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Welcome to New Delhi, the vibrant heart of India, where a rich cultural fabric includes markets, spiritual temples and architecture that blends a mix of historic styles. 

Explore the network of frenzied and constantly moving streets of New Delhi, India’s historic capital. Walk tree-lined boulevards and learn about the tumultuous past that saw the city destroyed and reincarnated several times. The result is an eclectic mix of government buildings and architectural styles from throughout the ages.

Qutab Minar exemplifies New Delhi’s mixed heritage, having been built by Muslim leaders in 1193. Its legend states that it was built on the ashes of 27 destroyed Hindu temples. A short car trip away can land you at the Presidential Palace (Rashtrapati Bhavan), which combines British and Indian architecture from an era of colonial rule.

Stop often at the city’s many Mughal gardens for a breath of fresh air. These manicured parklands feature Islamic and Persian-influenced designs, spotted with fountains, pools and canals. Humayun’s Tomb is a stunning showcase of Mughal-style landscaping. Explore a carefully planned garden, split into square lawns by walkways and waterways that represent the rivers of Islamic paradise.

Enjoy New Delhi’s diverse spiritual heritage at one of many temples around the city. Learn about anamorphic and multi-limbed gods at the Swaminarayan Akshardham, the world’s largest Hindu temple. Across the city, carvings on the façade of the Birla Mandir Temple depict harrowing tales of Hindu mythology. After a visit, explore the commercial heart of the city, Connaught Place, where markets, shops, restaurants and cafés cater to hungry and curious travellers.

One of New Delhi’s most popular draws is its spiritual retreats. Learn about traditional worship or observe devotees praying at the ISKCON Temple. Join an “ohm” chant, salute the sun and then revitalize your body with a vegetarian meal within this complex.

Visit New Delhi between September and March, when you can avoid extraordinarily hot summers and drenched monsoon months. Get around the city cheaply using rickshaws and taxis; though expect traffic jams, especially when sacred cows choose to wander the streets.

Where to stay in Delhi

Karol Bagh, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

Karol Bagh

3/5(41 area reviews)

While in Karol Bagh, you'll enjoy the breweries. Catch the metro at Karol Bagh Station to see top sights like Ajmal Khan Road while you're in the area.

Karol Bagh
Paharganj, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

Paharganj

3.5/5Good!(101 area reviews)

Shopping and cafes are some noteworthy features of Paharganj. Make a stop by Ramakrishna Mission while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Rama Krishna Ashram Marg Station to get around town.

Paharganj
Dwarka, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

Dwarka

3.5/5Good!(50 area reviews)

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Dwarka. If sightseeing is on the list, Dada Dev Mandir is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Dwarka Sector 11 Station or Dwarka Sector 10 Station to see more of the area.

Dwarka
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Connaught Place

4/5Very Good!(91 area reviews)

Spend some time visiting places like Gurudwara Bangla Sahib while getting to know Connaught Place, and be sure to check out the abundant dining options. You can hop aboard the metro at Shivaji Stadium Station or Patel Chowk Station to see more of the area.

Connaught Place
Greater Kailash, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

Greater Kailash

4/5Very Good!(6 area reviews)

You might enjoy the shopping on your visit to Greater Kailash. Visitors recommend a visit to Kailash Colony Market, and you can get around town on the metro at Kailash Colony Station.

Greater Kailash
DLF City, Gurugram, Haryana, India

DLF City

3.5/5Good!(11 area reviews)

Appreciated for its cafes and gardens, you might consider exploring DLF City. Check out the variety of things to see and do like Golf Course Road, and jump on the metro at Sikandarpur Station or Guru Dronacharya Station to get around the city.

DLF City

Top hotels in Delhi

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport
Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport
5 out of 5
Asset Area 12, Hospitality District, Aero City, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
The price is Rs3,550 per night

This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located near the airport, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Worldmark, and within 6 mi (10 km) of DLF Emporio Vasant Kunj and DLF ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,031 reviews)

"very good place to stay, very friendly staff, can feel their smiling face even through then mask and face shield."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2020

Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport
Hyatt Regency Delhi
Hyatt Regency Delhi
5 out of 5
Bhikaiji Cama Place Ring Road, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
The price is Rs6,162 per night

This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located in the business district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Hauz Khas Complex, Embassy of Japan and South Extension 2 Market. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (601 reviews)

"Great service, friendly staff, very clean, the in-house WhatsApp service is spot on and bespoked - was helpful to get a taxi booked and waiting for you as you arrive from your room to the lobby."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Hyatt Regency Delhi
Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport
Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport
5 out of 5
Near Mahipalpur Extension NH 8, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
The price is Rs4,180 per night

Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Qutub Minar, Sarojini Nagar Market and Lodhi Garden. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"Great place to stay near the Airport, Front Desk & Restaurant staff make you feel welcome."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport

Popular places to visit in Delhi

Chandni Chowk
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Chandni Chowk

4/5(93 reviews)

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

India Gate
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India Gate

4.5/5(166 reviews)

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

Red Fort
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Red Fort

4/5(131 reviews)

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

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
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Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

4.5/5(66 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of New Delhi when you make a stop at a well-known site such as Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Amble within picturesque gardens or visit the shops in this culturally rich area.

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
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Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

4.5/5(89 reviews)

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

Qutub Minar
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Qutub Minar

4.5/5(69 reviews)

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

Reviews of Delhi

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4 - Good
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4 - Good 37.81094527363184%
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3 - Okay 19.90049751243781%
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2 - Disappointing 4.8092868988391375%
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4/5 - Good

PawanSood

22 Mar 2020

Difficult times around the world ... hope we can get over this virus situation and get Delhi flourishing again

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

21 Mar 2020

Its beautiful city,way better than last time i visited

5/5 - Excellent

k

16 Mar 2020

You have to experience it first hand especially Old Delhi.

5/5 - Excellent

Harish

13 Mar 2020

Alll are great

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

27 Feb 2020

Rooms look better on photos, bath not available on the first night of room...

3/5 - Okay

Preet

24 Feb 2020

Traffic is horrible. City overall is dusty and smoggy. It needs more greenery and less vehicles on the road.

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