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How to spend top weekend in New Delhi - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Humayuns Tomb, Delhi New Delhi can safely be called one of the most contrasting and surprising cities in the world. It provides more than enough opportunities for incredible discoveries, especially for those who like to go beyond classic sightseeing programs. When bored of popular touristy areas, head to the Tibetan village of Majnu Ka Tilla located on the outskirts of the city. This is an isolated area inhabited by the Tibetans, a kind of city within the city. It is nice to stroll along its quiet narrow streets, see Tibetan temples and monuments dedicated to the Buddhist culture. The area is not deprived of shops where one can buy some interesting Tibetan-style souvenirs. After walking through the streets, don't be so quick to leave the unusual village - be sure to go to the banks of the River Yamuna and admire the harmonious rice field landscapes.
Discovering the architecture of New Delhi from bird's eye view! Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, Qutb Minar, Parliament House, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, all those monuments are defining the image of New Delhi … Open
Walking in New Delhi's popular tourist districts, one can explore many more interesting features hidden from ordinary tourists. Cricket is the favorite sport for locals, and if you are lucky enough to visit New Delhi during one of the championships, you can take part in incredible celebrations. On the days of the match, all citizens take to the streets, improvised stages and street food stalls can be seen everywhere. Games of the national team are always a holiday for citizens, so it would be especially interesting to visit the city during the championship.
Representatives of typical New Delhi street professions - shoe cleaners, hairdressers, and ear cleaners - are considered another important national feature. Anyone can use their services just on the city streets. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Lotus Temple, Red Fort, Akshardham, India Gate, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for New Delhi … Open
What vacation in India is complete without visiting a colorful local bazaar? Hurry to the popular Kinari Bazaar where you can buy objects of real oriental exoticism. The bazaar's main value is cheap precious metal jewelry featuring pretty high quality standards. Besides jewelry, they sell traditional souvenirs like national clothing and accessories.
Delhi Want to bring a silk saree from the trip? Look for the historic store Nalli Silk Sarees. The store opened in 1928 is located near the AIIMS metro station, on South Extension Part 1 . In the large three-story shopping center, you can choose sarees for every taste. There are budget options worth 600 rupees and truly exclusive items that may cost about 100,000 rupees.
New Delhi is a city that simply strikes visitors by its unique color and wonderful atmosphere of hospitality. The streets of the city are a unique combination of ancient palaces and modern … Open
Continue exciting shopping at Chandni Chowk - an amazing eastern bazaar where you can buy a variety of unique souvenirs and try the most popular national delicacies. It is here that gourmets from around the world go in search of gastronomic discoveries. Besides nuts and exotic fruits, they can try interesting potato dishes, fresh pastries, refreshing drinks, and many other dishes the likes of which are not prepared anywhere else in the world.
Delhi After long walks in New Delhi and its environs, shopping trips straining the wallet, and gastronomic discoveries, go to trendy Smokehouse Club - one of the most stylish and fashionable places in town. Here you can sit down at one of the original tables and enjoy your favorite cocktails in a surreal setting admiring the night streets view from the window.
New Delhi offers plenty of places to have fun with the whole family. Adventure Island with dozens of rides is open to fans of amusement parks. Here you will find classic carousels for the … Open

Entertainment at Adventure Island Park

Adventure Island Amusement Park is located near the Metro Walk shopping center. It is open to the public from noon to 8 pm daily. It consists of 3 zones: Amusement Rides, Water Park, and Adventure Island. If you come to Adventure Island, you can ride a roller coaster with breathtaking descents and turns. You can also use the Twister Ride. It rotates 360 degrees. There is also a Z-Force here. It will create a feeling of weightlessness, and then abruptly fall. A variety of water slides at the Water Park will help you cool off on a hot day. If you visit the territory of an Adventure Island, you can try to solve its secrets.
Jama Masjid, Delhi

City Water Parks

You can escape the hot sun during your stay in New Delhi. You should visit several water parks. One of them is called Fun'n'food Village. It was opened 3 kilometers from the airport in an Entertainment Park with the same name in 1993. You will find 21 attractions and 22 water slides on its territory. They are available every day from 10 am to 6 pm.
One of the main merits of the crowded and buzzing city of New Delhi is a rich choice of restaurants and bars. Visiting of the brightest gastronomy destinations to learn major culinary … Open
If you get here, you can swim in the wave pool, which is considered the largest in the city. You can also visit the Ice Palace and make a quick descent from the extreme slide. It is 120 meters long.
Delhi, India The second Water Park is called the Atlantic Water World. It is located on the banks of the Yamuna River. The park is open from 10:30 to 18:30 daily. You can take advantage of many water slides once on its territory. They differ from each other in height. You will also have the opportunity to use the "Lazy River" attraction and 2 water attractions that have funnels.
Local folks in New Delhi are proud of their culture that is why tourists should be attentive and respectful of cultural peculiarities of the local people. Certainly not all the city guests … Open

Riding on a Catamaran near the Fort of Purana Qila

The old fort of Purana Qila is located near the city zoo. You will have the opportunity to take a tour of it. You can also rent a catamaran to ride on the surface of the pond. It is located next to the walls of the fort. If you go for a boat ride at sunset, you can stay near Purana Qila to see the "Love Delhi" light show. Laser spotlights will display the symbols of the city on the stone walls during this show.
Jantar Mantar Observatory, Delhi

Visit the Delhi Rides Park and the Versus Gaming Zone

You can ride the Ferris wheel to enjoy the view of New Delhi from a height, including at night. It is called the Delhi Eye. This Ferris wheel is located in the Delhi Rides Amusement Park. It is the largest in the country. It makes a complete turn in 20 minutes. If you want to go-karting, use various computer simulators or become a participant of laser tag, you can spend time in the game zone called Versus Gaming Zone. It is located in a big shopping Mall Pacific Mall.
New Delhi offers its guests many exciting and remarkable places to visit. Cathedrals and mosques of ultimate beauty, ancient palaces and museums and many other spots of cultural significance … Open

Take Part in the Holi Festival

Holi Festival is the most favorite traditional holiday among the residents of New Delhi. It marks the beginning of spring. It is a festival that lasts for 3 days. It is usually celebrated during the full moon, which occurs in late February or early March. If you come to the city during this period, you will get the opportunity to see the burning of a large effigy. It symbolizes the demoness Holika. You will become an eye-witness of running over the coals, purifying karma. You will also enjoy the festive procession and listen to the drumming. You can even take part in the general sprinkling of dry multi-colored paints. It is accompanied by wishes of happiness and prosperity.
A Mosque in Delhi

Riding a Motor-Rickshaw or a Bicycle-Rickshaw

You will be able to ride a motor-rickshaw and bicycle-rickshaw through the streets of New Delhi. A motor-rickshaw is a motor scooter that has 3 wheels. It has no doors. Therefore, the trip will be very extreme. A bicycle-rickshaw is a 2-wheel carriage that is soldered to a bicycle. It can't develop much speed. It is designed for 2 passengers. A bicycle-rickshaw is great for city tours.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in New Delhi and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in New Delhi and around
♥   Art museum 'National Museum' New Delhi, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'National Gallery of Modern Art' New Delhi, 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Talwar Gallery' New Delhi, 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Sanskriti Museums' New Delhi, 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near New Delhi
♥   Palace 'Rashtrapati Bhavan' , 3.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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