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Delhi Sightseeing Tours Delhi is the capital of India. Fusion of ancient and modern Delhi stands as one of the most happening cities of India. Delhi being India's third largest city is rich in its museums, gardens, history, galleries, gardens, truly represents Incredible India. There is Old Delhi and New Delhi, both quite different from each other. Both Old Delhi and New Delhi is truly an example of perfect blend of past and present. Delhi- the multidimensional metropolis is sprinkled with glittering gems, vivacious markets, bazaars, where you can purchase all sorts of goods and items. Visitors can easily immerse themselves in both "old" and "new" Delhi. They can spend their half day indulging in viewing Red Fort while other half may indulge them in reviving themselves over Delhi cafes and bars. Also, for food lover, Delhi is a global cuisine. You can feast on everything from vegetarian to meaty Mughlai curries.

Facts and figures
Location from some metropolitan cities
Chennai (2095 km), Calcutta (1461 km), Mumbai (1407 km)

Famous for
Delhi being the capital of India owns some glorious monuments and many exciting places.

Climate
Delhi has extreme climate, summers are hot and humid, while winters are cold. During summers, climate can shoot up to 45 degree Celsius; while, during winters temperature can come down to as low as 5 degree Celsius. At the end of June, we welcome monsoon.

Best time to visit Climate is pleasant during the months of August to November, and February to April.

Major attractions in the city



India Gate
India Gate was built in the memory of 90,000 soldiers who gave their lives for the sake of their nation during Ist World's War. India Gate is also a relaxation area and is a famous picnic spot. Earlier India Gate was called as All India War Memorial. The names of the soldiers are written all along the walls of India Gate. 42 m high, Lutyens constructed it to pay a tribute to soldiers who sacrificed their lives.

Parliament House
Parliament House holds a prominent place in the democratic country like India. Parliament House is a marvelous piece of architecture which is highly admirable and holds prestige in India. All the major decision is taken in Parliament House and entry to this area is restricted. However, one can admire the beauty of this marvelous piece of building from outside.

Bahai Temple
Bahai temple is lotus shaped temple. That is why; it is commonly referred to as a Lotus Temple due to its flower like shape. Lotus Temple is an ideal place to obtain peace and tranquility. The structure of Bahai temple/Lotus Temple is made up of nine petals. This temple is located in South Delhi, and was built between 1980 and 1986. It is set in the mid of pools, gardens and religious people are liberal to visit the temple to pray or to meditate, as per their own religions and faith.

Rashtrapati Bhawan (President's House)
Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of President of the India. It was further modified and designed by Luytens. Rashtrapati Bhawan was the official residence of Viceroy at the time of Britishers. President's house is spread over a sprawling area of 330 acres. It contains 340 rooms. The entry to Rashtrapati Bhawan is restricted. However, during certain periods of the year, entry to the Mughal Gradens within the Rashtrapati Bhawan is made open which acts as a treat for the eyes.

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Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid is the largest glorious mosque in India. It was built in the year 1656 AD with the assistance of 5,000 craftsmen. The mosque has capacity to accommodate 25,000 devotees. Lal Qila or Red Fort stands towards the east of the mosque. Jama Masjid is cluttered by devotees as it is the main mosque built by Shahjahan. It has three gateways- 4 towers, and 2 minarets. Thousands of devotees offer prayers every day. It is the most famous tourist attractions in Delhi.

Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar is the tallest and attractive monument of Delhi built in 1199 A.D by Kutab-ud-din Aibak. It is a master-piece of Mughal architecture which has a number of storey having beautiful carvings. The structure of the wall is made in such way so as to make the minar stronger. You will have an exhilarating and enchanting experience, as you move upstairs inside the minar. The Top of Qutab Minar gives you the wonderful views of Delhi, Hauz Khaz on the left, and Siri fort on the right.

Other places of interest

Surajkund
Surajkund is a best picnic spot around Delhi. Situated 11 Km from the tallest Qutab Minar, in Delhi, this place is the favorite zone of tourists. You can drive down with your family to relax in chain of hotels, suiting whole range of pockets. Besides being a picnic spot, this place is the hub of the annual Surajkund Crafts Mela, where craftsmen form all over India flock down during the month of February to participate.

Badhkal Lake
One of the most popular tourist getaways near Delhi is Badhkal Lake. It is situated just 35 Kms from Delhi. The Badhkal Lake is an ideal place for people who are seeking peace of mind. The serenity of this place lends this place a worth visiting charm. This lake is a natural pool lush with greenery. A perfect picnic spot, this place offers boating facilities. Although the lake is not so active in summer, the Mid-Monsoon season is the best time to visit. Here, in this lake, one can grab the facility for boating and also fishing.

How to reach



By Air: All flights operate frequently from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. Being a capital of India, Delhi airport has all the modern facilities and connects all the major and minor destinations of India.

By Rail : Indian Railway with their organized and broad network connects Delhi to all prime destinations in India. There are three major Railway Stations in Delhi- Old Delhi Rly. Station, New Delhi Rly. Station and Hazarat Nizamuddin Rly. Station connecting all major and minor destinations.

By Bus: Delhi is well connected to all prime destinations. Delhi bus terminals are located at Anand Vihar, Sarrai Kale-Khan, and Kashmiri Gate.