Delhi – An Intriguing Expedition In The National Capital

Delhi is one of the most established capital urban areas on the planet, and a goldmine of antiquated landmarks and legacy destinations. In the past, it has been the seat of the Hindus, Muslims and British empires, every one of them having left an imprint in the city. Some influenced the cuisines while some the architectural layout of the buildings and some the traditions of the people in the city.

Delhi is one of the first destinations tourists normally arrive to in India where they land at the Indira Gandhi International airport. Delhi gives the tourist the first taste of India and it is definitely is the best way to start off the Indian tour. If you do not want to splurge on your first destination you can choose to stay in some of the cheap hotels in Delhi which are rampantly available across the city.

There is a dash of everything like historical sites, markets, restaurants and hotels in every area of Delhi, the old and the new or the north or south and a long ride along the whole city of Delhi will expose you to the the different shades of the city. While some part has a good concentration of monuments and historic sites with less urban establishments, the other part of Delhi is flamboyant and you can expect everything modern in that part of the city. Delhi can be largely grouped into these classification.

Old Delhi

The older part of Delhi where some of the most important historical sites and monuments are located in Delhi. This is an area travellers here for sightseeing will definitely make their way to. A tour guide is unnecessary but make sure you have a smartphone with google maps which will help you find your way to these monuments. Also, you could take a tour in the markets of Chandni Chowk which is one of the oldest markets not only in Delhi but the whole of India. Some places of must visits are given below.

  • Red Fort
  • Markets of Chandni Chowk
  • Jama Masjid
  • Raj Ghat

Delhi - An Intriguing Expedition In The National Capital

New Delhi

With a few historical sites under its belt, this side of Delhi has some of the biggest markets you have heard of. This is the place where all your days of training and bargaining at your local markets will be put to the test. Not only is this pace a hub for markets, it is also the stronghold for some of the best food Delhi has to offer in terms of both street and exquisite fine dining restaurants. Being in this part is arguably as Delhi as it can be. Some places you definitely need to make a stop at are given below.

  • India Gate
  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Connaught Place
  • Janpath market
  • Imperial Hotel
  • Khan Market
  • Gandhi Samadhi

South Delhi

The urban side of the city. With a honk there and a honk there, this side of Delhi is always on the move with bustling youngsters and working professionals. Most of the biggest malls and complexes, pubs, nightclubs and luxury hotels in Delhi are located in this side of the city. This is the glamorous and happening side of the city. Some must-visit urban villages and historical sites are mentioned below.

  • Hauz Khas village
  • Lotus Temple
  • Qutab Minar