Delhi Tourist Guide

Delightful Delhi, the capital city of India has traditionally been the seat of administrative power of India. For centuries, its glory attracted one conqueror after another. Here several dynasties ruled, leaving monumental gifts to posterity. The Qila Rai Pithora, bequeathed by a Rajput King; the Qutub Minar, grand gesture of an Afghan King; the Red Fort that Shah Jahan, the great Mughal built; the ruined Old Fort, from where once the wise King Sher Shah ruled; the glorious Jama Masjid, eloquent reminder of Mughal religious fervor; the tombs and mausoleum in remembrance of ruling nobles and kings. It is all here to see, this slow march of history, carved in stone.


Fast Facts
Capital:
Delhi

Main languages: Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, English
When to go: October to March


Getting There & Away: How to reach Delhi
Road:
Delhi is connected with Haryana by Gurgaon Expressway and with Gurgaon by NH-8. NH-2 connects with Faridabad, NH-1 with Panipat, NH-10 with Rohtak and NH-24 with Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh).

Rail: New Delhi Railway Station is the busiest railway station of the country. Other significant stations are Old Delhi Railway Station, Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station, Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station, Sarai Rohila Railway Station and Delhi Cantonment.
Air: Indira Gandhi International Airport serves as the primary civil aviation hub. Apart from that Palam Domestic Airport provides domestic support.

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