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Delhi, city and national capital territory, north-central India. The city of Delhi actually consists of two components: Old Delhi, in the north, the historic city; and New Delhi, in the south, since 1947 the capital of India, built in the first part of the 20th century as the capital of British India. One of the country’s largest urban agglomerations, Delhi sits astride (but primarily on the west bank of) the Yamuna River, a tributary of the Ganges (Ganga) River, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Himalayas. The national capital territory embraces Old and New Delhi and the surrounding metropolitan region, as well as adjacent rural areas. To the east the territory is bounded by the state of Uttar Pradesh, and to the north, west, and south it is bounded by the state of Haryana..Delhi is of great historical significance as an important commercial, transport, and cultural hub, as well as the political centre of India


February (the start of spring) is marked with the departure of shivering winter and arrival of summer. Delhi is always known for its inviting month during the days of February. It is one amongst those months that draws a good number of tourists from the various parts of the world visiting to explore the capital city. During this period, the weather remains pleasant and calm. The average high temperature is 23.6°C and the average low-temperature is 10.2°C. The February month in Delhi certainly brings with itself lots of fresh and positive energy plus joy and rejuvenation to revitalize humans as well as nature.
Places to Visit

Red Fort
The Red Fort was the official seat of Mughal rule and authority from 1648 onwards, when the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, decided to move the capital of the empire from Agra to Delhi. Constructed using red sandstone, it remains one of the architectural marvels of the Mughal era. In 2007, it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site..
India Gate
The All India War Memorial, popularly known as the India Gate, is located along the Rajpath in New Delhi. The imposing structure of India Gate is an awe-inspiring sight and is often compared to the Arch de Triomphe in France, the Gateway of India in Mumbai and the Arch of Constantine in Rome. This 42-meter tall historical structure was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and is one of the largest war memorials in the country. India Gate is also famous for hosting the Republic Day Parade every year.  If you are keen to know more about World War I, you should head out to India Gate. It is also a treat for architecture lovers.
Qutub Minar
The soaring and brave tower that allures tourists despite being destroyed by ravages of natural apocalypses several times, Qutub Minar is the tallest individual tower in the world and second tallest monument of Delhi. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is located in Mehrauli and its construction was started in 1192 by Qutb Ud-Din-Aibak, founder of Delhi Sultanate. Later, the tower was built by various rulers over the centuries. The sight of this glorious monument takes you back to the rich history of India..
Humayun's Tomb
Apart from being known for its stunning architecture, this is the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site declared in 1993, and has undergone widespread restoration work since then. The tomb was custom-built by Humayun's son Akbar during 1569-70, and is also the first structure to have made the use of red sandstone at a massive scale.

Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple is an edifice dedicated to the Baha'i faith. The magnificent structure of this building unfolds in the form of a stupendous white petal lotus and is one of the most visited establishments in the world. The design of this shrine was conceptualized by Canadian architect Fariborz Sahba and was completed in the year 1986. This temple seeks to propagate the oneness of the Almighty and is open to all regardless of their nationality, religion, race or gender. The Lotus temple it is one of the seven Baha'i House of Worship present around the world here.

Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat is one of the biggest and most renowned markets located in the commercial center of South Delhi, opposite to INA. It has specifically been set up by the government to provide artisans from different regions to gather and sell handicrafts and other items. The Haat gives a soothing feeling of the traditional ambience of an old-world bazaar. A diversity of gourmet food stalls from different parts of the country served under thatched roof cottages and a vibrant atmosphere make it a must-see.
Janpath Market 
Janpath, also known as Queensway, is one of the eye-catching markets street located next to the heart of New Delhi- CP (Connaught Place). Stepping into the market entrance one can indulge in exotic smell of incense; find varieties of Indian handicrafts, fine woven shawls, clothes, and other cultural items. The Janpath market is one of the major attractions for foreign tourists who want to have the taste of India.
Khan Market
Named in the honor of freedom fighter Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan, Khan Market stands out to be one of the oldest and posh markets in India. It’s the market that never sleeps. If you’re looking for a pastry or a chic cafe at any point of the day or night, Khan Market is the perfect place for your desires. The market has everything from stylish clothes outlets to classy restaurants matched by street food vendors offering wonderful taste of India. It is a paradise for foodies, shopaholics, and people who want to indulge in a bit of fun.
Chandni Chowk 
Chandni Chowk, Delhi-06 is the pumping beating heart of New Delhi. Strived for hundreds of years, it is one of the oldest and busiest markets layered with centuries of histories built by the Mughal emperor. It is not just famous for affordability but also shines because of its beautiful architectural designs and patterns. And when it comes to Street food, Chandni Chowk is the ‘King’. Whether its spices, famous Indian chart or tender Kebabs, Chandni Chowk will never disappoint you.
Connaught Place
Connaught Place a.k.a CP is one of the most splendid architectural legacies of the British. Apart from being one of the most expensive office spaces, its circular design marvel buildings and architecture is housed by poular Indian and International brands. Within the CP area, there lies a famous underground market known as Palika Bazaar where you can buy anything at a very reasonable price. CP is the blend of old and new and a must-see for all. 
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Kolkata, 2017
Agra, 2015
Gujarat, 2014
Gurugram, 2013
Maharastra, 2012
Hyderabad, 2011
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