Tour and Travel Facts Delhi

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Do you want to step inside the historic past of the land? Delhi is the right portal for it. This is the place where you can enjoy the colonial time of the land, explore ancient markets, enjoy tasty street food and so on. You can find various monuments of different centuries standing as remainders of fallen empires in Delhi. Delhi being the capital of the country and an important tourist destination, tourists prefer to enter India via Delhi international airport.

Important Facts

Airport – Delhi airport

Best time to visit – October to March

Top Attractions To Cover In Delhi

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  1. Red fort – historic Mughal fort, famous today for tri-color flag hoisting, parade and others
  2. India Gate – a war memorial of First World War
  3. Humayun’s tomb – 16th century tomb of Emperor Humayun
  4. Qutub Minar – 12th century tower famous for architectural beauty
  5. Lodhi garden – 15th century park famous for monuments around it and lanes for strolling
  6. Akshardham temple – 21st century temple and third biggest Hindu temple of the world famous for carvings, hi-fi exhibition, musical fountain, garden and others
  7. Laxminarayan temple – 20th century temple famous for shrines, garden, fountains and others
  8. Cathedral church of Redemption – 20th century church famous for cool interior, beautiful structure and serene look.
  9. Jama Masjid – 17th century mosque of Old Delhi and the largest one in the country.
  10. Lotus temple – unique universal temple famous for its architectural beauty
  11. National museum – holds a large collection of art, culture, antiques and others
  12. Jantar Mantar – astronomical center holding 13 ancient instruments of astronomy

Best Way To Reach Delhi

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Delhi is quite easier to reach. The city has a large and busy international airport that connects the country with numerous other international and domestic destinations. Delhi is the starting point for many tour packages, luxury trains like Palace on Wheels and the iconic Golden Triangle circuit. Have a look into the picture of palace on wheels and view the beautiful and exquisite photos of the interior and exterior magic of the Palace on Wheels. You can find flights, cabs, buses and trains from various parts of the country to Delhi, every day.

Cuisine Of The Land

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Top dishes to try here are :

  1. Chaat items
  2. Halwa
  3. Aloo paratha
  4. Rabdifaluda
  5. Pista samosa
  6. Tandoori chicken
  7. Dal makhni
  8. Butter chicken

What To Buy In Delhi?

Here is list of some popular market for shopping in delhi

  1. Connaught Place – electronic items, souvenirs, textiles, handicrafts and others
  2. Chandni Chowk – ancient market famous for street food, spices, shawls, electronic goods, sweets, textiles and others
  3. Dili Haat – handicrafts, handlooms, gem articles, footwear, bead items and others
  4. Janpath market – accessories, textiles, home décor items, leather articles, artificial jewels and others
  5. Lajpat Nagar market – famous for leather articles, textiles, accessories and others

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Things To Do In Delhi

  1. Watch a film inside ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple
  2. Take the metro train to experience the Indian railway journey.
  3. Enjoy religious music inside Gurudwara Bangla Sahib temple
  4. Have a picnic in Lodhi Garden
  5. Visit the Gandhi memorial
  6. Enjoy shopping for local souvenirs and taste the street food of the land

 Festivals Of Delhi

  1. Independence day of August
  2. Republic day of January
  3. Lohri festival of January
  4. Bhai Dooj festival of October-November
  5. Chhat festival of October – November
  6. Diwali of October – November
  7. Dusshera of October – November
  8. Guru Nanak Jayanthi of October – November
  9. Holi of March
  10. Janmashtami of August –September

Mahashivratri of February – March

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