Delhi, India’s capital territory, is a massive metropolitan area in the country’s north. Delhi is surrounded by Haryana on all sides except the east, where it borders with Uttar Pradesh.
Famous personality in Delhi
Historical Places in Delhi
Mehrauli Archaeological Park:- This is not just a park. You will be able to see monuments in the park. These monuments date back to the period of Mughals.
Qutub Minar. : Qutub Minar is one of the highest minarets in India with a height of 73 metres. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the tallest brick minaret in the world
Agrasen ki Baoli. Located in the main city of New Delhi, Agrasen ki Baoli is an ASI-protected historical place which comprises three levels and 101 steps.
Humayun's Tomb. The tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun is one of the historical places that you can visit in Delhi.
Red Fort. Red Fort is one of the historical places that you can take a tour at in Delhi. Located in the Old Delhi area, Red Fort was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639. Nearby places of Red Fort area are e Jama Masjid, Mirza Ghalib ki Haveli, Dariba Kalan, Salimgarh Fort Bhagirath Palace, Naughara, Haveli Dharampura, and Chunnamal ki Haveli.
Tughlaqabad Fort. Tughlaqabad Fort was built in 1321 by Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, the founder of Tuglaq dynasty. It is a ruined fort though, but a good option if you want to see the historical places in the city.
Cultural : Delhi has communities from different regions of the country, who introduced many festivals and fairs into Delhi's culture. Today, these festivals have become the basis of Delhi's culture. Top traditional dance forms to enjoy in Delhi are Kathak, folk dance, Bhangra, and even Bharatanatyam. Top music forms of Delhi are Carnatic, Hindustani, ghazal and others.
Festival : Diwali is the main festival of Delhi. Moreover Delhi is also celebrated Eid, Durga Puja , Navratri and Dussehra, Guru Nanak Jayanti and many more.
Language: Hindi is the official language of Delhi. The majority of the people speak in Hindi moreover Urdu, Panjabi, English languages are commonly spoken in the Delh.
By Air: Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport serves as the main entrance for both domestic and international flights. Located in the western corner of the capital, the airport is regarded as one of the largest in the country. Public transport like buses and metro rail is also available around the airport.
By Rail: Headquarters of Northern Railway, Delhi is well connected to most cities as well as small towns via a systematic network of trains. New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS), Nizamuddin Railway Station (NZM), Anand Vihar Railway Terminal (ANVT) and Sarai Rohilla (DEE) are among the major railway terminals in the capital region that connect the city with rest of the country.
By Road: Travellers who wish to come to Delhi by road can access the city via a series of impressive expressways and highways. The city enjoys good connectivity with neighbouring destinations like Jaipur, Agra, Alwar, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Shimla, Manali, Dharamsala and Dehradun, among others.
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