About Delhi

The capital city of India and a city which was a host to a lot of dynasties and rulers. It is the seat of all three branches of the Government of India. Delhi became the administrative capital of India in the year 1911 and the foundation stone was laid by King George V. The city was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. The new capital was inaugurated on 13 February 1931, by Viceroy and Governor-General of India Lord Irwin. New Delhi is the largest commercial state in Northern India. Republic Day, Independence Day and  The Republic Day Parade is a large cultural and military parade showcasing India's cultural diversity and military might. The parade on Republic Day is a venue to showcase Indi’s rich cultural heritage and military strength.

New Delhi is home to several historic sites and museums. The National Museum exhibits the art of Indian and Foreign origin covering over 5000 years. Another attraction is The India Gate built in 1931 commemorating the soldiers who lost their lives in World War 1.

The Rajpath where the annual Republic Day parade is held on January 26th. Rajghat is the final resting place of Mahatma  Gandhi is in New Delhi.

Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi is the location where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life. He was cremated on 31 January 1948 after his assassination and his ashes were buried and make it a final resting place beside the sanctity of the Yamuna River. 

Jantar Mantar located in Connaught Place. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, as an astronomical observatory.

Other significant places of interest in New Delhi are Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, National Museum of Natural History, National Rail Museum, National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, National Philatelic Museum, Nehru Planetarium, Shankar's International Dolls Museum. and Supreme Court of India Museum.

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