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Thread: New Delhi

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    Mar 2012

    New Delhi

    India's capital & a major gateway to the country,contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern.
    New Delhi reflects the legacy the British left behind .The division between new & old Delhi is the distinctions between the capitals of British & the Mughals respectively.
    Delhi has a lot to see because of the large no. of monuments & the tomb in the city
    Here is the list of principal sights no visitor should miss.

    Red Fort- From Mughal India, the chief attrctation is the huge Fort that contains within it palaces & impressive public buildings, such as DIWAN-I-AM ,DIWAN-I-KHAS ,RANG MAHAL, PEARL MOSQUE & LAHORE GATE, the Fort's main gate

    Old Fort- Earlier seat of the mughls, believed to be the site of Idraprastha of Mahabharata period, is the fort uilt by Sher Shah.Here the sounds & the lights show capture some highlights of the legendary & historic past of india.

    Humayun's Tomb- A sandstone forerunner of the TAJ MAHAL built by Humayun's wife.

    Jama Masjid- In old delhi, an architectural extravaganza of Shah Jahan. one of the largest mosques, a beautiful structure that is still used for house of worship for Muslims

    Dilli Haat- delhi haat food & craft bazar , opposite INA market , offers not only a one stop shopping but also to taste the ethnic cuisine & witness the diffrent performing arts of the country

    Qutub Minar- An 11th centuary victory tower that rises to a height of 73m
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    Shimla, India
    These are very attractive places of New Delhi.

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    New Delhi
    Red Fort & Jama Masjid is main attraction places in Delhi.
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