Delhi Tourism Guide

Being the capital of India, Delhi is the center of all activities. All monuments which are standing here are the witness of its ancient history of Delhi. In ancient times, Delhi was ruled by the Mughal kings. And therefore one can notice Mughal art in historical places of Delhi. In Delhi, people from different religious group live together with harmony and celebrate all festivals. Delhi is a great example of- UNITY IN DIVERSITY.

Qutub minar, red fort, humayun’s tomb and jama masjid are some prestigious example of mughal architecture. Each monument has a unique characteristic which makes the tourists visit there. People far from the Delhi visit here to see the famous temples like akshardham temple, iskcon temple and lotus temple. Rashtrapati bhawan, india gate and zoo in Delhi are the other interesting places to visit.

Delhi’s people are very talented and therefore Delhi is full of art. All forms of dances from the different states are performed here. Exhibitions of paintings and different arts held in Delhi and a large crowd come to see it. Music performances by great musician add the beauty to the nights of Delhi.

Delhi serves delicious food to its guests. One can eat at good restaurants and dhabhas. Tourists can eat cuisines of different states such as Punjabi food, south Indian food and East Indian food. Delhi is also specializing in street foods and chaat. One can spot, people eating these foods with their family and friends. Chandani chowk in Delhi is famous for its fabulous cuisine.

Markets in delhi attracts the large number of people. Sarojini Nagar market, Karol Bagh market, Palika market, central market and Khan Market are best options for shopping in delhi. People can buy clothes, foot wear, artificial jewelries, accessories, home items, antique pieces and many more things.

Delhi Facts

Area : 1,483 sq km
Latitudinal parallel : 28.3oN
Longitudinal meridian : 77.13oE
Altitude : 293 m above sea level
Population : 13.85million (Census 2001)
Average Temperature: 45oC (Max) - usually in May - Jun, 5oC (Min) - usually in Dec - Jan
Desirable Clothes : Woollen for winters and light cotton for summers
Rainfall : 714 mm
Monsoon : July to mid-September
Population : 13.85 (Census 2001)
Season : Extreme climate with very hot summer and very cold winter
Best time to visit : October to March
STD Code : 011
Languages : Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi
Religions : Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Judaism and Bahai Faith