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Delhi or Dilli- ‘dil walon ka sheher’ as claimed by the people staying here, is the national capital of India with a large number of historically significant buildings and monuments dating as far back as the Mughal Era. Mystery, magic, mayhem- India’s capital is littered with the relics of lost empires. Today’s Delhi actually comprises New Delhi, extending from Connaught Place southwards till Gurgaon and Old Delhi which is the 17th century walled city of Shahjahanabad.
Delhi - Places to Visit
Delhi is famous for its eye-catching architectural masterpieces, busy markets and mouth-watering street food. Be it picking traditional artifacts as souvenirs from the emporiums or shopping for reasonable foot-wears and bags from the inviting street markets, this city has something for everyone. Take a stroll at the India Gate, visit Red Fort or check out the magnificent Qutub Minar. Delhi never fails to impress tourists with its charm. Places one must visit during their trip to the National Capital are Akshardham Temple, Jantar Mantar, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Lotus Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Dilli Haat, Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Garden of Five Senses. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, National Gallery of Modern Art, Appu Ghar Amusement Park, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and not to miss the ISKCON Temple is few places that attract tourists from all over the world.
accommodation in Delhi by OYO
Being the National Capital of India, tourists can easily find budgeted accommodation around the city. OYO offers the best deal for a comfortable and affordable stay while being one of the best budget hotels in Delhi. Likewise, OYO Rooms is a perfect option for those wanting to stay at 3 star hotels in Delhi near Nehru Place, the commercial centre in Delhi. Be a part of Delhi’s cultural and happening life by staying at the 4 star hotels in Delhi around Greater Kailash, South Extension and Paharganj but within a budget. OYO Elite is one of Delhi’s finest luxury boutique hotels located strategically in South Delhi. Get pampered home style by staying at the 3 star hotels in Delhi near the posh residential areas such as Lajpat Nagar, Pitampura and Green Park. If you are looking for a comfortable stay with modern amenities, there are large number hotels in Dwarka Delhi offering a variety of accommodations from budget hotels to the most lavish properties. OYO Rooms is dedicated to outstanding service and hospitality making it an ideal budget hotel in Rohini. OYO offers 2 star hotels in Delhi which provide comfortable and budget accommodation who wish to have a homely feel during their stay near Malviya Nagar. One can stay at hotels near Connaught Place to be a part of the New Delhi’s happening night life. Explore the famous tourist attractions by staying at the budget hotels in Delhi with easy connectivity to Delhi Metro. OYO Rooms, India’s Largest Branded Network of Hotels offers a varied range of hotels in New Delhi. OYO Rooms provide numerous stay options at hotels near Delhi Airport for frequent fliers. OYO also offers long stay options for those who are looking for hotels in Delhi for a longer duration within a budget. OYO Homes offer 3 star hotels near New Delhi Railway Station and Nizamuddin Railway Station, are the most comfortable stay option for corporate and leisure travellers alike. There are multiple hotels near Central Secretariat, for travellers visiting the city for work but with a desire to explore the rich culture of the city. New Delhi is also known for its quality educational services. Delhi University attracts students from all over the world to enroll themselves to gain knowledge and is considered as one of the best universities in India. For those willing to stay near AIIMS, OYO offers an array of hotels in Green Park Delhi to enable them to enjoy a comfortable stay without worrying about accommodation. Likewise, there are various hotels in Laxmi Nagar making their stay in Delhi pleasant.
Govindpuri is a re-settlement colony located in the posh South Delhi, surrounded by Kalkaji, Chittaranjan Park, Okhla and Tughlakabad. Visitors can stay at the hotels in Govindpuri at good deals provided by OYO. For families visiting their folks in Delhi University, OYO has a number of hotels near Delhi University to ensure good stay. Dwarka in West Delhi is a much sought after area to stay, especially since it was approved to be a Diplomatic Enclave and was proposed to be developed as a Smart City. The hotels in Dwarka Sector-10 offer a comfortable stay to tourists coupled with modern day amenities. For frequent fliers and businessmen, OYO offers a lavish stay in Aerocity hotels owing to its vicinity to the IGI Airport and Gurugram.
Leisure travellers can ideally stay at the hotels for unmarried couples in Delhi near Vasant Kunj and witness the exquisite lifestyle of Delhiites. There are various resorts near Delhi where people can visit for a weekend getaway.
Events in Delhi
Delhi International Mango Festival (Delhi Haat, Pitampura, New Delhi)-July
One of Delhi’s most popular events is back and it’s none other than the International Mango Festival! A two day event in the beginning of July, it celebrates everything about the King of all tropical fruits, ‘Mango’. Held every year at Delhi Haat, Pitampura located in North, the event aims to showcase the specialties of mangoes from different states of India.
This event features an array of recreational events and activities associated with mango. Be it mango eating competitions, quizzes, mango carving, mango folk performances, mango tasting, and plenty of mangoes to go around with varieties of the fruit on display.
Once in the festival, you get to savor over 1100 varieties of mangoes and some rare species of everyone’s favorite fruit. Some of the traditional and exceptional mango varieties are Langda, Dasheri, Alphonso, Fasli, Bombay Green, Chausa, Sindheri, and many more hybrid species of the fruit. The Delhi International Mango Festival is one opportunity to taste them all for free and relish this appetizing experience for life.
For the ones who want to take this succulent experience back home, there is a sale of products like pickles, jam, chutney, mango pulp, mango juice, jelly, aam papad, and aam panna. The festival encourages trading of the fruit and has buyers coming in from all over the world to not miss out on this one of a kind experience.
Delhi Eid-Ul-Fitr (Jama Masjid)-June
Eid is celebrated with fervor and enthusiasm in the capital city with great pomp. Jama Masjid is usually the first to offer namaz to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan(July). This 350-year old heritage site becomes the capital’s centrepiece during this time of the year. The mosque is packed with devotees and those who cannot find place inside the mosque, settle down on the stairs and the street outside. The walled city experiences a flurry of activity with Chandni Chowk filled to capacity with a vibrant crowd out to celebrate the occasion in their smartest attire. People from various corners of the world visit Jama Masjid to be a part of the festival and enjoy the plethora of food and dishes available during that time. The market near Jama Masjid serves authentic food items that are prepared especially for Ramadan. From mutton to special sewaiyan, these food items are a delight to the taste buds. This year, Ramadan will commence from 25th June onwards and visiting Jama Masjid will double up the fun of the festival for you. So, book now at OYO and don’t miss out this vibrant celebration while living in a place like just like home.
So what are you waiting for? Book now in one of the many hotels we have customized just for you and your needs at OYO located near the venue of the festival. Places like Janak Puri, Rajouri Garden, Rohini are the prime locations where you can also add on the joys of Amusement Parks like ‘Adventure Island’ and ‘Splash’ for that much needed chill thrill in the summers. OYO will take care of the rest concerning your stay so that you are comfortably happy and can immerse yourself in this tempting mango extravaganza!