About New Delhi

A Capital city with a staid provincial air that boasts of broad, stately boulevards, grand vistas of awe-inspiring monuments. It is a place where history is alive and throbbing. It is often said that the history of Delhi is the history of India itself. Reminiscences from the time of the Mughal emperors, through the British Raj and into the post-independence era is visible everywhere.

 

Delhi is divided into two parts — Old Delhi and New Delhi, where the Old Delhi is full of interesting mosques, forts and monuments. On the other side New Delhi, the imperial city created by the British Raj has wide tree-lined avenues, parks and fountains, and imposing government buildings.

 

Delhi — a cultural hub with museums, galleries and theatres. A shoppers paradise with its varied shops, markets, bazaars, glitzy malls with an opportunity to relax in pubs and trendy clubs. A place of gastronomical delight with a variety of finger licking cuisines. It offers a very active night life with dance and DJs.

 

Travel to Delhi

 

Air:

 

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport is connected to all the important cities of the world with almost all the major international airlines operating out of here. Palam Domestic Airport connects Delhi to the major cities in India.

 

Rail:

 

The Indian Railway with their modern and organized network connects Delhi to all major and minor destinations in India. The city has three major railway stations at New Delhi, Old Delhi, and Nizamuddin. Luxury trains like the Palace-on-Wheels, Fairy Queen, and Royal Orient Express can be taken from New Delhi Cantonment railway station. Rajdhani Express trains connect New Delhi from the state capitals. Shatabdi Express trains connect New Delhi to the neighboring cities.

 

Road:

 

Delhi is well connected to all the major cities of India by a network of highways and roads. Buses can be taken from the three Inter State Bus Terminuses (ISBT), at Kashmere Gate, Sarai Kale Khan and Anand Vihar, as well as many starting points in and around the city, from which various state-managed and privately run transport facilities like air-conditioned, deluxe and ordinary coaches operate.

 

Travel Within Delhi information

 

Public transport in the metropolis includes the Delhi Metro, the Delhi Transport Corporation bus system, auto-rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws and taxis. With the introduction of Delhi Metro, a rail-based mass rapid transit system, rail-based transit systems have gained ground. Other means of transit include suburban railways, inter-state bus services and private taxis which can be rented for various purposes. However, buses continue to be the most popular means of transportation for intra-city travel; they cater to about 60% of the total commuting requirements.

 

DELHI MAP:-

Take it from this link

http://www.delhitourism.gov.in/delhitourism/aboutus/map_of_delhi.jsp

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