Shimla Kullu Manali 2015 | Day 7 & 8 : Delhi

    Old Delhi

    Sunday Book Market.
    these sellers sell books on sundays at Daryaganj , Old Delhi.


    Mutton Nahari ( boneless ) or  mutton Paya ( meat with bones )
    at the famous Karim's Restaurant in Chandni Chowk , Old Delhi.
    been here last year ( click here ) and in 2010 ( click here )

    Gate No.1 of Jama' Masjid , Chandni Chowk

    entrance fees to bring camera inside Jama' Masjid is Rs300
    no restrictions for non-muslim tourists even without hijab to enter the mosque.

    largest mosque in India , built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whom
    also built the Taj Mahal

    the main prayer hall

    view of Chowri Bazaar outside the Mosque

    view of Chandni Chowk in front of Gate no.1 .
    main entrance of the mosque is Gate no.3 where parking space for
    bus and tourist vehicles are available.

    view of Red Fort and Chowri Bazaar

    inside the Minaret.
    entrance fees to the 130 steps 41m high minaret is Rs100.

    I spoke some Hindi and got myself Rs10 Indian ticket.
    entrance ticket to Humayun's Tomb will cost Rs250 for foreigners.

    Isa Khan's Tomb

    Humayun's Tomb.
    Humayun is one of the emperor in Mughal Kingdom.
    the Taj Mahal in Agra was a copy of this design.
    ( a visit to Taj Mahal : click here )

    India Gate , a war memorial.
    India Gate is in Delhi , while Gateway of India is in Mumbai ( click here )

    Burger King has recently launched it's franchise in India with Mutton Whopper.
    this one is located in Ambience Mall , Vasant Kunj near Delhi airport.

    Karim's Mutton Biriyani and Mutton Korma

    Paneer Jelabi in Chandni Chowk.
    usually this sweet dish is made of flour , but jelabi here is special
    because it's made of paneer ( cottage cheese )
    costs Rs30 per piece.
    came to know about this special jelabi after watching a cooking
    show " Twist of Taste " on TLC channel.

    Metro train from NDLS that goes directly to T3 Terminal Delhi Airport.
    getting Metro to go to Delhi Airport : click here

   local Delhi sightseeing :       - Old Delhi
                                                 - Chandni Chowk
                                                 - Jama's Masjid
                                                 - Red Fort
                                                 - Humayun's Tomb
                                                 - India Gate
                                                 - Rashtrapati Bhavan
                                                 - Parliament
                                                 - Qutub Minar

all these places can be covered in one day.
a taxi will cost Rs2000 per day.

previous Delhi Trip : - 2010 ( click here )
                                   - 2014 ( click here )

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