The second largest city in India is Delhi, sometimes referred to as Dilli with a population of 17 million people. It is situated on the banks of the Yamuna River in northern India which is one of the oldest recognized cities in the world. During the Medieval Era Delhi was the capital city of some Indian Empires and provided a major trade route along northwest India. The city bears several ancient and medieval monuments, a testament to its glorious and ancient history. Old Delhi was built by the Emperor Shahjahan to serve as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1649 to 1857. Delhi has become a very multinational city due to the migration of many people from across India. It boasts a rapid development and urbanization and lots of people in Delhi earn a sensibly high income. It serves as a major political and commercial center of India.

There is evidence to suggest that around the 2nd Century BC human settlements had already begun. The remains of seven major cities have been unearthed in Delhi. It came under British control after the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Calcutta was then declared the capital of British India and Delhi became a region of the Punjab.

Delhi is semi-arid climate with very different temperatures in summer and winter. Summers last from April through October punctuated by a monsoon in between that and winter, which begins in October and peaks in January. Extreme temperatures are -6 Fahrenheit to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Make sure you know what to undertake seasonal journeys and ensure that the temperature changes.

Delhi attractions have a rich history of food, art, dance and joy. Art Galleries in Delhi boast of the ancient history of this town a long time. National Gallery of Modern Art, Lalit Kala Academy Sanskriti Kendra is important centers of trade. Traveling artists enjoy the studio and accommodation Garhis Lalit Kala Academy announced. On the Sanskriti Kendra scholars will work and collaborate with other artists in the studio or auditorium and artisans working in the booths.

National holidays including Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandi Jayanti, are celebrated with great enthusiasm. There are many attractive historic sites to see in Delhi, including 175 monuments, Jama Masjid, India’s oldest mosque and Red Fort, boasting a fortress palace built in 1639 AD by the Emperor Shah Jahan. India’s Prime Minister addresses India during India ‘s Independence Day celebrations from the Red Fort. Delhi is home to several UNESCO world heritage sites, including forest, mountain, lakes and desert. Humayan’s Tomb and Qutub Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world are also highly impressive tourist attractions and are not to be missed.

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