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Delhi, the National capital of India, is a buzzing and pulsating metropolis in India. The foundation stone of Delhi was laid in 1911 by Emperor George V during the Delhi Durbar. The city was designed by British architects Sir Herbert Baker and Sir Edwin Lutyens. Delhi is built on the bank of the river Yamuna. From a vibrant historical past to a vivacious present, Delhi is the place to be.
The Qutub Minar in Delhi is the tallest minaret of brick in the world. Its construction began in 1192 by Qutab-Ud-Din-Aibak. Minar is Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.
Lotus Temple in Delhi is inaugurated in 1986. Temple is one of the seven Bahai Houses of Worship. Temple is known for its impressive architectural design. Its impressive architectural design and rationale gathered applauds from all over the world. It is open to people of all faiths.
Khari Baoli is located in Chandni Chowk in Delhi is the biggest spice market in Asia. The market came up around the 1650s and was built by Fatehpuri Begum, one of Shah Jahan's wives.
In Delhi, most of the Public transport system uses CNG or compressed natural gas as its fuel.
Red Fort in Delhi is a reminder of the powerful Mughal era in India. Built by the 5th Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639. One hour sound and light show of the fort's history every evening is must Watch.
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India, located in old Delhi. Mosque was built by the famous Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, completed in 1656 AD. Incredible 25,000 devotees can pray in its Courtyard.
Swaminarayan Akshardham is a house of worship and devotion for Hindus, dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan. Temple is Opened on 6th November 2005 for the public. The temple is vast and made up of pink stones. White marble shrine with an extensive garden, sculptures. Boat ride as other the attractions are eye-catching.
Delhi is known for its spicy and finger-licking street food. List of the famous mouth-watering food from Delhi must include Golgappas, Chola Bhaturas, Kulcha Rolls, Maggi, Bun-Tikk, Momos, Masala Dosas, and Masala chaat.
Chole Bhatura is one of North India’s favorite snacks. It is on the must include in the menu at almost all the restaurants across the country. Served with hot and spicy chickpeas along with bhatura and pickle. Seeta Ram Dewan Chand in Paharganj, New Delhi best place to have it.
Steaming hot momos with spicy red sauce are all you can ask for if you are a momo lover. Dolma Aunty Momos situated in Lajpat Nagar is famous for a variety of Veg moms, Paneer momos and fried spring roll.
For finger-licking street food at affordable prices, you must straight head to Gupta Chaat in Punjabi Bagh. Golagappa, Tikki, chaat, Sev Puri, Dahi Puri, and Dahi Bhalla are a lip-smacking treat at affordable prices.
The people of Delhi rely heavily on public transport to commute daily from and to their workplaces. To manage such a big number of population is Hats-off to the Government.
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)
DTC in Delhi is one of India's largest bus transport systems. DTC has a huge fleet of CNG-powered buses catering to almost 60% of Delhi's total demand.
Auto rickshaws ( Known as Autos ): Auto Rickshaws are an important and popular means of public transportation in Delhi. They are considered cheaper than taxis.
Private cabs and taxis.
To commute within the city and outside the city using the conventional Black & Yellow Taxi is always favorite. One can also hire private cabs like Ola, Radio taxi and Uber for travel
For short distances in the city, Cycle-rickshaws are very popular and cheap mode. Rickshaws are great for congested places and narrow lanes. It is one of the environmentally friendly modes of transport.
For rapid ways to commute within the city, Delhi Metro is best. Built and operated by DMRC(Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited), the rail network covers a total distance of 317 Km. Eight Regular lines are color-coded.
Meena Bazar, located near Jama Masjid was established during the Mughal Era. Today, this buzzing market place is famous for carpets, scents, semi-precious jewelry, precious stones, spices, and quilts, etc. Visited by people from all over the country.
Chandni Chowk is the oldest shopping place in Delhi. The market opens early in the morning and closes by late night. Ethnic wear, traditional dresses, silver and gold articles to household stuff, this market surprise everyone.
Dilli Haat is the best place to buy Indian handicrafts and artifacts. The large market offers a perfect blend of culture, handicrafts, music and much more.
A fully air-conditioned underground market located in Connaught Place is a paradise for shopaholics. People can purchase clothes, perfumes, accessories, footwear, electronic products, and many other products at various prices from Palika Bazaar.