Delhi, city which creates its own history, Delhi one of the earliest places which are inhabited in the world by the man.the city has all from the glittering Mughal minarets, which are in the old part of the city to the structure of colonial time situated in new Delhi area.
The city is designed several times it has been built and rebuilt several times.
Rich in its culture, history with the colourful past mix with the culture brought from all around the world, makes Delhi, a city with its unique identity…
Whether you are on foot or visiting city for a few days, something about this city cant be a miss, here are some to do the task in delhi which cant be miss…
Explore old Delhi
City on foot !, old Delhi ,Shahjahanabad, have a sign of Mughal rule, you should start from Red Fort.
Red Fort , build by shah Jahan in the around 17th century, walk toward Chandni Chowk,which is one of the oldest and busiest markets of Delhi.love jewellery, then take a tour of Dariba Kalan, which is Asia’s largest market of jewellery here you can shop for silver and curios.
Before you visit the famous Jama masjid one of the largest mosques in India,end the walk with some traditional food meal Mughlai meal @ Karimi’s/ al Jawahar around the masjid area.
Tourist places pro tip: if you are a book lover then plan your trip on Sunday, don’t’miss the Sunday book market in area of daryaganj, some about 2 km stretch where the old books can be found at incredibly cheaper prices.
Early moring run at Lodi garden
Wake up early moring and go for a walk at Lodi gardens which is located near khan market, which is the place where social and political aspects meet.
The beauty of the gardens will make you fall in love with them,beautiful, green stretch in the heart of the city, if you love history Sikander Lodi ,Mohammad shah tombs will attrite you spend some time here..if you are not of these then enjoy the place as a picnic spot with your friends or family.
Tourist places tip done with the morning walk, to satisfy your breakfast hunger head over to Indian habitat centre.
Visit Rajpath,the seat of power
Central Delhi which is also known as Lutyens, after the British architect who has made the beautiful and systematic design of Delhi .start your trip with Rashtrapati Bhawan which is located on raisina hill, from here walk down to Rajpath.
On your way, you would found secretariat building, which has pm’s office and offices of various ministries.
On reaching Vijay chowk, the parliament of India is located. finish your trip at the India gate, which is a memorial to honour Indian soldiers who lost their lives in war.
The area looks to be an out of box place in the evening the best time to visit here, the buildings look such a lovely place, brilliantly lit and the Amar jawan Jyoti shines brightly.
The places to visit in your to-do list.
A day at Humayun tomb
it become a very difficult task to choose only a monument to be visited in Delhi.out of so many to choose !.but this can be the tomb of emperor Humayun which is in Nizamuddin.
The tomb is built using red sandstone with work which some influence of Asian and Persian articture. the building is surrounded with char bagh gardens which are showcasing traditional and Persian style of art.
Do not forget to visit Purana quila just 10 minutes away.
Shop ,eat,drink at paharganj
Delhi railway station ,right in front is a stretch of street which is called Paharganj main market, a place which has all from budget hotels to souvenir shops to eating joints..it is a perfect place to shop from leather bags and pants to curios
Talk a walk in an area with street kids, the kids are associated with salaam balak trust.
Pay a visit to Nizamuddin dargah.
Listen to qawwali at dargah , organised every Thursday in the evening which would be a mystic and completely transformative experience for the visitors.the qawwali will stop you and change your mindset which you would be having as it is the mausoleum of Sheikh Nizamuddin auliya.
The tomb of amir khusro is situated within the building and hundreds of believers pay a visit to dargah each week to listen to qawwali and pay homage to saint auliya.
The galib academy is also near the tomb you should also not miss that place.
Party, Hauz Khas village.
A small village, around reservoir which was built by Alauddin khilji, I has trending eateries .pubs in Delhi during the daytime history buffs and couple roam the ruins,but during night youngsters are back they drink dance and party at hkv, very popular among youngster, you can party at these endless pubs and restaurants no time restriction…
Not only this Hauz Khas also offer art, there are many art galleries most popular is Delhi art gallery.
History, parks, culture the capital city Delhi has lots to offer, I hope the blog will help you move beyond tough, and delve into the city like a local.
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