Delhi

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham Temple

Delhi is the Capital of India which is regarded as the heart of the nation, The city became the capital of Independent India in 1950, However, the capital city is divided into two parts popularly known as New Delhi and Old Delhi, and the city reflects a perfect blend of traditional architectures and modernization, Being the capital city of the country Delhi is the center for Judiciary System and Government’s legislature, Delhi was declared as a state under the National Capital Territory act in the year of 1992 with 11 districts on which New Delhi is one of them with having legislative official residence, VVIP buildings and diplomat zones whereas Old Delhi gives an Incredible image of historical and traditional monuments of India, The city is spread over an area of 1483 sq kilometers, and 216 meters above the sea level and shares boundaries with two states – Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

Delhi was mainly founded by King George V, (Emperor of India) who existed of Victorian architecture during the time of Delhi Durbar in 1911, However the city was build in 1912 by British architectures Sir Herbert Baker and Edward Lutyens, Delhi had been many rules and seat of power between 13th and 17th Centuries during the time of Mahabharata, Delhi was the capital of Pandavas called Indraprastha, prior to that Delhi was known as Shahjahanabad (Presently known as Old Delhi) during the regime of Shah Jahan.

There are many Tourist Places in Delhi like India Gate, Qutab Minar (the world’s tallest brick minaret), Old Fort (Purana Qila), Red Fort (Lal Qila), Humayun Tomb, Jantar Mantar, Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple), Jama Masjid, Tuglaqabad Fort, and President House (Rashtrapati Bhavan), also Delhi has five exiting – Lahori Gate (Facing Lahore in Pakistan), Ajmeri Gate (Facing Ajmer in Rajasthan), Kashmiri Gate (Pointing North to Kashmir), Turkman Gate (Named after pious saint Hazrat Shah Turkam), and Delhi Gate (Road to earlier cities of Delhi), Delhi is the home of many famouse educational institutions like Indraprastha University, IIT Delhi (Indian Institute of Technology), Jawaharlal Nehru University, and AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences).