New Delhi is the national capital of India at the point of the Golden Triangle. The Golden Triangle also includes Agra and Jaipur. We were immersed in chaos and Indian cuisine after a spectacular day of sights with our friends from Abercrombie & Kent.
The Small List
The Leela Palace – The regal feel of the Leela Palace is no surprise. Moreover, Persian rugs, flower displays, heritage furniture and chandeliers fill the spaces.
Indian Accent – Indian Accent is the most exciting modern Indian restaurant in the world today. A true innovator, Chef Manish Mehrotra has been instrumental in placing Indian Accent on the global culinary map.
Bukhara – Renowned for its northwest frontier cuisine, Bukhara brings rustic flavors alive in a traditional clay oven. Subsequently, Presidents, heads of state, and gourmets prefer this dining destination.
Things to See
Jama Masjid – In Old Delhi, Jama Masjid is the royal mosque built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan in 1656. It is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world. In addition, the main prayer hall has a seating capacity of more than 20,000 worshippers.
Humayun’s Tomb – Humayun’s Tomb is the first great example of Mughal architecture in India. It developed to become the hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty.
The Rashtrapati Bhawan – The Presidential Palace is where the Viceroy once lived and now is the official residence of the President of India. It is an imposing structure with 340 rooms, constructed high up on Raisina Hill. View India Gate, a war memorial arch built in honor of 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives in World War.