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Delhi features a humid subtropical climate. The best time to visit the Indian capital is from October to March when the weather is at its best. During these months, flowers are at their blooming best, the climate condition is lovely and enjoyable to explore Delhi.
Delhi is served by Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is an international airport owned by Airports Authority of India. It is a hub for AirAsia India, Air India, Air India Regional, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Quikjet Airlines, SpiceJet, and Vistara. The airport offers flights to a plethora of destinations around the globe such as London, New York, Newark, Dubai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, and more.
Places of Interest in Delhi
Officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Delhi is a city and a union territory in India. This city is the political centre of the country. Delhi is an excellent place to visit for history buffs, shopaholics, foodies, architecture admirers, and spiritual tourists. The most expansive city in the country, Delhi boasts a rich city and is dotted with spectacular mosques, monuments and forts. For heritage lovers, there are attractions like Red Fort, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Humanyun's Tomb, and other historic marvels built by the Mughals. Shopaholics can visit various shopping arenas including Old Delhi, Palika Bazaar, and Karol Bagh. There are also several architecturally brilliant spiritual buildings such as Akshardham, Lotus Temple, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, and Jama Masjid.
Built to commemorate the death of Indian soldiers during the World War I and the Afghan Conquest in 1919, India Gate is located in Rajpath, which is perhaps the most prestigious area in the city. This monument is built in sandstone and rises to a height of 160 feet. The names of the soldiers WW-I and Afghan conquest are inscribed in the wall of this monument. There is also an eternal flame naming 'Amar Javan Jyoti' at this monument. This flame was adde4d to India Gate post independence in the memory of the soldiers of the Indo-Pak War of 1971.
Constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1638, Red Fort is a red sandstone fort housing number of museums. It was the political and ceremonial centre of Mughal government. Every year, on 15th August (Independence Day of India), Prime Minister of India hoists the national flag on this monument.
The tallest brick minaret in the world, Qutub Minar is a soaring tower of victory constructed by Qutab-ud-din Aibak after the conquest over Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. There are five storeys in the tower, in which three storeys are made of red sandstone and the fourth and fifth storeys are of sandstone and marble. There is also a 7-metre high iron pillar that stands in the courtyard of Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, located at the foot of the tower. This mosque was built of the material obtained from the demolition of '27 Hindu Temples'.