India, the country with unity in diversity and a combination of different cultures in every corner with Delhi as its capital as its heart. Delhi, the national capital territory in India is also a union territory of India.
Basically termed as Dil walo ki Dilli, the city depicts a perfect picture of the country be it food, religions or people, you can have a touch of every corner of the country here only. Situated on the banks of the Yamuna River, the city offers picturesque and scenic beauty.
The special name given to Delhi is “The city of Rally’s”.
The Indian capital city Delhi has a long history. It is one of the longest-serving capitals & one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Languages spoken in Delhi are Khariboli, Hindi, Punjabi & English. It is the only city which builts, destroyed and rebuilt several times. Its history begins with the onset of the Delhi Sultanate. It was declared capital on 12 December 1911 & on 12 December 2011, New Delhi celebrated 100 years of serving as India’s National Capital.
Old Delhi vs New Delhi:-
Old Delhi was actually a city of Mughal Emperor. The mosques and gardens present in the city is a finest example of old Mughal architecture and is actually the evidence of the presence of Mughal period. The area od old Delhi today was previously called Shahjahanabad as it was built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and Old Delhi today also has an area which is of the same name. The Red Fort is the focal point of the Old Delhi.
And if you are paying a visit to Old Delhi the sights which you must have visit includes Jama Masjid, Lal Mandir(a Jain temple), biggest spice market of Asia namely Khari Baoli and apart from these tourist attractions you can taste the best of Mughlai dishes at Chandni Chowk at Chawri Bazar.
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Recently, New Delhi has been selected & developed as a smart city under Prime minister of India Narendra Modi’s flagship smart cities Mission. It is the second largest commercial city in northern India (Connaught place). It is home to several sites & museums. There are very nice sightseeing, places to visit & attractions situated in the heart of the city. Rajghat, parliament house, Jantar Mantar, India gate etc. It is home to numerous international organizations like UNDP, UNESCO, WHO etc.
The most preferred destination for the person who loves sightseeing, nightlife, pubs, historical attractions etc. It is the best destination which comes under top 5. It is the city where time travel is feasible. So countdown from old Delhi to New Delhi, from down to earth to sky high. There’s so much to experience here.
You can have taxi services online and offline, ac and non a/c at cheapest rates. Minimum rates started for a day tour is Rs. 9 per kilometer. You can also book Ola Cabs. You can have rental car services too.
Via Air- If you want to fly, here is your way. Indira Gandhi International Airport, the main gateway for the city’s domestic and international civilian air traffic. It was rated best airport in the world in 2015. You can get various options here to reach your place like if you are finding for Delhi to Mumbai flight, take a sleep of 1hour 55min & you will be in Mumbai. Likewise, if you are preferring from capital city to the city which is known for the monument of love i.e. Agra than it takes only one hour & 40minutes.
If you are fun loving and making friends is your best part of life than you can prefer train also. Delhi to Agra, the fastest train is Hazrat Nizamuddin Singrauli Superfast Express. It takes a minimum of four hours and the shortest distance will be 195 kilometers.
You can also go for the metro train. Delhi Metro is a world-class metro. For passengers safety, it is equipped with the most modern communication and train control system. There is a metro card facility. Metro card- Rs. 150 (100+50 refundable). Metro card recharge Rs. 200 to Rs. 1000. There are various schemes for 1-day tourist card, 3-day tourist card etc. You can find useful information on Delhi Metro Rail app.
For a fun-loving guy or maybe you can say a tour maker there is no specific time, day, month or season. It only depends on mood inspite of that perfect time to visit this place leading to summer into summer is February to April and trailing the monsoon season is in October and November because the capital city has an extreme weather pattern with high variation in summers and winters.
So what are you waiting for, Dill-walon-ki-Dilli (Delhi- a city of the heart full) welcomes tourists from all across the globe wholeheartedly and may you have the best time to visit the city and you will fall in love with the warm winter sun and go sightseeing. Plan your visit and gear up for the best moments.
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