Delhi is a mix of the old and the new with some areas with the most modern amenities and infrastructure at par with some of the finest cities in the world and it also has some of the oldest historical sites as it is one of the oldest cities know. It is hard to filter out a handful of places to visit in Delhi as this city has so much to offer to everyone. This list is an attempt to highlight some of places you definitely need to check out no matter what you purpose of visit to the city is. For this list far off places has been omitted and confined only to areas in and around new Delhi.
One of the best structures built during the Mughal Empire, this tomb showcases the knack Mughal Emperors had for architecture. This monument is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is a sight every visitor needs to witness.
This open air food plaza/court is a busy bazaar selling food and crafts from every corner of the country. Each stall represents a state in the country selling their own handicrafts and cuisines. The ambience of the whole bazaar is electrifying and the scent from the passing food stalls makes you immediately grab a bite from the nearest stall.
Situated at a short distance from Connaught Palace, a popular hangout and shopping destination, Khan market boasts of some fo the best restaurants serving both Indian and international cuisines. You will also find a few pubs and bars and a good line of shopping complexes.
The India Gate is probably the most visited area of Delhi. The evening see people hoarding around the entrance of the gate. Car parkings are heard to get by and you will have to park very far. The evenings see unending stretches of vendors in carts selling street food. The majestic view of this war memorial is a sight you will never forget.
The most popular garden in Delhi, this place is a perfect hangout spot to just relax or have a small picnic with friends. The tomb of Muhammad Shah and Sikandar Lodi are the prime attractions to the park.
Hauz Khas Village
This urban village in South Delhi is one of the newer happening places in Delhi. Hauz Khas village is a mini concrete jungle filled with pubs, bars and cafes. It opens by evening and by night the place is bustling with youngsters and working professionals.
Delhi is often compared with Bangalore and the argument is always biased on both sides. But the fact of the matter is, both cities have their own charm and it is not fair to judge the other based on specific matters. To see for yourself, take a trip to Bangalore after your experience in Delhi. Delhi to Bangalore flights are easily available and it will take you less than three hours to reach.