Delhi’s top attractions are ancient monuments, forts, and mosques. No doubt, they are amazing and must visit places. But then what next, after you’ve done with them? So here are 5 unusual things in Delhi that you can do. It will give you a very unique and different experience of the city.
If you want the best local experience in Delhi, dig a little deeper and check this collection of unique experiences in Delhi.
1. Asia’s Largest Wholesale Spice Market
Khari Baoli Road, next to Fatehpuri Masjid near Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, is Asia’s biggest wholesale spice market. Here many of the spice shops were built in the 1920s by a wealthy local merchant. And you’ll get to see big sacks of spices being sold and transported.
It is too fascinating and super congested so it’s a good idea to see the market but do note that the spice market is closed on Sundays.
2. Taste Indian Food
Are you a foodie? then the Delhi yummy and tasty food tour will take you to heaven. There are some most famous food places in the city and some are more than a century old. So explore both urban streets and alleys, including some hidden corners of the city in both Old Delhi and New Delhi. But make sure you’re hungry.
3. Explore Delhi on a Bicycle
If you want to take a different experience in Delhi, then come to the streets on a bicycle and leave yourself in the colors, smells, tastes, sounds, tastes. So you can explore new and different corners of the city. But you’ll need to be wake up because you have to start at 6.30 AM to avoid the traffic.
4. Listen to Qawwalis at Nizamuddin Dargah
Dargah is located in the Nizamuddin West, New Delhi which is surrounded by a market. Go there just before the sunset. And dress conservatively or bring something to cover your head. You have to take off your shoes to enter inside. On Thursday evenings, dargah courtyard erupts with the soothing and soulful sound of live qawwalis accompanied by the traditional Indian instruments.
5. Visit Delhi Slum and Learn About Life
Delhi’s top attractions are ancient monuments, forts, and mosques . No doubt, they are amazing, must visit places. But then what next, after you’ve done with them? So here are 5 unusual things to do in Delhi which will give you a very unique and different experience of the city.