Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Delhi. We love the food, but we dislike the people. We love the malls, but we hate the heat outside. We love eating the street food, but we detest the beggars. Despite the numerous arguments, Delhi is a happening place. The amalgamation of people from all kind of backgrounds, regions and descents makes it a very interesting potion.You have endless places to eat and the list for shopping will need a separate post. The options for having fun range from the classiest to the most rustic are numerous. Be ready to unwind and take it as it comes.
Let’s read about the fun things you must do when visiting Delhi –
If you don’t mind the annoyances, a trip to India Gate is a must. Go check out the hordes of Delhites in their best attires making the best of a venue that has no entry ticket.
You have to have chaat here, the passing cars, the friendly insects in the lanes and the pollution adds its own unique flavor to these gastronomical delights. And the paranthe wali gali is also just around the corner.
For those of you, who like to cook original ethnic recipes, this is the place to buy original spices. You can get anything from dried prunes to the most expensive saffron here.
Connaught Place is the most happening address for most Delhites still. It’s design in the form of a square, the elite showrooms and the up market crowd, all impress any bystander. And, don’t forget to grab a sandwich from Wengers and have Keventers milk while there.
It’s the most beautiful savory dish that you will ever have on the streets. The hollowed out fruit is filled with a spicy mixture of various fruits. Eat it thinking it’s healthy; don’t worry about the water it was washed with.
Fight for bargains and buy casual clothes, and accessories from here. The greatest bargains in Delhi are sought here.
Grab a bunch of close friends, pick a pleasant day and go for some crazy shopping to Chor Bazar. You can buy practically anything under the sky here. Just have the knack to indentify a fake from an original. And remember hitting the scene at 6 AM is a good idea.
Daryaganj on Sundays is converted into a sea of books for the book lovers. They just need to have the time and patience to pick one.
One of the most well kept historical places in Delhi. A visit to the Qutab Minar is must to witness the old heritage and splendor of the Mughals.
The children will marvel at the collection and it will be a trip to remember. A great place to have a family picnic. A ride in the toy train is a must.
Half a dozen galleries and working exhibits will force your mind to go onto a frenzy. A must for kids to know of things they have read in text books.