Area Guide

The Grand New Delhi is a 15 minute drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport. You may arrive at the hotel via airport connections. There are several options to reach The Grand New Delhi. Guests can choose between hotel limousine pick-up, taxi or shuttle bus.

New Delhi is an amalgamation of the best of old and new India and presents a dizzying array of places to explore. Superlative architecture, mesmerizing monuments and temples and fascinating markets with the latest trends and contemporary society, there is something for everyone.

Let us introduce you to the sights, sounds and experience of our city.

When visiting places in Delhi, rely on our expert 24-hour concierge to guide you to the best tourist spots, historic sites and shopping destinations just minutes away from The Grand New Delhi.

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About the city: New Delhi is the political hub of India and is also a union territory that has received special status as the National Capital Region of Delhi; which includes areas like Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad.

City Architecture: The city has an interesting mix of both old and new world charms. Old Delhi comprises the old walled city structures while the new city that was designed by renowned architect Edwin Lutyens comprises of several government buildings and official residences. Figuratively termed New Delhi, Lutyen’s city mapping is redolent of British colonial architecture.

Events in Delhi: As a city-state, Delhi forms the largest metropolis in India. Having housed over 130 foreign embassies and high commissions of the country in the prestigious VIP location of Chanakyapuri; today Delhi is the preferred destination for expatriates and some of the largest corporate, lifestyle and international trade events such as the Defense Expo, Auto Expo, SATTE, and Fashion Weeks that are held at the India Trade Promotion Organization in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Festivals in Delhi: Over the years, Delhi has been transformed into a cosmopolitan hub all of this is well manifested during diverse religious festivals like Diwali - the festival of lights, Mahavir Jayanti, Guru Nanak's Birthday, Durga Puja, Holi, Lohri, Chhath, Krishna Janmashtami, Maha Shivaratri, Eid ul-Fitr, Moharram and Buddha Jayanti, and Christmas.

Language: The official language of the city is Hindi

Identification/Visa: Valid identification proof / visas are required

Currency: Indian Rupee - INR

Time Zone: IST (Indian Standard Time) GMT + 5.30

Dialing Code: The international calling code to New Delhi is: +91 11