India - Delhi (PDF Chapter)
This is the Delhi chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
Delhi is a city where time travel is feasible. Step aboard your time machine (the metro) and go from Old Delhi, where labourers haul sacks of spices, to modern New Delhi, with its colonial-era parliament buildings. Then on to the future: Gurgaon, a city of skyscraping offices and malls.
- explore the Red Fort, a Mughal masterpiece, and imagine its former traumas and splendours
- enjoy the architectural virtuosity and mirror-image gardens of Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi’s most spectacular resting place
- experience the serenity of the Jama Masjid, with its wide open courtyard
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Courses, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Greater Delhi, Gurgaon (Gurugram).