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General Information About Delhi

The national capital of India, Delhi is known around the world for unity in diversity. It is rich in culture, traditions and history. It has got third place in the largest cities of the country and is the most preferred location of investors whether they are in real estate, IT, Healthcare or Industry field.

Delhi carries its old value along with modern value in the most descent manner that is the why it is able to bind old as well as New Delhi together. Buildings, museums and monuments in Delhi are also the evidence of classic and modern architecture.

The history of the Delhi is about 5,000 years old and earlier famous as a glorious capital of the Pandavas, heroes of the great Hindu epic Mahabharata. The state is now the centre of attraction in the entire country but it too centuries to reach here and today Delhi is dominating in every sector of the country. Its central location and wealth, people from around the country come here for better income sources and life as well.

It was Tomara Rajputs who laid the foundation of modern Delhi but later were replaced by Chauhans. Thereafter with the victory of Muhammad Gauri over Prithvi Raj Chauhan, the Hindu rule in the city came to an end and remained under the Mughal rule till it ended in the year 1857.

Delhi has witnessed lots of unpleasant thing in the past as well but nothing could abate the dynamism and liveliness of this city and consequently even today Delhi is a tourist hub with lots of things to look for and a huge number of tourists visiting it every year.

 

Why Visit Delhi

If one has to describe Delhi in one word then the single word ‘magical’ can do the justice with this city full of life and enthusiasm. There are so many reasons to visit this city of joy and different cultures. Some of the prominent reasons are:

Know the Past of Vibrant City

Remains of old era like Red Fort and Himayun’s Tomb etc will bring you face to face with the past glory of the city.

Remnants of British Empire

Some of the best example of architecture in Delhi by Lutyen’s during British Empire still catches viewer’s attention.

Live in the Narrow Lanes of Chandni Chowk

Congested but full of life, the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk are simply an unforgettable experience that one has when visiting Delhi.

Shop with Zest

There are scored of thing that you can buy from the unmatchable markets of Delhi. As a matter of fact, Delhi is all about wide choices in almost everything. List will simply not be sufficient, in short, it can be safely concluded that you will love your shopping experience in the city even if it is done at odd places or odd timings!

Materialistic as Well As Spiritual Pleasure

For the first one, there is no dearth of entertainment places such as discotheques, clubs and bars where you can relax and enjoy the night life of Delhi and those looking for peace of mind, then still there are many places to go for the purpose such as Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, ISKCON temple or Laxmi Narayan Mandir to name few.

Enjoy the Taste of India

Right from tangy local street food of the city to delicious foods of different parts of the India can be tasted at one place.

 

Place Around

When it comes to must see places in Delhi it isn’t limited o just seeing monuments, forts and other such palaces instead it encompasses markets, gardens and numerous eating places to enjoy mouth watering Indian foods of different states at one place.

Some of the prominent places to visit in the city are:

India Gate

A memorial with the names of martyrs who laid down their lives to protect their mother land in World War I is famous among young and old alike for its beautiful surrounding areas.

The best time mot visit the place is evening.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

A very impressive building from the point of view of architecture is yet another important place to visit. There is a annual spring opening of the Mughal garden in the building where one gets to see a striking collection of roses at their perfect even perhaps best in the whole of India.

Humayun Tomb

A work of a Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghyas, this tomb is built by Humayun’s wife. This edifice is a must to visit place in Delhi to know the past of the city.

Chandni Chowk

With the Red Fort as the Center Point and a great Mosque Jama Masjid has a ever running market around, the place is known for its vibrant color, culture and liveliness. It was built by Emperor Shahjahan for his daughter so that she could do all the shopping at one place.

Lotus Temple

This beautifully sculptured lotus shaped temple was built by the Bahai community offering a serene and pious environment to the visitors.

These are just few attractions of Delhi, one as so many places to visit here like Purana Quila, Shanti Ban, Qutab Minar and many others.

 

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