Delhi is a bustling metropolis, the eight largest in the world with a population of more than 16 million. The multi-faceted city is a major cultural, political, and commercial centre of India, with a diverse array of attractions and happenings for tourists.
For those who want to explore the sights of Delhi, the metropolis has the two contrasting aspects--the old and the new, each presenting different wonderful experiences.
Ancient monuments and magnificent museums are proof of Delhi’s long and colorful history. Architectural marvels such as the Akshardham, the largest Hindu temple complex in the world; Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque; and the India Gate are just some notable places to visit. Three World Heritage Sites--the Red Fort, Qutb Minar Tower and Humayun’s Tomb--are likewise located here.
Key service industries including information technology, telecommunications, banking, and media comprise Delhi’s modern face. There are swanky hotels, cafes, bars, bazaars, and restaurants to satisfy every whim and fancy. Big events such as the Auto Expo (Asia’s largest auto show) and the World Book Fair, are regularly held in Delhi.
With its extensive transport connections, Delhi is a gateway not just to other destinations in India but also to different cities around the world.