Friday, 30 August 2019

15 best things to do in Delhi

Delhi serves up an astounding cornucopia of history, culture, cuisine, commerce and street life, with countless sights and activities to keep visitors thoroughly engaged.

At first glance, the capital city can seem an overwhelming place to negotiate, but give it time and you’ll feel the chaos subside, revealing delicate vignettes of daily life and layer upon layer of ancient history, built up over 2000 years of settlement.

Here are 15 great things to do in this fast-paced and frantic, but fun-filled capital.

1. Admire the grandeur of Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb combines Persian elegance with fine Indian craftsmanship, and its graceful lines are mirrored by the fiercely symmetrical Mughal Gardens that surround it. For the best photos, stroll here at dusk, or simply admire the architecture at any time of day. Believed to be the precursor of its more famous look-alike, the Taj Mahal, this Unesco-protected monument is well worth the relatively high entry fee.

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2. Sample Delhi’s delectable street food


via Lonely Planet India

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