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    Posted on November 12, 2021 by in Travel Guide

    Table of Contents

    • Introduction to Delhi
    • Fun Facts About Delhi
    • Best Tourist Spots to Visit in Delhi
    • Best Climate to Visit Delhi
    • How to reach Delhi
    • Interesting Things that can only be done in Delhi
    • Shopping in Delhi
    • Hotspots to Visit around Delhi
    • Food Hubs in Delhi
    • Famous Hotels to stay in Delhi

    Introduction to Delhi

    The capital and heart of India, Delhi, is a Union Territory bordered by Haryana on three sides and Uttar Pradesh on the fourth. Delhi has its names even in the mythological stories of India in the form of Indraprastha, the capital city of the Pandavas. Built on the banks of the river Yamuna, Delhi has a lot to offer to everyone who stays or comes to visit it. The theme of Indian culture, “Unity in Diversity”, is proudly flaunted by Delhi because of its past rulers in the form of Mughals and British. The political power capital of India, Delhi, proudly showcases a lot of historical monuments along with a few UNESCO World Heritage sites. The current progressive Delhi is very captivating because of the hype nightlife, amazing restaurants and bars, and yes, not to forget the top-notch crowd. Let’s dive in to know a little more about Delhi.

    Fun Facts about Delhi

    • Delhi is the home to Asia’s biggest Spice Market
    • Very few would know, but the red fort was white on completion of construction
    • The only No God Idol (Baha’i) temple in Asia is in Delhi
    • Qutub Minar – the tallest minaret ever built in the world lies in Delhi
    • Delhi Metro Platforms are user friendly for the visually handicapped people
    • Delhi held the most expensive CWG in the year 2010
    • It is the second most populated city in the world, Tokyo being the first
    • Delhi is the host to antique museums like the Museum of Toilets and Toy Trains

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    Best Tourist Spots to Visit in Delhi

    • The Red Fort

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Red Fort is a Mughal Architectural Specimen that is roughly around 400 years old. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan when the Mughals shifted their capital city from Agra to Delhi

    • Qutub Minar

    Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Qutub Minar, holds firm ground on being the tallest minaret ever built in India. Its height is around 70 meters and is inscribed with various holy chants from the Koran.

    • The Lotus Temple

    The only Baha’i temple in Asia, The Lotus Temple is just not a religious spot but also a relaxing meditating place for internal peace lovers. It is also a great place to click photos in an aesthetic way. The Lotus Temple doesn’t contain Idols of any God. It is a symbol of International one-being and peace.

    • India Gate

    This huge stone arch monument is built in memories of the Indian soldiers who lost their lives in the British Army of World War I and in the Anglo-Afghan War. The best view of the India Gate can be seen during the night when it is illuminated with lights.

    • Akshardham Temple

    One of the recent fine architecture wonders opened in 2007; the Akshardham Temple looks magnificent with the carvings of Gods, Dancers, Plants, and Artists on pink sandstone and marble.

    • Raj path and Rashtrapati Bhawna

    The residence of the President of India, Rashtrapati Bhawna, is along the Emperors’ Road, called as Rajpath. These amazing architectural beauties of Delhi are a mixture of the Mughal and European styles of architecture.

    • Jantar Mantar

    The astronomical observatory built around 400 years ago is a wonder of those times. An amazing historical site that will leave you clueless about the technology used then.

    • The Hauz Khas Complex

    An urban city built in South Delhi is the youth’s go-to place to party and have a good time. It is dotted by tombs of Muslim rulers like Firoz Shah and is also ornamented with various ancient stone monuments.

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    Best Time to Visit Delhi

    The months from October to March, the usual winter season of India, is the most suitable time in the year to visit Delhi. During these months, the weather is pleasant, and the flora and fauna of Delhi are at their best. Not to forget, for nature lovers, a lot of rare species of birds’ habitat in Delhi during this period. The minimum temperature in Delhi during this period is 4° Celsius, and the maximum is around 26° Celsius.

    How to reach Delhi

    • By Train

    The top three railway stations in Delhi are – Old Delhi Railway Station, New Delhi Railway Station, and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. All the major and minor railway stations of India are well-connected with these three stations in Delhi.

    • By Air

    The Delhi Domestic and International Airport are connected to almost all the cities around the world. All the major international airlines have their flights operating from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.

    • By Road

    Delhi being the heart of India, is well connected to cities like Jaipur, Agra, Shimla, Dehradun, and even Kathmandu by bus routes. The major interstate bus stands in Delhi are Kashmiri Gate, Anand Vihar, and Sarai Kale Khan Bus stands.

    Interesting Things That Can Only Be Done In Delhi

    • Visit Connaught Palace

    Delhi is nothing without CP. A youngster’s afternoon hangout spot where you will feel the positive and happening vibes in the air.

    • Visit Garden of Five Senses

    Spaced out in 20 acres of land is one of the most fun places to visit in Delhi

    • Enjoy A Ride on Delhi Eye

    Just like the London Eye, India’s own Delhi Eye is absolutely a big no to the weak-hearted. It is a gigantic Ferris wheel filled with thrill and adventure.

    • Visit The Deer Park For a Romantic Time

    The Deer Park situated quite close to Hauz Khas, is a serene place with a quiet atmosphere filled with romance. A sure shot place to visit if you want to spend some quality time with your partner

    • Go for a Walk at India Gate

    Pleasant climate, a feeling of patriotism, and an evening walk that’s the perfect formula dwelled for a walk at India Gate. The atmosphere here is always mesmerizing, and you just cannot avoid being in Delhi and not taking this path.

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    Shopping in Delhi

    Delhi is considered to be a heaven for shopping lovers. It’s a city where you can shop till you drop. Here is a list of a few places you ought to shop on your tour to Delhi:

    • Dilli Haat
    • Janpath Market
    • Khan Market
    • Sarojini Market
    • Chandni Chowk
    • Lajpat Nagar
    • Connaught Place
    • Karol Bagh Market
    • M – Block Market
    • Paharganj Bazaar

    If you are wondering what to buy in Delhi, then read ahead. Cab in Delhi is an amazing place to buy Indian handicrafts and artifacts. It is also famous for imitation jewelry, wedding dresses, leather, fashion accessories, and a lot more.

    Hotspots to Visit around Delhi

    Here is a list of a few places you can enjoy going to during your tour of Delhi

    • Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh
    • Sethan Valley, Manali
    • Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
    • Auli, Uttarakhand
    • Udaipur, Rajashthan
    • Agra, Uttar Pradesh
    • Jaipur, Rajashthan
    • Jim Corbett National Park
    • Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

    Food Hubs in Delhi

    For Street Food Lovers:

    • Changezi Chicken, Pitampura
    • Kakori Kebabs, SDA
    • Laxman Dhaba
    • Bombay Bhel Puri
    • Aslam Chicken Corner, Jama Masjid
    • Moolchand Paratha
    • Roshan Di Kulfi, Karol Bagh
    • Khndani Pakode
    • Kumar Samose Wala, Moti Nagar
    • Nankhatai, Paharganj.

    For all the restaurant lovers, the hotels you must try in Delhi are:

    • Bukhara Restaurant
    • Indian Accent
    • Paradise Biryani
    • Le Cirque
    • Dilli 32
    • Thyme Restaurant
    • Karim’s Restaurant
    • Baluchi

    Believe us, the food in Delhi is just superb. Be it street food or at fine dines, Book Cab in Delhi has everything a food lover desires. Bon Appetit!

    Famous Hotels to Stay in Delhi

    • Taj Palace
    • Golden keys Inn
    • Raddison Blu
    • The Lalit
    • Eros Hotel
    • Haveli Dharampura
    • Four Points
    • Park Inn
    • The Umrao

    Commuting In Delhi

    Being a tourist in Delhi, it is always advisable that you travel in comfort to all the places you visit. Remember Delhi is Dil Walon Ki! For an ultimately comfortable and economical ride, Chiku Cab service in Delhi is your best option. At Chiku Cab, you can even avail the service of Luxury Tempo Traveller in case you are traveling in a large group.



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