Delhi Tourism – Dilwalon Ki Dilli

    Delhi is the capital of our country; we can also say the land of ministry. There are so many historical places to visit here. In our common language we can say that Delhi is “Dilwalon Ki Dilli”. The phrase is really true; the people of Delhi are always welcoming any tourist or visitor with open arms.

    Surajkund Crafts Mela
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    Historical monuments are very famous here; they are India Gate, Rajpath, Sansad Bhawan, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Connaught place, Lodhi Gardens, etc. India gate is situated in the centre of the New Delhi which is 42 m high. India Gate is a tribute to those brave soldiers who died in the war against the enemies who wants to attack on our country. The names of these soldiers are inscribed in golden words on the walls of the India gate. India Gate is situated on one end of the Rajpath. “Amar Jawan” is inscribed on the wall for the warriors.  India Gate looks very pleasant at night too because the colorful light fountains near the gate are very pretty to make the atmosphere bright. Governor General of India lives in Rashtrapati Bhavan. Connaught Place can also be abbreviated as C.P, it is a hug shopping area where you can find each and every thing to buy and eat.  You always feel a lack of time to enjoy properly your shopping at Connaught Place.

    The city is also famous for its historical monuments like Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb, Chandni Chowk, etc. Humayun’s Tomb and Red Fort is made by Mughals. Red Fort is made by Shah Jahan and the prime minister of India used to host the flag here on every Independence Day. Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest business markets in Delhi. Qutub Minar is situated in the south direction of Delhi, which is 72.5 m high, made up of red sandstone and build by Qutub-ud-din Aibak. The carving and architecture of Qutub Minar is really eye capturing.

    Jantar Mantar is constructed by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur, where astronomical instruments are placed in larger size. These instruments are used to know the direction of weather, time and many astronautically information.  Lodhi gardens are another attraction, as the garden is the largest garden in land area. Rajghat, the final destination of Mahatma Gandhi, situated on the river Yamuna.

    The people of the city are celebrating all Hindu festivals with great pomp and show. The famous temples of Delhi are Akshardham temple, Jama Masjid, ISKCON temple, Lotus temple, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, etc. ISKCON temple is dedicated to Lord Shri Radha Krishna, the temple is also known as Hare Krishna mandir. Lotus temple is the best for meditation in the central hall of the temple, surrounded with beautiful gardens. As the name indicates the temple is in lotus shape. Jama Masjid is the old mosque of Old Delhi, also known as headquarters of all mosques. This mosque was built by Shah Jahan.

    Museums situated here are another attraction point for science lovers. National Museum is one of the largest Museums in the country, which holds very antic rarely found firearms. Another one is National Agricultural Science Museum.

    Sightseeing bus is also available by government for the visitors to travel the entire city and enjoy the beauty. These buses are fully air conditioned and very comfortable, specially designed for tourist. Metro trains of Delhi are very economic and convenient for transportation. The metro trains are covering maximum distance in the city including Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad also. The metro tracks are the combination of both broad gauge and standard gauge. The frequencies of metro trains are very good. There are also domestic airports, international airports and good road connectivity. Most of the people are engaged in government occupation, or can say mostly people are government servants.

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    1. As an American, I can say Delhi has been on my “To Do” list of travel. I think it would be awesome to get a real cultural experience rather than the cliche relaxing vacations. Has anyone had any experiences worth sharing from going to Delhi?

    2. I have been to Delhi twice and I can’t wait for my third visit. Delhi is such an amazing place. The culture and people are so much different there than they are here in the Western World.

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