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  • General

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    Well hi travelers, If you need some minor repair of your clothing Seamsters are easy to find. they are usually located on the streets mostly near the residential areas and taking care of the small jobs required by residents. They may not be available in or around touristic areas but sure if you need a small job to be done, just by asking around I...

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  • Red fort

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    After the `First war of independence' in 1857, or as the British called it: `the sepoy mutiny', where there were several armed uprisings against the occupation of India by the British thru the `East India Company', much of the Red fort was occupied and destroyed by the British army. Many of the structures within were razed and Barracks were built...

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  • Shopping

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    Unless you want a 'Maharaja Mac' stay away from the McDonalds. Stick to local food, its great. Drink only bottled water, unless you want an attack of the 'Delhi Belly' and eat street foods hot out of the whatever and cooked before your eyes, 'Chaat' at the South Extension shopping complex. Indian Tapas. Very, very hot. Guaranteed to clear your...

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  • India gate

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    We did not have any time here our guide was rushing as around to get us to a emporium, to earn money out of us, and when you complain they keep telling you we don't earn a lot of money. Being without our Driver and Guide.

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  • Raj Ghat

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    Favourite thing to Do in Delhi - sight seeing of all the historical Monuments like India gate, Red fort, Jama Maszid, Lotus Temple, Qutab Minar, Birla Temple and many more place to interest in Delhi....

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  • Out of Delhi

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    Rajasthan Government run very comfortable Volvo buses from Bikaner House, Pandara Road, New Delhi to Jaipur and from Sindhi Camp, Main Bus Stand, Jaipur to Bikaner House, Pandara Road, New Delhi. These ply every 30 mins-1 hr during the day. They take about 5 hours to complete the journey. Tickets cost INR 700/- (2011 prices) per passenger. The...

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  • Humayun´s Tomb

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    The tomb and mosque of Isa Khan is located to the south of the Bu Halima garden. An inscription on a red sandstone slab indicated that the tomb was built during the reign of Islam Shah, son of Sher Shah, in 1547-48 A.D. This complex of Ali Isa Khan Niazi, the noble in the court of Sher Shah (the man who overthrew Humayun). His tomb enclosure...

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  • Transportation

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    At the Domestic and International airports in Delhi, there are some useful maps of the city available. They also have some important numbers and other info about the city- sightseeing, restaurants, shopping, and autorickshaw and taxi fares...

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  • Lotus Temple

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    The bahai house of worship, or the Lotus temple, in south Delhi, is one of the cities popular tourist attractions... This interesting and innovative design- where the structure resembles a lotus flower, and has won numerous awards for architecture- is actually a minimal prayer hall from the inside. http://www.bahaindia.org/temple/index.html

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  • Rajpath

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    Literally translating to `Kings way', Rajpath was built by the British to impose and impress. It was supposed to intimidate and drive home the point that they were in-charge. Even today, when you make your way up on Raisina Hill, you soak in the desired impact that the British Empire was wanting to leave. Rajpath is the road that runs from...

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  • Jami Masjid

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    Every time I visited Delhi I made it a point to visit Jama Masjid, although a prayer can be offered at any mosque and it holds no religious significance as such, but the size of this overwhelming structure subdues all your senses. Situated in the ancient town of Old Delhi, the Jama Masjid is one of the grand architectural examples of the Mughal...

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  • Gardens

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    The Gardens - Though Delhi is fast being converted into a concrete jungle, the Delhi Development Authority is trying best to provide the residents of Delhi with some greenery by construction of parks and gardens. The DDA has also installed some musical fountains at specific locations which are worth visiting. Being part of the Aravalies

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  • Qutab Minar

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    One thing you cannot miss in the Qutab Minar is this column, built around 400 AD. Scientists have not discovered how this 7 metres high iron pillar, which is of such purity that it has not rusted after 2000 years, could be cast with the technology of the time. It is said that if you can encircle the pillar with your hands whilst standing with your...

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  • Birla Temple

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    BIRLA TEMPLE This white and brown temple is located near to Connaught Place. Its name comes of its builder, the industrialist B.D. Birla. It is dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune, and is commonly known as Birla Mandir or Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Mahatama Gandhi inaugurated the temple (1938) and was a regular visitor...

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  • Old Fort

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    Inspect the Purana Qila (Old Fort). The ruins of the fort once stood on the banks of the Yamuna, but the river has long since changed its course. According to legend the fort marked the site of the magnificent capital of the Pandavas (about the 9th century B.C.), but the building of this structure was carried out between 1538 and 1545 A.D. It...

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  • street during rains

    I landed in Delhi when dry wind called Loo was in full swing, but afternoon suddenly everything changed and we had a thundershower . The whole street was flooded .We were stranded in an auto for half an hour right in the middle of a flooded high way . All large vehicles having a gala time drenching us in murky water . I had itchy skin for days...

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  • Markets

    Every time i visited Delhi i used to stay in Kerala house smack in the middle of all activity,walking distance from janthar Manthar, connaught place and pali market. This time i stayed at Vasanth Vihar colony, huge colony which has A B and C sectors and each is again divided in to various areas with numbers 1,2,3 etc. For a new comer this can be a...

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  • Visit to Delhi,Jaipur,Agra & Varanasi

    In India,a) You can prefer Trains over flights if there is no time specific boundation. It is always safe to book tickets either in Second AC or Third AC. However, First AC is also available but it is the costliest one...depends upon your budget. Second sleeper to be avoided.b) Trains booking can be done online usingwww.irctc.co.inbut u have to...

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