“The capital city” Delhi - India
The old city is settled within the remnants of a sturdy defensive wall and spread out towards the west of the famous Red Fort which was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648.Delhi is steeped in a history which dates back 3000 years. Old Delhi has some dramatic remnants of the Mughal Empire.
The Red Fort, the Jama Masjid [largest mosque in India] and the Rajghat are the major attractions.The planning of New Delhi started in 1911 and the new city was inaugurated 20 years later.
Throughout New Delhi there are shopping areas and restaurants plus modern temples including the Lotus Temple in South Delhi.