Posts Tagged ‘delhi’
May 10th, 2012 Posted 4:41 pm
Continued From: Places to visit in Delhi Part 1
The Delhi is not only the capital of Indiabut it is one of the most attractive and spiritual places of the country too. Both the new and old Delhi has own charms and places where you can visit and be a part of the history.
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The Jama Masjid is located near the Red Fort in old Delhi. The Jama Masjid is one of the most famous masjids in India and it has great histories associated with it. The masjid is open every day but it closes before sunset. The main beauty of the Jama Masjid is its architecture. This is the largest mosque in the country and it’s a national treasure. This large architectural phenomenon took 13 years to be completed and you can sense spirituality in every inch of it. The one thing you have to keep in mind it that you have to maintain a dress code to enter this masjid and that attire can be found at the entrance of Jama Masjid. You can climb to the top of the tower for a view of the city. The view of the city from the top of the tower is breath taking and you will never forget it.
Just near the Jama Masjid, there is another great spot that you must visit and that is the renowned Chandni Chowk. The old Delhiis believed to be the heart of the city and if you want to experience the real essence of it then Chandni Chowk is the place you must visit. The best thing about the Chandni Chowk is the variety of things that makes this place what it is. From people, car and shops to the animals and carts, all of it make it an experience for you to walk down this road. The Chandni Chowk is a loud place with people all around but it’s also very charming. You will find plenty of shops on the sides of the straight where you can find jewellery, cloths and many other things. The Chandni Chowk has a lot of famous restaurants where you can taste the famous dishes of Delhi.
Garden of Five Senses
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The Garden of Five Senses is a place full of peace. This garden is located in Said-ul-ajab village of New Delhi. This place is open for you from 6 o’clock in the morning to 9 o’clock at night. As the name suggests, the Garden of Five Senses is not just another decorated park but it has been designed in a way that affects the human mind and helps the five senses to become active and make people feel completed. A walk through the garden will make you enjoy the trees, waterfalls, flowers, murals, strategically placed rocks and many other beautiful things which will make you feel tranquil. There are many restaurants where you can enjoy a great meal with live music too. The Garden of Five Senses is undoubtedly a place where you can enjoy an entire day of freedom and feel alive. There is no entry fee required to visit the garden.
October 11th, 2011 Posted 5:05 pm
India’s first live entertainment and family visit destination place which is known as Kingdome of Dreams is situated at Gurgaon and smooth to reach from Jaipur, Delhi and Agra. Across six acres of land Kingdom of dream is made by Great India Nautanki Company which is a join Business enterprise of Apra group and Wizcraft. The Kingdom of Dreams shows you the best cultural drama, musical live entertainment, Mock Indian wedding ,Indian art and craft and many other interesting things which you have never seen before live and well presented drama.
This is a dream land for those who feel affection for the arts and cultural performance is a royal treatment. The Kingdome of dream is designed on the Indian architecture theme which looks amazing and creates an aura of royal times which is attracting people across the world to become a part of this magical show.
The Kingdom of Dreams is divided into four parts Nautanki Mahal, Culture Gully, Showshaa Theater, and IIFA Buzz Lounge. These all are explained briefly bellow:
Nautanki Mahal is an auditorium which has a facility to place around 850 peoples at a time. Its begins with the Bollywood Musical show called Zangoora, starring Hussain Kuwajerwala, Gauhar Khan, Kashmira Irani and Sadanand Patil. Music by Shanker-Ehsaan-Loy, Story written by Javed Akhtar, this show is a combination of great artist which are running on the top in Indian chart. Other elements of Nautanki Mahal are given bellow:
The world’s first dramatic experience
• Never Seen Before show
• The magic of Indian movies comes alive in a dramatic, thrilling on-stage display
• Indian culture collective with Bollywood style activity and storytelling
• Glitz and glamour filled content
World Class Theatrical
• A Bollywood style Musical where the magnificence of India comes alive in a thrilling on stage by stunning performance
World Class Production
• Merging creativity and cutting edge equipment to generate an Entertainment show which blow up your mind.
World Class Entertainment
• Designed, scripted, composed and produced using the best Indian and International talent
Under a fabulous sky dome an air-conditioned place called the Indoor Street of India. This place displays the architectural work of India and many cultural related things.
14 State Pavilions
- Carnival of Indian Folk Dance and Art Regularly
- Live Crafts and Arts Village
- The Indian Tea House & collections
- Mystic Center
- Themed Restaurant
- Street Bars
- Coffee Shop
- Ethnic Jewelry Store
Showcase the excerpts beginning the great Indian epic tales
Great Indian Talent Circus
- Witness the most talented performances from across the India
- Breath taking performance and talent shows will be showcased with new talents
My Big Fat Indian Wedding
- The Great Indian Epic Stories
- Wealthy Customs
- Unbelievable Production
- Exceptional Choreography
IIFA Buzz Cafe
• Thematic decoration, props, melody and extraordinary effects inserts to the excitement of the place
• Larger-than-life moments of reel life in the form of posters, records, props and star memorabilia
• an engaging experience for both international and Indian tourists
• Taking off from the hugely popular Brand iifa, the iifa Buzz Cafe is planned as a complete Bollywood experience
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March 31st, 2011 Posted 5:38 pm
Are you expecting to be at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi anytime recently? You might be interested in some of these new facilities that have come up at T3 and older terminals.
If you are traveling with Traveling with Kids
There are certain special facilities provided by Delhi International Airport for babies and small children. Those who are travelling with kids need to take care of their needs. Be it changing their diapers or any other special need, it needs to be taken care of and the Delhi International Airport ensures the required facililities. After getting done with the security hold in the departure terminal, there comes a play area for babies of different age groups. It is a compact area equipped with many kiddy stuffs that will surely hold the interest of small children. At terminal 1D, complementary strollers are provided for little kids. Sometimes, small children travel alone without their parents/guardians and are considered as unaccompanied minors. In such cases, by locating the customer services staff of Delhi airport, they will provide you the airline representatives, who will take custody of your children.
If you need Travel Assistance.
You could book your tickets to any other place instantly or get hotels and cabs to move around the city or reach your destination in time as well. There are multiple suppliers approved by GMR and regulatory board. I have personally booked emergency flights to Mumbai from Delhi. Some top travel companies also have their services here. If you are looking for Cheap Air tickets from Delhi then it might be hard to get them right at the airport.
If you are Traveling with Pets
Each airline has their own rules and regulations for the carriage of animals or pets in aircrafts. For service animals assisting disabled passengers or the carriage of cargo in an aircraft, different rules are provided by different airlines.
If you are looking for Recreation
For recreation purpose, the Delhi International Airport provides many avenues. It has kids zone for little kids and several places for shopping and having different cuisines. You can enjoy foot massages at the foot massagers available at the airport. There are various executive lounges available for your business needs. For smokers, a smoking area is there on the first floor in terminal 1D.
If you need Health Care attention
Delhi International Airport has tied up with top class medical institutions for offering best medical facilities across terminals. Medanta- The Medicity provides immediate treatment of the passengers where as Guardian Pharmacy takes care of the beauty needs and wellness of travelers.
If you have lots of Baggage
At the airport terminals, baggage trolleys are available. If in any case you find your baggage lost you can contact the lost and found office to help you get your baggage back. Various baggage wrapping services are also available for proper wrapping of your baggage. One such baggage wrapping service is SECUREWRAP.
If you need Stop Over/Transit arrangements
A comfortable bus service is provided by the DIAL between domestic and international terminals of the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Between the domestic terminals, Golf Cart service is provided.
If you need Monetary services
Foreign exchange services can be found at the terminals for currency exchange. You may be charged to pay a service fee by some banks. But most necessarily, make sure you carry your passport and travel documents with you. For various travel policies you can ask for travel insurance at the insurance desk. Besides, ATMs of various national and international banks are also located across the terminals.
For drinking purpose, boiled mineral water and RO (Reverse osmosis) purified drinking water are also available at several points. It has also a prayer room after the security hold.
In face you have some Special Needs
There are special needs offered by DIAL for unaccompanied minors and physically challenged passengers. You can contact the customer service staffs at the terminal for taking care of the unaccompanied minors. At multi level car parking, dedicated parking slots are available for physically challenged travelers. For passengers with reduced mobility, you can ask for necessary assistance from customer services staff.
Reference and Image Source : http://www.newdelhiairport.in