NEW DELHI


Minar of Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque


New Delhi is where the political heart of India beats and sends ripples through the world arena. Right from the Mughal period and imperial days of the British Raj, the old city has been the epicentre of power and authority in the Indian subcontinent. Situated by the banks of River Jamuna, New Delhi is the capital city of India and seat of the central federal government. In regulatory terms, the city is part of the subdivisions of the National Capital Territory of Delhi and possesses a separate government and municipality division. New Delhi is located on the southern fringes of the original Old Delhi city that was established by Emperor Shah Jahan around sixteenth century.
New Delhi is a vibrant city beyond the coldness and stiffness of bureaucratic cacophony. This north Indian city is a synthesis of exquisite handicrafts, delicious cuisine and fascinating cultural activities. New Delhi brings you a delightful experience by either buying inimitable ethnic wares, savouring the delicacies of different states or by simply relaxing in the evening with the entire family. The city life sparkles with grandeur of luxurious hotels along side tangy roadside food stalls. This captivating contrast along with the boisterous nature of the Delhites will compel you to immerse in the colourful clamour. The New Delhi Bazaars or market places like the Palika Bazar, Sarojini Nagar, Connought Place are shopping paradise for travellers. Several rented houses and bed and breakfasts are available around these areas. The India Gate, Qutab Minar, Bahá'í House of Worship, Lal Quilla, Akshardham Temple and the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the official accommodation of the president of India, are some of the major tourist spots of the city. It is also home to many premier educational institutions of the country; so, finding hostels or apartments for rent in proper locations gives you no pain. Transportation in New Delhi is a bit chaotic due to road congestion but the fascinating panorama of the city wipes off all these troubles from your mind.


Humayun's Tomb


Jama Masjid inner court


Mohammed Shah's mausoleum at Lodhi gardens



 

 

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