Delhi Tourism Guide

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Nothing can be better than a delightful Delhi tourism experience, if you are planning to visit India. This capital state is the centre of attraction for many tourists (of all age groups) around the world. Broadly speaking, this place is majorly popular for its magnificent temples, monuments, vibrant culture, fast food, street food love, attractive markets, peculiar language accent and the latest fashion trends. The people living in Delhi are super stylish, kind and loveable. In simple words, tourism in Delhi is a fantastical way to experience a colorful life with both historical and modern background.

Basic Facts about Delhi
Before planning a trip, one should have all basic knowledge about the desired location. Hence, here are some basic facts about the capital city that you must keep in mind –

Rank: 4 in 10 UTs/ Indian states (as per the number of foreign tourist visits)
Famous For: Marvelous architecture, vibrant culture, tempting food and rich history
Altitude: 216 m
Language Spoken: English, Hindi and Punjabi
Best Time To Visit: October to March
Weather Info: 22 to 5 degree Celsius in winters and 25 to 45 degree Celsius summers
STD Code: 011

History
The history of Delhi can be classified into: Delhi Sultanate, The Mughal Rule, British Raj and the Post-independence period. Thus, it can be said that this place has been the clear witness of several dynasties and empires in the past. Monuments, such as Qutub Minar serve as the proof of those lost powerful kingdoms. The history is also based on varied myths and legends; for example, Indraprastha, was the home to the Pandavas, according to the Hindu epic tale, the Mahabharata. Until December 1911 (during the British Raj), Calcutta was the capital of India. However, after independence, Delhi became the official capital of India.

Culture
The capital city is associated with a rich cultural heritage. Walking along the streets, you’ll come across people from different religious backgrounds – Hindu, Christians, Sikhs, and Muslims. Hence, the culture here is a mix of multiple traditions and rituals. Apart from this, you’ll also find a unique twist of western culture in the lifestyle of Delhi-ites. So, aura of this place is both traditional and contemporary.

Top Delhi Sightseeing Places

Historic places
• Qutub Minar
• India Gate
• Raj Ghat
• Red Fort Delhi
• Purana Qila
• Rashtrapati Bhavan
• Jantar Mantar
• Diwan-i-Khas

Religious
• Akshardham Temple
• Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
• Lotus Temple
• Kalkaji Mandir
• Jama Masjid
• Hazrat Nizammudin Dargah

Others
• Chandani Chowk
• Connaught Place
• Delhi Zoo
• Hauzkhas
• Lodi Gardens

Travel Tips
• Book your hotel room(s) in advance.
• Many streets, markets or places will be crowded. So, be prepared for that.
• Carry some basic medicines, if you are not used to eating spicy or street food.
• Public Display of Affection is not allowed in public areas; holding hands is fine.

Start planning your trip today. First of all, make a list for all the places to visit in Delhi and then ask your friends or family to get ready for a superb journey to the capital city of India. All of the places are well-connected by Delhi Metro. Hence, visiting an array of monuments, shopping places and others can be quite easy. So, get started and contact us right away..!!

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