No other city in the world is like Delhi, the capital of India. One of the oldest cities in the world, Delhi has an excellent old town ambience inOld Delhi, and is modern in New Delhi. Stately and historic, the city is oneof the undisputed highlights of the country. An array of historical sitesincluding World Heritage Sites of Red Fort, Humayun’sTomb and Qutub Minar rests amongst other several historical treasuresin Delhi’s possession. The seamless blend of old and new worlds makes for a fascinating exploration of this metropolis. The city is normally the first port of call for those planning to visit Northern India.
Akshardham Temple Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Baháí House of WorshipSt.James Church Nizamuddin Dargah Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir Jama Masjid
Shahjahanabad Lutyens Delhi or New Delhi Ferozabad Lal Kot and Qila Rai PithoraKhandavprastha and Indraprastha Tughlaqabad Jahanpanah Siri Dinpanah and Dilli Sher Shahi (Shergarh)
Delhi is the largest metropolis of India and eighth largest of the World. It started asIndrapatta (aka Indraprastha), a small settlement by Pandavas within the Khandva Forestnear river Yamuna around 2500 BC. Later in 736 AD, Tomar kings established a new citynamed Lal Kot not far from this historic land. Since then, 88+ rulers from 12 dynasties tried to change the face and fate of Delhi and established 9 cities adjacent to each other. Delhi consists of 3 World Heritage Sites, 174 National Protected Monuments and over hundreds of state protected monuments and several unprotected and lesser known monuments.
Connaught Place•India Gate and Rajpath Sansad Bhavan Lodi Garden
Humayuns Tomb Red Fort Tomb of Safdarjung Purana Quila Salimgarh Fort
Tughlaqabad FortQutub MinarJantar Mantar Iron Pillar
Old Delhi , walled city, was founded as Shahjahanabad by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in1639.It remained the capital of the Mughals until the end of the Mughal dynasty. It was once filled with mansions of nobles and members of the royal court, along with elegant mosquesand gardens. Today, despite having become extremely crowded and dilapidated because ofthe failure of the Delhi government to control migrants from moving in, it still serves as the symbolic heart of Islamic metropolitan Delhi. Walls and gates -Nigambodh Gate -Kashmiri Gate: north -Mori Gate: north -Kabuli gate: west -Lahori gate: west -Ajmeri Gate: southeast -Turkman Gate
Ghalib Ki Haveli the renowned Urdu Razia Sultanas’ tomb near Khari Baoli, Asias biggest spice and Persian poet. Kalan Masjid marketRajghat, Mahatma Gandhiscremation site memorial Begum Samrus Palace of 1806 Old Delhi Railway Station
Ghantewala Established in 1790 CE under Shah Alam 2 is one of the oldest Halwais in India Gali Paranthe Wali Historic Karims at Old Delhi.Noted for its series of shops sellingparatha, a fried Indian bread, andnow a popular culinary destination.
Old Delhi is the home to legendary Mughlai restaurants such as Karims (located in JamaMasjid area) and the Moti Mahal (located in Darya Ganj). There are a plenty of otherrestaurants in Muslim areas of Old Delhi such as Jama Masjid, Balli Maran, and ChitliQabar that sell mouth-watering, spicy Mughlai delicacies such as Tandoori Chicken, ButterChicken, Nahari, Korma, Biryani, Seekh Kebabs, etc. Old Delhi is also famous for its street food. Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazaar areas have many street joints that sell spicy chaat (tangy and spicy snacks).
Bhalswa Slum Delhi 52 % of Delhi lives in slums
Driving is an extreme sport….but they’re lacking in good manners It’s claustrophobic and over-crowded It’s downright dirty
They tolerate every kind of crap which theThe filth and poor infrastructure administration throws
People from all parts of the country live inDelhi which makes the city verycosmopolitan in mature and there is unityamong the citizens from all caste and The coming of Shopping Malls and 3CS hascreed. This "Unity in Diversity" can be changed the lifestyle of Delhities toseen in social and cultural gatherings considerable extent. They are now movingwhere people from all communities can more towards westernization. Night Clubs arebe seen on one platform sharing one further addition to the lifestyle ofcommon view. Be it Holi, Diwali, Id, Guru Delhities. Dance clubs in Delhi can be found at The Taj Palace (My Kind of Place), MauryaPurab or Buddha Purnima; you will find Sheraton (Ghunghroos), Park Hotel (Someplacethe same vigor and bliss among people Else), Hyatt Regency (Oasis) and Le Meridienfrom different communities. (C.J.s). Still, the traditional values have their importance lies in Old Delhi People. Therefore, it is said to be mixed lifestyle of traditional values and modern culture. The amalgamation of various cultures, traditions, religions has painted Delhi in color which is brought from all over India.