About New Delhi

New Delhi is a palimpsest, bearing the complexities, the contradictions (contrasts), the beauty and the dynamism of a city where the past coexists with the present. Delhi abounds in relics, historical monuments and retains a glorious reminder of its past. Delhi, the capital city of Indraprastha, was founded in 1450 B.C by the Pandavas. It has ever since, witnessed the rise and fall of various empires absorbing in itself a bounty of diverse cultures. Two beautiful monuments, the "Qutub Minar" and the "Humayun Tomb", have been declared world heritage sites. Apart from these there are other places of tourist interest like the "Red Fort", "India Gate", "Rajghat" and many more. Delhi is a green, bubbling effulgent city and exploring the City can be a fascinating and rewarding experience.

QUTAB MINAR: This beautiful 73metre high towering stone monument is located at the southern end of the city which was built in 14 th century AD.
HUMAYUN TOMB: This tomb was built by Mughal Emperor Humanyun's wife Hamida Banu Begum. The combination of white marble and red sand stone was a great influence on later Mughal architecture.
RED FORT: This massive fort was built by the great Mughal emperor, Shahjahan, who also gave the world the Taj Mahal.
INDIA GATE: This is an impressive free standing arch built in 1931; beautiful lakes and lawns around add grace to this monument wherein an eternal flame is lit to honor the immortal soldiers.
RAJGHAT: It is a memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Set in acres of landscaped gardens, Rajghat is ideal for quiet contemplation.
LOTUS TEMPLE: This is a marvel of modern architecture in marble, resembling a fresh lotus opening up. It is dedicated to the Bahai faith.
RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN: This fascinating building is the official residence of the President of India.
AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE: Akshardham Temple Monument to World Peace is located at the mega Akshardham temple complex in New Delhi. The temple which depicts the Hindu mythology and Indian culture promises to attract lakhs of tourists' every year with its religious tourism. Build over an area of 100 acres on the banks of the Yamuna River.