Delhi is a territory in India. It includes the country's capital New Delhi. It covers an area of 573 square miles (1,480 km2). It is bigger than the Faroe Islands but smaller than Guadeloupe. Delhi is a part of the National Capital Region, which has 12.5 million residents.[1] The governance of Delhi is like that of a state in India. It has its own legislature, high court and a council of executive ministers.

Delhi is on the banks of the Yamuna River. Historians have evidence that people have been living in this region since at least the 6th century BC. People also believe that the legendary city of Indraprastha was here. This city has many remains and monuments of historic importance.

The India Gate is a war memorial in Delhi. On the India gate there are names of some of the people who fought for India during 1914 until 1921.

Tourism in Delhi

Places to visit

  • India Gate[2]
  • Red Fort
  • Kingdom of Dreams
  • Qutab Minar
  • Lotus Temple
  • Paranthe Wali Gali
  • Jama Masjid
  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
  • Connaught Place[3]
  • Akshardham Temple
  • Jantar Mantar
  • National Rail Museum


  • Sarojini Nager Market
  • Lajpat Matrket
  • Khan Market
  • Paharganj
  • chandni chowck market

top 10 shopping places of Delhi


You just have to name and Delhi has it all, one can easily get all variety of food items which will definitely follow their taste; all you have to do is to find out the right place. What you can get here is a long list; some to name are -

  • Delicious street food
  • European cuisine
  • North Indian cuisine
  • South Indian cuisine
  • Bengali cuisine
  • Afghan cuisine
  • Awadhi cuisine
  • Rajasthani cuisine
  • Mughlai cuisine and many more.

From a historic restaurant to a modernly outlined place serving the best food items are easy to find in India’s Capital Territory. Here are the names of some must-visit restaurants situated in the eminence consumed regions of Delhi -

  • Khan Chacha [located at the Khan Market]
  • Karim’s [located in Chandni Chowk – Old Delhi] etc.

And while exploring the narrow alleys of Old Delhi, do not miss on paying your visit at the well-famed Paranthe Wali Gali [this place serves the most-delicious Parathas]. What you find here is not just any Paratha; it’s offered in numerous flavours. Don't forget to have a bite of all.

When it comes to writing down about Delhi; you will always have this feeling of missing on something. Delhi is way more to what one can speak of and write about; place your presence and witness its liveliness in person. Here are the names of a few most-preferable restaurants situated in the notable city of Delhi -

  • Bukhara - ITC Maurya
  • Lazeez Affaire
  • Baluchi - A Pan Indian Restaurant

Know more through 5 Best Restaurant in Delhi, India


  1. "Census of India : Provisional Population Totals Paper 1 of 2011 : NCT of Delhi".
  2. "Places to Visit in Delhi". Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  3. "Best Places to Visit in Delhi With friends". Retrieved 31 Dec 2018.