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
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.