Delhi, the ultimate dream destination: Know about its enriched history
Cultures, tourism, and famous cuisines that will make your Delhi trip memorable
A city of dreams and hopes, we have come through so many facts and beliefs about the origin of Delhi. In this blog, we will highlight the major segments and food culture. This blog is a free guide to Delhi. Come fall in love with his city.
Delhi’s culture revolves around festivals, modern arts, and paintings, jewellery, cuisine, and religion by not harming the tradition. Delhi is the capital city so it is a land of festivals by highlighting different cultures and traditions of different locations. Some festivals are included in the Cultural Heritage of Delhi like Diwali, Dussehra, Holi, Lohri, and Mahavir Jayanti.
As January begins, the chain of festivals comes along with enthusiasm and excitement.
Delhi is one of the best art centres and shows some great paintings and caricatures from the Mughal Period. To preserve these art forms another segment lies in “embroidery.” Embroidery is a type of painting or design which is done using threads on a piece of cloth. Delhi being a state of vibrant art forms has given employment to 27% of the people in the pottery. Be it gold or copper jewellery, you will find all.
Delhi is not religion biased; people of Delhi cherish every religion. CP is the heart of Delhi. A vibrant market which attracts a lot of visitors. Earlier, it was a business complex but as the population increased the people converted that place to a rich market. This place is circumscribed by all religions, like in centre we have a Hindu religion temple, going forward we will find a Sikh pilgrimage, and opposite to it, we can see the Christians preaching the Christ in church and enclosure we have a Muslim’s religious place. Every place in Delhi is famous for the food joints around the corner.
Though people of Delhi or “Delhiites” works on a very close-knit platform where they have to interact with multiple cultures and religions throughout the day, this makes Delhi a place of reliability, in terms of expansion of business or meeting the food and beverage requirements.
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If one makes a plan to visit Delhi the to-do list never ends. We are highlighting some of the historic monuments and places to visit in Delhi. From the local market streets to the posh areas of Delhi, everything is covered.
Places or Historic Monuments to visit in Delhi
1. Humayun’s Tomb
Apart from being known for its stunning architecture, this is the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site declared in 1993. The tomb was custom-built by Humayun’s son Akbar from 1569-70.
2. Hauz Khas Village
An affluent neighbourhood in South Delhi, Hauz Khas has been well known since medieval times. Hauz Khas Village retains the old charm of the place with remnants of Islamic architecture roughly coloured by splotches of urbane refurbished upmarket.
3. Qutub Minar
At a height of 234 feet, this minaret is the tallest individual tower in the world and is a perfect display of Mughal architectural brilliance.
4. Red Fort
The Red Fort was the official seat of Mughal rule and authority from 1648 onwards, when the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, decided to move the capital of the empire from Agra to Delhi.
5. India Gate
The All India War Memorial, popularly known as the India Gate, is a war memorial located in New Delhi. It is dedicated to the 82,000 soldiers, both Indian and British, who died during the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War.
Delhi usually has a great influence on terms of the hospitality business. Most of the 5 star or 7-star fame hotels are in Delhi. Delhi’s airport is one of the biggest airports in the entire world where a huge inlay of multiple flights. Establishing a hotel industry in this area is super beneficial for the economy of India.
Hotels at a Glance
1. The Leela Palace
Elegantly decorated, air-conditioned rooms feature a high-definition flat-screen TV with a DVD player, floor-to-ceiling windows, and wooden furnishings.
2. Taj Palace
The property has a highly specialized electronic air filtration system that helps maintain the air quality in the hotel. Guests can enjoy butler service, exclusive access to the Taj Club Lounge, and other special privileges when staying at Taj Club Rooms and Suites.
3. The Lodhi
Situated just 1 km from the tomb of the famous Mughal Emperor Humayun, The Lodhi is a luxurious property that features an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi throughout the property and a 24-hour front desk.
4. The Imperial
Located 1 km from New Delhi’s City Centre and Business District, Hotel Imperial offers an outdoor pool and health club. Guests can enjoy spa services and 7 dining options. The hotel was awarded the 2012 Trip advisor certificate of excellence.
5. The Oberoi
Restaurants at The Oberoi, New Delhi include the completely redesigned main restaurant threesixty°, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Omya is the authentic speciality Indian restaurant; Baoshuan is the rooftop Chinese restaurant.
The food Life
To hold your excitement we are at your favourite section which you all were waiting for. This is the famous foods of Delhi from the streets to the insane categories. At one place you will find cleanliness and hygiene apart from the taste and on the other hand a completely different scenario but no compromise in taste. This blog would be taking you to the unexplored streets of Delhi to the fine dining restaurants.
Famous streets of Delhi
1. Chache di Hatti, Kamla Nagar
Chache di Hatti is one of the oldest joints in the heart of the north campus of Delhi University. They are known for serving the best chole bhature in Delhi University’s North Campus. Stuffed, melt-in-mouth bhaturas with optimally spiced chhole and special pickled salad is gonna make you go mmmm.
2. Juneja’s, Amar Colony
A tiny little shop tucked away in the busy Amar Colony Market, you can easily spot Juneja’s by the swarm of people huddled in their chaat corner for an evening cup of tea and steaming snack staples of samosa, gol gappas, and chaat.
3. Prince Paan, Greater Kailash
If you are a Delhi street food enthusiast with an ironical knack for hygiene, look no further. Prince Paan serves an array of paan flavors like Butterscotch Paan, Strawberry Paan, and even Paan ki Chaat.
4. Atul Chaat, Rajouri Garden
Rajouri Garden Market is now a landmark for Delhi street food lovers. While the most popular treats are the aloo chaat and the Tikki, it is the gol gappas and their sheer size that has every chaat lover raving about Atul Chaat.
5. Roshan Kulfi, Karol Bagh
The specialty of the outlet is, no points for guessing, the kulfi-faluda, which is particularly a respite in the blistering and intolerable heat of Delhi. It serves one of the best kulfis in Delhi.
Restaurants of Delhi
1. um-Pukht ITC Maurya
2. India accent, The Lodhi
3. Bukhara, ITC Maurya
4. Sevilla, The Claridges
5. Kiyan, The Roseate
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