Delhi, a Historical and Traditional Capital in South Asia- Travel Guide

   Hello folks, Delhi is the Capital of Country India in Asia. Delhi is famous for its historic monuments and paradise for foodies. Also Delhi famous for beautiful traditional dress markets. 

   Delhi is not only the capital of India, Old Delhi which is situated in the Northern side of Delhi is a historic city with many beautiful and historical travel points. In Delhi there are so many things to do like Heritage tour, Shopping, Museums tour, Delhi haat which is famous for handcrafts, beautiful gardens etc. Few we have for you.

Delhi, a Historical image

How to Reach Delhi

By Air

   Delhi have both International and Domestic Airports “Indira Gandhi international airport” and T2 Terminal which is well connected with all cities in India and also with Other countries.

By Train.

   Delhi have Many railway station, but Main railway stations are New Delhi railway station and Old Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin  railway station, also well connected with other cities and town in India.

Places to visit in New Delhi

Let me start with a heritage walk with you. Delhi have many architecture unique Buildings and designs few are below.

Red Fort Delhi

   Red fort in Delhi is a historic fort that served as residence of Mughals. Red fort was constructed by Shah Jahan in 1638 when he was shifting his capital from Agra to Delhi. It was built by using Red and White sandstone walls and marbles and designed by Ustad Ahmad Lahori (architect) the same architect who have also designed Taj Mahal.

   Style of Architecture is Indo- Islamic, Mughal. This Fort was used by Mughal empire from 1638 to 1857, then British Empire 1857 to 1947 and now Government of India from 1947 to present. It is one of the important place in Delhi to visit. There are several markets nearby to Red fort. Major structures of Red fort are Lahori Gate which is named due to its orientation towards Lahor city, Delhi Gate, Chhata Chowk, Naubat Khana, Mumtaj Mahal, Nahr-i-Bihisht, Diwan-i-Khas, Baoli, Moti masjid, Hammam (imperial bath), Moti Masjid, Hira Mahal etc.

Qutub Minar

   The Qutub minar also spoied as qutb Minar is basically a victory tower which is 73 Meters or 239 feet tall and there is also final fifth section was added around 1369. It is located in Mahrauli area of Delhi and a part of Qutb complex, it is also UNESCO World Heritage site.

qutub minar images

Lotus Temple,

   Lotus Temple in Delhi is one of the most visited buildings in the world before few years. It is an art of architecture and designed by Fariborz Sahba (architecture) and completed in 1986. It is basically a Baha i House of worship which dedicated in Dec 1986. It has a capacity of 2500 people at one time, there are total 9 sides and 9 doors opening to central hall. Total height of central hall is 34.26 meters (or maybe 34.27m). It is featured in many magazine and newspaper articles like CNN etc.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

   It is formerly viceroys, now Official residence of President of India which is located at the end of Rajpath in Delhi. Rashtrapathi have 340 rooms including reception halls, offices, guest rooms or mansion. It is also one of the main attraction for tourists but people can see the palace from outside. It is open only for few time during the Mughal garden from Feb 5 to March 5 having beautiful species of flowers, and also beautiful fountains.

Raj Ghat

   Rajghat is a memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. It is located at the west bank of the Yamuna river. Here the last rites in 1948, 31st January performed by Mahatma Gandhi. This is one of the important place of attraction.

Akshardham Temple images online

   Apart from all of this there are so many Important place you have to visit in Delhi like Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple, Shri Laxmi Narayn Temple, Old Delhi city walk, Lodhi garden, Purana Qila, Delhi Zoological park, Chandani chow famous for shopping and food, Complex of Qutub Minar, Janatar Mantar (Ancient clock), Gurudwara of Sri Bangla Sahib, National museum etc.

   Many more attraction you can also see here are Parliament of India, Garden of five sense, Hazrat Nizamuddin  Aulia Dargah, Famous national rail museum, Safdarjung tomb, Tughlakabad Fort, Khan market, Rajpath, Adventure Island, Janpath Market, Deer park, Feroz shah kotla, Khas mahal, Madame Tussauds museum, Jahaz mahal, Hauj khas complex, Sacred Heart Cathedral Delhi, Air force museum Delhi, Science Museum, Central Park, Cannaught palace etc.

Things to do in Delhi

Bird watching at Okhla Bird sanctuary

   Okhla bird sanctuary is best place for bird watching in Delhi. There are so many verities of birds with a lake in the bird sanctuary. Beautiful views and forest feel. This bird sanctuary is best for bird lovers.

Bicycle tour in Cannaught place and Chandani chowk

   Hiring a bicycle for a trip to the old streets of Chandani chowk and connaught place is a better idea to explore in deep. You can hire a bicycle easily anywhere in Delhi.

Qawwalis at Nizamuddin  Dargah

   Nizamuddin  Dargah is the resting palace of Nizamuddin  Auliya who was the world's famous sufi saint. Every Thursday evening there is a live quwwalis organized every week. These experiences you will never get anywhere just come and enjoy the beautiful experience.

Food in Delhi

   Food at Delhi, Delhi is like capital of food lovers. If you want to try something new then Delhi is for you.

Chole bhature at Giani di hatti which is located in Chandani how is very famous also Sita ram in Paharganj you have to try.

Golgappe, Golgappe or panipuri is very famous in Delhi. You can try it in Lajpat nagar market, Chandani chowk etc for the best tasty experience.

Samosa with Chole, Samosa with Chutney is famous but samosa with chole is the most famous food item in Delhi. You can try this at Chandani chowk, Paharganj or pitampura.

Paranthe in Delhi, Famous paranthe in Delhi shops are Paranthe wali gali which is located in Chandani chowk or you can also visit ashok nagar in pandit ji paranthe wale for the best taste.

Butter Chicken or Kabab in Delhi,  If you want to taste something new then try butter chicken in Delhi which is orignated from Delhi itself. Chandani chowk market is famous for butter chicken and other famous recipes like Kabab, Chicken korma, Chicken biryani etc.

Delhi favorite food images

   Apart fromm it there are so many tasty food you need to try like Dahi bhalle, Kulfi, Aloo chaat, Kachori, Kathi rolls, Veg rools, Rabri Faluda, aloo tikki, Moth kachori etc. This is all about Delhi Travel Guide

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