Old Delhi vs New Delhi
Delhi the capital city of India is a city that is associated with two different worlds. Delhi is divided into Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi which is once the capital of Islamic India is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. On the contrary, the majestic city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined paths and magnificent government buildings. If you go back and read about Delhi then you will find that Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Not only this city has several times built, ruined and then rebuilt again. More interesting is that, several times the destroyers and the creators are the same as there are a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators.
Why is Delhi a famous city of India?
Delhi is a famous and important city not only because of the cities past fame as the place of empires and outstanding monuments, but also in the rich and diverse cultures. It’s not at all surprising that Delhi culture begins from Chand Bardai and Amir Khusro to present day’s writers. Delhi is a place where you have lot to see and enjoy. As and when you go for Delhi visit you will find that the city is scattered with glittering gems: attractive ancient monuments, captivating museums and art galleries, architectural wonders, an energetic performing-arts scene, marvelous eating places and busy markets.
Delhi – a political hub of India
If we look at the history then we will find that Delhi has been the political hub of India, every political activity in the country traces its roots here. This fact too is supported by our mythology. As per Indian Mythology the Pandavas of the Mahabharata had their capital at Indraprastha, which is believed to have been geographically located in today's Delhi.