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Delhi

Welcome to New Delhi, the vibrant heart of India, where a rich cultural fabric includes markets, spiritual temples and architecture that blends a mix of historic styles. 

Explore the network of frenzied and constantly moving streets of New Delhi, India’s historic capital. Walk tree-lined boulevards and learn about the tumultuous past that saw the city destroyed and reincarnated several times. The result is an eclectic mix of government buildings and architectural styles from throughout the ages.

Qutab Minar exemplifies New Delhi’s mixed heritage, having been built by Muslim leaders in 1193. Its legend states that it was built on the ashes of 27 destroyed Hindu temples. A short car trip away can land you at the Presidential Palace (Rashtrapati Bhavan), which combines British and Indian architecture from an era of colonial rule.

Stop often at the city’s many Mughal gardens for a breath of fresh air. These manicured parklands feature Islamic and Persian-influenced designs, spotted with fountains, pools and canals. Humayun’s Tomb is a stunning showcase of Mughal-style landscaping. Explore a carefully planned garden, split into square lawns by walkways and waterways that represent the rivers of Islamic paradise.

Enjoy New Delhi’s diverse spiritual heritage at one of many temples around the city. Learn about anamorphic and multi-limbed gods at the Swaminarayan Akshardham, the world’s largest Hindu temple. Across the city, carvings on the façade of the Birla Mandir Temple depict harrowing tales of Hindu mythology. After a visit, explore the commercial heart of the city, Connaught Place, where markets, shops, restaurants and cafés cater to hungry and curious travellers.

One of New Delhi’s most popular draws is its spiritual retreats. Learn about traditional worship or observe devotees praying at the ISKCON Temple. Join an “ohm” chant, salute the sun and then revitalize your body with a vegetarian meal within this complex.

Visit New Delhi between September and March, when you can avoid extraordinarily hot summers and drenched monsoon months. Get around the city cheaply using rickshaws and taxis; though expect traffic jams, especially when sacred cows choose to wander the streets.

Where to stay in Delhi

Delhi which includes markets and shopping as well as a small group of people

Connaught Place

4/5Very Good!(91 area reviews)

Spend some time visiting places like Jantar Mantar while getting to know Connaught Place, and be sure to check out the abundant dining options. You can hop aboard the metro at Shivaji Stadium Station or Patel Chowk Station to see more of the area.

Connaught Place

Top hotels in Delhi

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport
Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport
5 out of 5
Asset Area 12, Hospitality District, Aero City, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
The price is RM224 per night

This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located near the airport, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Worldmark, and within 6 mi (10 km) of DLF Emporio Vasant Kunj and DLF ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,427 reviews)

"friedly staaff, good quality food, close to airport"…"

Reviewed on 29 May 2020

Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport
Novotel New Delhi Aerocity - An AccorHotels Brand
Novotel New Delhi Aerocity - An AccorHotels Brand
4 out of 5
Asset 2, Aerocity Hospitality District, IGI Airport New Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
The price is RM230 per night

Located in Aerocity, this spa hotel is 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Worldmark, and within 6 mi (10 km) of DLF Emporio Vasant Kunj and DLF Promenade Vasant Kunj. Ambience ...

4.1/5Very Good! (455 reviews)

"The service of the staff was fantastic! We would have stayed longer if it was possible."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Novotel New Delhi Aerocity - An AccorHotels Brand
Pullman New Delhi Aerocity - An AccorHotels Brand
Pullman New Delhi Aerocity - An AccorHotels Brand
5 out of 5
Asset No 2, Aerocity Hospitality District, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
The price is RM388 per night

This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located near the airport, 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Worldmark, and within 6 mi (10 km) of DLF Promenade Vasant Kunj and Ambience ...

4.4/5Excellent! (151 reviews)

"Professional staff are amazing - the most helpful and nice folks we gave ever met"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Pullman New Delhi Aerocity - An AccorHotels Brand

Popular places to visit in Delhi

Chandni Chowk
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Chandni Chowk

4/5(93 reviews)

Wander around this vibrant market to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Indian bazaars, and to visit centuries-old temples.

Jama Masjid
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Jama Masjid

4/5(70 reviews)

Visit this eye-catching red-stone structure to experience New Delhi's rich Muslim culture and savor an architectural landscape that is as grand as it is detailed.

India Gate
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India Gate

4.5/5(166 reviews)

Walk along a majestic boulevard to visit this significant Indian monument, then relax with a picnic on lush green lawns.

Red Fort
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Red Fort

4/5(131 reviews)

This large, red-walled complex showcases a long period of Indian history and art from the reign of the Mughal emperors in India.

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
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Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

4.5/5(89 reviews)

One of the world’s largest Hindu temples demonstrates Indian culture and history through architecture, exhibitions, gardens, a musical fountain and a boat ride.

Qutub Minar
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Qutub Minar

4.5/5(69 reviews)

This marble and red sandstone tower is the tallest minaret in India and represents the beginning of Muslim rule in the country.

Top things to do in Delhi

Plaza Premium Lounge at Indira Gandhi International Airport
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Plaza Premium Lounge at Indira Gandhi International Airport

RM92
Per adult
Private Same Day Agra Tour with Lunch from Delhi
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Private Same Day Agra Tour with Lunch from Delhi

88% of travellers recommend
RM1,129
Per adult
Taj Mahal & Agra Private Day Tour from Delhi- All Inclusive
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Taj Mahal & Agra Private Day Tour from Delhi- All Inclusive

96% of travellers recommend
RM969
Per adult
Same Day Taj Mahal - Agra Fort Tour From Delhi With Lunch.
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Same Day Taj Mahal - Agra Fort Tour From Delhi With Lunch.

90% of travellers recommend
RM636
Per adult
Jaipur Full Day Private Tour from Delhi - All Inclusive
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Jaipur Full Day Private Tour from Delhi - All Inclusive

94% of travellers recommend
RM1,131
Per adult
Taj Mahal & Agra Fort: Private Sunrise Tour from Delhi
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Taj Mahal & Agra Fort: Private Sunrise Tour from Delhi

98% of travellers recommend
RM491
Per adult

Reviews of Delhi

4

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
215
5 - Excellent 35.65505804311775%
4 - Good
228
4 - Good 37.81094527363184%
3 - Okay
120
3 - Okay 19.90049751243781%
2 - Disappointing
29
2 - Disappointing 4.8092868988391375%
1 - Terrible
11
1 - Terrible 1.824212271973466%

4/5 - Good

PawanSood

22 Mar 2020

Difficult times around the world ... hope we can get over this virus situation and get Delhi flourishing again

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

21 Mar 2020

Its beautiful city,way better than last time i visited

5/5 - Excellent

k

16 Mar 2020

You have to experience it first hand especially Old Delhi.

5/5 - Excellent

Harish

13 Mar 2020

Alll are great

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

27 Feb 2020

Rooms look better on photos, bath not available on the first night of room...

3/5 - Okay

Preet

24 Feb 2020

Traffic is horrible. City overall is dusty and smoggy. It needs more greenery and less vehicles on the road.

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