Is your best friend visiting you in Delhi next week and you are still unable to pen down a few must visit places? Go celebrate because this list might help you.
1. Take a tour of DU’s north campus.
An early morning stroll, chirpy environment, Bffs and the icing on the cake would be the ultimate college canteen food!
2. Select City Walk.
Don’t let your friend suppress the ‘shopaholic’ in them. This place houses the best of clothing brands and the collection is very tempting.
3. Sarojini Nagar and Janpath Market.
Want to go street shopping? These two places can never disappoint you. NEVER, EVER. Be it clothing, chunk jewellery, footwear, accessory, anything.
4. Cha Bar for the book lover.
You have to visit this bookstore plus café where you can pick a read and at the same time grab a bite or two. If you are a tea lover then it is no less than a paradise for you.
5. Moonshine Café and bar.
The Sun is down, and who wants to sleep when your best friend is with you! Don’t worry, get ready and hit this club. Buy a few drinks, groove to the dancing numbers and you are all sorted.
6. Dilli Haat.
Try different kinds of food here. Very indulging indeed. But beware! Shopping might prove to be a little expensive.
7. Daryaganj book market. Dilli aye aur sasti kitabe nahi li
? Spend your Sunday morning here to grab oldest of oldest and cheapest books. Put your bargaining skills to good use.
8. Mandi House.
A hub of art and cultural activities as it is called, you sure don’t want your friend to miss this place. So spend your night watching a play in some open air theatre. If you are lucky, you might spot Naseeruddin Shah or Piyush Mishra performing. Have dinner at the nearby Bengali market.
9. Qutub Minar complex.
To get some Delhi Sultanate feel, click random pictures here. Once you are done, indulge in some dhaba food at Laxman dhaba near Qutub Institutional Area.
10. Old Delhi.
Those ‘Delhi-6’ , ‘K3G’ scenes appear in front of you once you reach here. Roam about to discover some really beautiful traditional wear and spicy north Indian food.
11. Satya Niketan.
The south campus of DU is full of affordable food joints which will leave you spoilt for choice.
12. Majnu ka Tilla.
The little Tibet in Delhi. The momos are a must try here!
Visit here after sunset and spend your time discovering the jaw-dropping collections of some well known designers. Once you are done, a dinner under the star-lit sky is compulsory.
14. Raahgiri at CP.
The early morning ritual makes you ditch the boring gym routine. It is a refreshing practice where all the participants are made to do various kinds of outdoor exercises, yoga, dance, cycling, gaming activities on the roads of Connaught Place which are sans traffic. Yes!
15. Virgin Tree.
Hindu College’s much famous ‘Virgin Tree’ is worshipped on every Valentine’s day where condoms are hung and a goddess’s portrait is put up. The goddess or ‘Damdami Mai’ of 2015 was Lisa Haydon. The pooja is usually done by the hostellers who wake up around 4 am in the morning to do it.
16. Café Coffee Day at Taj Chanakyapuri.
Yes, the ambience and the view is perfect to compliment the great coffee.
Be it Agrasen ki Baoli
or Nizammuddin ki Baoli
, visit at least one of these. Baoli is a secret tunnel having a wooden base which links a place to another via underground channels. It was built by rulers in earlier times and now its water is considered holy by pilgrims.
18. Kulle Chat.
This is a snack where a fruit or vegetable is hollowed out and filled with a mixture of chickpeas, pomegranate seeds, spices, salt and lemon juice to provide a delicious yet simple taste. You can get this in Chawri Bazaar market.
Delhi is a simply a fun place to be with friends.