- Category: Destinations in India
Delhi Holidays, Delhi Vacation
The capital city of India, Delhi is not only the centre of political activities and power of the country but a popular tourist destination as well. The city with a rich history and vibrant cultures and traditions presents amazing holidaying opportunities. With age old historical background and traditions and customs that are followed till date as well as access to latest modern development and way of living, Delhi presents its visitors with best of both the worlds. New Delhi and the Old Delhi present beautiful contrast of new and old, of modern and historical.
Having been ruled by many rulers and different cultures, Delhi still showcases traces of various civilization through its monuments and cultures. The city has been built and rebuilt by many rulers who left their mark on it, in their own way. The city has been political centre even in past.
One can see almost every political party of India having its roots in Delhi. EVen in mythology, it has been a hub of political activities. For instance, Indraprastha which kept as the the capital by the Pandavas of the Mahabharata is apparently the Delhi itself.
Tour to Delhi offers you with range of sightseeing options. On your Delhi tour, you can visit tourist spots such as Laxmi Narayan Temple which is popularly Known as Birla Mandir; World Heritage Site Qutub Minar showcasing Afghan Architecture; Bahai Temple, atop the Kalkaji Hill which is also known as the Lotus Temple; the memorial Gandhi Smiriti, India Gate, Red Fort which has been built by Shahjahan; Rajghat; Humayun's Tomb; Feroz Shah Kotla; Indira Gandhi Stadium; Shakti Sthal; Purana Qila; Parliament House; Embassies Area; etc.
For lovers of shopping, Delhi is nothing less than a paradise. Pragati Maidan which was founded in the year of 1982 for Asian Games offers its visitors with various kinds of trade fairs that are organised throughout the year. Connaught Place is another popular shopping area of the city. Built in 1931, this area has almost everything a buyer can think of. Chandni Chowk, Dilli Haat, Janpath are few other popular shopping centres of the city.
The best time to plan your Delhi trip is between the months of October to March. The city is well connected via roads, railways and airways to the rest of the country and the world. Visiting Delhi from any corner of the country or the world is hassle free.