Delhi, the national capital of India is the soul of its country known for its rich history and strong forts of the Mughal dynasty that once used to rule this capital state.
If you’re the one who loves to dig in the ancient cultures, traditions and stories of a bygone era, then Delhi has a lot in store for you! Don’t let yourself hoodwinked with the hustle-bustle of this city, go beyond the city lights to experience the beauty of this city that is embedded with rich culture and traditions. Delhi is a perfect blend of every state and also known as the mini Hindustan. Here every home holds up a fragrance of different states and their values.
Good decision! If you’ve already concrete your thought of visiting Delhi and if this place is alien to you then scroll down to not to miss some major attractions of this city.
Kingdom of Dreams
Kingdom of Dreams (KOD) is situated in Gurgaon. This place is sprinkling magic and a party junction for Delhiites. The place is approachable, you can board a metro to land in this place. KOD is worthwhile to spend your money and time with your family and friends. Kingdom of Dreams is known to be India’s first live entertainment hub that has conquered many hearts across the city. It was founded on January 29 2010.
Don’t forget to visit the two major highlights of this place.
This leisure destination was designed like a palace with an 848 seat auditorium to ensure unquestionable comfort and entertainment. Nautanki Mahal is India’s first 4D live theatre.
Tuesday to Friday (one show)
Saturday ( two show)
Sunday ( two show)
Spread across 90,000 Sq. feet, culture gully is an airconditioned doorway to experience India’s cultural traditions under one roof! Also, you can taste flavorsome cuisines of 14 different state ( Assam, Delhi, Sikkim, Punjab, Chennai, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Karnataka, and West Bengal)
You can also enjoy Indian handicrafts and Indian artist’s performances with all in lights, sounds and music.
This marvelous structure is the heart of Delhi that represents India and its capital. It was built in 1931 to honor the 70,000 soldiers who were martyred during the first world war and Indo- Afghan war. The structure illuminates its beauty in nights that sprinkle its charm of this masterpiece even more! The gardens near the structure is a perfect picnic spot to spend quality time with your loved ones and family!
Your visit to Delhi will be unfilling and incomplete if you haven’t pulled over to the ancient markets of Chandni chowk that still ferment the vibe of Indian ancient cultural traditions. Chandni Chowk is the gem of Delhi where the streets are jam-packed with 1000 different flavorsome delicacies and the parathe wali Gali! If you’re one of those who scale up the calories then this place is not for you fellas. Every nook and corner of the streets have something different to serve that will surely give an alien taste of spices to your taste buds.
Palika Bazaar is squeezed up with around 300 plus shops that deal in highly attractive fashion clothes and mind-blowing electrical equipment to extinguish all your needs. Fancy fashion clothes and electrical equipment are always in high end demand dominating every next shop of this place on a shoestring budget! Rajiv Chowk is the nearest metro station to reach this place. Palika bazaar is an underground world where everything is possible and not hard to find. Located on the inner and outer circle of Connaught Place, Palika Bazaar plays a secular role when it comes to quenching the need for anyone, from a rich big shot to a normal gully boy you will find people of every statue and genre shopping under one roof and this is the magic of this place.
The residence of the president of India ( Rashtrapati Bhavan) holds up the fragrance of the history of Indian politics. Standing stern in the heart of Delhi, Rashtrapati Bhavan is embedded with Full of amenities and luxury. It has 4 floors with around 304 rooms and a luxurious garden. Rashtrapati Bhavan is counted as the biggest residence of the head of the state that is now in the limelight of every country around the world.
Qutub Minar is another major attraction of Delhi that is pulling tourists from every nook and corner of the world. This marvelous structure is blessed with a height of 73 meters. Qutab minar was founded by Qutub- ud din aibak. It has 5 stories with eye-locking wall scriptures. The best time to visit this place is during sunrise or sunset when the golden sky slingshot its beauty on cloud 9!
Delhi Zoological park
If you’re a wild bee then Delhi Zoological park will surely bring you the chills! The park was founded in 1959 with an array of different species of endangered wild animals like Tiger, Lion, Elephant, Leopards, Hynas, Zebras, Hippopotamus and so on!. Also, you will find here different species of birds, from dinky sparrows to a huge ostrich! This park has all in store for you! The park gets squeezed up on weekends. The best time to visit this place is on weekdays to avoid fewer crowds so that you can have a better clear sneak into the life of wild animals.
Best must try Indian cuisines of Delhi
If you’ve enough of roaming around the city, then don’t forget to try out some famous delicacies of Delhi that will undeniably make you google the recipe! Here are some listed below.
Only Delhi has a hidden recipe to make this beauty melt in your mouth! Of course now this is available in every corner of the states, but there is something in the air of Delhi or logically the strong spicy ingredients with a proportionate amount of soda make it more flavoring and appetizing! Don’t be hesitant to for the extra chutney to mix it up in your chole (chickpeas gravy) they won’t charge extra for that.
Gol gappe aka Pani puri is the bucket full of surprises! Delhi’s gol gappe is giving a tough competition to the one you have tried in Mumbai. I am sorry but I am not getting enough words to explain the level of deliciousness this dish has. Try it and you will love it! Also, don’t forget to ask for an extra papdi dipped in sweet saunth to extinguish the burning sensation of spices.
The Delhi versions of rolls will bring a wave of spices into your mouth. Rolls are delicious and all-time ready to gulp in! Every rollwala has something delicious to serve and comparison of the ingredients is as scarce as hen’s teeth! Let go of the old school tomato ketchup and try this beauty with red chili sauce.
Bishan Swaroop Chat
If you’re the one who just can’t let backstab their diet plan then try the flavoring and healthy chaat. It is near the old heritage building near Natraj Dahi Bhalla. Fruits that are deeply drenched in spices and chutneys that will make you head over heels for them.
Bhaji is the hero of street foods and has swiftly conquered the hearts of every visitor and guest. It is a South Indian homestyle pakora rolled under spicy and juicy chutney. A perfect plate of happiness stuffed with freshly deep-fried bhaji. Try it with a cup of tea to have a lip smacking experience of this bhaji.
If you’re a vegan then Soya chaap is an alternative over grilled mutton kebabs! The smoky flavors of spices make it more appetizing and exquisite among meat-eaters as well. There are many variations of chaap you can also try like malai chaap, Manchurian chaap and tandoori chaap.
Shukla Pan shop
If you’re a pan enthusiast then Shukla pan shop is the place where you will find an array of several different pans like chocolate pan, black currant pan, black forest pan, fire pan, etc. But, the specialty of this guy, Shukla is chuski paan. Chuski paan is filled with oodles of icy syrup to give you the sweetest brain freezing experience! The shop is situated near the inner circle of Cannaught place near the old theater.
To beat the heat of Delhi, try this sweet tasting milky frozen dessert Rabri topped with nuts, falooda, roohafza and saffron. Kulfi falooda is a perfect way to end your day after a dinner with family. Try these flavorful desserts and you will forget ice- creams! The dish is one of the oldest desserts in Delhi!
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