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Tourism in Delhi

Looking forward to making a trip to Delhi and catch its ancient beauty? Know all about tourism in Delhi and inform yourself about the city and its worth as a tourist spot.

Delhi tourism

Tourism is one of the key service sectors in Delhi. This city is home to the administrative district New Delhi that serves as the capital of India. Delhi is one of the largest metros in the country. It is dotted with magnificent historical places. Besides, it is a great commercial hub in India as well as Asia. All these factors have greatly contributed to the increasing number of tourists into the city.

Tourist Places in Delhi

Delhi boasts of an astounding number of historic spots and other places of interest. The very popular tourist destinations in Delhi include

  • The Indian Parliament
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Jama Masjid
  • Lotus Temple
  • Red Fort
  • Qutub Minar
  • Humayun's Tomb
  • Purana Quila (Old fort)
  • India Gate
  • Lakshmi Narayan Temple
  • National Gallery of Modern art
  • National Museum
  • Nehru Museum
  • Raj Ghat

The places are of great pride for the locals and of immense interest to visitors to the city. They have contributed the most to tourism in Delhi. Delhi also has a number of boutiques and craft centers that showcase the traditional crafts of north India. Those interested about Indian art and crafts can visit these places.

Shopping destinations in Delhi

Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place are two of the most important shopping places in Delhi. Shopaholics must visit these places to buy local Indian items at a good bargain. These shopping places feature a great variety of articles and have everything from zardosi laced clothes to the latest mobile phones.

  • Wood Castle
  • Hotel Palace Heights
  • Hotel Aster Inn
  • Taj Palace Hotel
  • Taj Mahal Hotel
  • Alpine Park Serviced Apartments Delhi
  • Samrat Hotel New Delhi
  • Shanti Home
  • ITC Maurya Tower Hotel
  • Taj Palace Hotel
  • Uppal’s Orchid Hotel
  • Gautam Residency Hotel
  • Grand New Delhi Hotel
  • Blue Sapphire Hotel Delhi
  • Ajanta Hotel
  • Ashok Country Resort
  • Maidens Hotel
  • Connaught Hotel Delhi
  • Metropolitan Hotel New Delhi
  • Park Hotel

Connectivity in Delhi

Delhi is the largest economic and political district in India. Naturally, you can expect connectivity to be seamless in this city. A vast number of roads, subways, over-ground and underground railways (including a metro rail) and two airfields connect Delhi to the rest of India and the world. The Indira Gandhi International Airport takes care of foreign visitors while the Palam airport handles the domestic fliers. The NDRS railway station located in Delhi is the largest Indian station.

The tourism industry in Delhi is growing at a rapid pace. In recent years, government planning and activities have increased tourism in Delhi. Facilities such as prepaid taxi booths run by the government and shuttle bus services have greatly helped tourists coming to Delhi. If you are visiting the city, you are sure to be pleasantly surprised.