Delhi is a great historic city and the capital of worlds largest democracy. The list of 5 things to do in Delhi has been prepared and explored from the eye of TravelTrap.
Delhi! The first thing that comes in mind after listing the name is the capital of worlds largest democracy. But besides being the center of Indian politics Delhi is known for its incredible history. Delhi is a giant city where you find everything!!!. The overwhelming amount of History, mixed culture, food, lifestyle, everything. These lot of things create curiosity in our mind about things to do in Delhi. So, here we are going to talk about 10 things to do in Delhi.
5 Things to do in Delhi
So, let’s start with our list of things to do in Delhi.
1. Witnessing The Change of Guard Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan
The ceremony will give you the opportunity to see the well-decorated President bodyguards. Performing the change of guard ceremony which took place for 100 years without fail. The 40 minutes long ceremony will definitely give you the goosebumps.
Change of Guard Ceremony is held on every Saturday and Sunday.
15 November to 14 March: 1000hrs – 1040 hrs
15 March to 14 November: 0800 – 0840 Hrs
07 October 2018 to 14 November 2018: 1730 hrs – 1810 hrs
15 November 2018 to 14 March 2019: 1630 hrs – 1710 hrs
To book your seats for the ceremony and for more details you can visit Here
2. Enjoy HOHO Bus Service
Delhi was a center of political leadership from medieval time, therefore, it also, has a good amount of heritage sites. And most of the sites are unknown to the people. HOHO bus service provides you the opportunity to feel the heritage. A low floor AC bus with all the modern features provide you with a great opportunity to see more than 20 heritage sites in Delhi. The HOHO also provide group discounts.
To book your seat in HOHO visit here
3. Ghalib Ki Haveli
Thinking about Delhi without Mirza Ghalib is not fare!! So, if you are interested in Shyari and want to know Delhi from the eyes of an artist then Ghalib ki Haveli is a must place to visit.
“Ik roz apni rooh se poocha, ke dilli kya hai
To yun Jawab me keh gayi,
Ye duniya maano jism hai aur dilli uski jaan”
(One day I asked my soul, what is Delhi and it replied- if the world is the body then Delhi is its soul.)
The place will definitely energize the lost artist of your sole. The Haveli of Mirza Ghalib makes you visualize the Delhi of the medieval era.
Address: Punjabi Phatak Ballimaran Chowk 06, Ballimaran Road, Haveli Haider Kuli, Old Delhi
Timing: 11 am to 6 pm (Monday closed)
4. Books at Nayi Sadak and Dariyaganj
If you are a book lover and reading is your hobby, then Nayi Sadak is a great place. Street shopping for books is always exciting and here you can buy books in kilos. Although the books are the second hand, but you will definitely find the best selling and some of the rare books at comparatively good prices.
Location: When you will go from Red Fort to Dariyaganj, you will find the books on both sides of the road.
Timing: Only on Sunday (for Dariyaganj), every day except Sunday (for nayi sadak).
5. Andhra Bhawan Canteen
Want to eat delicious south Indian thali in budget!? then Andhra Bhawan Canteen or just say ABC is a great place in Delhi. ABC provides authentic and reasonable food without disappointing you. On weekends you may find a crowd at ABC. So, on weekends go with a good appetite and a good amount of patience to handle the crowd. By the way, the staff is well behaving and know how to handle the crowd gently. So, enjoy healthy and delicious food in a budget at Andhra Bhawan Canteen.
Address: 1, Ashoka Road, Hyderabad House, New Delhi
- Breakfast 7:30 am to 10:30 am
- Lunch 12 to 3:30 pm
- Dinner 7:30 to 10 pm
The above list of 5 to do things in Delhi, might be helpful for your upcoming plans. The great city and the capital of worlds largest democracy Delhi always a place which attracts people from all over the world. Just try new things in Delhi and explore the city.
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