
A combination of ancient and modern beauty, Delhi is one of the largest cities of India. The city is a bucket of rich culture, ancient monuments, mass diversity and many more. It’s a complete tourism hub for the visitors. It enlightens the heart with every passing monuments, forts, markets and colorful people all around.
Delhi is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. And in contrast,,the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings.
The city’s importance lies not just in its past glory as the seat of empires and magnificent monuments, but also in the rich and diverse cultures. In Delhi, you’ll surely discover that the city is sprinkled with dazzling gems: captivating ancient monuments, fascinating museums and art galleries, architectural wonders, a vivacious performing-arts scene, fabulous eating places and bustling markets.
Delhi has a mini India feel to it. People from different corners of the country have come and made Delhi their home.This is reflected in various fairs and festivals that are celebrated in Delhi.
When you need to have a real jamboree and paint the town red, there is no other better Indian city on earth than Delhi! Whether you are looking for a cool place to hang out or pumping hardcore rave parties, you are sure to find the kind of fun you are looking for, right here in Delhi.
Heritage is reflected in places like Red Fort, Humayun Tomb,Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple.
Delhi is rich in religion beliefs and this is seen in many religious places of Delhi like Hanuman Mandir, Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, ISCON temple,Jama Maszid.
Karims near Jama Maszid is the best place to go for the Non Veg lovers… Awesome Food 🙂
Dilli-ki-Chaat – Delhi’s tangy local street food, such as chaat papdi (fried wafers loaded with potatoes, chickpeas, yoghurt and chilli) or golgappas (fried hollow dough filled with chickpeas and spicy potatoes)
Places like Hauz Khaz adds on to the beauty of Delhi. Haus Khas Village is Delhi’s hottest spot right now – set against a 12th-century backdrop within an actual village.Whether it be designer boutique outlets, art, alternative books, exotic food or numerous watering holes, Hauz Khas village has it all and more.
India Gate is situated at Heart of Delhi. Built in memory of 9,000 soldiers who becomes martyr in world war I, this Place is known for it’s patriotic feelings.This place is considered as a tomb for all soldierswho becomes martyr for pride of India which is known as amar javan jyoti.
Get lost and confused in the narrow bazaars of Old Delhi, and feel like you’ve wandered somewhere medieval.
Ride on the Delhi metro: so cheap, clean, so democratic, unlike the other world upstairs.
Favoured by expats and Delhi’s elite, the boutiques in Khan Market are devoted to fashion, books and homewares. For handmade paper, check out Anand Stationers , or try Mehra Bros for cool papier mâché ornaments and Christmas decorations. Literature lovers should head to Full Circle Bookstore and Bahrisons . For ethnic-inspired fashions and homeware, hit Fabindia, Anokhi and Good Earth, and for elegantly packaged ayurvedic remedies.
A trip through the doors of the Imperial hotel is like a voyage back into the days of the Raj, with polished hallways hung with chandeliers and works of art. Drink a G&T in its 1911 bar.
Akshardham Temple is a perfect combination of age old ethos of Indian cultures and a gasping example of due diligence in architectural adroitness.
Delhi is a paradise for shoppers. Here you can buy almost anything from anywhere in India. Delhi has thousands of good shops tidily grouped together subject wise – antiques, handicrafts, European fashions, leather articles, rugs and carpets, linen & fabrics, silks, jewelry, furniture etc. From street shopping to the fine Malls, Delhi has it all.
Dilli Haat transports you to the magical world of Indian art and heritage presented through a fascinating panorama of craft, cuisine and cultural activities.While the village haat is a mobile, flexible arrangement, here it is crafts persons who are mobile. The Dilli Haat boasts of craft stalls selling native, utilitarian and ethnic products from all over the country.
“It’s not just street food. In Delhi, there is so much of history and culture mixed up with the food,” In fact, many food courts in malls have attempted to bring together the highlights of Delhi’s street food, ranging from kabab to kachori. But to get the real thing, you need to travel. And Delhi’s newest landmark, the Metro, is the best — and easiest — way to do the rounds of old and new Delhi, sampling street delights on the way.
As the sun goes down and drink flows out, Delhi pulsates with an array of Nightlife hot spots, eager to reach out to the young and old denizens, all set to have fun. Delhi indeed packs a big bop when it comes to nightlife. The capital city is a major hub for party freaks that attracts people from miles and miles around.
Whopping live music joints, throbbing discotheque, upscale bistros, swanky nightclubs, posh parties, Delhi is indeed the place for hardcore urbanites who loves to have fun. If you don’t mind grooving to the DJ’s tunes all night long, feasting and partying as you go on, then Delhi is the place to go.