Since over a billion people live in India, one can imagine the bustling throngs on the streets of India’s capital. With so many people meandering the city each day, Delhi clearly has some fascinating streets. Unlike America where most people drive their own car or take the bus, transportation in Delhi comes in a diverse range of vehicles. As the most common form of travel in the city, auto rickshaws speckle the streets with their bright green and yellow. In America with its stricter road laws, these three wheeled vehicles could only fit two or three passengers at a time.
It’s a city of love, a city with countless monuments and other tourist places on one side and a world class airport and metro on the other. Whether it’s a street foods, shopping malls, religious places, theatre; you name it and Delhi has it! Below are the 10 must-visit places in Delhi that will help you explore the history of Delhi as well as bring you one of the most cherish moments of your
New Delhi, India – A Case study New Delhi is the capital and a union domain of India has a range of 42.7 square kilometres (16.5 square miles). It has a populace of 11,007,837 and thickness of 5,855/square km and metro of 21,753,486. New Delhi shapes a little part of the Delhi metropolitan territory. Since the city is situated on the Indo-Gangetic Plain, there is a rise of 216 m (709 feet). The city lies on the floodplains of the Yamuna River, voyages an aggregate length of 1,376 km (855 miles) and has a waste arrangement of 366,223 square kilometres (141,399 square mi).
I have visited so many places of historical and tourist interest. But the visit which has a lasting impression on my mind is the visit of New Delhi. Delhi is the present day capital of India, a city that has seen every type of government and Kings and Queens and always attracted the whole world. Last winter I got a chance to visit New Delhi because of a youth programme i.e. international youth fellowship which is organised by the Korean people.
Intro: Delhi is well known for small industries. Delhi is a Union Territory and capital of our country. Delhi has mixed culture as the people hails from all parts of India and it gives mixed cultural phenomena to Delhi. But there is another face of Delhi which is Safety. As a safety measures Delhi has poor status in all aspects whether it is environment safety, women safety, Traffic safety, infrastructural safety and so on so forth.
Owing to military concerns and Empire’s consolidation the Agra Fort (1565-71), is noteworthy for its impenetrable 70 ft high walls, its bastions, moat and its colossal Delhi Gate/Hathi pol. The main Delhi Gate and walls, Asher says were meant to reflect the patron’s imperial power. Brown says the fort is also noteworthy for its smooth red sandstone exterior masonry. The palace plan follows typical Islamic style as do all other mughal palaces, since various sections of the palace are separated by large courtyards and gardens, unlike Rajput palaces which were internally connected by corridors. An extant building here from Akbar’s period is the Jahangiri Mahal.
THEORY OF SETTLEMENTS STRUCTURE OF SHAHJAHANABAD SHAHJAHANABAD or old Delhi is the heart of the city and it is considered to be the seventh city of Delhi. This city was built in 1639, by Mughal emperor, Shahjahan (1627- 57), who shifted his capital from Agra to Delhi. The site for the new capital in Delhi was ideally suited as a convergence point of land routes, being centrally located geographical. The site was situated on the western bank of river Yamuna where a natural projection formed a triangle with the land and the river. To ensure its prosperity, the site was placed on a high land and was bow shaped (kamukha).
Bringing a new interpretation of the Quran and restoring the purity of the Islamic religion with him. (Ambalu 285) After acquiring several followers, in 1889 Ahmad founded a new sect, the Ahmadiyyas. His followers believed he is a prophet. Ahmad taught based on his belief that the Muslim community has lost their way of what is right and wrong, and he is the man that is responsible of reforming them. (Who are the Ahmadi) Soon before his death in 1908, Ahmad suggested the formation of the Anjuman; their words were law.