Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra - Delhi (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Delhi chapter from Lonely Planet’s Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra guide-book.

Delhi is a city where time travel is feasible. Step aboard your time machine (the sleek and ef-ficient metro) and you can go from Old Delhi, where labourers haul sacks of spices and jewellers weigh gold on dusty scales, to modern New Delhi, with its colonial-era parliament buildings and penchant for high tea, to the future: Gurgaon, a satellite city of skyscraping offices and glitzy malls.

  • exploring Mughal masterpiece the Red Fort, imagining its former traumas and splen-dours
  • maps
  • enjoy the architectural virtuosity and mirror-image gardens of Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi’s most spectacular resting place
  • transport
  • experience the serenity of Jama Masjid, the ‘Friday Mosque’, with its wide open court-yard
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Greater Delhi, Gurgaon (Gurugram), When to Go.

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