Capital of India & a Major Gateway to the Northern India, Contemporarily Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines the Ancient & Modern in its fold.
Geographically, Delhi is located at an altitude of 239m above sea level in the middle of the Great North Indian plain. Spread over an area of 1500 sq km, Delhi & its suburbs have a population of over 10 million.
Delhi has lot to see because of the large number of monuments & tombs in the city, bearing testimony to its history, some principle sights that no visitor should miss are
Bahai Temple: The Lotus shaped Bahai Temple in South Delhi is the Seventh & the most recent Bahai House of Worship in the World. Visited anually by over four million people, it is a crystallisation of the aspirations of Bahai's Followers in over 200 Countries.
Purana Quila (Old Fort): This fort is Built by the Great Afghan Ruler Sher Sheh Suri in the 17th Century on the banks of the river Yamana.
Red Fort: Built of Red Sand-Stone by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1638 A.D., the Fort is one of the best surviving Mughal Monuments today. Don't miss the Sound & Light show an evening attraction of Red Fort.
Rashtra Pati Bhawan: Built by British on the Raisina Hills as the Residence of the Viceroy of India, it is now the official residence of the President of India. It also has one of finest gardens in the country, The Mughal Gardens.