What is Famous about Delhi

Do you know Delhi has surrounded with 5 gates

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Delhi ranked 28th for visiting of millions of foreign tourists per year around the worldwide in India. So, Delhi, the largest city of India receives the massive tourism, domestic as well international because of high air, rail and road connectivity across the nation.

Indra Gandhi International airport, Delhi is the 12th busiest airport in the world according to the TOI.

In fact, most of the people are not familiar with the difference between Delhi and New Delhi. Delhi. New Delhi is the territory which is the national capital in the Delhi city itself. See, how commonly we use the both the terms without realizing the difference between them.

National capital region
National Capital Region or NCR is the metropolitan area including Delhi territory, urban areas of neighboring states like Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

In Delhi you will find everything from rich historical architectures like red fort, Qutub Minar , street food of Chandni Chowk to shopping in Janpath. Delhi is the place where you can view the fusion of traditional and western culture.

Even though the list of visiting places in Delhi is very long but some of the most visited places in Delhi is downlisted here.

Red Fort in Delhi
Amongst the most famous tourists attractions the first one to visit is Red fort in Delhi. Red fort was actually made up of limestone that was white in color built up by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, but due to chipping off, the Britishers afterwards, painted it with red.

And that’s what we call it Red Fort now. Red Fort is included in the UNESCO World heritage sites due to its cultural and historical importance.

Qutub Minar in Delhi
The tallest minaret is in Delhi, Qutub Minar, is the tallest brick minaret in the world at a height of 72.5m also comes under UNESCO World heritage site. For more interesting incredible-india

There are 379 stairs inside the tower of Qutub Minar that leads to the top of the minaret but visitors are not allowed to climb up due to safety issues.

Asia’s largest market of spices in India
India is world famous for its unique spices and aroma and the khari baori market in Delhi is the perfect place to take away the home, almost all the varieties of spices from the spice market situated nearly to the Fatehpuri Masjid.

Five Gates of Delhi
Once Delhi was surrounded by 14 gates, out of which 5 gates still stand. I am sure, that most of the localities even don’t know about this.

The five gates includes Kashmiri gate, Ajmeri gate, Lahori gate, Delhi gate and Turkman gate in the different directions of Delhi. The Lahori gate is the main entrance into the Red Fort in Delhi. Delhi gate is also called as Dilli darwaza is the another way to Red fort in Delhi.

Second most bird rich capital in the world
Delhi, after Nairobi in Kenya has the bird rich capital which is called Delhi ridge.

Nature lovers must need to visit the Delhi ridge in Delhi which is a habitat of large varieties of birds. Wow! one must need to visit there. Try something different when you visit Delhi next time.

Delhi Metro Station
When in Delhi, must try for the Delhi metro ride as Delhi Metro Station holds the 13th position in the world for the length of 193 Kilometres.

Also all the public transport from Delhi transport Corporation (DTC) buses to autorikshaws run on CNG (compressed natural gas) in order to avoid pollution.

Hauz Khas Village
Hauz Khas Village in Delhi is trending as a party hub of the city. So, a must place to visit during your trip in Delhi.

Chaat of Delhi
The first thing that you can’t afford to miss out while you are tripping in Delhi is the tangy, crispy, sweet and spicy flavors of street food of Delhi especially chaat and golgappas.

Lotus Temple in Delhi
The Bahai‚Äôs temple, one of it’s kind has the structure of a lotus. The Lotus Temple looks simple, beautiful and Splendid art of work. To my memories of Delhi, the first place that comes to my mind is Lotus Temple.

Whole sale markets of Delhi
Now, Coming to the best part of Delhi, the whole sale markets of Delhi that acts as a greatest sustenance for Indian business.

The whole sale markets includes old Bazaars of Delhi namely Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh, Sadar Bazar where you can shop anything from jewellery, handicrafts ,attires to electronic items at the cheapest and reasonable rates.

Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat is famous for Indian handicrafts and the specialities amongst food stalls from each of the different parts of the country. The best time for visiting Dilli Haat is during different events arranged annually.

Paranthe waali Gali in Delhi
Paranthe waali gali is the delight for every travellers to enjoy the tastiest hot tempting paranthas in the narrowest streets of Chandni Chowk.

Delhi is a hub of cultural diversity
If you really want to see the diversity of culture, traditions and religions in India then Delhi is the city in India to enjoy that diversity.

Although the listing of the visiting places of Delhi is quite long but still the major domestic and international tourists attractions are India Gate, Lotus Temple, Akshardham temple, Chandni Chowk, Lodhi gardens, Sri Bangla sahib, Jama Masjid and the list goes on.

The best weekend getaway places for delhites to visit near by Delhi are Agra Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura, Vrindavan, Jaipur , Mussoorie, Shimla, Nainital, kasauli, Haridwar,

rishikesh, Jim Corbett National park, Lansdowne, Bhimtaal.

Agra, Jaipur and Delhi together forms Golden triangle in India visited by tourists mostly coming to Delhi.

Mathura and Vrindavan are the Holy religious places dedicated to Lord Krishna Banke Bihari Temple is the famous attractions for the devotees visiting around the every nook and corners of the country.

Belonging to nearby Delhi, has given me a much number of visits to Delhi and the surrounding visiting places. Very soon, coming up with the famous places to visit near by Delhi.


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Thank you Readers!

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