The Red Fort
The historic city of New Delhi represents the quintessence of India, as its history is intimately tied to the history of the country itself. It has been the de-facto capital of the country at one time or another for over 1000 years. Its many-layered history is to be seen everywhere through its numerous ancient to modern monuments and places of historical importance. Being the capital city of the country, it also boasts the finest in terms of cuisine, textiles, handicrafts and other artistic objects from every region of the country. All the major world airlines fly to Delhi, which is also well - connected with the rest of the country by rail and air.
As a city, Delhi is a sprawling, multicultural, cosmopolitan metropolis. English is very widely spoken in Delhi and all over India. Delhi offers excellent facilities for cultural, commercial, tourism and travel activities. Its rapid development and urbanisation, coupled with the relatively high average income of its population, has transformed Delhi into a major cultural, political, and commercial centre of India. Global connectivity is excellent. The newly-commissioned Indira Gandhi International Airport is among the best airports in the world and most of the leading global airlines operate in Delhi.