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Indraprastha is acclaimed as one of the renowned capital of the legendary Pandavas, having a devastating history and rich cultural heritage. In the lap of majestic Yamuna, Delhi presents the soul of India in its true self. This enchanting cosmopolitan city presents the true meaning of India and educates people come from all part of the country. It is an elegance mixture of the diverse culture of the subcontinent that has gained the world-famous popularity as the capital city of a unique nation.

Delhi represents the mirror of new generation of contemporary Indian society, where the glorious past is converted into the time of modernism. Being the capital city, it has potential to have almost all the industrial icons, historical forts and monuments, ancient temples, different beautiful lakes etc. Additionally, Delhi portays the sophisticated facilities of communications to travel which are better known for its good public transport system.

As far as education concerned, it has many educational universities with elegantly designed buildings. It has a big JNU campus that is popular among the other prestigious institutions in India.

Today, Delhi is a perfect blend of tradition, culture, power and politics which are famous around the world.
Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Red Fort (Lal Qila)

History
The history of Delhi has a great value in the world that encompasses the bravery and valor of the legendary Pandavas and the might and wisdom of the Mauryans kings. The hisoty will remain incomplete without discussing about the great rule of Prithviraj Chauhan. After him, his kingdom was the strong hold of diverse dynasties like the Slaves and the Tughlaques.

Today, it is a perfect blend of great love and affection for art and literature. After the first war of Indian Independence, this holder of the historic city was in the hands of the enduring British people. It was in 1911, Delhi had been officially acclaimed as the eminent capital city of British India.

Neatly compartmentalised into two, the Old Delhi and the New Delhi, this city exhibits unique features. Nested with a splendorous history, Old Delhi reflects the real picture of its Mughal era with its all glory.
According to Hindu texts the city was referred to in Sanskrit as Hastinapur, which means ʺelephant-city".

Culture
It is a multi-cultural city that has its own distinct significance and also has colourful festivals and ceremonies. Dussera, Diwali, Maha Shivaratri, Baisakhi, Lohri, Holi, and Christmas are the most famous festivals in the world.

Diwali and Dussera gains lots of importance because these are related to our tradition. It marks the triumph of virtue against vice. One of renowned as the festival of lamps, Diwali is an only occasion which is celebrated in the entire world which is based on diyas and candles. In short, it is a cultural rich city famed as the capital blending of amalgamation of different cultures and traditions in the form of several art, theatre and music and fashion shows.

Travel within city
Travelling in and around the city can be a very thrilling experience. This city offers you a plenty of modes of vehicles you can opt for: public transport buses, auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, cabs and taxis.

Metro
Metro is one of the convenient options of travelling running between the major parts of the city. These are intersecting between three lines that are the Red Line, the Yellow Line and the Blue Line. It is quite a cost-effective method that offers you to travel in the city within your budgeting rates. One can also buy Smart Cards which will cost around Rs 100.

Bus
Next to metro is bus which is referred as a cheapest method of travelling in Delhi. The charges of these buses are very nominal through which one can travel comfortably.

Taxi
Taxis are the most popular as well as best option for travelling. Through it, you can travel anywhere as you want to be. The fares of these taxis are not so much high, it’s quite good to pay.

Auto Rickshaw
Auto rickshaw is a common means of travelling which has its own importance and can be a cheap option as compared to taxis.

Food
In the culinary map of India, stands at the top of the menu cards of the visitors. It offers multiple cuisines with a variety of delicious food whether it is vegetarian or non-vegetarian, Punjabi, Bengali and Guajarati etc.

Nightlife
Night life in Delhi is quite interesting to allure every visitor with its rocking musical nights, band sessions, dance floors and high class bars. Apart from these bars and pubs, Delhi’s star hotels offer a wide range of superb facilities to enjoy the gripping nightlife. Those who love dance and music, discotheques in the near vicinity of the India gate would be the idyllic location.

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