Delhi - the Old and the New
with 10 million inhabitants, Delhi, the capital of India, is one of the most
agile cities. It is divided into two sectors, the Old Delhi, often renews
the link with the past and New Delhi, the city founded by the Englishmen.
This city truly symbolizes the old and the new as it presents a fusion of
ancient monuments and temples along with sophisticated food joints and
upmarket shopping malls. It is known as the land where one can realize one's
dreams, and due to its strategic location it has been the seat of power for
many years. Situated on the right bank of river Yamuna, Delhi is sensuously
covered with a large number of beautiful temples, forts, mosques as well as
parks, gardens and beautiful colonial mansions.
In New Delhi, One can explore the Birla Mandir, President House, Humayun's
Tomb the forerunner of the Taj Mahal, Qutab Minar and the India Gate.
Connaught Place is a must visit on any traveler's schedule as it is the
heartthrob of Delhi.
In the Old Delhi, you can visit Feroz Shah Kotla, Shahjahanabad's Red Fort,
Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and the Raj Ghat. Built by Shah Jahan,Chandni
Chowk is the hub of social, cultural and religious life of the Capital.
Apart from historic forts and temples, Delhi has a very interesting
nightlife, which offers fun and entertainment such as dance clubs, bars,
parties, festivals, shows, restaurants, live music bands and plenty of other
activities. Delhi has witnessed tumultuous times, different rulers and
dynasties but surprisingly its charm and magnificence is still protected.