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Delhi Travel Reviews
"Looks like an interesting city to explore, perhaps a bit crazy and chaotic though!"
- Carl Burnett
"I admired observing the hundreds of people flowing through Paharganj, I felt like in a theater"
- Tommy Houston
"Who have time to visit those monumental structures. Food , Food and Food - i am stuck up only eating."
- John Hirschfelder
"All that food looks very good, but i fear going down with the dreaded 'Delhi Belly'."
- Kyle Eschenbrenner
"Never knew that the architecture in Delhi is so amazing. Now since i have seen it now, i am planning to bring my family too next winters."
- Frank Pickford

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Delhi, India

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[203 kms / 03 hrs Road Drive from Taj Mahal]

The capital of India, Delhi is a living proof of Great Indian turmoil. This 3000 years old state is itself considered as a mini India with its diverse culture, color and tradition. With a strange mix of the traditional and modern Indian lifestyle, Delhi welcomes its guests from every walk of the life. Historical wonders rub shoulders with new age miracles, in this growing capital. Majestic landmarks, warm people, colorful bazaars, holly shrines- all most all the shades of India you can see here. Explore this rich cultural heritage.
Popular Tourist Attractions in/ around Delhi
India Gate (Built in 1911 by Lutyens)
This 42 metre high, free standing arch was designed was originally built in memory of the 90,000 Soldiers of the Indian Army, who died in World War I. In their honor, an everlasting blaze was lit here.

Highlights: Simple Arch Shaped, The Amar Jawan Jyoti, famous boat club and a children's par

India Gate - Delhi

Purana Qila (Built by Sher Shah Suri, between 1538 to1545 AD)
Purana Qila or Old Fort is located on the banks of the river Yamuna. This fort houses a mosque has a double storied octagonal tower.

Highlights: lack and white marble, red sandstone work, graceful arches etc

Qutub Minar (Built in 1199 by Qutub-ud-Din-Ibak)
Qutub Minar is a 72.5 meter high tower, which is standing like a tribute to Islamic architecture. It’s a striking structure of red has inscribed verses from the Koran. It was used as a monument to give calls for prayer.

Highlights: 2.5 metres in height, 379 steps from its bottom to the top, Iron Pillar

Red Fort (Built By Shahjahan in between 1638 and 1648)
Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built this fort as a true master piece of the Mughal court. This 350 years old, impressive fort will simply overwhelm you with its size.

Highlights: Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, the Moti Masjid, the Shahi Burj etc

Lotus Temple (Built by Bahaullah)
Situated in South Delhi, this place is shaped like a lotus. Lotus Temple’s eye catching structure allures tourist from every corner of the globe.

Highlights: Half Floating Lotus structure, Pools, Garden. The Petals Made of White Marbles

Popular Excursions from Delhi
Excursions around Delhi consist of some of the finest places of India. The city of Taj Mahal, Agra is 200 Kms from Delhi. The pink city of India and the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is just 300 kms from Delhi. Located along the Delhi-Mathura Road, 36 km from Delhi, Ballabgarh Lake is famous for picnicking, holidaying and fishing. Sohna Hills, near Delhi is also a pretty health-cum-holiday resort. The Badkhal Lake is situated at a distance of approximately 32 km from Delhi, presents a picturesque sight. Sultanpur National Park lies approximately 46 km of Delhi, is famous for its greenery, rich variety of bird species and a splendid lake. Damdama Lake is situated at a distance of approximately 56 km, is a nice place for having fun and adventure.

Popular Shopping Items/ Shopping Centres in Delhi
If you wish to buy some of the finest ethnic attires, then Delhi is the place to be in. Apart from the shopping complexes that you will find in almost every locality in Delhi Connaught Place, Karol Bagh and Chandni Chowk are the prime shopping areas. For casuals and junk jewellery, Janpath, Sarojini Nagar and Lajpat Nagar are the best places. Dilli Haat, near INA market is developed by Delhi Tourism. It displays almost everything every regions of India. Chawri Bazaar and Nai Sarak are the biggest and best books market.

The closing days for the shopping Places:
Sundays: Connaught Place, Janpath, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Jor Bagh, Khan Market, Malcha Marg, Nehru Place, Sunder Nagar, Yashwant Place, Chandni Chowk, Sadar Bazar. 

Mondays: Defence Colony, INA Market, Jangpura, Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, South Extension. 

Tuesdays: Greater Kailash, Green Park, Hauz Khas, Kalkaji, Safdarjung Enclave, Vasant Vihar, Shahdara, Yusuf Sarai. 

Delhi Travel Information
Closest Airport:
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport (kms from the city centre)
  • Palam Domestic Airport
Closest Railway Station:
  • New Delhi railway station
  • Old Delhi railway station
  • Nizamuddin railway station
Luxury trains:
  • Palace-on-Wheels
  • Fairy Queen
  • Royal Orient Express
Bus Stand:
  • Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT)
  • Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminus
  • Anand Vihar Bus Terminus
Road Link:
  • National Highway1

Local Transport in Delhi
The local transportation is the main lifeline of this throbbing capital city. One of the cheapest modes of transport in Delhi is local buses, owned either by the State-owned Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) or the private contractors. Taxis are easily available, but very expensive here. Auto Rickshaws are fall in between taxis and buses, as they are moderately chargeable. Delhi Metro boasts the connectivity, but still under construction.

Local Trains are also one of the cheapest means and modes of transport in Delhi. For the local transport you can also enjoy R TVs, which are like mini buses.