DELHI AND ALL IT’S GLORY
Delhi, the Indian capital, is a land of enriching history, being one of the biggest cities in the world. It is an explorer’s paradise, with a touch of antiquity and authenticity in its every nook and corner. For a city, that has so much to offer, one would not know where to begin. In all its entirety, Delhi is a one stop city with the best of everything. In order to assist you with a pseudo itinerary, here is an amalgamation of fascinating locales by for you to travel through…
SATISFYING THE HIDDEN HISTORIAN INSIDE YOU…
A classic paradigm of Afghan architecture, the minar is a 72.5mts high victory tower built in the final year of twelfth century by Qutubuddin Aibak.
The BAHAI TEMPLE or the LOTUS TEMPLE is a magnificent sight to behold. Situated atop the Kalkaji Hill, it is known for its beautiful and distinctive lotus shaped design in marble. Built by the followers of Bahai faith in 1987, the temple is a symbol of purity and equality of all religions.
INDIA GATE, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, EMBASSIES
While driving past Rajpath, the breathtaking glimpse of India gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan at twilight is all you need! India Gate, originally the All India War Memorial is located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of ceremonial axis. The site is perennially crowded with tourists and locals. Rashtrapati Bhavan, formerly known as Viceroy’s House, is the official home of the President of India. The enormous structure reflects royalty and power of the highest order and is a must to look at.
RED FORT AND HUMAYUN’S TOMB
Red fort, true to its name, is a massive fort built with Red stones by Shahjahan, also the builder of Taj Mahal in Agra. It is known for its sound and light show where the important chapters of the Indian history are depicted along with the Prime Minister’s public address every year on the Independence Day. Humayun’s Tomb, built by Humayun’s widow
Queen Haji Begum in the 16th century, is an archetype of the Taj Mahal.
Akshardham or Swaminarayan temple, located in the east Delhi is constructed near the banks of the Yamuna river and attracts around 70% of the tourists coming to Delhi every year. The temple at the centre of the complex has been inspired and built according to the Vastu shastras and Panchatantra Shastra. The complex is known to provide a tour on life of Swaminarayan ji through exhibitions, water show, Abhisheka Mandap and the Neelkanth Darshan.
DELHI- FOODIE’S HAVEN
If you are an epicurean, Delhi is the place to be. Driven by diversity and sheer love of hogging, people can be seen indulging their time experimenting with new cuisines and are mostly satiated. From street food to fine dine, we bet you’d savor every bite you devour.
Here is a short overview that one just can not miss!
Chandni Chowk is one of the major streets in the walled city of old Delhi, originally called Shahajanabad. It is a sin to come to Delhi and leave this place unvisited. Chandni Chowk has a deep cultural essence in its air. The richness in its dwelling can be felt through its mouth watering street food.
From eating spicy Dahi bhalle at Natraj to eating tandoori parathas at Kake di Hatti and Parathewali Gali. Mutton barrahs to tikkas from Al-Jawahar to having mutton nahari at Karim’s, it is a Shangri La for the hidden epicure inside of you.
THE HUDSON LANE AND MAJNU KA TILA
A renowned hideout for north campus students, the hudson lane and majnu ka tila have a series of young cafes with cheap and scrumptious delicacies which are worth trying once in Delhi.
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