Delhi, goes without saying, is the hub of the metropolitan lifestyle of the country. In spite of being a city that offers it all, Delhi disappoints you when it comes to its scorching hot weather and sheer lack of natural affinity. However, once you step slightly outside from the capital city, you will find numerous places in the form of resorts and water parks to rejuvenate you for another span of hectic urban lifestyle. Read more
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Grand, sacred and pure; churches of Delhi are pivotal not only for the Christians that inhabit the city but also exemplify the blend of different cultures that the capital is gifted with. Moreover, these churches have effectively developed a community based on the core values of nobility and service to humanity, in the city. These cathedrals in Delhi belong to distinct Christian faiths. All of them bear in themselves the essence of Christianity and thus are preserved, respected and embraced by the people of the city. Thus, we share with you a list of five famous churches that must be visited by travelers and residents alike to witness and be enthralled by the heritage. Read more
The city of Delhi is a bearer of a rich cultural diversity. The architectural heritage of the city is symbolic of this wealth, and how despite the many differences, unity and harmony binds everyone together. Hence, the people in this city still hold a strong attachment to their roots, which is recognizable in the profound culture of Delhi. Read more
If you were under the impression that stories of Delhi, revolve narrowly around impressive food, cultural and archaeological heritage spots and cumbersome politics, think again. There is more to look for than what we ordinarily identify as places, ‘worthy of exploration’ in this multifaceted city. The national capital has a handful of spooky sites for explorers who want to experience a rather distinct and shady side of the city. From the suspicious screeching of the doors, to the infamous woman clad in a white sari roaming about freely, to unnerving tales about ghosts of the dead. ‘Be on your guard’, as these haunted places can make even the brave, break into cold sweat. Read more
Delhi, the capital of India has turned into a bustling hub of trade and commerce. It offers an unprecedented amount of luxuries, architectural monuments, countless traditions, museums, and much more. Although being a remarkable tourist destination for inland and foreign entrepreneurs and travelers, the sadly scorching summer and soaring temperature subtends an entirely different edge of the city. Being in immense traffic, dense population, and overworked mass in the concrete jungle is often deplorable. What one needs is a little breakthrough to an environment, which not only soothes the mind but also makes you calm, rejuvenated, and fresh.
A salubrious gateway to a serene place with eternal beauty behold in calm compassion, the large range of mountains, the infinitely expanded lush green landmasses and scenic beauty is what a hill station has to offer as a bouquet of ever-lasting memories and impressions. Here is a list of five top hill stations near Delhi, which would serve as a wholesome package to everyone who are looking for a quick getaway into the beauty of nature: Read more
Pubs, Inns and Taverns- Where Did They Come From?
Spurring from European origins, pubs used to be places of rest to weary travelers and people who worked with their very hands. While not always accommodating, pubs served as places of community gatherings and centers of merriment. Jolly laughter and tête-à-tête would waft around the pillars, sparingly emulsified with deep philosophical brooders. Read more
India’s Capital City.
Located right a little above the center of India, Delhi, also pronounced “Dilli” is its capital territory. Many stories and legends contribute different versions of how it came to be named, and the most widely accepted ones include- a variant from the literal translation of “Dehleez” (“Threshold”) as Delhi is most popularly referred to as the “Gateway of India”, and secondly, it is also endearingly referred to as “Dilwalo ka sheher” or “The city of the big-hearted”. Being the second most populous city of India, with a staggering 16.3 million population, it is no wonder that traffic congestion is a serious issue in the heart of India. Read more
Delhi –The capital of republic India is famous for its food, culture and tradition. It is also quite infamous for its crime and politics also. However, there are still some unique facts which we bet you did not know about Delhi. Take a look on the below mentioned interesting facts about Delhi and get ready to be surprised. Read more
Delhi, known worldwide as the national capital of India, is a true melting pot of traditions and both the old and new Indian cultures. This city boasts of countless historical sites, heritage buildings, shopping destinations, entertainment zones, and food joints. Whether you are a visiting tourist or a local denizen of Delhi, you will be never short of places to explore and enjoy here.
There are many museums in this city that you should visit in order to understand the historical significance and to discover cultural heritage of the city of Delhi.
We have compiled a handy list of top 5 museums you must not forget to visit, if you are visiting Delhi for the first time: Read more
New Delhi, the charming capital city of India is not only famous for its historical monuments, cultural heritage and shopping markets but also for its lip smacking assortments of street foods. If you haven’t visited Delhi ever, you might wonder, what’s this ‘street-food’ fuss is all about. After all, the word ‘street-food’ only conjures up an image of a squalid pushcart loaded with dirt-cheap, stale, overcooked, and unhygienic (but definitely delicious-looking) food items. Ask any Delhiite or a Delhi-returned tourist about the street foods there and he or she will probably give you a different description altogether.
You can always find these hole-in-the wall hotels and low-priced food outlets, always crowded with hungry patrons gorging on paranthas, chaats, chole bhature, butter chicken, and other mouth-watering street foods, all-year-round. Seemingly, the recent spurt in number of multinational food outlets and swanky hotels has made no difference to the thriving business of these road side food shops. It is advisable to give top priority to hygiene aspect of the street foods, too.
Interestingly, many of these food outlets are quite old and reputed for their legendary foods. Most of these famous roadside eateries are located in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk and Paharganj areas.
We bring you the list of 5 places to taste street food in Delhi that you shouldn’t forget to drop in and to check out their delicious offerings. Read more