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BC: By:Jasmine Grant


1: Delhi is the largest metropolis by area and the second largest metropolis by population in India. A metropolis is a place of a lot of activity. There are several things to do in Delhi including shopping,restaurants,beautiful hotels,and many other things! 000000

2: About 15 km south of Delhi in Mehrauli, this 238 feet and 1 inch high Minar has been referred to as "one of the wonders of the world". This soaring tower of victory was built immediately after the defeat of the last Hindu kingdom in Delhi. | Birla House is where Mahatma Ghandi was assassinated on January 30,1948. Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India and was built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. | Qutub Minar | Birla House | Jama Masjid

3: The Iron Pillar has withstood the test of time for over 1500 years and is said to grant a person good luck if they stand stand with their back to the pillar and encircle it with their arms. The parliament house was built from 1921-1926 and is 75 feet high and 125 yards in diameter.Humayun's tomb was built in 1565 ad BY Haji Begum, the wife of Humayun and is held as an Indian interpretation of a persian conception. It is admired for it's architectural structure and its unique Persian structures. | Humayun's Tomb | Parliament House | Iron Pillar

4: Baan Thai is the city's first Thai restaurant! | Taipan is the finest chinese restaurant in Delhi! | Chor Bizarre is Delhi's only Kashmarri restaurant! | Yellow-Brick Road is a tiny 24-hour coffee shop! | Sagar is a vegetarian restaurant that bustles non-stop! | Swagath is Delhi's only mangorean restaurant that specializes in fish! | TTa | Taipan | Chor Bizarre | Baan Thai

5: Sagar | Yellow-Brick Road Coffee House | Swaagath

6: Hyatt Regency is a palatial complex that offer travelers a heightened level of luxury, accomodation and entertainment and is located 15 minutes from the city centre and 25 minutes from the international airport. | The Taj Mahal hotel is centrally located in the exclusive residential districts of Delhi and is close to the seat of government because ones with prestige and power in India tend to meet here.

7: The Ashok hotel symbolizes the traditional grandeur and hospitality of Delhi and is set in a prime location of Delhi's diplomatic enclave. It has rose red walls and arched and turreted contours. It is a distinctive landmark. Siddarth Hotel combines traditional hospitality with modern comfort and is an ideal choice for both leisure and business travelers.

8: All parts of Delhi are connected by buses and with tickets ranging from 3-10 rupees. They are very cheap, but they are also the least comfortable means of transportation and the hardest to use. Delhi's buses are quite crowded, rarely air conditioned and drivers often drive rashly. Bus routes are often written only in Hindi and bus stops don't have any route lists, so it can be difficult to find your way. Asking other people at the bus stop is often the best way to find out about bus routes to your destination. Buses are pretty frequent, running every 15-20 minutes or so on most routes.

9: Train stations are inconveniently located. There is no passenger service on the Delhi Ring railroad outside rush hour. | Most Delhi taxis are old and reliable Ambassadors in distinctive black and yellow livery. Ambassadors are not air-conditioned and a tip is expected if the driver is helpful. | A taxi or a hired car is required to see many of the far flung sites within or around Delhi. Taxis are not usually flagged from the street. You can call for a cab at 1090.

10: There are several museums in Delhi! Air force Museum-depicts the history of the Indian air force. Archaelogical Museum-on view are manuscripts and fireman that date the fine art of caligraphy. Crafts museum-holds Indian carvings, metal ware, and wood carvings. Ghandi Museum-dedicated to the founder of India,Mahatma Ghandi.

11: The Ghalib Academy and Library museum is dedicated to the famous poet Mirza Ghalib and the library contains a collection of his poems and other contemporary poets. | The Indian war memorial museum depicts the diorama of the Battle of Panipat along with the weapons and dresses used in the first world war.

12: How do I get to Delhi from the United States? You would have to take a plane!!!! Plane-You would fly from a U.S. airport to the Indira Ghandi International Airport It takes approximately 17 hours to get from the United States to India!

14: *Capitol-the most happening place in the city. Very crowded on weekends! *Laidback Waters by Shalom-Great for lounge lovers. Chilled out place and very laid back! *My kind of place-Known for its Friday nights! *Delhi Gymkhana Club-one of the oldest clubs in Delhi and only for members! | DELHI'S NIGHTLIFE AND ENTERTAINMENT


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