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Park Plaza East Delhi, New-Delhi

Getting There


Local information

Delhi is the traditional and present day capital of India and the third largest city in the world. It is also the second largest metropolis after Mumbai.

 

Delhi stands in a triangle formed by the Yamuna River in the east and spurs from the Aravalli range in the west and south. It is surrounded by Haryana on all sides except east where it borders Uttar Pradesh.  Delhi has a semi-arid climate with high variation between summer and winter temperature.

 

Nearby places of interest and their distances

Akshardham (8 km, 5 miles):  One of India's most recognisable cultural landmarks, Akshardham is a gorgeous, sprawling temple complex, characterised by verdant gardens, marvellous architecture and rich history.

 

Connaught Place (12 kms, 7.5 miles):  The area's premier shopping market.

 

Humayun's Tomb (14 km, 8.7 miles):  Built in the 16th century, this octagonal mausoleum is made of red sandstone and houses the resting place of Emperor Humayun. The double dome rises 115 feet, with beautiful, soaring ceiling and entryways found throughout.

 

Qutub Minar (27 km, 16.7 miles):  Still recognized as the highest tower in India, this red sandstone monument is truly impressive in its sheer scope.

 

Red Fort (Lal Quila) (11 km, 6.8 miles):  Once home to 3,000 people, this amazing fort is built of red stone, which lends the structure its name. Inside, visitors will find a range of gardens, shops and other astounding architectural works.

 

Getting There

By Air
Delhi is well connected with every part of the world as well as India through air. The most important airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport near Palam. The international terminal links Delhi to all other international cities. The other airbase in Delhi is in Safdarjung, which is used mainly by various flying clubs and helicopters.

 

By Rail
Delhi is very well connected by rail with all parts of India. Though Delhi has five railway stations, the New Delhi Station and the Old Delhi Station are the major ones. Some major trains like the Mumbai-Rajdhani operate from Nizamuddin Railway Station. The other two stations in Delhi are Sarai Rohilla. New Delhi Railway Station is 10 km away from the hotel.

 

By Road
The Delhi Metro, constructed and operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), connects the city with the rest of the metropolis of Delhi. Nearest Metro Station from the hotel is Karkardooma Metro Station at a distance of 1.8 km only.

 

Delhi is also well connected with bus services of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and state roadways of neighbouring states like Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, to all important cities and destinations in North India. National Highways passing through Delhi play a major role in communication and trade, thus making Delhi an important commercial hub.