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5 Interesting Facts about Delhi Which Even the Locals Are Unaware Of

5 Interesting Facts about Delhi Which Even the Locals Are Unaware Of theaugustfest.com

Dillwalo ki Delhi has many secrets hidden in her bosom, here are a few of the interesting ones.

5 Interesting Facts about Delhi Which Even the Locals Are Unaware Of:

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1. 20% of Delhi's landmass is covered by forests

20% of Delhi's landmass is covered by forestssource: karenbryson.wordpress.com

And it remains one of the greenest cities in the world.

Vicky Khan: If you want to feel like a king spend some bucks and get into this one. I went there for new year party with my friend, the hotel was really great in almost everything the hot tub was great, the bed, the food, the view and everything was great.

2. Entire public transport system in Delhi runs on CNG

Entire public transport system in Delhi runs on CNGsource: wikimedia.org

From the auto rickshaws to the famous blue-line buses, everything runs on the eco-friendly Compressed Natural Gas.

Nishank Bhatia: One of the most famous and magnificent 5 star property in New Delhi, home to all foreigners I must say, the ambience and the aura is majestic and the food served in their 'Tamra' restaurant is luxuriously delicious. Have tried midnight coffee here couple of times.

3. 5 of the original 14 gates of the walled city of Delhi are still standing

5 of the original 14 gates of the walled city of Delhi are still standingsource: onelongpeel.wordpress.com

Namely, the Ajmeri Gate - facing Ajmer in Rajasthan, Lahori Gate - facing Lahore in Pakistan, Kashmiri Gate - pointing North to Kashmir,  Delhi Gate - pathway to earlier cities in the state and Turkman Gate - named after religious saint Hazrat Shah Turkman.

Naveen Dalal: It is a beautiful hotel. Visited the hotel with my family. They were all happy to see the quality and variety of food they served. Hotel staff is very polite and helpful. The rooms were neat and clean. They arrange cabs etc.

4. It’s the second most populated city in the world after Tokyo

It’s the second most populated city in the world after Tokyosource: indiaopines.com

Delhi is the second most populous city with 25 million inhabitants! Census, in 2015, recorded 18.2 million people living in the city.

Amit Kumar: The staff is very friendly, professional and helpful. The rooms were quiet, clean, and spacious including large bathrooms. Had a great food at in-house restaurant name Blooms and would recommend everyone to try breakfast especially pastry section - nothing but delight when it came to the croissants, bagels, donuts, muffins, cakes and breads. I tried other restaurant name Singh Sahib that host authentic Indian food with live music.

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5. Delhi's Khari Baoli market is Asia's largest wholesale spice market

Delhi's Khari Baoli market is Asia's largest wholesale spice marketsource: guidetrip.com

This is a must visit place for anyone loving spicy food.

M J: Luxury and service redefined. Great rooms - very comfortable and well done. Choice of restaurants and food and beverages is great. A great place to also host family and friends. Great hotel for business travel and also for families on holiday. Great for families with senior citizens and young kids - staff takes very good care of its guests.

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