About Delhi

India’s seat of power saw many rulers, like the Lodis, Mughals and the British, all of whom left their legacies in the form of art and architecture throughout the capital. Colourful bazaars and historic landmarks sit side by side with quiet green spaces and charming neighbourhoods in New Delhi.

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Sight Seeing

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The Red Fort

This stunning marble-and-sandstone structure stands tall in the heart of the city, a living testament to its Mughal lineage. Immerse yourself in the many stories this historic fort has to tell through the marvellous sound-and-light show held here through most of the week.
Time : 07:00 am
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Qutub Minar

One of New Delhi’s most prominent landmarks and a true architectural marvel, the Qutub Minar was erected by sultan Qutb-ud-din in 1193. The huge sandstone tower is inscribed with verses from the Quran and stands at 73 metres, soaring over the rest of the crumbling tombs and monuments in the complex.
Time : 07:00 am
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Lodi Gardens

The hauntingly beautiful ruins of the tombs of the Sayyid and Lodi dynasties set the Lodi Gardens apart from the other green spaces in the capital. Don’t miss the tombs of Mohhamed Shah and Sikander Lodi, both of which are classic examples of the architecture of that time.
Time : 06:00 am

Activities To Do

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Glide around the capital on a Segway

For an unusual exploration of New Delhi’s prime sights, book yourself on a segway tour. You start out while the sun is still warming up the city, and glide past iconic sights, like Vijay Chowk, India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan, on these unusual, fun-to-ride vehicles.
Time : 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Walk around The Garden of Five Senses

The vibrant, interactive Garden of the Five Senses has been designed to reacquaint your senses to nature. Alongside formal gardens, you will find the Trail of Fragrance, the Colour Garden and many fabulous installation art pieces. This 20-acre garden often hosts cultural events, too.
Time : 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
taj holidays

Spend a day at the zoo

Discover the many beautiful creatures of the wild that call India home at the 176-acre National Zoological Park. It is home to one thousand three hundred and fifty species of birds and animals, including the endangered royal Bengal tiger and the Himalayan black bear, and encapsulates the bounty of diversity that exists in India.
Time : 09:30 am - 04:00 pm

Shopping

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Soak up the vibe at Chandni Chowk

Immerse yourself in Delhi’s atmosphere at this busy market in Old Delhi. A kaleidoscope of colours, sights and sounds, and the most popular shopping spot in the city, you’ll find everything here from trinkets to ethnic wear and jootis, which make for perfect gifts and souvenirs.
taj holidays

Visit a traditional village market

Dilli Haat is a stellar recreation of a traditional haat, or authentic rural market. There are stalls selling handicrafts from regions across the country, allowing you to take your pick from a unique selection of India’s varied arts and crafts. Dilli Haat also hosts cultural performances throughout the year.
Time : 11:00 am - 09:00 pm
taj holidays

Pick up Parisian style

Choose from a wide range of unique and elegant French dresses, shirts and shoes at Les Parisiennes in Shahpur Jat. This quaint all-white store stocks all things vintage and trendy. You will also find plenty of accessories like bags, belts and trinkets, as well as a selection of home-decor items.
Time : 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
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Step back in time: Unearth the city’s past at Qutub Minar, and discover the delights of Dilli Haat. End the day at the lovely Lodi Gardens and the iconic Red Fort.
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Gaze in Awe at the Qutb Minar
Shop at Delhi’s Oldest Market
Pick up Local Handicrafts
Go on a Date with History at Lodi Gardens
Trace the History of the Red Fort
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