New Delhi for Couples
Collected by Peter Sands
Delhi showcases India's ability to transform at a rapid pace, yet fluently maintain its cultural, historical, and spiritual treasures. The capital is a bustling metropolis that incorporates the ancient with the modern.
6th Ambience Mall, NH-8, Ambience Island, DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
iSkate isn’t your average ice skating facility. In addition to a rink that covers 15,000 square feet, it has a karaoke room, a hurricane simulator, and a bar. Skating skills not up to snuff? Sign up for an individual or group lesson. If you’re not...
Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Red Fort, located in New Delhi, is a treasure trove of cultural history. You can spend hours wandering among the various buildings, learning much about the history of India. Tucked away within the walls...
Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road, Sultanpur, Gurugram, Haryana 122006, India
Rise and shine! The best time to observe the over 250 species of birds at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is around 6 a.m., when the migratory birds leave the nests. (Ask your hotel to pack a breakfast, and enjoy a picnic in the park.) Declared a...
Janpath Rd, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110011, India
What began as an exhibit of Indian art in London in 1947 grew to become this New Delhi museum, now one of the largest in India. The pieces in the permanent collection (which stretches to some 200,000 items) span the globe—don’t miss...
Mathura Road Opposite Dargah, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110013, India
Want a sneak peek of the Taj Mahal? Completed in 1572, Humayun's tomb was the first garden-tomb in India and inspired many architectural wonders, including the iconic Taj Mahal. The best view is from directly outside the main entrance, where the...
SCF-82, Near Post Office, Main Market, Sector 14, Block C, Old DLF Colony, Sector 14, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
Gurgaon Mehndi is like a version of an Indian spa. Take a seat, smell the invigorating eucalyptus-based oil, and watch your body become a canvas. Mehndi (henna) is a traditional and temporary art applied to the hands, feet, and body. Made from the...
Delhi Road, Prem Nagar, Sector 14, Gurugram, Haryana 122001, India
The original Karim's, located near Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, is an institution and they've perfected the art of Mughlai food. Locals' eyes glaze over when discussing the menu of countless kebobs. Karim's recently opened a location in Gurgaon, much...
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Come hungry—36-courses hungry. Laden with nuts, dried fruits and saffron, Kashmiri food is a gourmet's joy. At this private space in Gurgaon, learn more about the meticulous preparation of Kashmiri cuisine. The ultimate formal banquet in Kashmir...
Unit 23, 1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Golf Course Road, Near Mercedes Showroom, Sector 43, Sector 43, Gurugram, Haryana 122002, India
Is it Tuesday yet? Striker offers unlimited drinks for the ladies every Tuesday, from 6 p.m. until closing. The microbrewery features crafted beers, an extensive multi-cuisine menu, and live music. Try the Crispy Corn with Roasted Garlic and Honey...
Sri Aurobindo Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110023, India
Dilli Haat is an open-air market with 62 stalls that features both permanent and transitional vendors, allowing original items to be introduced regularly. The space, designed to resemble a traditional village market, was created to showcase...
Kaccha Bagh Area, Old Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
Rickshaw rides are common in Chandni Chowk, the vast and crowded market in the Old Delhi quarter, but book a comprehensive rickshaw tour for an immersive experience that lasts longer than 15 minutes. Witness the architectural marvels,...
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