Delhi, the capital of the Republic of India, serves as the center of Indian Government and the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. It is situated at the banks of the River Yamuna that has emerged as the major cultural, political and commercial city. The city is one of the fastest growing cities in all over the world. It is surrounded by the Haryana state on the North, West and South and by UP state on the East. Delhi has two distinct parts – New Delhi and Old Delhi. Old Delhi, built by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1636 and 1658, is centered on the Red fort and New Delhi was proclaimed the
Capital of India by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the British architect.
Best Time to Visit Delhi: February to March & September to November
Area: 42.7 km
Population: Around 18 Million
Location: North India, at 28.38°N latitude and 77.12°E longitude.
Languages: Hindi, English, Punjabi, Urdu
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At Delhi, there are numerous restaurants that serve a large variety of cuisines from Indian to Chinese, Mughlai to Thai, Continental and many more. Tourists can enjoy here Punjabi, Rajasthani, South Indian, Gujarati food. The well known restaurants of Delhi Near Hotel Divine Inn are McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Domino’s, Thank God It’s Friday, Starbucks, Subway and many more.
Delhi is also well known for its unique culture because people come from all over the country for their settlement. Hence, the culture of Delhi represents all states of country. Simply put, Delhi culture is a kind of synthesis and reflection of Indian culture. The city also works as the merger of modern lifestyles and old traditions as well as values.
In Delhi, there are various tourist places to visit that are impossible to see in a single trip. The city boasts of many prominent historical places, government buildings, embassies for instance, India Gate, Humayun’s tomb, National Zoological Park, Red Fort, Jantar Mantar, Qutub Minar, Rajghat, Lal Gumbad and much more.