Start your tour with Delhi and be ready to be exposed to numerous new
facets of heritage and culture of India. Even if you've been here before,
you are going to be surprised by the new pages added in the newest edition
of Delhi. The vacation in the city has always extended beyond the usual
monuments and museums. Delhi is a treasure trove of the new age tourism
attractions as well which may have a little less history attached to them
though they make up for it by attaching themselves with the contemporary
India. It is a metropolitan city with a distinct international flavour which
is easily evident in the crowd thronging the tourism attractions of the
city. Delhi is like a very interesting book in which each chapter is more
gripping than the other. You may never decide which chapter was better, but
we don't think it's so necessary to make the decision.
» India Gate :
About 90000 soldiers from India were killed in World
War I, and the India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens as a tribute to
these unsung heroes of India. This 42 meters high building was built from
sandstone and its construction was completed in about 10 years' time.
» Rashtrapati Bhawan :
Also designed by Sir Edwin
Lutyens, it is the official residence of the President of India. It is a
grand structure and the pillars and the portico are seen to be believed
though you'd need a special permission to visit the place.
» Red Fort :
The Red Fort has been witness to many
historic events that took place before and after India was born as a nation.
It was at the Red Fort that the Mughal ruler Bahadur Shah Zafar was deposed
by the British and again it was at the Red Fort that the first Prime
Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru announced that India was free from
Staying in Delhi
Travellers coming from outside are always concerned about their
accommodation in New Delhi. Most of the popular hotels in Delhi are either
located close to the tourism attractions or the business centres. There are
luxury hotels galore if comfort is what you are concerned about. Almost
every hotel offers the facility of travel desk which will make your
travelling experience in Delhi seamless and smooth.
Shopping in Delhi
you start shopping in Delhi, the feeling is rather that of shopping in India
as there is an outlet existing in Delhi for almost every speciality of every
region. Delhi has always been a trading hub of India and the visitors coming
to the city take this into account by keeping shopping high in their list of
things to do. The famous markets of Delhi are Connaught Place,
Chandni Chowk, khari Baoli, Janpath and Sarojini Nagar market.
The Indira Gandhi International Airport is well connected with all the
major cities of the world with most of the major international airlines
operating out of here. The Palam domestic Airport connects Delhi with other
major cities of India. All the major as well as the minor destinations in
India are connected with the Indian Railways network. There are three
railway stations in Delhi, these are New Delhi Railway Station, Old
Delhi Railway station and the Nizamuddin Railway Station. There is a large
and good quality of road network that connects Delhi with the rest of the
cities of India. For travelling within Delhi, there are buses, auto
rickshaws and metro which you use to commute between two places.