of the most frequented cities of India, Delhi has left no-brick-unaltered to
be called as India's lifeline dressed up in the bonnet of next-door-city and
hospitality. For travellers, Delhi has so much in store; the mogul appeal,
colonial order and ultra modern trappings and best of its quondam rulers as
well. Delhi brings home hordes of travellers for its of culture and its
hospitable men and women. A travel to Delhi is like escaping to any city of
dreams as well. Hop on to this irresistible city with our guided
instruction. The capital city of India can be accessed by road, rail and air
easily. The Indira Gandhi International Airport has regular flights from all
parts of world, and similarly the Delhi Railway Station is connected to
major cities of India.
Travel Attractions in Delhi
The best travel spot to start your tour is Lal Quila or Red Fort that rises above
the city just to remind the present day citizens of Mogul influences and
architecture that once Delhi was. Enter the fort from Lahore Gate also known
as Chatta Chowk. Lal Quila is 17th century sandstone structure with a row of
buildings that once used to be shelter of Shah Jahan, his courtiers and
family as well as staff of three thousands.
From Lal Quila take a rickshaw ride to the opposite side of the lane. Lying
in the close quarter to Red Fort is Chandani Chowk, Delhi busiest beehive
market made up of tangled lanes. The Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is a signature
landmark at Chandani Chowk where you can enter the market easily.
With the taste of Halwa resting on your taste buds still, move on to Jama Masjid
constructed by Shah Jahan, in 1644 and 1656. Jama Masjid is a huge edifice
cornered in mayhem of old Delhi. This is a mosque in Delhi that can hold
upto 25, 000 worshipers at one time.
In proximity to Gangadhareshwara Temple there is yet another magnificent
travel attraction and that is Tipu's Palace. Not that far away and easily
accessible this was built in 1791, this beautiful two-storeyed ornate wooden
structure with exquisitely carved pillars, arches and balconies was one of
Tipu's favourite summer retreats.
Lying in the outer circle of Connaught place is this 42 m high War Memorial
that pays homage to 90,000 soldiers who sacrificed their live in World War
II. Designed and contrived by Lutyen, this architectural marvel was is a
perfect halt for picnickers, leisures languidness and love birds who flock
to rest in peace on silent surroundings.
Eating Out In Delhi
has many fancy restaurants, but some of the best eating you can have here is
off the street. So, while you travel to Delhi, do remember to sample the legendary food around the old Delhi is Chandani
Chowk, famous for fruit chaat, gol gappes, moong dal ka pakora etc. The
paranthewali gali, just off the Chandani Chowk, is renowned for paranthas
fried in desi ghee. Walk across old Chandani Chowk to Ghantewala, the oldest
sweet shop in the city. The shop is famous for lovely besan and motichur
ladoo. Meghraj, near by is famous for Indian Confectioner, Try Dai Bhalla at
Natraj and Gianji's Rabri Faluda .
More Attractions for Travellers in Delhi
» Metro Stations
» Ansal Plaza
» Akshardham Temple
» New Park, Connaught Place
Delhi Travel (Airport/Rail/Road) Information
Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport has all the major national and
international running to and taking off from here. Delhi has got three main
railway stations namely New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station
and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. By road, Delhi is connected to all
the key travelling destinations of northern India.
Hotels in Delhi for Travellers
Being India's capital and the hub of travellers, Delhi has a wide range of
hotels to offer. From deluxe hotels and luxury to budget hotels and
guesthouses, you can choose from a long list of hotels in Delhi. Some of the
most famous hotels in Delhi are as follows.
Inter Continetal (Deluxe)
» Hotel Le Meridien (Deluxe)
» The Oberoi (Deluxe)
» Hotel Grand Hyatt (Deluxe)
» Hotel Maurya Sheraton (Deluxe)
Radisson (Airport Hotel)