About the city of DelhiIn Delhi wholesale market at Azadpur is Asia's largest vegetable and fruit market. Above 3,000 trucks bring in vegetables and fruits here daily for over 30,000 retail vendors. There is a place on the street of old Delhi named as Khari Baoli, is the Asia's largest wholesale spice market. If you love spiced food, then you should visit this place. Delhi metro is the world's thirteenth largest metro system in terms of length. If you want that real sense of knowledge about life, get inside a Delhi metro. The average daily ridership of metro is 2.4 million commuters. Dilli Haat is where each state of India finds expression in handicrafts, art, music with delicious food items to apetite your taste buds with various Indian cuisines. Madhubani paintings, batik print kurtas or Kolhapuri chappals are the famous things available here. INA is every cook's favorite place to shop.This place is famous for fresh vegetables, imported meat, seafood, herbs, bread and more. And when we talk about tourist place in Delhi then how can we forget to mention these place like Qutub Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Purana Qila, Akshardham Temple, Rajghat and so on. These are the famous tourist attraction places in Delhi. Delhi have amazing city life, you can make Parties at Hauz Khas Village and if you are qawwali lover then listen to the qawwali at Nizamuddin Dargah.
The places which give Delhi its identity
- Jama Masjid,
- Qutub Minar
- India Gate
- The Red Fort
- Humayun’s Tomb
- Lodi Gardens
- Red Fort,
- Lotus temple,
- Purana Qila,
- Akshardham Temple
History of Delhi
These days Delhi might not be able to show its imperial self to you because of it’s rush and traffic. But if you take a step back, and dive into the attractive history of the capital city, you will be fascinated by what you see.
It is a city of cities, built and destroyed several times. The Legend of Mahabharata talks about the beauty and wealth of the mighty Indraprastha, which over five thousand years ago, was built by Pandavas as their capital in the same region.
During the time of Britishers, New Delhi came into existence. The foundation stone of the city was laid by George V, Emperor of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker.
Delhi is the historically and culturally rich capital of India. Do visit the city to know better about India's history.