Delhi – ‘the land of rallies’ is the capital of India, where you can find the most dissimilar things coexisting together peacefully, it’s a place where you can experience the culture of every state amalgamated into one. From the sweltering summers to the chilly winters, the “paranthas” of Chandni Chowk to the Pasta of Khan Market and the architectural monuments to the high rise building in CP, Delhi is in its own league.
Being the national capital, Delhi is well connected to the rest of the world through AIR, Rail, and Road. Indira Gandhi International Airport is one of the busiest airports in South Asia. Delhi is the also most connected city in terms of rail network with 5 main railway stations: New Delhi railway station, Old Delhi Railway Station, Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station, Anand Vihar Railway Terminal and Sarai Rohilla. Delhi has the highest road density in India and with the country’s largest Bus transport system, it is well connected with other parts of the country through NH1, NH2, NH8, NH10, and NH24. Delhi Metro and Regional Rapid Transit System facilitate an easy conveyance for the local commuters in Delhi. Autos and Uber, Ola services run throughout the day providing the last mile commute.
Shah Jahan’s magnificent Red Fort and the iconic Jama Masjid transforms you back to the Mughal era. India Gate & Rajghat with all its serenity will instill a sense of patriotism, every time you visit the place. Lutyens Delhi is a sight to behold; lush green spaces, open roads, and striking buildings will leave you in awe. Lotus Temple, Lodhi Gardens, ruins of Tughlaqabad and the everlasting Qutub Minar are some of the beautiful structures in South Delhi.
When in the city you should definitely try the mouth-watering Pasta at The Big Chill in Khan Market, delicious Tibetan dishes at the Tibetan refugee colony in North Delhi. Chandni Chowk is a haven for street food lovers and Hudson Lane near Delhi University is a go-to place for every College students as they offer pocket-friendly cafes.
Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh, INA and South Ex are some of the popular shopping areas apart from the world-class malls like Select Citywalk in Saket, DLF Emporio in Vasant Kunj, DLF Promenade in Hauz Kaus, etc.
Delhi has extremely hot summers and extremely cold winters. It experiences torrential rains and gets 3-4 good months of blissful weather. The Air Quality in Delhi is one of the worst in the world because of a large number of personal and commercial vehicles plying, stubble burning, pollution from factories, etc.
Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, ITC Maurya, Le Meridien, JW Marriot, The Imperial New Delhi, The Tajmahal Hotel, The Roseate, The Umrao, Radisson Blu are some of the best Luxury Hotels in Delhi.
Delhi is a modern city with a rich historical past. The people make the city so unique and magical to live in. Once you arrive here, you would not want to leave. Yeh Delhi hai mere yaar!