Situated on the banks of Yamuna, Delhi is a city that has an overwhelming amount of history, culture, food, temples, and life. Every year, the city sees Non-Delhiites arriving in the city in large number to pursue their dreams.
So here is a fun guide for every Non-Delhiite, to help them know the city better and have a memorable time.
Try the Delhi street food
The streets of Delhi boasts of feeding people of varied appetites. A walk down any street in the city, and you are sure to be served a platter of happiness. Places like Chandini Chowk, Jama Masjid, Khan Market, Connaught Place are your best picks for delectable street food. Apart from these, one may also go to Delhi Haat, INA, to try a spread of different dishes from states from all over India.
Go on a Photowalk
Delhi is a hub for monuments and national heritage sites. So if you have a weekend off and do not know what to do, just go for a stroll along the city and give your inner photographer a little push. Not only will that full fill your long lost dream but also help you to know the history and the heritage of our national capital.
Visit India Gate
You would be lying if you say that you never wanted to visit India Gate at night after watching Rang De Basanti. So here is the chance of turning that dream into reality. Get out there, and you are sure to feel a sense of pride for your nation, standing in front of the memorial. Past midnight, the chai and ice cream there taste even better.
Visit the Dargah of Nizamuddin Auliya
Here is another thing that the movies introduced us to. Every time we hear or watch ‘Rockstar’s Kun Faya Kun, a sense of peace and serenity takes over us. Now imagine actually being there feeling blessed. Considered one of Islam’s holiest tomb, one should visit it to let go of their worries, and embrace calmness. Also to listen to the qawwalis (devotional songs) being sung there.
Lose yourself to shopping in the streets of Janpath, Lajpat Nagar, Karol Bagh, and Sarojini. Though try not to go during a weekend, to avoid the maddening crowd. From Antiques to clothes, curtains, bedsheets, utensils, and furniture, everything can be found in these markets, Also you will polish your bargaining skills.
So if you are feeling a little lost in this unknown city, then give these things a try, and We are sure, you’ll find yourself closer to home.
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