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You gotta do THIS when you’re in Delhi!

Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi or NCT, is a city and a Union Territory of India. It is bordered by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east.

10 things you just can’t miss when in Delhi are:

1.Visit The Lotus Temple

Among the numerous recognizable landmarks which are scattered all around Delhi is the remarkable Lotus Temple. Designed in the shape of a sacred lotus flower, there are 27 flower petals which are constructed of marble and make up the structure.

2.Visit the ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple

Located just a 15 minute walk from the Lotus Temple (though you have to walk around due to the fence), is one of the largest and most interesting temples dedicated to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

The religious movement was actually founded in the United States and is now represented throughout India.

3. Air Safari

If you are done with exploring all the available adventures on land and water then it is certainly time for you to explore the clear blue sky. Fulfil- your childhood desire of flying like birds. Indulge in this exciting thing to do near Delhi – Air Safari that takes you on a flying tour on the suburbs of Delhi. Enjoy a stunning aerial view of lush-green grasslands and amazing farm houses while gliding in the air.

4. Private sightseeing of the capital

Experience the rich heritage of Delhi on this 8-hour private tour to explore some of the most important sites like never before such as India Gate.

5. Rajpath Segway tour

Delight in a Segway tour, a great way to explore and understand the rich heritage that India’s national capital has to offer. For the uninitiated, Segway is a two-wheeled, battery-powered electric vehicle. On this 3 hour jaunt, centuries of history unfolds itself, presenting some great photo opportunities too.

6. Museum tour

Embark and enjoy the day tour that covers all the important museums in Delhi and explore history and culture on this tour such as National Museum, Science Museum, Nehru Planetarium, Doll Museum, National Rail Museum, Gandhi Smriti.

7. Historical tour

embark on a sightseeing tour  to cover up Delhi in a day with visits to the most important historical places such as  Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Purana Quila, Jantar Mantar and Tomb of Humayun.

8. Shopping

The colorful streets of Delhi are a good shopping ground for all those die-hard shopaholics. Janpath, Delhi Haat, Sarojini Nagar and Connaught Place are the perfect places to satisfy your needs, but don’t forget to bargain hard.

9. Listen to Qawwalis at Nizammuddin Dargah

Indulge in a spiritual experience of a total different kind! Amid all spiritual things to do in Delhi, delight yourself in this spiritual experience that uses music as the medium to talk to God. Get enchanted by Qawwali’s which are a beautiful fusion of devotional poetry and music. Connect with God, with this ancient method of prayers. More than praying, this is a form of meditation that not only soothes your soul but is also pleasant to hear.

10. Changing of Guard ceremony

Spend some proud moments in Rashtrapati Bhawan, spend some proud moments while witnessing guard ceremony held on the forecourt of Presidential residence. This is one official ceremony that is held in almost every influential country of the World.

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