Mystery, Mayhem, Magic are what describe Delhi the best. Like an eastern Rome, India’s capital is scattered with the scraps of lost empires. A good many foreign armies captured the Indo-Gangetic plain, changed the identity of the city into a vanquished colony, before vanishing into ruins like the conquerors that preceded them.
Modern Delhi, with over 16.7 million people is truly a cosmopolitan city which has brought within its fold people of all ethnic groups and their traditions and culture, reflect in a variety of cuisines, festivals and lifestyles.
Here’s a sneak peek into Delhi’s delight:
While travelling to Delhi one can see a wide variety of tourist attractions, from historical monument to modern architectural marvels, from traditional bazaars to sprawling malls, and from parks to spiritual centers. The major historical tourist destination in Delhi which one should never miss while traveling in Delhi, are the Qutub Minar, Purana Quila, Humayun's Tomb and the Red Fort.
Among the colonial tourist attractions in Delhi are the Rashtrapathi Bhavan and India Gate. Moreover, there are also a multitude of museums in Delhi, such as National Museum, National Gallery and the National Rail Museum where lavish possessions once used by maharajas are on display.
Delhi is a shopper’s paradise. Starting from the overcrowded bazaars of Karol Bagh and Chandani Chawk in old Delhi to the more organized and selective state emporium in and around janpath, these markets offer just about everything from carpets, silks, jewellery, leather to silver ware, art textiles, antiques and designer clothes, fashion accessories etc. Delhi also has the best handicraft markets in the country. The vibrant and exotic atmosphere of Delhi markets can make shopping truly a wonderful experience.
Hotels in Delhi offer the finest accommodation for guests- domestic and international. Blessed with lush landscape all around, these hotels in the city are extraordinarily unique in terms of ambience, scrumptious food, spa accommodation etc. Customers at these hotels can also be indulged into six senses spas and observe the magnificent beauty of the nature at its best. The amusement and recreational activities at luxury hotels in Delhi are other impressive features that woo tourists worldwide.
Special deals and packages on accommodation, spa therapies, food and beverages, sports and leisure activities are also offered by the hotels in Delhi so as to allow customers to save big on hotel tariffs. Apart from these specials, booking hotels online in advance can also fetch travelers more discounts.
Delhi represents the food utopia and offers cuisines for just about every palate. Along with being the national capital, Delhi can arguably be called as the food capital of India as well. Mughlai cuisine is predominant in the former capital of the Mughal Empire. Some of the food items which have gained huge popularity in Delhi are – kebabs, biryani, tandoori etc. Moreover, because of Delhi’s street-food culture, dishes such as butter chicken, aloo chaat, chole bhature, dahi vada, jalebi, lassi etc, may also be considered as an integral part of the city’s cuisine.
So if you are planning to trip with your family this weekend, why not travel to Delhi and explore the magnificence of this city on your own.
Author Bio : Mrs.Palak Sharma has been writing on hospitality industry since the early stages of her career. Indian and global market are on her outlook and she has been tracing the trends of Best Hotel in Delhi and here's this article gives a view of it. Read on and stay tuned to hear from her.