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About Delhi Travel

Red Fort, New Delhi
Red Fort, New Delhi

Delhi, the capital of India, can easily be symbolized with a lotus where each petal represents different era and milestones of the history. Starting from the ages of Mahabharata to the British rule, Delhi has been always the most preferred destination for the power seekers whoever wished to start their legacy in India. The city is thus studded with mementos and edifice carrying reminiscence of the bygone era.

Being the third-largest city and capital of India, no wonder, Delhi has gained the position of North India`s industrial hub. It presents a nice montage of the modern and ancient life where Old Delhi carries the heritage of the 17th and 19th century and New Delhi boasts of modern city life. Once the capital of Mughals, Old Delhi is adorned with cenotaphs, mausoleums, mosques and forts all narrating the saga of Muslim history. But if you think this is all about Delhi, then you are mistaken, as the splendour of New Delhi is yet to discovered. With the advent of British rulers, a need of new capital was needed and thus Sir Edwin Lutyens came into limelight with a new version of Delhi with imperial architecture and government buildings creating New Delhi. Delhi, combining both Old and New Delhi seem to never lose its charming mystery with the passage of time.

The bustling markets of Delhi need special mention to feel the warmth of the city. From the traditional jewellery and garments to modern electronic goods, Delhi markets are the dream destination of the shopalcoholics. Delhi cuisine is another identity that explores the hidden flavour of Delhi culture. Its said dilwalon ki shahar (city of warm hearted people) loves to steal the heart of people by feeding them. Be it Mughlai Paratha or Shammi Kabab, the heritage of Delhi cuisine dates back to Mughal era. The delicious street foods of Delhi vendors find their mention in the pages of history and on the screens of celluloid.

Once you come and taste the fragrance of this heritage city, it's for sure that you are destined to come here again and again. The warm and melting hospitality of the city will surely steal your heart and you never know when Delhi becomes the most favourite destination of yours in the world.

Highlights
Famous Getaways
Red Fort
Red Fort Archaeological Museum
Purana Qila
Qutb Minar Complex
The National Gallery of Modern Art
The National Museum
Tughlaqabad Fort
Lotus Temple
Feroz Shah Kotla
Mughal Gardens
Hauz Khas
Humayun`s Tomb
Akshardham Temple
India Gate
Jama Masjid
Jantar Mantar
Lodi Garden
National Rail Museum
Parliament House
Qutb Minar Complex
Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Corbett National Park
Dehradun
Agra
Mathura
Haridwar
Rishikesh
Ranthambore
Jaipur
Bharatpur National Park
Mussoorie
Nainital
Shimla
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