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Delhi - the capital of India

Delhi Travel Guide & Business Information

New Delhi, the capital of India, has carved a niche for itself as a happening metropolitan city, the hub of Indian politics, and a prospering business center. The city, which was once known as a trading hub for spices and clothes, has come a long way, and has now become the Mecca of business, particularly service industries. The Delhi state government is striving to develop Delhi into a model state and has indeed come a long way. The government is working towards improving the quality of life of Delhi residents. Various measures that are being adopted include infrastructure augmentation, improved maintenance of infrastructure facilities, increasing housing, health care, education, leisure and entertainment facilities and stress upon pollution control.

The Commonwealth Games 2010 that was held in Delhi, acted as a catalyst for the development of Delhi and its environs. It did compel & propel Delhi to come up to the level of an International city. Though, with respect to Shanghai & Beijing, New Delhi is still way behind.

Delhi is a key player in the development of North India and is the nerve center of the vital regional hub - the National Capital Region. Delhi has an early mover advantage and also the advantage of being the country's capital. Facilitated by active developer segment, the city has witnessed marked suburban developments leading to competitive pricing in various segments.

Delhi Tourist Hot Spots

Chandni Chowk

Asia’s oldest market and India’s largest whole sale trading center, Chandni Chowk is Delhi’s most vibrant market place for export, wholesale and retail trade.

Connaught Place

Located in the heart of New Delhi, the Connaught Place is somewhat like a very large open air shopping mall. You cannot leave Delhi without visiting CP once.

India Gate

A grand structure built as a War memorial, along with the adjoining park - an ideal place to be in for an evening of relaxation.

Red Fort

An architectural masterpiece built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and the same architect who built the Taj Mahal - a popular tourist spot attracting tourists from all over the world.

Qutab Minar

The Qutab Minar is one of the most striking monuments in Delhi. This 72.5 m high tower is the highest stone tower in the world.

Jantar Mantar

Built by the astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh in 1724, the Jantar Mantar is a magnificently looking Observatory consisting of a puzzling scattered cluster of buildings.

Garden of Five Senses

This park is designed to stimulate our five senses with its beauty and attractions and give us a chance to touch, smell, hear and see our natural surroundings.

Delhi Weather Forecast

Thursday: Sunny, Maximum Temperature: 35°C (95°F) Minimum Temperature: 20°C (68°F)

Maximum Temperature: 35°C (95°F), Minimum Temperature: 20°C (68°F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 4mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 38%, UV Risk: 7, Sunrise: 05:50 IST, Sunset: 17:26 IST

Friday: Sunny, Maximum Temperature: 36°C (97°F) Minimum Temperature: 19°C (66°F)

Maximum Temperature: 36°C (97°F), Minimum Temperature: 19°C (66°F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1006mb, Humidity: 33%, UV Risk: 7, Sunrise: 05:51 IST, Sunset: 17:24 IST

Saturday: Sunny, Maximum Temperature: 38°C (100°F) Minimum Temperature: 17°C (63°F)

Maximum Temperature: 38°C (100°F), Minimum Temperature: 17°C (63°F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 3mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1005mb, Humidity: 26%, UV Risk: 6, Sunrise: 05:51 IST, Sunset: 17:23 IST