Private guide in New Delhi, guided tours in New Delhi, India
Top Attractions in New DelhiRashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Old Fort, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Pragati Maidan, Lodhi Garden, Diwan-i-Am, Hayat Baksh Bagh, Khas Mahal, Rang Mahal, Daawat Khana, Lahore Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Complex, Rashtrapati Bhavan
Currency: Indian rupee (INR)
Information about New Delhi
The capital city of the Federal Republic of India is Delhi. Located in Northern India, Delhi is a historic city with monuments, museums, temples, markets, boutiques and shopping malls offering crafts from all over the country. The city is tree-lined and spacious with narrow, busy streets. Delhi is considered the cultural capital of India and it is one of India’s fastest growing cities.
There are many diverse cultures in Delhi which is evident when you see the magnificent monuments. Humayun’s Tomb is an octagonal structure made of sandstone and black and white marble. With double domes rising 115 in the air, this mausoleum shows Persian architectural influences. The Raj Ghat and National Gandhi Museum is the cremation site of India’s most known and important political figures who were each assassinated. The building and shrines were erected to honor these heads of state.
If you are into treasure hunting Delhi provides many authentic shopping opportunities. The Palika Bazaar consists of over four-hundred shops. Electronics, clothing, jewelry and cameras are some of the goods you will find here. Watch out for pick-pockets and be ready to haggle. The Chandni Chowk Bazaar contains some shops that are over one-hundred years old. This massive market offers fabric, needlework and silver.