Union Territory of Delhi Off The Beaten Path

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    Musical Fusion concert with 18 artists
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Union Territory of Delhi Off The Beaten Path

  • Tips collections

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    Valley Of The Dolls. One can find just about every kind of a doll one needs to see in Shankar's International Dolls Museum. There are about 6,000 dolls collected from over 85 countries and a third of the collection has been gathered from different parts of India. Each doll is resplendently dressed in costumes that represent the country or the...

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  • Humayun's Tomb

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    More pictures of Humayuns tomb here... The design is said to have inspired the design of the Taj Mahal, which was built by Humayun's grandson- Shah Jahan. You can look up more info on the monument at the tip for the same under `things to do' on my page...

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  • Parks

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    The Buddha Jayanti Park is situated in southern part of the Delhi ridge in New Delhi.A beautifully gilded statue of Buddha stands under a pavilion in an artificial island in the park. The park laid out to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of Lord Buddha's attainment of Nirvana, the garden provides an atmosphere of peace and tranquility. The park...

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  • Safdarjung's Tomb

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    This marble domed mausoleum is the last famous Mughal monument built in Delhi in 1753-54, by the son of the second Nawab of Awadh Shuja-ud-Daulah. It is a son's tribute to his father, the Wazir of Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah (1719-48). The Tomb set in the middle of a green and well-laid lawn.Safdarjang's Tomb is constructed with buff colored...

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  • Agra - Taj Mahal

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    I think most people know about this place and have seen tons of pictures of it. But when you see it for the first time in real life, it still takes your breathe away for its shear beauty and proportions. I actually saw it for the first time from the rooftop of my hotel and whilst I sat eating my lunch, I just couldn't take my eyes of it! Ok, the...

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  • Coronation Park

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    Kingsway camp, on the outskirts of Delhi, was the venue of King-Emperor George V's Coronation Durbar in 1911. After much intense debate about the merits of the capital remaining in Calcutta, or moving to the much more central (therefore easier to administer from) Delhi. The uprising of 1857 and the independence movement subsequently had possibly...

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  • Corbett national park

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    A convenient and popular weekend getaway from Delhi is Corbett National Park. Its a wildlife reserve, located in the foothills of the Himalayas and is a great place to see the tiger and other animals in the wild. You can reach the park by an overnight train from Delhi station. Its about 7 hrs by road...

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  • Nainital

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    Nanital is Suited in Uttranchal state North India Kms 330 from Delhi by road.Nainital is known as the Lake City as it is located around the 'Nayana Tal'. The city is a beautiful mixture of all the colors of nature. This mesmerizing example can be seen in the first look of the city itself. On one hand, the city surrounds the lake. As per the legend,...

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  • Purana Qila

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    Visiting Purana Qila was unexpected: we had wanted to see Humayum's tomb but found it closed - since some minister was visiting it. We looked at our map and Purana Qila seemed pleasantly near. In a way we did not regret our visit - becuase of the Humayum connection (which we discoered only later on). At Purana Qila you can see the ruins of an old...

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  • Qutab Minar

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    At the Quitab Minar complex you can find several buildings, with windows like these. When the sun shines through you can see little stars being reflected on the ground. More abou the Quitab Minar temple complex is to be found in my Delhi TRAVELLOGUE!

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  • Lotus Temple

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    I came across the Bahia Faith Lotus Temple by accident - and what a pleasant surprise! The Temple is a marble representation of a lotus flower and is located in the South of Delhi. I visited on a Sunday and it was very busy with locals - not any foriegners that I could see. Crowds were not a problem however as all was very well ordered. Plan to...

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  • Raj Ghat

    Delhi Off The Beaten Path

    Something that maybe is less than spectacular to most, but made a deep impression on me, is the place where Ghandi was cremated. It is surrounded by short walls in the city, but once inside it is perfectly silent. A holy and peaceful place.

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  • August 15 Park

    When you are at the famous Red Fort of Delhi, after you exit at the Lahore Gate, there is a big lawn in front of the fort. This place is named the August 15 Park and is worth a leisurely stroll in you have the time.

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  • Old shopping area in Pahar ganj opp to...

    You get internet for 10 rs and international phone calls for cheap rate just opposite to delhi railway station on pahar ganj side go straight about 1 farlong it is on the right side in a basement of a hotel........near that area food is cheap just for 6 rs you get 6 rotis anddal. Also you get fruits and juices and nuts.

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