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Delhi Tour


A Metro Station and streams of vehicles beneath
I spend 2 hours in the metro daily on my way to work; 5 days a week. In a year (52 weeks) it sums up to 520 hours of metro ride. So out of 365 days I spent 21. 6 days inside metro. This finding bothered me and to some …Continue Reading →
Beginning of the spacious Yamuna Expressway
Now Agra is just 2 hours drive from Delhi. I’ve visited Agra twice. Both times we started off at dawn to avoid the traffic but nevertheless we ended up driving 7hours. Delhi to Agra road is part of the busy National Highway no.2 which links Delhi to Kolkota. So if …Continue Reading →
Jantar Mantar in Delhi
Jantar Mantar is just a few minutes walk from CP. Most people would know Jantar Mantar as the place where mass protests are held from time to time. It can also be easily recognized as series of monuments all painted in vibrant red. Once a towering observatory, it is now …Continue Reading →
Antique items sold at a shop in Janpath
Janpath market is one of the best heritage shopping destinations for foreign tourist. Janpath which is also translated as ‘people’s path’ starts near the inner circle of Connaught Place just behind LIC building. Janpath is known for its unique shopping complex. It is made up of string of shops lined …Continue Reading →
Shops selling antique items at Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat is a venue to showcase crafts, music, dance and cultural festivals of India. It is a small ethnic India in the midst of greater India.India is such a diverse country in terms of culture, race and crafts. Delhi Haat is a stage for diverse people to showcase their …Continue Reading →
The pavilion from where Prime Minister delivers his speech every Independence Day at Red Fort
The weather was tailor made for a cool and sweat free afternoon when I went to Red Fort. It’s more appropriate to call Lal Qila when you talk to Autowallas or ask direction from common men. Chances are they wouldn’t have heard of Red Fort. The wall on the front …Continue Reading →
India Gate
I’ve been to India Gate too many times that I have lost count of it. This looks like the heart of Delhi. It seems as if every road converges at this point. Long before I saw it for myself I had seen it on TV; especially during Republic day Parades. …Continue Reading →
Safdarjungs Tomb was completed in 1754
Safdarjung’s Tomb is a beautiful garden tomb not known to many, including Delhiites. It is located at a walking distance from the Lodi Garden. Built by Nawab ‘Shuja-Ud-Daulah’ as a tribute to his father Mirza Abul Mansur Khan entitled Safdarjung, construction work began in 1753 and was completed in 1754. …Continue Reading →
Qutub Minar and the Iron Pillar at Qutub Complex
Qutub Minar is the most recognizable face of Delhi. It represents Delhi in many ways; most recently on Metro cards. Qutub Complex offers a lot more that just the Indian tallest minaret Qutub Minar. There are lots of monuments, admirable structures and art-pieces around the premise. Qutub Minar can be …Continue Reading →
Jama Masjid is the biggest Mosque in India
Jama Masjid is the largest and most well known mosque in India. It is flanked by Red fort on one side and the old city Chandni Chowk on another side. Built by Shah Jahan in 17th century, Jama Masjid is today is a popular pilgrimage destination. The spacious courtyard fills …Continue Reading →