Over the last decades, Delhi has emerged as an all encompassing modern metropolis, a hub of tourist attractions as well as a commercial center of India. With great historical significance, Delhi offers everything you can think of. It wouldn’t be wrong to call this city an epitome of India’s rich cultural heritage.
The city has been ruled by some of the greatest and most powerful rulers from the Slave to the Mughal Dynasty. Not only this, Delhi has witnessed numerous historical, political, economical and cultural turmoils for over 5 centuries. This city’s soil smells of blood and romance, while its monuments speak volumes about its vibrant history.
Not only this, Delhi also houses a plethora of stunning art galleries, museums, monuments and gardens, making it a beautiful melting point of age-old traditions and contemporary lifestyles. On one hand, you can witness mesmerizing Qawwalis at Nizamuddin Dargah while on the other you will hear loud music from pubs and cafes.
Needless to say, Delhi is an ideal exemplar of “Unity in Diversity”!
How to reach Delhi
Also known as the “Gateway to India”, Delhi is home to 2 airports – the stunning new Indira Gandhi International Airport – Terminal 3 and Terminal 1D. The former is located 26 Kilometers while the later is located 16 Kilometers from Cannaught Place. Both domestic and international flights operate from the airports. From there on, you can take auto rickshaws, bus, pre-paid taxi or Delhi metro to reach various places in the city.
There are three railways stations in Delhi, The Old Delhi Station in Old Delhi area and the New Delhi Station near Connaught Place and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in south Delhi. You can avail taxi, bus or metro services from there on.
Delhi is well connected with all major cities and neighboring states with brilliant road networks. You can find buses that go to and fro Delhi from Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT), Sarai Kale Khan Bus stand adjacent to the Hazrat Nizamuddin Station, state-owned buses from Mandi house, Bikaner House and various other places.