The capital of the India has a fascinating history, but with a population of 14 million sprawling over some 1,500 sq. km, and plagued by the subcontinent's highest levels of pollution, growth, and poverty, Delhi's attractions are not immediately apparent. Delhi derives its importance from its position in northern India, occupying a location between the Aravalli Hills to the southwest and the Yamuna river. This enabled it to dominate the old trade routes from northwest India to the plains of the Ganges. As a result, it has always been an important cultural and intellectual center.

Monuments photo gallery  - 7 pictures of Monuments
Jama Masjid photo gallery  - 8 pictures of Jama Masjid
National Museum photo gallery  - 24 pictures of National Museum
Markets in Delhi photo gallery  - 11 pictures of Markets in Delhi
Miscellaneous images photo gallery  - 12 pictures of Miscellaneous images
7 photos of the Gandhi memorial and the Gate of India
8 photos of the Jamia Masjid in Delhi, the largest and finest mosque of India.
24 photos of the Indian national museum with its collection of pieces of Indian art
11 photos of the vegetables, fruit and flowers market in the area around Chandni Chowk.
12 photos of the area around Chandni Chowk
Shopping Complex photo gallery  - 8 pictures of Shopping Complex
Streets of Delhi photo gallery  - 16 pictures of Streets of Delhi
8 photos of a new shopping complex at the outskirts of Delhi
16 photos of streets in the heart of New Delhi, with traders, street artists and hairdressers operating on the streets
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