Delhi, the host city, is the capital of India. Located on the banks of the River Yamuna, Delhi is a sprawling, multicultural, cosmopolitan metropolis. It has been known to be inhabited since the 6th century BC. The architectural heritage spans over a thousand years. It is a perfect synthesis of a rich history with a vibrant present. The city has some of the finest examples of both exotic monuments and modern architecture.
English is widely spoken in Delhi. The city offers excellent facilities for cultural and commercial activities and tourism. The city has a good network of roads with public transport facility. Radio taxi, smaller vehicles, metro and bus services are available.
The City of Delhi has many parks and tree lined avenues to consider it as one of the greenest Capital cities of the world. It has a large population of different species of birds and a wealth of floral variety. For more information visit www.delhitourism.gov.in/. There are numerous shopping options including traditional markets, old shopping areas, open-air shopping plazas and modern malls.
Major tourist attractions