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Delhi

Known for Shopping, Historical Building and Temple

New Delhi’s museums, art galleries, markets, ancient monuments and architecture provide insight into the city’s blend of Mughal, Hindu and British history.

How do you get to Delhi?

Busy and colorful New Delhi, the capital of India, is known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards and prominent government buildings. The city was destroyed and rebuilt many times throughout its turbulent past and so it has a variety of architectural styles that illustrate the rich history of this fascinating cultural center.

Visit Qutab Minar to see a perfect example of New Delhi’s mixed heritage. This minaret represents the beginning of Muslim rule in India. It was built following the alleged destruction of 27 Hindu temples in 1193. Less than 30 minutes away by car is the Presidential Palace (Rashtrapati Bhavan), where you can see the contrasting British and Indian architecture that is typical of much of New Delhi.

Take time to explore the city’s many Mughal gardens. Their Islamic-style design is influenced by gardens in Persia. The straight-lined layouts of these walled enclosures usually feature pools, fountains and waterways. Head to Humayun’s Tomb to see a classic example of Mughal landscaping in the city. Walkways divide the garden into square lawns, with narrow waterways representing the rivers of Islamic paradise.

A range of spiritual traditions are represented in the many temples of New Delhi. Exhibitions and displays at one of the world’s largest Hindu temples, Swaminarayan Akshardham, teach visitors about Indian heritage and spirituality. On the other side of the city, carvings on the exterior of the Birla Mandir Temple depict scenes from Hindu mythology. This temple is just down the road from the commercial hub of the city, Connaught Place, where you will find markets, shops, and many restaurants and cafés.

New Delhi is a popular destination for people who seek a spiritual retreat. If you are looking for a traditional Hindu place of worship, head to ISKCON Temple. Visitors can meditate, join in the chants and eat at the Hindu vegetarian restaurant within the complex.

Located in northern India, New Delhi has a long spell of hot weather each year, with June being the hottest month. Monsoon season lasts from July through September, bringing high humidity and frequent rainstorms.

Things to do in Delhi

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

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

This 16th-century emperor’s garden tomb, commissioned nine years after the ruler’s death, is an early example of red sandstone and marble Mughal architecture.

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

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.

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

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

Visit this stunning flower-shaped temple to admire its unique architecture, enjoy performing arts events and explore beautifully cultivated gardens.

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Plaza Premium Lounge is a calming space for travellers to relax before their take-off. In addition to comfortable seating, delicious spread of food and beverage, complimentary Wi-Fi and charging stations, travellers are welcomed to enjoy and refreshing shower to enhance your travel experience.

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Experience the bygone era of the Mughal Empire in the iconic Taj Mahal, during this private day tour from Delhi by Car. You’ll avoid busy public transport, and instead enjoy a hotel pickup and a hassle-free transfer to Agra in a private vehicle.

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See the illustrious sights of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur on a 3-day tour of the famous Golden Triangle with a private local guide. Enjoy an itinerary jam-packed with must-see highlights, including the majestic Taj Mahal, all while experiencing India's diverse and vibrant culture.

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Venture into the heartland of a former Mughal empire to discover some its world-famous wonders. See the magical city of Agra, home to the glorious Taj Mahal and palatial Red Fort, then complete your private tour at Fatehpur Sikri, a breathtaking masterpiece of Indo-Islamic art and architecture.

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Take a journey through 300 years of history as Delhi's dramatic past is brought to life with music and lights in a spectacular display at the distinctive Red Fort. Admire the clever fusion of a modern spectacle with a historic site before digging into a delectable feast of Indian cuisine.

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Give in to the allure of the magical city of Agra, home to the glorious marble structure of the stately Taj Mahal. Admire the beauty of this awe-inspiring mausoleum before you feast on a delicious Indian lunch.

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