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    Delhi City Information - Delhi Tourism Info
    On the path of rapid growth and progress today, Delhi has evolved from the fabled “seven cities” established between the 13th and 17th centuries. All set to host the next Common Wealth games, it is going through catalytic reforms in infrastructure and ethos. During the Mughal reign, the city thrived on the west side of Yamuna, but now it has leapt across the river encompassing the entire trans-Yamuna belt known as the “East Delhi”. From the small habitable areas of Old, New and South Delhi earlier, today the it’s scope is colossal and known as National Capital Region of Delhi. The haunting Landmarks of yesteryears co-exist with the modern marvels of today. Ancient Forts, Mughal Architecture is juxtaposed with the state of the art architecture, modern residential projects, sky scrapers and commercial hubs of today. 
    Delhi Delhi boasts of some of the finest museums and centers of art and excellence. The shopping centers here offer rich heritage of traditional Indian craft as well as rich, fashionable and contemporary ensemble of products. Specialty restaurants with exotic food cater to the connoisseur while “Dhabas” (Road Side Indian Food Joints) tickle the taste buds of one and all. The dense green pockets and lush big landscaped Gardens make this city one the very few green cities of the country. For a traveler this City is a Pandora ’s Box waiting be opened, a never ending journey into different facets of rich heritage, culture, fusion and future. This is the place where everything Majestic that was and everything New that will be, stare into each other up, close and personal.

    The doyen of Mughal dynasty, emperor Shah Jahan wanted Shahjahanabad (Delhi’s seventh city) to reflect the opulence and splendor of his empire.

    The Walled City as it is known today was built in the vicinity of the Red Fort and flourished as the center of Mughal supremacy. In spite of being one of the world’s most densely populated urban localities, it retains the charisma of the great Dynasty. The sandstone bastion of Shah Jahan, the Red Fort comprises of huge audience halls and marble ornate palaces, once home to the legendary Peacock Throne. The largest mosque of India, Jama Masjid stands across the road over looking The Red Fort. For those who want to delve deep there is bustle of Chandni Chowk, the Antique markets, Jewellery and Ornament hub “Dariba”, the wholesale hubs of Indian textile called “Katras”, the hub of electronics and electric products etc. Once a tree lined bazaar with canal intersecting through the center, Chandni Chowk is the biggest trading centers of the country catering to the trading needs of the entire North India. Crammed but thriving with activity, Chandni Chowk is full of landmarks of historical interest and an intricate network of lane and by lanes which run from one world of spices to another of perfumes or jewels. 
    New Delhi
    The British, as is reflected in the architecture of the city, wanted to shape it such, that European architecture compliments the ancient and beautiful city. The immaculate conceptualization and planning by Lutyens and Baker, can be found in the tree lined avenues and circular road networks with palatial Villas reminiscent of British life. The erstwhile Viceregal Lodge at Raisina Hill consists of 340-rooms is now known as the Rashtrapati Bhawan and is home to the President Of India. In the vicinity lie the Symbols of British empire, India Gate- a World War I memorial. Parliament House, the prestigious National Museum and the National Gallery of Modern Art. Rajpath bursts with fervor and festivities on India’s Republic Day, the most important celebration of India as a Independent Nation.
    Delhi Roads Connaught Place was also planned as an integral part of New Delhi and has today emerged as a symbol of the modern Commercial centers of the country with a host of Leading Companies having there base or branches here. Shoppers have unlimited access to stalls on Janpath which sell anything from the essential to the trivia or the State Emporiums on Baba Kharak Singh Marg which bring forth the best products, different States Of India have to offer. The Inner Circle has all the leading Brands to entice you while the Palika Bazar is a underground market format with air conditioned corridors. Jantar Mantar is an 18th century masonry observatory, which lies in the middle of this commercial area and is a prominent landmark of Tourist interest.
    Delhi doesn’t end here. This is where the Journey begins. Art galleries, Theatres, museums, memorials, Religious landmarks like Bahai temple, Malls, Discotheques, urban villages- even birdwatching along the ridge. It’s a country condensed into a city. 

    Visit to Village Bistro, Hauz Khas for a exciting mix of culture, folk, food and fun in the rustic ambience of a village. 
    A peep into future, with a meeting with astrologer, who can forecast your future with their accurate predictions and provide remedies to your every day situations. 
    Sound and light show at the Red Fort is an exciting narration of the rich history of the Red Fort and the dynasties that ruled Delhi until India’s independence. 
    ACCESSIBILITY: As a major entry point and nodal center for India many major international flights go through New Delhi.  It is also extensively connected by air, road and rail with the rest of the country.
    Best Season : October to March
    Wear : Cottons for Summers, Woolens for Winters

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