Central Delhi

DESTINATIONS india delhi central-delhi

Sometimes also called Lutyens’ Delhi after the British urban planner and architect who was largely responsible for its design, Central Delhi houses the government center and the broad, imperial streets of power. Also sometimes referred to as "New Delhi" (as opposed to Old Delhi, Shah Jahan’s pre-British city), it begins around Connaught Place and extends about 6 km (4 miles) south. Most sights are south of Connaught Place.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Jantar Mantar

This odd grouping of what might seem like random modern sculptures is actually a huge sundial and open-air observatory. One…

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Akshardham Temple Complex

Rising over the traffic jams of National Highway 24 on the way to the eastern suburb of Noida lies a…

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Play Clan

The design collective (also in Mumbai and Goa) has collaborated with the likes of Paul Smith. Popular items are cushion…

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