New Delhi is the capital of India. It is both vibrant and ancient. Here, you will find culture oozing from every corner. It is renowned for its architecture, fashion, and commerce. It has been standing mighty since the mythical times of Mahabharata. Through both the chaos and trials, it has risen and become a booming capital of an incredible country.
The North stretches from Kamala Nagar to Sadar Bazar. In the southwest, you’ll see the Green Park, Malviya Nagar, and the very popular Vasant Kunj. The Western region boasts greenery in both Punjabi Bagh and Rajouri Garden. Vivek Vihar, Gandhi Nagar, and Preet Vihar are all east.
Things To Do In New Delhi
Crowds fill the heart of Delhi at Connaught Place, Karol Bagh, and Khan Market. Its long history is felt at the cultural hub of the country, the Old Delhi. Chandni Chowk, Chawri Bazaar, Lal Quila and Jama Masjid are an integral part of Old Delhi.
This area holds some of the most famous landmarks. The Lal Kila (Red Fort) is a bright hue of red reflecting the Mughal culture. It is also a huge display of brilliant architecture from sheer red sandstone.
Lush gardens and ancient buildings will take you back to a time when India was a sovereign nation. Humayun’s Tomb is another Mughal enigma and is also a World Heritage site. The Iron Pillar is 1600 years old. It was built in the Gupta period.
Once the tallest building on earth, Qutub Minar was an architectural masterpiece in its day. You’ll feel the surging patriotic energy at India Gate. Here, you can also pay homage to martyrs. Jantar Mantar is a quirky destination for travelers who are into both astronomy and stargazing.
Enrich your knowledge in its many museums. Tibet House gives you information on Tibet. Shop the many bazaars in Delhi. Even the most selective shopper will find a market to cater to their whims. Dilli Haat boasts a wealth of handcrafted products. Karol Bagh hosts chic clothing shops. Sarojini Market is a hub for all the young fashionistas, where you can buy stylish outfits at low prices.
New Delhi is an evolution of an ancient capital to a country’s capital. You can see luxury in contrast to poverty. You’ll discover diverse culture along with urban development.
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