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Delhi Travel Guide

Suitable For
  • Languages:
    English and Hindi
  • Best Time to Visit:
    September to April
  • Temperature:
    Summer (25°C to 45°C) & Winter (8.2°C to 23°C)
  • Seasons: Summer (April-June), Winter (October-March), Monsoon (July-September)
  • Climate: Humid sub-tropical
  • Nearest Railway: Delhi
  • Nearest Airport: Delhi

Delhi – the capital of India and regarded as the best place to know mystery, spirituality, food, culture and history of this country. Delhi is divided into two parts – Old and New Delhi. It is located on the banks of Yamuna River and ruled by many empires over the years. This imperial city has always been the epicenter of religion, social mindset, culture and political evolution. It is well known for its exotic shows, gardens, museums, galleries, monuments, and administrative landmarks. “Golden Triangle Holiday” is offering this Delhi Travel Guide to explore the major tourist attractions in Old and New Delhi.

Major Tourist Attractions / Tourist Places in Delhi

Red Fort

This fort was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 A.D. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has a variety of structures including Hayat Bakhsh Bagh, Moti Masjid, Mumtaz Mahal, Zenana, Nahr-i-Behisht, Diwan-i-Khas and Diwan-i-Aam.

Jama Masjid

It is India’s largest mosque wherein 25000 people can offer prayer at a single point of time. This mosque was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and totally covered with black & white marbles.

Qutub Minar

This is a UNESCO world heritage site and was commissioned in 1199 by the ruler of Slave Dynasty, Qutubuddin-Aibak. It is a perfect example of Indo-Islamic architecture style and was later completed by Shams-ud-din-Iltutmish.

Humayun’s Tomb

It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent and was commissioned in 1562 by Humayun’s wife, Hamida Banu Begum. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.

Raj Ghat

This memorial to Mahatma Gandhi is located on the banks of Yamuna River and also has two museums dedicated to the father of the nation. The cremation spot of Mahatma Gandhi has been marked by a grave black marble podium.

How To Reach

By Air
Delhi has its own airport and well-connected through major Indian cities like Bangalore, Kolkata and Mumbai. It is considered as the best option to reach Delhi and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

By Rail
Delhi is its own railway station and well connected with all the major cities like Kolkata, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Bangalore and many others. After reaching Delhi by train, you can hire a car to explore major tourist attractions.

By Road
Delhi is well-connected by road with all the major Indian cities like Agra, Mumbai, Jaipur and many others. This city has very good bus connectivity and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

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