Delhi, the capital of India, is said to be one of the oldest existing cities in the world and is estimated to be over 5,000 years old.
The cosmopolitan city of Delhi is also known as one of the fastest growing cities in the world.
The city includes many historic monuments like the Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in the early 18th century which was used to compile astronomical tables, predict the times and movements of the solar system. Another tourist spot would be the Lodhi Gardens, a park spread over 90 acres which contains architectural works from the 15th and 16th centuries. It is also a haven for yoga enthusiasts and Delhiites who love their morning walks.
Other must see are the Red Fort; one of Delhi’s top tourist sights, Humayun’s Tomb which is included in the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Jama Masjid; the largest mosque in India.
Taj Majal, one of the most fabulous monuments in the world is 200 kms. from Delhi.
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