Monday, May 31, 2010

Delhi Tourism


Welcome To Delhi Tourism

Delhi, known locally as Dilli, and by the official name National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT). New Delhi is the capital of the Republic of India. It is situated within the metropolis of Delhi and serves as the seat of the Government of India and the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.

General Information of Delhi:

Area: 1,483 sq .km
Altitude : 239 m above sea level
Population – Over 15 Million.
Language - Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi.
Climate : Extreme Hot in Summer and Cold in Winter
Best time to Visit : October to March

Sightseeing Delhi

Chandni Chowk
Crafts Museum
Dara Shikoh Library
Dolls Museum
Gandhi Darshan & Gandhi National Museum
National Science Centre
Old Delhi
Rajpath & India Gate
The Ghats

Forts and monuments

Humayun's Tomb
Isa Khan's Tomb
Jantar Mantar
Old Fort
Qutab Minar
Red fort
Safdarjung Tomb

Places of worship

Akshardham temple
Ayyappa Temple (Malai Mandir)
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
Budha Vihara
Catheral Chruch of the redemption
Chattarpur Mandir
Digambar Jain Temple (Opposite Red Fort)
Free Church
Hanuman Mandir
ISKCON Temple
Jama Masjid
Judah Hyam Synagogue
Laddakh Budha Vihar
Lakshmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir)
Lotus Temple
Majnu Ka Tila
Moth ki Masjid
Nanak Piao
Nizamuddin Dargah
Rakab Ganj
Saint James Church
Sis Ganj
Sisgunj Gurudwara

Ashram/Mission

Ramakrishna Mission
Sivanand Yoga Vedant Natraja Centre
Shri.Aurobindo Ashram Delhi Branch

Park/Botanical gardens

Appu Ghar
Buddha Jayanti Park
India Gate Lawns
Lodhi Garden
Millenium Park
Mughal Garden
National Zoological Park
Rose Garden
Shalimar Garden
Talkatora Garden
The Zoo
Zoological Garden

Museums

Air Force Museum
Crafts Museum
Dara Shikoh Library
Dolls Museum
Gallery Of Modern Art
Gandhi Darshan & Gandhi National Museum
Indira Gandhi Memorial
Modern Art Gallery
Museum Of Natural History
National Museum
National Children Museum
National Police Museum
National Rail Museum
National Science Centre
Nehru Museum & Planetorium
Red Fort Museum Of Archaeology
Sangeet Natak Akademi
Sanskriti Museum
Tibet House Museum

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