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Shopping Hubs of the Capital City – Delhi


Delhi is one of the most attractive cities and capital of India. Enriched with a beautiful history and culture, this city attracts a huge number of tourists from all around the world.

Delhi offers a variety of attractions for its visitors. Wonderful specimens of magnetic gorgeous and extensive glories places and monuments well laid gardens and parks as well as modern structures. This city is also known as the shopping capital of India, and obviously without shopping in Delhi, no one can get back to home.

This city is such an ultimate shoppers’ destination where one can find anything from traditional to contemporary items. Large western style shopping malls and upscale shopping markets also cloud the city’s horizon. You can shop according to your desire like textiles, amazing handcrafts, leather goods, jewelry, carpets, oils and wood.

Shopping in Delhi is a pleasurable and exciting experience for shopping freaks. There is an array of shopping markets in and around Delhi. From congested markets of Janpath, Palika Bazaar, Sarojini Nagar and Chandni Chowk to upscale markets of Connaught Place, South extension, Greater Kailash and Lajpat Nagar, Delhi has everything to lure the shopping buffs.

Delhi is also well-known for its street shopping; here you can shop according to your pocket and desire. From the streets of Delhi you can not only get some good bargains but also carry the stuff that will gear you up again and again to visit the capital city.

The small yet intriguing roadside stalls have everything. Roaming through these stalls is such an amazing experience. Automatically your hands move to examine the each new item.

Let’s discuss the top markets of the city.

Dilli Haat

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DilliHaat is an open air market with various food stalls, handloom stalls, set in the heart of Delhi. The Bazaar has about 62 specially designed stalls for rural craftsmen from the villages of India to display their talent. Buyers can buy Metal crafts, wooden crafts, gems, beads, footwear’s, handicraft’s rosewood and sandalwood carvings, wool, and silk fabricsat a very reasonable rate.

Timings: 10:30 am to 10:00 pm (everyday)

Janpath Market

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Janpath Market is an old, lively and famous market in Delhi. Those looking for souvenirs must visit this market which is a favorite hangout for foreign tourists. However, you’ll need all your bargaining skills to get a really decent price. Here you’ll find the latest fashion goods, Accessories & Apparels for both men and women.

Timing: 10.30 am to 7.30 pm, daily (Sunday close)

Chandni Chowk

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Chandnichowk is the one of the livelyand agedmarkets in Delhi, established by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan. People from all over the world come here to shop. A number of international tourists can be seen here all over the year.This is a biggest wholesale suppliers market in Delhi. Chandnichowk is basically a market of narrow lanes and shops selling everything like women’s garments, toys, authentic Indian food, Jewellery, books, leather goods, electronic items, medical equipment’s etc.

Timing:11:00 am – 8:30 pm, daily (Sunday close)

Sarojini Nagar

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Sarojini Nagar Market is located in the south Delhi. It offers quite inexpensive trendy clothes with a lot of bargaining.Sarojini Nagar is a favorite pedestrian market amongst fashion conscious teenagers. It offers clothes, shoes, accessories among others at unbelievable prices. One can also shop for international brands at very cheap prices.

Timing:11:00 am –9:00 pm, daily (Monday close)

Lajpat Nagar

Lajpat Nagar market located in the south Delhi is the place where the middle class of Delhi goes when it wants to shop.With bargaining as the order of the day the market offers some amazing stuff for everyone including various accessories, clothes, latest footwear’s, cosmetics, belts, bags, Kurtis, sarees, and handmade embroidery Clothes. The highlight of this market is a lot of mehndiwallas, who will apply beautiful henna designs to your hands at a very nominal price.

Timing:11:00 am – 9:00 pm, daily (Monday close)

Connaught Place

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Connaught Place is the commercial and business hub of Delhi. Horse-shoe shaped Connaught Place Market is divided into two circles; it was designed and established by the British. It is the most popular shopping venues in this city of bargain hunters, dealing mainly in clothes and artificial jewelry. Outlets of all famous international brands can be found in inner circle of Connaught Place.

Timing:10:00 am – 9:00 pm, daily (Sunday close)

Karol Bagh

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Karol Bagh is a famous market which offers almost everything for everyone. You can visit Ajmal Khan Road havingfancy stores, big international labels, spices, inexpensive readymade, embroidered garments and cotton yarn. Karol Bagh is famous for its Jewellery Shops and Indian Clothes.

Timing:10:00 am – 9:00 pm, daily (Monday close)

There are a lot more options are waiting for the shoppers.

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The Architectural Wonders of Delhi

Must Visit Tourist Places in Delhi


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The Architectural Wonders of Delhi


Delhi is dotted with many world famous architectural works. The Indian architecture is a perfect blend of various architectural styles as it is influenced by various dynasties. All these dynasties and religions left their influence on their creations. Having this great architectural style this city can easily hypnotize the tourists and visitors.

This tour of Delhi offers everything for everyone. It is referred as the heart of India. This holiday trip also gives you an opportunity to explore several historical sites, and to be a part of present, living history. Delhi is an amazing city absorbing many magical colours, different culture and religions.

Delhi has been the centre of Different King and powerful empires, it is also the lasting serving Capital of India. It is consider that many Kings and Emperors have fought over Delhi and it built, ruined and rebuilt many times. So each era leave its mark and characters on Delhi in the form of different constructions.

Different King of Delhi builds different buildings, monuments and mosques in Delhi to show their powers and for leaving their personal architectural identity.

Delhi is a hub of architectural heritage that shows the past to the present day history. Mughal forts to temples to colonial pattern there are a number of architectural specimens. Some of them are listed here.

Qutub Minar
Qutb Minar symbolizes the great Indo-Islamic architectural work of history in India and considered to be a great stuff for the country. Qutab-Minar-DelhiThe world’s tallest brick tower provides the thrilling sight and got the position of 39 in by UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is one of the most exciting places for domestic as well international visitors.

Humayun’s Tomb
The Humayun Tomb is mostly popular for its marvelous architectural beauty that expresses certain cultural message to the beholders. humayun-tombIt is a great and earliest building of Mughal era and great example of brilliant Mughal architecture. Having a large complex, with a garden on four sides and the mausoleum in the middle it is constructed by Red sand stone. Humayun tomb is also believed to be the predecessor of worldly famous Taj Mahal.

Red Fort
Red Fort is another place of attraction for visitors. Actually it is the popular Mughal jewel in the appearance of Red Fort Red-Fort-delhiwhere the prime minister of India hosts the Tiranga at every Republic Day and Independence Day. Red Fort is also famous for its architectural marvel which is a great combination of Persian, Turkish and Mughal cultures.

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham temple is the perfect attraction that shows the great mastery of arts and architecture of present generation; Akshardham_Temple_in_Delhiit has been built with many combined cultures which gives beautiful sight to the tourists. Today, it became an essential part of the any Delhi tour.

India Gate
India Gate is a 42 m tall monument. This amazing monument shows the magical work of the popular architect knows as Luytens who was the designer of this creation. India-GateIn 1931 this monument was constructed in commemorating the 90,000 soldiers who had died fighting for the British Raj in the world war-I. The light seen lit always is a tribute giving to the ‘Amar Jawan’ which means the immortal soldiers.

Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in the Rajput style of construction. It is an astronomical observatory or instrument for calculation to correct the astronomical tables to confirm the data and position of Sun, Moon and all other planets. There is an instruement known as ‘Samrat Yantra’ for calculating the accurate time of the day within half a second.

Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House
Rashtrapati Bhavan or the Viceroy’s house in Delhi is a classical European building with some features of Mughal architectural style.

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rashtrapati Bhavan

The other most impressive building of Delhi is Parliament House or Sansad Bhavan. Both the buildings Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House are Designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens .
There are a number of architectural wonder in Delhi which was constructed after the independence of India. Some of them are the pure example of Hindu architecture and some of them are influenced by the British architecture.

As a result, there are lots of diverse places that should be visited on your Next holiday trip of Delhi.

Shopping in Connaught Place Delhi


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Must Visit Tourist Places in Delhi


Welcome to Delhi, the most populated metropolitan city and the capital of India. The city has always been in talked for its shopping markets/malls, Chole-Bhature and Delhi Chats. The city is the main business hub therefore, in search of a job, most of the people drawn towards this city. Amalgamation of a mass of educated and uneducated people make communication incredibly hard with them, especially with the poorly educated. Both Old Delhi and New Delhi regions have immense of attractions and invites the tourist to explore them, spending some significant time over here.

Below are some most exotic tourist attractions of Delhi:

1. Qutub Minar:

Qutub Minar Delhi Attractions

To watch the sky touching monument of India reach Mehrauli. The tombstone is an incredible example of early Indo- Islamic architecture. It has five distinct storey and they are made of red sandstone and marble. Surrounding of the minaret is covered with beautiful garden and some ruined architecture, which boost up the beauty of the monument.

2. India Gate:

India Gate Delhi Attractions

The memory of 90,000 Indian soldiers are still breathing in the national monument of the country, ‘India Gate’, who lost their lives fighting for the British Army in World War I. The wonder now has become one of the favorite tourist spots in Delhi. Availability of a small pond near India Gate, offers you pedal boating facility, where you can spend some splendid moments with your family, friends and beloved one.

3. Red Fort:

Red Fort-Delhi Attractions

The most crowded heritage site in India is wonderfully standing in the heart of Old Delhi. It is the place where, in every Republic Day and Independence Day of India, Prime Minister delivers his motivational speech to the common people. Inside the massive Fort there is a museum, which shows a wonderful collection of several belongings of ancient Mughal emperor’s.

4. Birla Mandir:

Birla Mandir Delhi Attractions

Pay your homage on the legs of Goddess of prosperity, Lakshmi and the incarnation of lord Vishnu, Narayan after coming to Birla temple. Religious people believe that expectations of all human beings can be fulfilled paying a single homage in this sacred place. The temple is best visited in the religious festival, Janmashtami, which is held in the Month of August and September.

5. Humayun’s Tomb:

Humayun’s Tomb Delhi Attractions

The tomb was the ideal inspiration before the creation of Taj Mahal that’s why Humayun’s Tomb looks a bit like the Taj Mahal. Once it was the residency of Mughal emperor Humayun. One of the unique attractions of this tomb is the burial-place of Humayun’s wife, which is made with black and yellow marble. The place is crowded with various tourist and street vendors throughout the year.

6. Lotus Temple:

Lotus Temple Delhi Attractions

Do you want to see India’s massive lotus, then reach Kalkaji. But this lotus is made with cement, marble, dolomite and sand, and considered Baha’i House of Worship. In front of the temple there is one beautiful pond, which is a great place for a relaxing picnic. The temple is open for all people regardless of their religions. Send Enquiry

7. Jama Masjid:

Jama Masjid Delhi Attractions

The world’s heritage site, Jama Masjid is overlooking the massive Red Fort. It is the most sacred place of Muslim community people, which is considered the largest mosque of India. Access inside the Masjid is strictly prohibited if you don’t dress properly. This means cover your head, shoulders and legs with the attire that are available there. There is no fee for entry if you are without camera.

8. Chandni Chowk:

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The busiest market of the capital, where all kinds of shopping materials are available and considered as the major hub of wholesale market. If you are visiting this market for the first time never miss to taste famous ‘paratha’ (bread), which is only available in the ‘Parathe Wali Gali’. Its narrow winding lanes are loaded with full of inexpensive jewelry, electronics and fabrics.

9. Raj Ghat:

Raj Ghat Delhi Attractions

It is the place where the mausoleum of Mahatma Gandhi is constructed. In the stoned memorial, the last word of Gandhiji ‘Hey Ram’ has been imprinted which he pronounced before his death. This place is mostly visited by the nationals as well as by the foreigners who wish to pay their homage to the father of the nation. Close to the memorial there is a museum which shows a great collection of the belongings of Gandhiji.

10. Akshardham Temple:

Akshardham Mandir Delhi Attractions

The true reflection of Hindu temples is only can be watched in the most spectacular Akshardham temple. Architects have made this temple so beautifully that it can fascinate every heart. Inside the temple campus there are so many places of interest such as musical fountain, boat ride, the hall of values, Aarsh Centre etc. Evening view of the temple is worth watching; its decorated lights brighten up the monument such like that moon has landed in this ground in the dark night.

11. Chattarpur Temple:

Chattarpur Temple Delhi Attractions

The outstanding sculptor’s work can be seen in the most powerful temple of Goddess Durga, Chattarpur Temple. The temple reflects South Indian and North Indian style architecture. There are also several shrines of gods in the temple complex, which has been dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. Though devotees visit this site all the time, but the main attraction comes in the most auspicious festival, Navaratri when devotees drawn from every nook and corner of the city to pay their homage to the Almighty god.

Shopping in Delhi:

Shopping in Connaught Place Delhi

Delhi based shopping mall offers a range of shopping options from where you can easily find your hunting goods, wares and many more. Some famous shopping malls in Delhi are CTC Plaza, Ansal Plaza, Center Stage Mall, DLF City Center, etc. Karol Bagh, Connaught Place, Narula and Lajpat Nagar are some another popular shopping centers in Delhi where one cannot find a single thing which cannot buy.Send Enquiry


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Must Visit Destinations in India


If there is a single planet which can satisfy your needs and demands regarding your tourism and can experience all types of tourism inside it then it can never be any name except India. It is the standalone planet in this world where tourist can turn their dream world into reality and as could be a kind of unique opportunity for one’s life to explore the beauty of various virgin locations of the planet.

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The essence of the land has the fullest power to fascinate any heart and can keep them as a guest for a longer period of time by its attractions. The buried history of the past and cultural importance has been favorite tourist attraction since years ago. All age group of people, from the kids to the old one can fulfill their hidden dreams with pleasure by visiting India the one of the world’s wonder, great historical monuments, hill stations, religious places, natural beauty, wildlife, exotic beaches and even sports and adventurous activities in this versatile land.

1. Jammu & Kashmir:

The “Paradise on the Earth”, Jammu & Kashmir is the most favored tourist destinations in northern India. The snowy peaks, icy rivers and exotic valleys of this beautiful landscape promises to offer an enthralling holiday to its visitors all the time. This superlative snowy land is sleeping in the lap of the Himalayan Mountains where natural as well as the adventure fans can get grandiose opportunity to accomplish their secret dreams in an exciting way.

Find Must Visit Destinations in Jammu & Kashmir

2. Himachal Pradesh:

The glorious view of hill stations of the state Himachal Pradesh, never allow you to move your eyesight from the land where the exotic cultures, adventurous activities and breathtaking picturesque mutually greet you and welcome you to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Popular tourist destinations – Shimla, Manali, and Dharmashala.

Read more about must visit destinations in Himanchal Pradesh.

3. Uttarakhand:

“The land of the god”, Uttarakhand, is home of the many Hindu pilgrims due to the existence of several ancient Hindu temples and it will not be wrong to say one of the popular hill stations landscape of India. Popular tourist destinations – Mussoorie, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Ranikhet, Haridwar, etc.

Read more about must visit destinations in Uttarakhand

4. Punjab:

The Sikh’s state Punjab is renowned for its most famous Golden Temple of Amritsar. It not only considered as the pilgrimage site of Sikh’s but also for the other religions as well.

Read more about must visit destinations in Punjab

5. Rajasthan:

The renowned land of ancient kings which never let us forget the ancient story of each and every corner of the state which we can experience by visiting the historical palaces, forts and museum of the region offered by Rajasthan Tourism. Popular tourist destinations Jaisalmer, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jaipur, etc. Find some of the best and Must Visit Destinations in Rajasthan.

6. Delhi:

The Capital city of India shows a glance of ancient and modern architectures. Worth watching destinations are Qutub Minar, Birla Temple, Red Forts and malls. Read more on Must Visit Tourist Places in Delhi.

7. Uttar Pradesh:

Once this state was ruled by different dynasties of different eras and now has become the most populated states in India. The state is holding the world famous beauty in the name of Taj Mahal in the heart of the region. Popular tourist destinations – Allahabad Fort, Agra Fort  and Varanasi. Find more Must Visit Destinations in Uttar Pradesh North India.

8. Bihar:

Popularly known as the birth place of Lord Buddha. Bodh Gaya is the most favored Buddhist pilgrim places of the state. Read more about Must Visit Destinations in Bihar.

  • Must Visit Destinations in South India-

1. Tamil Nadu:

 The seventh most populous state in India, Tamil Nadu is specially known for its religious temples, wild life sanctuaries and exotic beaches. Popular tourist destinations – Ooty, Arjuna’s Penance in Mahabalipuram, Coimbatore, Marina beach, etc.

2. Kerala:

 Kerala, the “God’s Own Country” has no explanation. The natural beauty, breath taking view of Kerala Backwaters, Ayurvedic treatment and stunning beaches attracts the honeymoon as well as the holiday lovers to this divine land. Popular tourist destinations – Munar, Kumarakom, Alappuzha, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, etc. Click Here to Read About Must Visit Destinations in Kerala.

3. Karnataka:

 The South Indian state Karnataka is a perfect blend of pilgrimage, archaeological and historical sites. This state is known for its unmatched traditions and modern culture, absolute beauty and excellence. Popular tourist destinations – Chikmagalur, Badami, Bangalore, Mysore, Hampi, etc. Read more on Must Visit Destinations in Karnataka.

4. Andhra Pradesh:

Specially known for the great religious Hindu temple Tirupati and is the greatest hub of IT sector. Apart from that the rich history, exotic monuments and beautiful lakes of the state always give a warm welcome to the tourist. Popular tourist destinations – Ramakrishna, Rishikonda, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Amaravati Buddha Stupa, etc. Click here for Must Visit Destinations in Andhra Pradesh

  • Must Visit Destinations in East India-

1. Jharkhand:

 The state is partly recognized as pilgrimage destination but here one can enjoy heritage tourism as well.

2. West Bengal:

The East Indian state West Bengal has a great cultural as well as traditional importance. And is the home of many social reformers.

3. Orissa:

The temples city, Orissa is famous for its ideal Jagannath Temple and also occupies some wonderful beaches. Tribals tour of Orissa can help to explore the popular tourist destinations – Bhubaneswar, Puri, Bhitarkanika National Park, etc.

  • Must Visit Destinations in West India-

1. Goa:

The Small city of West is renowned for its exotic beaches and one can say the lover’s paradise land. Adventurous activity is the main attraction of its beaches.

2. Maharashtra:

 The metropolitan city of India dotted with exotic beaches, peaceful temples, most surprised rock-cut caves and man-made architectural structures. Popular tourist destinations – Ellora & Ajanta Caves, Appu Ghar, Shirdi Sai Temple, etc. Find more Must Visit Destinations in Maharashtra.

3. Gujarat:

The state is renowned for its holy temples, beaches, wildlife sanctuaries architectural assets and hill resorts. Popular tourist destinations – Ahmadabad, Dwarka, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, etc. Read about Must Visit Destinations in Gujarat.

  • Must Visit Destinations in Central India-

1. Madhya Pradesh:

 Madhya Pradesh tourism gives an opportunity to explore historical monuments, forts and palaces, and delicately carved temples. Popular tourist destinations – Gwalior, Orchha, Mandu, etc. Click for Must Visit Destinations in Madhya Pradesh.

2. Chhattisgarh:

This central state of India is a natural lover and adventure enthusiast’s paradise. The striking museums and wildlife sanctuaries give a wonderful gift to the tourist. Popular tourist destinations – Dantewada, Bilaspur, Raipur, Bastar, etc.

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