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Delhi: “Dil walo ki Dilli”

While the capital of India, Delhi is home to one of the world’s largest and most cosmopolitan cities. The country’s capital is also home to several historical and architectural landmarks. The most famous and iconic buildings in Delhi are the Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort, and Qutub Minar. Modern architecture and temples are available in the form of the Laxminarayan Temple, the Baha’s Lotus Temple, and the ISKCON and Akshardham temples.

For a taste of the culture and traditions of the people who lived here for centuries, Delhi is full of delicious cuisines. The cosmopolitan population of the city means that you can find Indian cuisine from every region of the country. South Indian cuisine, for example, can be found in many restaurants in the city. Chaat and Dahi-Papri are some of the most popular local delicacies. You can even try out traditional tandoor cooking at a few street food stalls.

History of Delhi is fascinating and rich. The area was home to eight major cities throughout the ages. In ancient times, the city had four major centers, including Chandri and Ajanta. Today, only the southern part of the city has been inhabited by humans. The capital of Delhi has a diverse population. This makes it a fascinating place to visit. So, go ahead and explore the world of Delhi. While you are there, be sure to visit the Taj Mahal and Qutub Minar.

The city’s history is varied. It has been the capital of several empires and kingdoms. The historic parts of the city are marked by countless monuments and ancient cities. As the capital of the nation, Delhi is the heart of the country. This is where the government of India resides. The entire country celebrates their national holidays. It is very popular with tourists from all over the world.

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Karim’s in Delhi is one of the oldest restaurants in the country. It is in fact home of the original Mughal cuisine, the recipes being handed down through generations. The story goes that it was opened by a cook who was employed in the royal kitchen of Bahadur Shah Zafar. Hence, the recipes were straight from the kitchen of the Mughal Emperor.

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    FAQs on Delhi

    Rich in Heritage and Culture. Well connected to all major cities across the world. Beautiful architectural monuments. Delicious street food.

    Summers can be very extreme in Delhi. Temperatures can soar over 40 degrees Celsius. Unsafe after working hours. Very polluted.

    Delhi is suitable for every generation – be it aged people wanting to visit the monuments that are milestones in Indian history, or teenagers coming in to enjoy a taste of the most amazing kind of nightlife, or just another traveller looking to explore the beautiful city.

    While October to March is the best time to visit Delhi because of cool weather. However, some weeks in late November to January should be avoided because of heavy smog cover. February and March have great weather and relatively clean air to travel outside. Delhi experiences extreme temperatures in summer and winter seasons. The summer months (April to July) are scorching hot in Delhi as the temperature might rise to 45 degree Celsius. Temperatures fall a little during the monsoon season (August to September) and certain days can be good for roaming around.

    Delhi is a centre of heritage, architecture, history and power and what runs through its lifelines is the food here. Like in case of almost every other thing, in cuisine too, there is nothing that does not find a second home in the capital.
    Delhi’s food borrows flavors and elements from the past as well as from the various cultures, religions and livelihoods it sustains. You can try out the finest dining options here with countless choices in terms of cuisine, from Chinese, Continental, Thai, Mexican, Mughal to South Indian and a subtle dominance of North Indian and Punjabi preparations.
    Another equally fine, mouth-watering and vibrant option that begins to define the food culture here is the street food. Delhi remains unseen until you have experienced the street food here. It’d be a futile effort to try and name the items, since there are countless colourful options out their all with simple legacies behind them. Walk through Old Delhi lanes to have some of the richest street foods you might ever find.