I asked my soul: What is Delhi? She Replied: The world is the body and Delhi its life.
The famous quote by Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib well describes the hearty capital of India, Delhi. The city with its grandeur strikes every discerning traveler. The wondrous part of Golden triangle tour houses some exceptional edifices that will leave every traveler awestruck, be it the Mughal prowess or the toothsome cuisines, be it the pious shrines or the sky soaring buildings, the seat of government of India, Delhi adds a new life with all its charm and charisma. Here are the best of the lot from the treasure of Delhi:
Tempting every visitor since its inception, this teeming of Persian and Mughal Architecture was commissioned by Bega Begum, wife of Mughal Emperor Humayun. The first ever Garden tomb of India is listed as a World Heritage Site.
Built to celebrate the victory of Mohammed Ghori by the first sultan of Delhi, Qutb-Ud-Din-Aibak, this UNESCO world heritage site houses several architectural wonders among which Qutub Minar allures every visitor with its immense grandiose. The world’s tallest brick minaret is considered as one of the “ towers of Victory” in the Islamic world as its construction also marked the beginning of Muslim Reign in India back then. Adjacent to this tallest marvel is the Mehrauli Archaeological Park which is dotted with hundreds of ruins including Tomb of Quli Khan, Zafar Mahal and many more.
The Grandeur of the place is so enticing that it has not even left the Mughal rulers with much a choice except for residing in for two centuries. Apart from gaining popularity worldwide and listed among the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, the marvel holds a great significance for the country itself as it hosts the annual event on Independence day where the Prime Minister of India Hoists the National Flag. Delhi gate, Chatta Chowk, Diwan_I_Aam, Nahr-I-Behisht, Rang Mahal are some of the finest structures within the fort which showcases the Mughal opulence in every bit.
The Oldest known edifice of the capital city is believed to be dated back to 500 years. The fort is said to be rebuilt by the Sher Shah Suri And later was completed by his son, Humayun. Embellished with some exceptional forts and gardens along with a museum, the Old Fort of Delhi is a must visit while Delhi Agra Jaipur tour.
Built to commemorate the soldiers of Indian Army who have sacrificed their lives while Third Anglo-Afghan War, the India Gate is another Gem from the treasure of Delhi.the structure was designed by the head of Architectural Projects of New Delhi, Edwin Lutyens. The heart of the structure lies the Amar Jawan Jyoti, an eternal flame along with a rifle which is topped with a war cap. India Gate can be well witnessed during early mornings when The Structure looks heavenly or at night when it is all adorned with lights and folks and looks more dazzling.
Markets of Delhi
Apart from being a delight for every heritage lover the city resides some of the most exciting market places where the travelers can find something or other during golden triangle trip to India, be it the Palika Bazar, that serves as a delight for techno geeks or the Sarojini Nagar where the shopaholics can get some exciting deals on something or other, be it the Janpath Market which is a paradise for all the fashionistas or the karol Bagh which is a mini hub for all those dazzling wedding outfits, accessories, and stuffs, the Delhi markets are a total steal when the visitors have sharp bargaining skills. Delhi Market can be summoned up as “Get some of the most high-quality products at pocket-friendly prices”.
Street food of Delhi
Rich taste along with the tangy flavors are synonymous with Delhi Street food. The capital city of the country offers the scrumptious meals that will totally drool any traveler. Be ith e Paranthas of Paranthe Wali Gali, or the Chaat, be it the sweet delectable Kulfi or the nihari from the nonveg platter, be it the chole Bhature or the Kebabs, Delhi inherits the most delectable flavors of Indian Cuisine. Though the travelers can find these appetizing meals in every nook and Corner here is the list of some prominent places that promises the best of those finger-licking meals which can be visited for all those meals during India’s golden triangle tour.
Wander into the bustling lanes along and delectable flavors of veg and non-veg dishes at very reasonable prices.
along with delighting the taste buds in some elegant and exquisite food joints, treat your eyes with the vistas of Hauz Khas lake.
for all those sumptuous meals from Bengali Cuisine.
Religious centers in Delhi
The contemporary capital of India houses some iconic religious sites which will lure every visitor with their divine aura and splendor. From the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, a prominent Sikh Gurdwara associated with their eighth Guru, Guru Har Krishan is adorned with gold domes and a pool which is believed to carry some medicinal qualities to Akshardham Temple, an iconic religious structure of Delhi, from the Qawwali (devotional Sufi music) session of Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, to the Bahai’s Temple, Lotus temple which will lure everyone with serene divinity along with architectural Magnificence, immerse into the sanctity of political capital.
Swirl your fingertips on the richest of Indian Legacy while exploring the city of people with golden hearts (Dilli Dilwalon Ki) while golden triangle tour to India.
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