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9 Reasons Why Growing Up In Delhi Is The Best Thing Ever

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From the old bylanes of Chandni chowk to the modern malls, Delhi hold its charm in the many contradictions. If you've spent your childhood here, you will definitely relate to these reasons listed by HolidayIQ Travellers.

9 Reasons Why Growing Up In Delhi Is The Best Thing Ever:

  1. Delhi
  2. Haryana

1. A Walk Through History Everyday! The Forts & Tombs TellsYou That There Is Something Different About Delhi

A Walk Through History Everyday! The Forts & Tombs TellsYou That There Is Something Different About Delhisource: longdriveholiday.com

A walk through Delhi is like taking a history lesson every day. The roads meander around tombs and forts. Hauz Khas monuments as backdrops to fancy new eateries, parking near Red Fort to go eat at Karim's, or just lovely domes peeping out as you drive on the Barapullah flyover.

HolidayIQ Traveller Shruti Sharma says, “A true mix of the ancient and the modern! It has centuries of history.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Kumar Sanu, “Delhi hasmany place which are famous like India Gate, Raj Ght, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Mandir and many more. It's a place to be explored to have a look at India's history.”

2. You Never Get Bored Of Kulfis & Chaats. The City Has Street Food That Will Never Let You Go Hungry

You Never Get Bored Of Kulfis & Chaats. The City Has Street Food That Will Never Let You Go Hungrysource: wikimedia.org

HolidayIQ Traveller Babita Goyal says, “Delhi is known for its street food. It is famous for the chaats, kulfis, pani puri and the famous Chandni Chowk and it's parathe wali gali. I would share some secret paratha places that I discovered in Delhi. You get parathas almost everywhere in Delhi and at all times. The best places to have paratha are Green Park, Moolchand, AIIMS, Sector 58 "The BPO Lane at Guptaji's" Parathas, Maggi and eggs. Almost all these set ups start around 11 in the evening and sell till half past midnight. They again begin their work at around 3 am."

3. While Others Go To Mcleodganj & Kasaul, For You, Hauz Kauz Is The Ultimate Haven

While Others Go To Mcleodganj & Kasaul, For You, Hauz Kauz Is The Ultimate Havensource: taxiforsure.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Edwin Chawla says, “Visit HKV for a relaxed evening. Too many options for food, drinks and music lovers. Open air and rooftop cafes are the main attractions. Hauz khas fort is a must-visit place for photography lovers!”

4. You're Probably Flooded With A Zillion Pictures In Different Shades & Angles Of India Gate. You'd Still Go For More

You're Probably Flooded With A Zillion Pictures In Different Shades & Angles Of India Gate. You'd Still Go For Moresource: happytrips.com

Towards the evening, India Gate IS bathed in colourful floodlights. HolidayIQ Traveller Vipul Kumar suggests, “You can have a great photo session with your friends.”

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5. No Matter How Crowded, You Grab A Seat In The Metro

No Matter How Crowded, You Grab A Seat In The Metrosource: hindustantimes.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Zeeshan Haque says, “Travelling by metro is an awesome experience in Delhi. The metro is has a nice connectivity and you can travel to any place in the city withing minutes.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Shweta Raj, “The Patel Chowk Museum at the Metro is amazing and a must-visit.”

6. If You’re Really Looking For A Drive Out At Midnight, Murthal Is Not Too Far

If You’re Really Looking For A Drive Out At Midnight, Murthal Is Not Too Farsource: gulshandhaba.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Shilpa says, “Smooth drive with toll tax stop on the way. There are plenty of food options at Murthal. Road conditions are good which lets you drive comfortably to go to and fro.” This place is open 24/7.

7. Bookworm Or Not? You've Checked Out Books At Daryaganj

Bookworm Or Not? You've Checked Out Books At Daryaganjsource: dubeat.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Megha says, “If you are in Delhi, don't forget to squeeze in these most amazing cheap places to shop. Delhi has its weekly markets. Different flea markets open up at different locations and on different days of the week. Must check out are: Sunday bazaar near Jama Masjid, Karol Bagh on Mondays, Govindpuri on Wednesdays as well as Lajpat Nagar and Vijay Nagar on Saturdays. Apart from these are Janpath, sarojini nagar market, hanuman mandir bangle bazar and daryaganj book market.”

8. You Might Call It Shady, You Always Go To Sarojini Or Janpath For Shopping

You Might Call It Shady, You Always Go To Sarojini Or Janpath For Shoppingsource: allwonders.com

HolidayIQ Traveller Shifali says, “If you are looking for cheap shopping head to Sarojini Nagar. You will find a good range of the latest Indian clothes, shoes and accessories, bags, etc.But one need to spend a few hours to find the right ones. Do not forget to bargain.”

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9. Delhi Winters Is Something You Always Wait For

Delhi Winters Is Something You Always Wait Forsource: indiatimes.com

One thing that you haven’t missed in any of the winters is going to some local chai shop in the morning and having a steaming cup of tea or visiting a punjabi dhaba and ordering some of the best desi cuisines! 

HolidayIQ Traveller Sunil Kumar says, “Delhi is super city in winter and rainy season. You have a number of places to see. Delhi food is awesome and the city is so planned with all indications on road.”

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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