The capital of India, New Delhi is sprinkled with dazzling gems like insightful museums, ancient monuments, art galleries and many eateries. This city has not left even a single stone upturned in alluring the heart of tourists, and globetrotters on Delhi tours can a do a lot of things that make up for a perfect holiday. Two different worlds co-exist in this city with their unique specialities. The Old Delhi consists of narrow lanes, ageing architectural buildings, while New Delhi is marked by modernity making it one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Here is a list of few things that travelers can do to make their holidays in Delhi even more interesting.
Visit India Gate
Located in the heart of the city, India Gate is the most prominent attraction that people can visit while spending their holidays in Delhi. Standing on a low-base made of Bharatpur stone, this war monument was built in order to commemorate the Indian soldiers, who lost their lives during the First World War. The walls of the gate are marked by the names of these martyrs. Another memorial, Amar Jawan Jyoti is lighted throughout the day and night under the arch of India Gate. The colourful fountains lit during the night add to the magnificence of this place. Travelers can enjoy a leisure walk in the green lawns surrounding the monument, which is an ideal tourist spot.
Taste the Amazing Street Food
Travelers on Delhi tours can tickle their taste buds with scrumptious food that can be found in almost every street of the city. The famous Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, often called the food capital of India, is the best place to relish delicious street food. The area is filled with the aroma of the food that tempts people to give a try to these mouth-watering delicacies. The streets of this place are filled with sellers of sweet and rich breads soaked in ghee. The essence of the street food of Delhi lies in the delicious chat consisting of a mixture of crispy fried bread, pieces of potato, dahi bhalla and sweet and sour spices.
It is the only place in Delhi where travelers can have paya and nihari. A range of non-vegetarian dishes that can be savored by tourists here is shami kebab, shahjahani korma and mutton korma. Those with a sweet tooth can binge on sinful kulfi, offered in different flavors like kewra, banana, rose, kesar and pista.
Explore Lotus Temple
Located in the east of Nehru Place, Lotus Temple is the last of the seven major temples of Bahai in the world that travelers can explore while availing Delhi holiday packages. Built in the shape of the Lotus flower, the temple was completed in the year 1986. Made of pure white marble, the structure comprises 29 petals around which there are nine pools that are naturally lit. People of every religion come here to meditate and attain peace as the symbol of lotus is common to every religion.
To have an unforgettable experience, holidaymakers can do these three things on Delhi tours.