Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib once said: “I asked my soul: What is Delhi? He replied: The world is the body and Delhi its life!”
Well truly said by Sir Ghalib. The mix of culture, religion, festivals, cuisines, historical places and many more has made Delhi one of the unique city of the India. With their busy life schedule, Delhi people never forget how to live their life to its fullest and so it has been liked by most of the people to stay here. Delhi is mainly loved for its winter season with heavy fogs.
Delhi has its own thrilling history and so to know the real Delhi, one has to go from Old Delhi to modern New Delhi. In Old Delhi, one can find Red Fort, Jama Masjid, neighboring Chandni Chowk, which has been filled with sweets shops, food carts, jewelers, and spice stalls whereas in New Delhi, one can find colonial-era parliament buildings and penchant for high tea.
When comes to shopping, Delhi is the most favorite place as it bang varieties of items such as carpets, jewelry, precious stones, handicrafts, and many more.
In Northern India, Delhi is the most important trading center. Sheikh Sarai and Yusuf Sarai are the famous ancient trading markets from the medieval period. Apart from it, today there are huge numbers of hubs, shopping complex, wholesale markets, which has their own ambience and specialty. For famous handicraft artifacts, Baba Kharak Singh Marg is famous whereas Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Market and Karol Bagh are termed as principle shopping areas.
Famous Food to Eat:
Delhi is a foodie’s paradise, which offers a wide choice of Indian as well as International Cuisines that suit varied budgets. From 5-star hotels to roadside stalls, people can get Mughlai and Frontier Cuisine, Chinese Cuisines, Kashmiri Food, Thai Food, Japanese Food, Tibetan Food to kababs, rotis and biryani.
India’s Capital city, Delhi is a cultural hub, where various festivals and fairs are being celebrated throughout the year. In the month of January, the festive season of Delhi begins with Lohri, adjoining Makar Sankranti and Republic day celebration. Holi, Janamashtami, Durga Puja, Navratri, Diwali, Dussehra, etc are some of the important festivals and fairs in Delhi.
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