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New Delhi is the capital of India, being built and designed specifically for the purpose of becoming the capital. He received this name since the capital moved from Calcutta in a southern part of an oldest town called old Delhi or occasionally the old fortress.

Today the capital has two faces. The first face of it, The New Delhi, has a modern aspect showing us a great metropolis, with high buildings used as offices, parks and large bluevards, luxury hotels, etc.. The second face, the Old Delhi, separated from the first by a line unseen, is inhabited by Hindu and Muslim there are preserved forts and mosques from the seventeenth century.

The main attractions of the city are: Jantar Mantar, Humayun's tomb, the great Red Fort, mosques and Moti Masjid; Laxami Naravan Hindu temple, Gurdwara Sahib Thakat-akal, Bahai Temple, India Gate, Connaught Place.

 

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New Delhi, the capital of India, is the place where offices of the government of India andthe Government of the National Capital Territory of India (New Delhi to be precise) are located. New Delhi is an important tourist attraction and very important in terms of economy for India. New Delhi was a union territory till 1991 but after the amendment of constitution in 1991, New Delhi became a National Capital Territory of India. The Government of India Tourist Office is located on 88 Janpath and they are really very helpful for tourists who are looking for more information. One should be cautious in case of many local tourist offices who claim to... Read more »

 
 
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What to see in New Delhi - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Akal Thakat-Gurdwara Sahib is located in New Delhi, the capital of India, and bears the name of Golden Temple. This is the core of Sikhism religion, the parishioner of this worship having faith in a God and 10 Guru because the fact that is... Read more »

 
 

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