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New Delhi, New Delhi


Welcome To Old and New
Situated in the lap of Yamuna River, Delhi is home to people from multi-ethnic and multi-cultural sections of the country. Delhi acts as a bridge between two different worlds. Old Delhi which was once the capital of Mughal dynasties is now left with ruined havelis and mosques. The British Raj created the new imperial city of New Delhi that comprises spacious, avenues lined up with trees and impressive government buildings. The City of Delhi was destroyed and built several times and its right to say that the city is like phoenix that has risen from its ashes several times. Several empires and the rulers have time and again regarded Delhi as the seat for power. Delhi has also been the abode of some famous literary figures. Mirza Ghalib, Amir Khusro and Chand Bardai are some of the important figures of the region. Fascinating monuments, museums and art galleries, architectural marvels, exquisites cuisines and lively markets are some of things that lures tourist from all around the world. Delhi is also the political hub of the country and the roots of political influence are not just as if now but its importance dates back to the time period of Mahabharata when the pandvas had their capital at Indraprastha.

Attraction
Red Fort

Red Fort is regarded as the symbol of architectural excellence and grandeur of the Mughal court. Red Fort was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan .Exquisite design and use of marble even accentuates the beauty of the fort. The fort speaks of the age old tradition and barbaric attack of Nadir Shah and the colonial powers. Handan chowk, Rajghat, Delhi Gate, Khuni Darwaza and Jama Masjid are some of the other attraction that lures tourist from all around the word. One of astounding facts that are really eye catching are the 2 km long wall of the fort.
India Gate

Situated on the Raj Path in New Delhi, India gate is 42 meter tall gate that is regarded as All India War Memorial .The historic monument was constructed in 1931.Edwin Lutyens had started designing the India Gate to pay homage to the Indian Soldiers who lost their lives in the World War I and the Afghan War. Children Park, lush greenery and the boating clubs are some of the things that are considered as an ideal place for the evening out.
Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory that was constructed in 1724 by Maharaja Singh II of Jaipur. Jantar Mantar is a place of national heritage and is also regarded as the mark of the achievement in the field of astronomy by our ancestors. The structure was raised to track the movement of the extraterrestrial bodies in order to enhance the scientific knowledge on the basis of the observations.

Events/Festivals Accommodation Weather


Summer Season

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Summer season starts from the month of April and continues up to the month of July. During the summer season, temperature lies in the range of 25C to 45C and its also pretty humid as well. Wearing light clothes, a hat in sunshade, drinking lot of fluid are some of the precautionary steps that people need to take care about while travelling in summers.
Monsoon Season

Monsoon season lies in the month of July to mid September. Temperature lies in the range of 30 C to 35C .Rainfall is regarded as great relief from the hot and humid climate of the region. Light clothes are also preferred by the people as daily wear. It is the best time to visit Delhi.
Winter Season

Winter in Delhi has extreme cold and low temperature. The season starts from the month of December and continues till the month of January .The temperature remains in the range of 22c to 5C during winters. Warm and woolen clothes are the most preferred wear during the winters.

How To Reach
Reach New Delhi By Air

Located in the western corner of Delhi, Indira Gandhi International Airport connects various national as well as international destinations. It is also regarded as one of the biggest airport of the country that provides world class facilities like shopping centers, duty free shops, eating, cafeteria, coffee shops as well as cyber cafes.
Reach New Delhi By Road

Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), the state-owned bus service providers operates the worlds largest fleet of eco-friendly CNG buses. Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Kashmiri Gate Sarai Kale-Khan Bus Terminus and Anand Vihar Bus Terminus are the three major bus stands in Delhi from where people can find buses for several routes. Government as well as private transport service providers have almost frequent bus services from and too the different part of the city. One can also hire private taxi for further travel.

Distance Charts:
Location Jaipur to New Delhi Agra to New Delhi Gurgaon to New Delhi Dehradun to New Delhi Haridwar to New Delhi
Reach New Delhi By Train

Distance 271 KM 215 KM 35 KM 244 KM 208 KM

Time 4 hrs. 2 hrs. 46 mins. 4 hrs. 3 hrs.

Delhi is the headquarter of Northern Railway and is regarded as one of the major railway junction in the rail map of India. Nizamuddin Railway Station, Anand Vihar Railway Terminal, New Delhi railway station and Sarai Rohilla are some of the major station from where people can find for several routes. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) provides metro services that connect several parts of the Delhi to the neighboring destinations like Gurgaon, Noida, and Ghaziabad.

Fast Facts:
State: Delhi District: Delhi Famous for: Heritage Languages: Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi Best Season: February - April, August November Altitude: 239 m Pin code: 110xxx STD code: 011

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