Delhi Tourism

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Ideal Duration : 3 - 5 days Best Time : October - March
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"The city of cities" New Delhi Tourism From historical monuments to crowded shopping malls, from Mughal gardens to Delhi University campus, the capital city has multiple personalities making it 'The good, the bad and the ugly'.The Capital city of India and the base location to explore North India, Delhi is considered to be the city with a heart. Delhi has a plethora of things for tourists to do, and it is up to you to pick and choose which items you want to tick off your list, depending on what you want to see and where you want to go. If Delhi?s rich Mughal history pulls you, then you should take time to explore historical monuments such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun?s Tomb and Purana Qila. Delhi has famous temples scattered all across the city, a few noteworthy ones being the Akshardham Temple, the Lotus Temple (also known as the Bahai Temple), and the ISKON Temple. The narrow, winding lanes and bylanes of old Delhi are a testament to the former Mughal rule. Old Delhi houses one of the country?s oldest and busiest market ? Chandni Chowk. Taking a morning walk at Lodi Gardens is an activity that plenty of locals indulge in, and for a very good reason. Not only are the Lodi Gardens aesthetically beautiful ? lush, sprawling stretches of green for as long as you can see, but the gardens are also a place to chance across Delhi?s political and social elites. Central Delhi is the seat of the country?s political power, and the must-visit places here include the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Raisina Hill, the Rajpath, and the India Gate, all of which are very popular tourist attractions. The best place to visit this area is in the evening, as all the buildings are lit up, and you can see the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate shining brightly. Delhi is more famously known for its history and culture, but it is also a gastronomical pleasure. People in Delhi love to eat, and tourists will find What's Great? Rich in Heritage and Culture. Well connected to all major cities across the world. Beautiful architectural monuments. Delicious street food. What's not so Great? Summers can be very extreme in Delhi. Temperatures can soar over 40 degrees Celsius. Unsafe after working hours. Very polluted. For Whom Delhi is suitable for every generation - be it aged people wanting to visit the monuments that are milestones in Indian history, or teenagers coming in to enjoy a taste of the most amazing kind of nightlife, or just another traveller looking to explore the beautiful city.

New Delhi - The City with a Heart Often referred to as "Diwali Dilli", Delhi is the city with a heart that beats for everyone - whether you live in Delhi or are visiting. The population here is a hybrid of various cultures and religions and each of them exists harmoniously with the other. All festivals are celebrated in Delhi with great pomp and piety. Students from different parts of the world come to study at the prestigious Delhi University. The nightlife in Delhi is also very exciting. Shopping in Delhi Delhi is basically a shopper's paradise, more so for the street shoppers! For everything, you will find a dedicated market here, offering goods at competitive prices. Delhi is known for its markets, be it Sadar Bazaar for the wholesale goods, Nehru Place for the electronics, Karol Bagh for the traditional clothes, and the famous Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and Janpath. The other famous shopping areas of Delhi are Cannaught Place, Chandini Chowk, Chawri Bazaar, Khan Market and Greater Kailash M Block. Also, if you are looking for high-end branded shopping, there is no dearth of malls in Delhi. Some of the best malls in Delhi are Ambience Mall, Select City Walk, DLF, Pacific Mall among others. Read more aboutShopping in Delhi Nightlife in Delhi The nightlife of Delhi is thrilling and pulsating and among the best in the country. There are endless options for partying, chilling, dining, dancing and simply enjoying. There are numerous places in Delhi with feet-tapping music and awesome ambience. During the week, lounge and dance bars see the maximum crowd while on the weekend the clubs really take off. Some of the best places to explore in Delhi are Kitty Su, F Bar & Lounge, Lap, Lights Camera Action, Fork You, and Hauz Khas Social. These are just some of the popular places among the multitude of options that Delhi has to offer. The craft beer craze is also surfacing up really fast in Delhi. More and more thirsty brew seekers are heading to chic beer cafes serving lagers. Some of the most famous and best breweries in Delhi are The Beer Cafe, The Pint Room, Vapour, Striker Pub, Manhattan Craft Brewery and Soi 7. Delhi is known for one of the best party cultures in India besides Mumbai and Bangalore, and rightly so! Read more aboutNightlife in Delhi

Itinerary Day 1 -Arrive at Delhi, check in and rest for a while. Then become the journey of exploring Delhi by visiting the most iconic monument - The Red Fort and the colossal Jama Masjid. Then visit Chandni Chowk. Day 2-Visit India Gate, Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Day 3-Visit the local bazaars, shopping malls, handicraft stores and street food joints. Day 4-Visit Raj Ghat, Lotus Temple, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House and then depart.

Restaurants and Local Food in New Delhi Delhi is a centre of heritage, architecture, history and power and what runs through its lifelines is the food here. Like in case of almost every other thing, in cuisine too, there is nothing that does not find a second home in the capital.Delhi's food borrows flavors and elements from the past as well as from the various cultures, religions and livelihoods it sustains. You can try out the finest dining options here with countless choices in terms of cuisine, from Chinese, Continental, Thai, Mexican, Mughal to South Indian and a subtle dominance of North Indian and Punjabi preparations.Another equally fine, mouth-watering and vibrant option that begins to define the food culture here is the street food. Delhi remains unseen until you have experienced the street food here. It'd be a futile effort to try and name the items, since there are countless colourful options out their all with simple legacies behind them. Walk through Old Delhi lanes to have some of the richest street foods you might ever find. View 21 Restaurants in New Delhi >>

October - Marchis the best time to visit New Delhi October to March is the best time to visit New Delhi. Summers are very hot here in Delhi and should be avoided as much as possible as the temperature might rise upto 45 degree Celsius. Temperatures fall a little during the monsoons, but rains might hamper your sightseeing plans. Weather in New Delhi Loading... New Delhi in Summer (March - June) Summers in Delhi can be very harsh. Temperatures can soar up to 42 degrees Celsius and thus, the summers are not considered to be quite a favorable time to visit Delhi. For most of these months, the climate in Delhi is semi-arid. New Delhi in Monsoon (July - September) Monsoons in Delhi are marked by high levels of humidity and heat. Among these, August is the wettest month in Delhi. New Delhi in Autumn (October - November) The autumns in Delhi prove to be a fantastic time to visit since the temperatures are mildly cold and weather is pleasant. New Delhi in Winter (December - March) Delhi is an absolute delight in the winter season. Delhi's proximity to the Himalayas makes it a very beautiful place to visit during this time of the year. January can be foggy. Monthly Weather in New Delhi Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 9 21 February 12 25 March 16 30 April 24 39 May 27 40 June 28 39 July 28 34 August 27 34 September 26 35 October 21 34 November 14 29 December 10 24

Events in New Delhi India Art Fair, Okhla 31st January - 3rd February Held in New Delhi, India Art Fair is one of the leading international art fairs held in South Asia. This fair is an important platform for showcasing contemporary and modern art in the region. The 2015 edition of the fair saw an extensive programme spanning the outdoor and indoor fair space, where high profile Indian and international artists presented their works. Area 79 Music And Arts Festival 12 - 13th April Area 79 is a fun, innovative cultural festival which takes place in New Delhi. A wide variety of events spanning across musical and other performing arts take place. It's aim is to acquaint the Indian crowd with an international experience of Alternative Music lifestyle and culture. International Mango Festival 9th - 10th July Celebrating the 'King of fruits', the Mango festival is a must visit for all mango lovers. Organized by the Delhi Government in alliance with Delhi Tourism, more than 1100+ varieties of mangoes are put on display here, which includes the popular as well as some rare species. Through this exhibition, different types of mangoes from all over the country are brought together in one place and trading of the fruit is encouraged. Pragati Maidan-India International Trade Fair 14th - 27th November Nh 7 Weekender 28th - 29th November

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