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  SIGHT SEEING IN DELHI
 
Within Ten Kilometers from the Oberoi Apartments
 

Historical Places / Monuments

  • Red Fort - Built by Shah Jehan, the builder of the Taj Mahal, in l648. Son et Lumiere in English and Hindi 6 days a week. Mondays closed.
  • Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in India built in 1656.
  • Chandni Chowk - Old Delhi's famous shopping and eating area since the time of the Mughuls! Excellent silver market..
  • Raj Ghat , Shanti vana, Vijay Ghat, Shakti Sthal and Vir Bhumi on the banks of the Yamuna River are the nations shrines to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastrii, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi respectively.
  • St. Jame's Church & Nicholson Cemetry - Contributed by the British Raj.
  • Ladakh Buddhist Vihar - commonly known as Monastery, has gardens, fountains, a central prayer hall and a library for Buddhist Studies.
  • Oberoi Maiden's Hotel - A heritage hotel over 150 years old; magnificent colonial architecture - a place to swim and eat.

Educational Institutions :

  • Delhi University - North Campus
  • St. Xavier's School

Hospitals:

  • Sant Parmanand Hospital (1 km)
  • St. Stephen's Hospital (3 km)
  • Sushmita Trauma Centre (2 km)
  • Hindu Rao and Tirath Ram Hospitals (2km)
  • Ganga Ram Hospital (10 km)
  • The WHO Office Complex

Shopping Centers:

  • Chandni Chowk - unbelievable stuff
  • Karol Bagh - glitzy - all the brand names available.
  • Connaught Place (Rajiv Chowk) - the colonial shopping hub of New Delhi
  • Daryaganj - Sunday market for an unbelievable wealth of second hand books.
  • Sadar Bazaar - Delhi's wholesale hub, and a great food place early at night, when shops close.

Food:

  • "Old Delhi"food is to die for.whether it is kebabs or chaat.
  • Chandni Chowk - Parathe Wale Gali for sauted Indian breads stuffed with a choice of delicious vegetables.
  • Jama Masjid - kebabs , curries & Indian breads spectacular at night after watching the Son et Lumiere.
  • Broadway Hotel on Asaf Ali Road for authentic Kashmiri food. Chor Bizarre is itís signature restaurant in Delhi (and London)
  • Oberoi Maidens Hotel for Continental fine dining, Coffee Shop snacks and Indian Cuisine.
  • Gujarat Centre on Club Road for the most authentic Gujarati Thalis
  • McDonald's at the Metro Station.
Within approx. 12 kilometres you can
 
  • See India Gate
  • Walk through the historic & beautiful Lodhi Gardens
  • Experience the elegant Oberoi Hotel
  • Golf at the New Delhi Golf Club. A new pay-and-play golfing facility has opened just 10 km. further North, very reasonable, with golf sets you can hire.
  • Visit the Old Fort (14 th century), see the zoo, or try boating on the moat.
  • Eat at the Pandara Road Food Court
  • Shop on Janpath for export styled cotton garments at a real bargain. And shoes, and handbags, and...
  • Visit the historical observatory - Jantar Mantar.
  • See the Indian Museum & the National Museum of Modern Indian Art.
  • Gasp at the historical Imperial Hotel's interiors.
  • Visit travel agents, airline offices, etc.
  • Enjoy cultural shows at the India Habitat Centre.