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Delhi Travel Guide

Pankaj Kapoor

Delhi

Delhi is a capital of india, and it is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, one of the capital of Islamic old India, it is a web of narrow lanes lined with breakdown havelis and frightening mosques. And in contrast, the royally city of New Delhi shaped by the British rules is collected of spacious, and tree lined avenues and imposing government buildings in this area. Delhi has been the seat of control for quite a few rulers and a lot of empires for on a millennium. Many a times this city was built, destroyed and rebuilt again. fascinatingly, a number of Delhi’s rulers played a dual role, first one is destroyers and then other one is creators or rebuilder.The Delhi meaning falsehood not just in its past beauty as the bench of empires and outstanding monuments, but also in the rich and various cultures.No surprise chroniclers of Delhi culture – from Amir Khusro and Chand Bardai to now days writers – have never been at a loss for topics. In Delhi, you will realize that the city is sprinkled with amazing gems: attractive antique monuments, attractive museums and art galleries, a vivacious performing-arts scene, architectural wonders, bustling markets and fabulous eating places.

Delhi Facts

Total Area:                               1,483 sq km
Latitudinal parallel:               28.3oN
Longitudinal meridian:         77.13oE
Altitude:                                    293 m above sea level
Population:                               16.78million (Census 2011)
Average Temperature:            45 C (Max) – generally in April – Jun, 2C (Min) – generally in Dec – Jan
Clothes:                                       Woollen Cloth for winters and light cotton Cloth for summers
Rainfall:                                       71.4 CM
Monsoon:                                    July to September
Best time to visit:                      September to March
STD Code:                                   011
Contery Code:                           +91
Time Zone:                                 IST (UTC+5:30)
Neighbouring States:              Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh
Languages:                                Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi
Religions:                                   Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Bahai Faith and Jainism.
Chief Minister:                           Arvind Kejriwal
Rivers:                                        Yumuna
State Bird:                                  Sparrow

Delhi helpline numbers
Police:                       100
Fire:                            101
Ambulance:              102
Accident Service:     109, 1199

Delhi Things To Do

You not confident what to do in Delhi? We have got you sheltered. Our travel experts and our experience compiled the best activities in Delhi, so you can make the most do in your trip in Delhi.

Most viewing Places

Red Fort
Qutab Minar
Chandni Chowk
Jami Masjid
Humayun Tomb
India Gate
Raj Ghat
Presidential Palace – Rashtrapati Bhawan
Lotus Temple
Birla Temple
Purana Qila
Jantar Mantar
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple
Connaught place
National Museum
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
Birla House – Gandhi Smriti
Firoz Shah Kotla
Tughlaqabad Fort
Corbett National Park
Lodi Gardens
Nizzamudin
Old Fort
Akshardham Temple
Gandhi Museum
Empty Canopy
Governmental Palace
Rajpath
Parliament Building
Zoo
St James Church
Safdarjung’s Tomb
New Delhi
Moti Masjid
Handicrafts Museum
Nehru Memorial Museum
St Stephen’s Church

Transportation in Delhi

Train
Auto-rickshaw
Taxis
Buses
Cycle Rikshaw
Metro
Delhi Domestic Airport
Motorcycle hire and driving

Shopping in Delhi

Palika Bazaar
Heritage of India  (Careful when buying carpets)
Delhi Haat
Lajpath nagar market
Janpath
Sarojini market
Sadar bazaar Market
Spice Market
Ambience Mall Gurgoan
Chandni Chowk
Karol Bagh
Rajouri garden market
Kamla nagar market

What to Pack

Luggage: You can purchase all thing at Delhi, so do not have to bring too much things. You will find lots of cheap clothes shops. if you do not have space for many new things, you can buy more bags at great prices.

Clothing/Shoes: Close shoes reason there are lots of rubish on the floor. Don’t pack white clothes because you will look so clean.

Medical Supplies: Bring medicament for stomach problems, headache, suncream,  and some allergy.

Photograph Equipment: also you can find photo gear without any problems on great prices.