Delhi Introduction :
Delhi is a premier tourism destination of India and the city loves its dichotomies. Tradition and modernity exist side by side here. Rich history and culture, old monuments, colonial charm and modern marvels have all contributed to its making of one of the most spectacular sightseeing destinations of the world .Delhi has evolved into an exceptional and dynamic destination offering a wealth of shopping and sightseeing activities.The city offers much more than beyond expectations to tourists, both business traveler and vacationers.
Delhi General Info :
1,483 square kms
September to May
Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, English
Lohri, Republic Day, Independence Day, Dussehra, Holi,Diwali, Raksha Bandhan
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Shopping in Delhi :
For visitors to Delhi, shopping is high on the list of "things to do". Tourists find a wide choice of items- such as carpets, silks, jewellery, leather and silver ware, handicrafts and handprinted cotton - that are synonymus with India. Each item is available in a range of prices, depending on the quality and the outlet.Another interesting is that each market has its own, distinctive ambience and adds its own flavour to the experience of shopping. Haus Khas Village, Connaught Place and Chandni Chowk are worlds apart from one another.The exploration of Delhi's markets could be begin at Chandni Chowk. Despite the pressures of traffic and population, its historic land marks servive to tell the story of the last three centuries. Many of the shops here are more than 100 years, old and the mesh of lanes and bylanes is full of superises. Leading off Chandni Chowk are Dariba, the silver market, Khari Baoli, the spice market and Kinari Bazar for trimmings and tinsel. in some of these bazaars the item for sale are manufactured at site, which lands a special charm to the shopping experience well integrated into the culture of the old city, these bazaars offer the visitor a glimpse of life in Old Delhi. Another interesting is that each market has its own, distinctive ambience and adds its own flavour to the experience of shopping. Haus Khas Village, Connaught Place.
How to Reach There :
All the major National and International Air Lines have their flights operating from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
The Indian Railway with their modern and organised network connects Delhi to all major and minor destinations in India. There are three important Railway Stations in Delhi namely New Delhi Rly. Station, Old Delhi Rly. Station and Hazarat Nizamuddin Rly. Station.
Delhi is well connected by road to all major destinations in North India. The Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) are located at Kashmiri Gate, Sarai Kale-Khan and Anand Vihar. Delhi Transport Corporations of the neighbouring states provide frequent bus services through Air Conditioned, Deluxe and Ordinary Coaches.
Delhi Cuisine :
India has an amazing variety of non-vegetarian and vegetarian cuisines.Contrary to what you may have heard all Indian food is not hot and spicy most dishes are only richly garnished to provide an exciting flavor. In Delhi, you will find restaurants that serve Indian, Chinese, Continental and other cuisines. Liquor is available in wine shops. It is also served in bars and restaurants in all major hotels, and in some other restaurants. Theatres etc. are not licensed to serve liquor. The Ist and 7th of each month and specified holidays are dry days when all Liquor shops remain closed.New Delhi's combines traditional Indian favorites from both the North and South regions of India. The seasonings used to delicately flavour the food are custom blended.