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Delhi

Delhi

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Welcome To Delhi Tourism
 New Delhi, the capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and themodern. Standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments,museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yetharmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India. Narrating the city's Mughal past, Old Delhi, takes you through the labyrinthine streets passing through formidable mosques, monuments and forts. You will also discover livelyand colorful bazaars that boast to cater all sorts of good and items at mind-blowing pricesamidst a barely controlled chaotic ambience. The imperial city of New Delhi displays thefinely curved architecture of British Raj.It generates a mesmerizing charm reflecting well-composed and spacious streets under theshade of beautifully lined avenues of trees and tall and imposing government buildings.India is the land of diverse culture and heritage. It legacy ranges from Vedic period tocurrent times. Here you find numerous monuments and travel spots, which had beenmentioned in the annals of history. You can experience the freshness of breathtakingHimalayas and find solitude in the backwaters of Keralas. The memories, which you takewith you when you explore the sun-drenched forts, water-washed beaches, and scentedmausoleums, are unforgettable. You would be compelled to see more of India and get afeel of its cultural diversity. Be with us and we will help you to unwind the mysteries of India, so that the people and places of this heartland would be chiseled in your sweetmemories forever.Delhi is the capital and heart of India. It has a legacy, which dates back to centuries, andyou could see the effect of different eras like Mughal Period and British Period on itslandscape.Delhi features numerous monuments and buildings, which are the major tourist attraction,and prominent among them are Lal Qila, Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Templeand Jantar Mantar. The president’s house and the parliament in the heart of city also add tothe beauty of this place.In Delhi trade shows and expos are going round the year so you can also have good timeat these places. There are also shopping hubs like Connaught place, Karol bag etc wheretourists can purchase ethnic Indian articles at cheap rates.The cuisine in Delhi is delicious and the tourists can taste a wide range of delicacies fromtraditional dishes to continental foods in roadside dhabas, shopping mall and luxurioushotels. New Delhi, the capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the
 
 
Delhi is the capital of India. A fine blend of old and new, ancient and modern in every stream of life is thesoul of Delhi. A melting pot of cultures, religions and castes makes Delhi a diverse place. Delhi has beenthe capital of India from the mythological days. The rulers left behind their trade marks in the architecture.Tughlakabad fort and the Qutab Minar, the Jama Masjid and the Lotus temple, TheHumayun's tomb and the Red Fort, and India Gate and the Magnificent President's house. Delhi is famous for its wide roads andcrisp winters.One of the few places in India where colors of nature changes with the seasons. From Kerala to Kashmir and from Gujarat to Assam all the mouth watering delicacies and shopping goods are found in Delhi. Thecosmopolitan nature of the city has only added to the beauty and glory of it. Big gardens, wide roads,ancient structures, and power of politics is what Delhi is all about. Delhi is popularly known for itsmonuments. Most of them which are built by the Mughal EmperorsDelhi is one of the most historic capitals in the world and two of its monuments, the Qutb Minar  and Humayun's Tomb have been declared World Heritage Sites. It offers a multitude of interesting places and attractions to the visitor, so much so that it becomes difficult to decide where to begin exploring the city.InOld Delhi,there are attractions like mosques, forts, and other monuments that depict India'sMuslim history. The important places in Old Delhi include the majesticRed Fort,the historical Chandni Chowk . In addition, Old Delhi hasRaj Ghat and Shanti Vanathat are modern structures constructed after  India's Independence in 1947.  New Delhi,on the other hand, is a modern city designed by Edwin Lutyens andHerbert Baker . New Delhi houses many government buildings and embassies, apart from places of historical interest.
Built in the memory of more than 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the Afghan Wars andWorld War I, the India Gate is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi.
 
The breathtaking recently built Akshardham temple.Humayun's Tomb is one of Delhi's most famous landmarks. The monument has an architectural designsimilar to the Taj Mahal.
Built with a mix of Western and Indian styles, Rashtrapati Bhavan was originally built for theGovernor General of India, aka Viceroy of India. Inaugurated in1931as the Viceregal Lodge, the name was changed in1950 after India became a republic.
Situated along the ceremonialRajpathavenue (meaning King's Way) in New Delhi, India Gate is amemorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. Thecenotaph(or shrine) in the middle is constructed with black marble and depicts a rifle placed on its barrel,crested by a soldier's helmet. Each face of the cenotaph has inscribed in gold the words
 Amar  Jawan
(in Hindi, meaning Immortal Warrior). The green lawns at India Gate are a popular evening and holiday rendezvous for young and old alike.
Also called the Birla Mandir, the Laxminarayan Temple was built by the Birla family in1938. It isa temple with a large garden and fountains behind it. The temple attracts thousands of devotees onJanmashtami day, the birthday of LordKrishna. 
[edit] Akshardham Temple(Delhi)
A recent addition to Delhi's gems, this monument, inaugurated in November 2005, is contendingto be among the best sights to see in Delhi.

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