Imagine the sight of a tower with 225 holes. And how about making each hole support a spear on which is impaled a human head. Yes, we are not reciting a story of a corny horror drama but taking you back into history. Situated in posh South Delhi, the Minar according to local legends was the ‘Tower of Beheading’, which displayed the slaughtered head of thieves. It was supposed to act like deterrent to ‘aspiring robbers’. But, a weirdly fascinating place to visit.
India's capital city has its own share of ghosts and ghost
stories! The area around Delhi Cantt is said to be haunted by a vengeful spirit of a lady, clad in white dress, who asks for lift and then suddenly disappears! This spoof filled place must be on the top of our list to experience horror adventures in the city,
Hauz Khas Village is a perfect amalgamation of Delhi’s historical
lineage and the ‘bling’, it is very proud of. Built in the medieval era it is surrounded by an urbanized village. Historical insight, tempting art, mouth watering food and fine fashion boutiques, all can be experienced here. DU Colleges like Gargi College, Kamala Nehru College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, etc find this place to be the best replacement for boring lectures.
Dilli Haat beautifully reminds you how culturally rich our country is. This place has the capacity to lure every visitor with its colorful art, craft and food stalls of every state of the country and displays Indian heritage. An excellent place to hang around with friends who love textiles and are big foodies.
If you are a book lover, Dariyaganj’s weekly Kitab Bazaar on Sundays is a must visit for you. Various book sellers put up their collection on footpath and so this place provides you second hand books in excellent conditions and minimal prices.
If you are a Punjabi at heart and looking out for your kind of food then these parathes with huge amount of stuffing and loads of butter are just meant for you. The variety is sure to amaze you. This place is a 'must visit' for those who celebrate two things in life. Food and FOOD.
Agrasen ki Baoli is hidden among the tall buildings of Cannaught Place, a short walk from Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India. This place is historically so fascinating that one must not miss visiting it. This place is on the top of the list of all the photogenic friends because this place can definitely guarantee you some impressive pictures apart from learning its rich history.
The Kunzum Travel Cafe in Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi is a place for travellers to meet, exchange stories and make friends. The day can also be spent over coffee and free Wi-Fi. They can simply sit back and enjoy as musicians jam around. The best part: you are not obliged to buy anything. And when you have coffee, you may choose to pay what you like.