Guruwara Bangla Sahib in New Delhi. Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis via Flickr.

Delhi’s Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Delhi’s Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the most prominent Sikh gurudwara in India’s capital city, is both free to visit and a perfect place to learn more about one of India’s lesser understood religions.

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April 3, 2014 by
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Statues at the National Museum in New Delhi. Photo courtesy of rachaelvoorhees via Flickr.

New Delhi’s Best Museums and Galleries

If you’re looking for something to do during a rainstorm or to beat the afternoon heat, or if you simply want to spend a day museum-hopping, here are some of New Delhi’s best museums and galleries.

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March 6, 2014 by
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Delhi’s Historic Hotels

Delhi's Imperial Hotel. Photo courtesy of Chris Nordling via Flickr.

New Delhi is filled with historic attractions, but where you stay can offer just as much a sense of history. Delhi’s historic hotels offer not only luxurious accommodations in India’s capital, but also an atmospheric sense of place that’s hard to find in some of the city’s more modern offerings.

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February 6, 2014 by
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Dilli Haat, Delhi’s Handicraft Market

Dilli Haat in Delhi, the handicraft market. Photo courtesy of meenakshi madhavan via Flickr.

Dilli Haat in Delhi, a handicraft market supporting artisans from all corners of India, represents one of the city’s best shopping experiences.

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January 9, 2014 by
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Win 2 Tickets for a Private Tour: Agra and the Taj Mahal Day Trip from Delhi

Taj Mahal contest

Enter to win 2 tickets to see Agra and the Taj Mahal on a private tour from New Delhi!

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January 6, 2014 by
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New Delhi’s Art Galleries

National Gallery of Modern Art. Photo courtesy of Peter Verkhovensky via Flickr.

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the government of New Delhi worked together with artistic groups to develop a five-year plan to bring more artistic and cultural offerings to the Indian capital. This policy resulted in India’s first private gallery and a rich artistic scene that remains today. New Delhi’s art galleries offer a little bit of everything to keep art lovers and casual appreciators entertained.

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December 12, 2013 by
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Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun's Tomb in New Delhi. Photo courtesy of Arian Zwegers via Flickr.

Built in 1570, Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi was the first garden tomb on the Indian subcontinent, making it one of the most architecturally important structures in the city.

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November 14, 2013 by
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How to Navigate the New Delhi Railway Station

New Delhi Railway Station. Photo courtesy of David Lisbona via Flickr.

Train travel in India can be an exhilarating and enjoyable experience, but it can also be overwhelming, especially in a station as crowded and chaotic as the New Delhi Railway Station. If you plan to catch a train in India’s capital city, here are a few tips on how to navigate the New Delhi Railway Station.

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October 17, 2013 by
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A Comparative Religion Tour of New Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis via Flickr.

One of the most fascinating aspects of culture in India is the religious diversity, and there’s no better place to experience it for yourself than in the country’s capital. Embark on a comparative religion tour of New Delhi, and you’ll return home with a much richer understanding of each of the religious groups who make up this amazing nation.

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September 19, 2013 by
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Imperial Architecture of New Delhi

Rashtrapati Bhavan. Photo courtesy of Scott Dexter via Flickr.

As one of the oldest surviving cities on the planet, New Delhi is a study in architectural history, and one of its great architectural eras was the Imperial period. After the British shifted the capital of India from Calcutta to New Delhi in 1911, grand — sometimes extravagantly so — buildings went up around the city as a symbol of British power.

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August 22, 2013 by
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