Facts about Delhi

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Facts about Delhi.

Monday, 13th September 2021

The origin of National Capital

New Delhi is the capital of India, but that is not always the case. The capital of British India was Kolkata but moved to New Delhi in 1911. The nationalist movement that arose in Kolkata was one of the reasons for the postponement, and it has been since then.


Most expensive office spaces

Connaught Place in Delhi has the most expensive office space in the world. While other parts of the city may be cheaper than Mumbai, Connaught Place is higher up than any other part of the country. It houses numerous retail stores, restaurants, bars, and offices.


Delhi and New Delhi

We often use the terms interchangeably, but they are not the same. New Delhi is the capital of India and is part of Delhi. New Delhi is where the center of power is located with the House of Parliament, the Supreme Court of India, and the Rashtrapati Bhavan Bhavan.


Red Fort’s original color

The strong red iconic where the Indian flag flies high is not really completely red. There is also a white side for strong red. Originally it was red and white, which is said to be the favorite colors of Shah Jahan. You will find facilities like Diwanekhas, which is made of white marble.


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One of the most polluted

Although the national capital, the city regularly has the list of more contaminated cities in the world. Delhi was in position 2 to be the most contaminated city for a few years. It can truly be a hassle for people who have respiratory problems.


World’s tallest brick minaret

Qutub Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, is located in the Mehrauli district of Delhi. Qutub Minar is a popular tourist destination and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built by Qutbuddin Aibak in 1199. Qutub Minar is 72.5 m high and is also the subject of a poem by poet Letitia Elizabeth Landon.


Gates of Delhi

Another fascinating feature of this historic city is its gates. These gates were built by city rulers from the 8th to the 20th century. From ancient times to modern British times, the city gates are scattered all over the city and are a reminder of its history. Some of these gates are the Kashmir Gate, Laholi Gate, Delhi Gate, Ajmerli Gate, and India Gate, the most important landmark of modern times.


Home to one of the oldest restaurants

Karim in Delhi is one of the oldest restaurants in the country. In fact, it houses the original moghole cuisine, revenues are transmitted through generations. The story is that it was opened by a chef who was employed in the real cuisine of Bahadur Shah Zafar. Therefore, the recipes were directly from the cuisine of Emperor Mughal.


The origin of Butter Chicken

Delhi also has a restaurant where butter of butter is now present in the world or in Makhani has been introduced for the first time. This delicacy is due to the famous Moti Mahal restaurant in Delhi. Here, the roasted chicken is placed in the butter sauce and finally conquered the world. ?


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