Delhi, India-

Delhi, the capital city of India has a historic past and a vivacious present that make it a very pleasant place for tourists. Since its establishment by Pandavs (called it Indraprastha) ,Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many dynasties.That is why it is one of the most vibrant historical places in India.

Delhi had got an enjoyment package for every kind of tourist.Whether you are a historian, or shopping junkey or love to party or fond of night life , Delhi has certainly got something to offer you. Delhi ,the fastest growing city in India has been described well by Incredible India.

Delhi - a canvas that reflects the complexities, contradictions, beauty and dynamism of a city where the past co-exist with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Diverse cultural elements absorbed into the daily life of city have enriched its character. Exploring the city can be a fascinating and rewarding experience.

How to reach Delhi-

Delhi is well connected from rest of the country by air, railway as well as road. Infact it is the second most important entry point for India (only after Mumbai).

By air- Regular flights both domestic and international, operate to and from Delhi. Every major city of the world is connected to Delhi by air.To get an idea about flight schedule click here.

By Train- Railways connect Delhi from every nook and corner of the country. Regular train service is available to and from every part of India.Get train schedule from here.

By road- Delhi is the intersection point of many national highways. Regular bus service is available throughout the year.The adjoining states like Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh , Rajasthan etc. are well connected to Delhi via bus. The distances of different important places from Delhi are as follows-

Agra-203 kms, Amritsar -447 kms, Kolkata-1490 kms, Chandigarh -238 kms, Jaipur-258 kms, Lucknow 514 kms, Nainital-318 kms, Shimla -343 kms, Shrinagar-376 kms, Udaipur-663 kms, etc.

Where to stay in Delhi-

With thousands of hotels spread out throughout Delhi, finding a hotel that suits you is not a problem. You can find numerous cheap and budget hotels near New Delhi railway station in Paharganj area (Arakshan road). Apart from these budget hotels, you may also find many five star, four star and three star hotels in Delhi. A list of many of these hotels is given at the tourism site of Government of India.

Weather and best time to visit Delhi-

Delhi has typical tropical climate with summers being too hot and winters too cold. The best time to visit Delhi is from September to March.After the month of March , summer sets in and temperature rises.

Places to see in Delhi

Monuments built by Muslim Rulers

* Purana Qila or Old Fort
* Qutub Minar
* Red Fort or Lal Qila
* Jantar Mantar
* Humayun's Tomb
* Lodi's Tomb
* Safdarjung's Tomb

British Monuments in Delhi

* India Gate
* Rashtrapati Bhawan
* Parliament House
* Teen Murti Bhawan

Other Monuments

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