Frequent question: Is New Delhi better than Old Delhi?

Is it safe to go to Old Delhi?

Chandni Chowk and Kashmere Gate are amazing places to visit. They’re the heart of Old Delhi and a stark contrast to New Delhi. … However, after sunset, Old Delhi is not safe for foreigners. More so than other areas of Delhi it attracts petty criminals.

Which part of Delhi is known as Old Delhi?

The city of Delhi actually consists of two components: Old Delhi, in the north, the historic city; and New Delhi, in the south, since 1947 the capital of India, built in the first part of the 20th century as the capital of British India. Delhi, India, designated a World Heritage site.

How Delhi is divided?

National Capital Territory of Delhi has 11 Districts – North, North- East, North-West, West, South, South- West, South-East, New- Delhi, Central, Shahdara and East. Delhi was divided into 11 districts in September 2012, prior to that Delhi had 9 districts which came into existence from January 1997. …

Is Chandni Chowk safe?

It is completely safe in old Delhi area during day time. As suggested avoid going to any lonely narrow street. Also the kind of pictures you would like to have will get them in main street or in bazaars which remains quite crowded and you would also see many females there in these bazaars.

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