Places of Interests
The India Gate -
Perhaps the most renowned monument
of the City, India Gate showcases the richness of British architecture
and is a cherished monument in India. The Amar Jawan Jyoti that
commemorates the martyr soldiers remains always flamed.
Humayun's Tomb -
Constructed in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum,
senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor. Humayun's Tomb is a
good example of Mughal architecture built in Delhi
The Red Fort -
Constructed by the Shah Jahan, Red
Fort, popularly called Lal Quila, reflects the true splendor of the
Mughal court. Built more than 350 years ago, the impressive fort will
simply overwhelm you with its size.
Museums /Galleries/ Planetarium -
is known for its arts, crafts and wooden artifacts, the National Gallery
Of Modern Art has a rich collection of modern art objects , Nehru
Planetarium is a fine observatory, The National Science Centre Museum is
known for the science exhibitions and art and history artifacts, Nehru
Museum showcases the life of the first prime minister through a light
and video show, Rail Transport Museum is good to visualise the vintage
trains, Doll Museum is an extraordinary collection of Dolls from
different countries, the Tibet House preserves the items of Tibetan
culture with perfect care.
Besides, enthusiasts can visit the International Dolls Museum, Indira
Gandhi Memorial Museum, National Children's Museum, Crafts Museum and
Chandni Chowk Market -
One of the most populous bazaars (markets) of
India, the Chandni Chowk Market always remains crowded. The area houses
some interesting monumnets and is a good hunting ground for the shoppers
looking for textiles, electronics and watches.
Dilli Haat -
The Delhi Haat is a vibrant place to
go for shopping. With numerous food-stalls, handicraft items, folk music
performances, potteries, gems and Jerwellery, the Haat is a definitely
enchanting shopping destination.
Connaught Place -
The Connaught place is the heart
of Delhi, and is special because it has some of the finest architectural
examples of the British Reign in India. It is also a good place to look
for some extraordinary shopping including Handicrafts, Artifacts,
Jewellery and Branded Items. To get excited, there are some movie halls,
some of which are quite mature in content.
Things to do
The Metro Rails -
The Metro- rail service has been
commenced in select places of the Capital, thereby making commutation
easier and hassle free. The Services is going to cover the whole city by
Commonwealth Games 2010 -
Delhi is Hosting the
Commonwealth Games in 2010 and preparations including up-gradation of
Infrastructure facilities is in full swing.
Snake charmers Delight -
Snake charmers are the
ancient attraction of this capital city and they could be spotted in
vibrant maroon colours in most of the corners of Delhi. A rare art, to
see the snakes' moves with the rhythm of the Beagle is really
The Latest Trends -
The Hookah Bars are often
frequented nowadays by the up-market youth of the country and are
considered as to be the happening destinations. The Oz and RPM Hookah
Lounge are quite good for the reason.
The other crowd pullers are the Malls housing many up to date
multiplexes. The number of Malls are going up by each passing day and
these have an ample effect on the manner people use to shop.
International Airport is the Indira Gandhi
International Airport. Domestic Airport is at Palam. Delhi is well
connected in the aerial route from most of the important places of
National Highways 1,2,8,10 etc connect Delhi to the nearby
important cities, while once the Golden Quadrilateral Project that is
aimed to connect the four major metros of the country gets completed the
road network will get a boost both in terms of connectivity and the
quality of the roads.
The three major stations in Delhi are the Old
Delhi Railway station, The New Delhi Railway Station and the Hazrat
Nizammuddin Railway station. Many express and Special Trains connect the
Capital to most of the Important places of the country. Tourist special
Trains such as the Palace of Wheels also run their service including
Old Delhi -
The Ambassador Hotel, Marriott Welcome
Hotel, The Metropolitan Hotel Nikko, Uppal's Orchid etc.
New Delhi -
Hotel Le Meridien , Ashok Hotel, Crowne
Plaza Surya, Centaur Hotel, Hotel Hyatt Regency, Hotel Grand Inter
Continental, Jaypee Vasant Continental, Maurya Sheraton, ark Royal Inter
Continental, Hotel Radisson, Hotel Taj Palace, Hotel Grand, Hotel The