How can you define something that is haste and lazy at the same time, serene and bustling simultaneously, inheriting historic essence wrapped in modernity; a million words would fall short to describe the true spirit of the political capital of India, Delhi. The seat of government of India houses the most vibrant blend of historicity as historical prowess that narrates the glorious history of the city and modernity as modern architectural arts, sky soaring industries, a vast network of metro and more. The hearty capital of city is also renowned for its pious shrines. Immersing into its sanctity while Golden triangle tour adds a spiritual solace to the whole tour. Also, the lip-smacking cuisine of the city has already made its marks in the gourmet treats.
Experience the two different facets of the contemporary capital of India with golden triangle tour packages, where the tour to Old Delhi which houses the erstwhile unscathed charm of the country in its narrow lanes, historical edifices and palatable meals and lures everyone with its blingy ambiance and the tour to New Delhi allures the discerning traveler with its world-class captives as hi-tech buildings, upmarket shopping places, and much more.the capital city of India has legends to startle, soak all of it and more while Golden triangle tour with India in My mind
Places to visit in Delhi
Humayun’s tomb- The first ever Mughal architecture commissioned in India that was followed the Mughal rulers is the Humayun Tomb. In fact, the design of the epitome of love, Taj Mahal of Agra is highly influenced by that of Humayun’s Tomb which was accredited in the memory of Mughal emperor Humayun by his wife, Hamida Banu Begum. The tomb is nestled among the beautiful luscious garden, exhibiting the finest of Mughal and Persian architectural skills. Luring everyone with its charm and splendor since its inception, the ambiance of the tomb has moved the UNESCO too and gets its name amongst the World Heritage sites.
Qutub Minar- Built nearly 10 centuries ago, the astonishing masterpiece of Indo-Islamic architecture art, is the Qutub Minar which is also known as the victory tower as it was commissioned over the triumph of General of Mohd. Ghori, Qutubuddin-Aibak over the last Hindu kingdom of Delhi. He later became the Sultan of the Delhi Sultanate. The 74-meter tall structure is built of red sandstone and white marble and has been ranked as the tallest brick minaret. Nestled in the Qutub complex which also houses some of the other significant structures, the victory tower, The Qutub Minar is listed as World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Red Fort- Formerly the residence of the Mughal emperors for almost two centuries, the UNESCO world heritage site is another must-visit-site while India’s Golden Triangle Tour. Exhibiting the opulence Mughal architecture in every brick and cornice, the fort is an iconic symbol of the Indian subcontinent and hosts the grand event on its independence day where the Prime minister of India hoists the national flag. The fort is the teamed up fusion of Persian, European and Indian architectural styles. The Mumtaz Mahal, the Rani Mahal, the Shah Burz, the Khas Mahal are some of the spectacular structures inside the fort which adds their charm in the ethnicity of the Red Fort.
India Gate - Exquisitely designed by the architectural head of the projects of New Delhi plan, Edwin Lutyens, India Gate was commemorated as a war memorial for the soldiers. The walls the monument is carved with the name of the soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation. Lies in the center of the monument is the Amar Jawan Jyoti, the eternal flame beside a rifle which is topped with the war cap of the soldier.
Rashtrapati Bhavan - Overjoying the travelers with its stately aura, manicured lawns, and exceptional ambiance, Rashtrapati Bhavan is the presidential palace of the nation which was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, a British architect. The official place for India’s president, the Rashtrapati Bhavan s bounded by the Mughal gardens on either side. Exploring the rich ambiance of the powered edifice while a stroll in Mughal gardens is quite an experience.
Religious places to visit in Delhi
Lotus Temple - The ambiance of the Lotus temple is like that of a lotus flower with immaculate petals and is a must-visit-place under Luxury Golden triangle tour. Made of 27 marble petals the temple is enclosed with ponds, gardens, and fountains that add a charm to whole ambiance. It is also known as Bahai’s Temple which represents the oneness of all the religions.
Jama Masjid - One of the largest mosque of India, the Jama Masjid is also known as Masjid-I-Jahan Numa. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the mosque is commemorated of red sandstone and white marble. Built on high platform, the mosque is visible from the surrounding hubbub. The mosque is accessible through its three gates. The place offers the picturesque vistas of the narrow lanes of the old Delhi embellished with vibrant marketplaces, toothsome texture of the street foods of Delhi and more.
Akshardham Temple - A holy site, Akshardham Temple of Delhi is another exceptional structure of the capital city. The Hindu temple is widely spread over the ground of several acres and a must visit the site while golden triangle tour to India. The temple’s complex exhibits the best of Indian architecture and must be explored or cultural splendor and spiritual peace. The temple hosts the lessons taught by Guru Swaminarayan which are shown and enacted through movies and light and sound show in the evening.
Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah - The mausoleum of the Sufi saint, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya is a popular pilgrimage site for Muslims. Commissioned on the top of the tank, the Dargah is encircled with varying Tombs. The narrow lanes of Market of Delhi will lead to The Dargah which is embellished with the structure of Hazrat Nizamuddin on the marble pavilion on the entrance. The dargah is quite popular for its divine and lively Qawali sessions.
Markets of Delhi
Markets of the capital city are a total paradise for all the Shopaholics. Be it the Palika Bazar selling tech-stuffs or the Sarojini Nagar selling the trendy fashionable clothing and accessories, be it the Chandni Chowk, where the tuk-tuk ride along the vibrant market selling something or other to Karol Bagh, enriched with bridal wear shops, be it the Nehru Place and the Gaffar Market famous for their jaw-breaking deals on gadgets or the Lajpat Nagar, another hub of all the stylish clothing and accessories, Delhi markets are a total treat for all the shopping lovers. All a traveler needs is a brushed up bargaining skills and the Delhi Markets are a total steal for all the products.
Food in Delhi
The lip-smacking flavors of Delhi food need no introduction. The tangiest flavors of the DELHI-CACIES of Delhi are to die for. Immerse in all the rich-some flavors of Delhi, the heaven for foodies. Treating the taste buds, the political capital of India has everything that suits your flavor, paratha, chaat, biryani, raj kachoris, Golgappas for all the lovers of spicy food, Kulfi, Jalebi and more for all the sweet-tooths. Also, the capital city entices with continental delicacies which can also be relished while Golden triangle trip to India.
The capital city of India welcomes all the travelers with open arms and can be well explored under Golden triangle tour packages. So pack your bags and board on a memorable tour comprising of many awe moments to the contemporary capital of India subcontinent, Delhi.