Delhi is the capital city of India. The city that is bordered by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. This city is very populous in the country that ranked the second-highest after Mumbai in India. It also has the second-highest GDP per capita in the country. Home to magnificent palaces and kingdoms, this city has captured the hearts of people from all over the world. It is a perfect blender of traditions and modernism.
Delhi is very rich in its infrastructure. It is one of the most developed cities in India that is home to the famous International Airport – Indira Gandhi International Airport in which several international flights take off and land on. It is the busiest airport in India and South Asia. Delhi’s roads are very well connected and there are a lot of options available to travel in and around the city. You will come across a lot of private vehicles and especially cars while travelling on the roads. Delhi is home to some of the famous national highways like NH1, NH2, NH8, NH10 and NH24 that connects itself from the other major cities in the country. Delhi Metro is very advanced and has become the daily transport of millions of people.
Hinduism is the predominant religion in this city followed by Islam, Sikhism, Jainism, Christianity and then Buddhism. Several languages are spoken in the town with Hindi being the main cultural language. English is the second most spoken language in Delhi. To the surprise, around half of the population in Delhi lives in slums and unauthorized colonies that lack basic amenities in many of the places. You will come across several festivals that are celebrated every other day with full excitement and traditions such as Gandhi Jayanti, Independence Day, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, Eid-ul-Fitr, Moharram, Lohri, Holi, Janmashtami and many more. There’s magic in the city’s air when it’s the festive season.
The tourism sector has flourished significantly in Delhi. In the year 2015, Delhi was ranked as the 28th most visited city in the world. Tourists from all over the world love the culture in Delhi and how to forget, Delhi is home to three of the main UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and the Red Fort. Delhi is also home to one of the most famous landmarks in the country names the India Gate. There are a lot many cultural, historical, ancient, adventurous and thrilling places in Delhi that make it a must-visit city in India.