Welcome To Delhi !
New Delhi, the national capital of modern India, is the second largest metro political city of India with a population of 16.7 million. It is well know for its culture, tradition and history. It represents the diversity of Indian culture which helped it to earn it the adjective cosmopolitan city. Delhi can be divided into two parts-Old Delhi and New Delhi.
Old Delhi portrays the culture, tradition and lifestyle of Mughal era. It has such a strong influence of Mughal era that division of Delhi seems to be obvious and axiomatic. It includes historical monuments, mosques, tombs, forts,etc. However, New Delhi represents the modern life style, culture, park, malls, metro, etc.
Today, New Delhi is an ever-expanding metropolitan city, an important travel and commercial hub of India and can boast of several sprawling markets and the rich culture that has all the ingredients from the modern sophistication to more casual old-world charm. Today, people from all over India migrate to Delhi to look for better career and education options and medical facilities and thus, people of different religions and regions have learned to live together in perfect harmony and freely partake in each other’s festivals. There is no limit to tourism options in Delhi but the highlights are the Lotus Temple or Bahai Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar, Rashtrapati Bhavan (from outside), Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Shankar’s International Dolls Museum, National Museum of Natural History, Nehru Memorial Museum, Planetarium & Library, and National Rail Museum.
Area: 1470 Sq.Km.
Altitude: 239 Mts
Climate:(deg C)-Summer – Max.42.2, Min.21.4, winter – Max.33.7, Min.5.8.,
Languages spoken: Hindi, English and Punjabi
Best Season to visit: September to May.
Major Tourist Attractions
By Air: Delhi is well connected by air with all major and A class cities in India.
By Rail: Well connected with all major towns.
By Road: Agra: 204 kms, Jaipur: 260 kms, Almora: 375 kms, Khajuraho: 596 kms, Kullu: 502 kms, Shrinagar: 876 kms, Mathura-147 kms, Mussourie- 269 kms, Nainital-318 kms, Shimla -343 kms, Udaipur-663 kms.