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Delhi, the capital city of India, is one of the oldest cities in the world. It is believed that the city was destroyed and built 11 times by different dynasties. Five dynasties are believed to have ruled this city, namely Khalji, Tughlaq, Mamluq, Sayyid and Lodi. Delhi’s tourism is one of a kind and you need at least a week to properly cover all the historic places and learn their significance. There are tombs, minarets, forts, and many other monuments.


Best time to visit in Delhi:
October- November and February-March are the best months to visit Delhi. The rest of the time it’s either exorbitantly hot or painfully cold. Summers have soaring temperatures, as high as, 43 or 44 degrees and winters are so cold that it seldom snows as well. Smog is part of the city during winters.

Ways to reach Delhi:

•        By air – Indira Gandhi International Airport is the biggest and busiest airport of India. It has connecting and direct flights to all major countries as well as all major cities of the country. It has also won several awards for its quality service and hospitality.

•        By train- There are five main railway stations in Delhi with Nizamuddin Railway Station being the most popular and crowded one.

•        By bus – Daily buses ply between Delhi and all major cities in North India. Both a/c and deluxe buses are available.

•        By road- Delhi is well connected by amazing state-of-the-art roadways like Delhi Noida Direct Flyway, Delhi Gurgaon Expressway, Highways 1,2,8,10,24.
  
Places to stay in Delhi:

5 star and 7-star hotels in Delhi are-

Radisson Blu, Paschim Vihar
The Leela Palace
JW Marriott Hotel Aerocity
The Oberoi
Crowne Plaza
ITC Maurya
The Metropolitan
Hyatt Regency
Imperial Hotel
Taj Palace

These hotels are in the range of 9,000-35,000 per night

Some mid-range hotels are-

Park Plaza, Shahdara
Fab Hotel Galaxy, Patel Nagar
Golden Tulip Suites, Gurgaon
Hotel Seven Seas

These hotels are in the range of 3000-7000 per night


Places to visit in Delhi:

The list of places to see in Delhi is never-ending. But most iconic places are-

The Red Fort
Qutub Minar
India Gate
Rashtrapati Bhavan
The Lotus Temple
Jama Masjid
Humayun’s Tomb
Raj Ghat
Chandni Chowk
Lodhi Garden
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Purana Qila
Nizamuddin Dargah
Safdarjung Tomb

Festivals in Delhi:

People of all religions and states live here. Hence all festivals are celebrated equally. Holi, Diwali, Dussehra, Christmas, New Year etc are the main festivals.

Must eat foods in Delhi:

Old Delhi is famous for chaat, especially chandni chowk and Rajori Garden
Paranthas, momos, gol gappas and lassi are famous in almost everywhere locality of Delhi.

Other famous items are-

Chole Bhature
Rajma Chawal
Dahi Bhalle
Chole Kulche
Falooda
Butter Chicken
Daal Makhani
Rajkachori
Pav Bhaji
Shawarma


Shopping and local markets in Delhi:

Sarojini and Palika Bazaar are the ones that ring a bell when it comes to shopping in Delhi. These places have branded items for very cheap prices and thus are the heart-throb of the country. You get anything and everything here and can bargain prices as well. These places are what dreams are made of for shopaholics.

There are several malls as well if you want to shop only at sophisticated places.
Some of the famous ones are-

Select Citywalk
DLF Promenade
DLF Emporio
Pacific Mall
Ambience Mall
Star City Mall
TDI Mall
DLF City Centre

 

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Festival Calendar of Delhi

JanSATTE – (16-18 Jan, 2019)
26 Jan - Republic Day Celebration,
Beating the retreat ceremony (29th January Raj Path)
FebSurajKund Mela: Enjoy unique Art & Craft
MarHoli Festival
JuneHot weather, can go upto 48C,
International Travel Roadshow (12 Jun 2018)
Mango festival(Dilli Haat)"
JulyUnicef Adventure Expo (UAE) (28-29 Jul 2018)
Rainy monsoons,
Mango Festival(Dilli Haat)
AugIndependence Day Celebration,
Janmashtami Celebration
SeptIndia International Travel Mart (Sept, 2018)
OctBusiness and Luxury Travel Mart Delhi (BLTM) (Oct, 2018)
Diwali season,
Durga Puja ( CR Park, Delhi)
NovDiwali season,
International Trade fair
Qutub Fest
DecChristmas and New year Celebration
Jashn E Rekta(14th - 16 December, 2018)

Delhi

The Capital City

Delhi, the capital city of India, is one of the oldest cities in the world. It is believed that the city was destroyed and built 11 times by different dynasties. Five dynasties are believed to have ruled this city, namely Khalji, Tughlaq, Mamluq, Sayyid and Lodi

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