New Delhi, India
Where total chaos and beauty go hand in hand, New Delhi is the national capital of India at the point of the Golden Triangle connected to Agra and Jaipur.
We were immersed in Indian cuisine after a spectacular day of sights with our new friends from Abercrombie & Kent.
The Small List
1. Indian Accent - 'Inventive Indian’ with an international 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. indianaccent.com
2. Bukhara - Renowned for its northwest frontier cuisine, Bukhara brings rustic flavours alive in a traditional clay oven. Bukhara is globally recognized and the preferred dining destination of gourmets, presidents and heads of state. The open display kitchen allows you to watch as your meal is prepared, a most memorable visual treat. itchotels.in
3. 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 and is constructed in red sandstone and white marble. The main prayer hall has a seating capacity of more than 20,000 worshippers. delhitourism.gov.in
4. Humayun’s Tomb - The first great example of Mughal architecture in India, it developed to become the hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty. The squat building of white marble and red sandstone, with a dome and high arched entrances, surrounded by formal gardens, is generally regarded as a prototype of the famed Taj Mahal of Agra. Huyamun’s wife is buried in the red-and-white sandstone, black-and yellow marble tomb. delhitourism.gov.in
5. Drive through the majestic boulevards of New Delhi, The Rashtrapati Bhawan (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. presidentofindia.gov.in