For bustle, grit and colonial grandeur, it is hard to beat New Delhi. The wide streets teem with auto-rickshaws, hawkers and beggars, and the heat can be overwhelming. However, that doesn’t stop families from taking leisurely picnics in the shade of India Gate, the sombre memorial to India’s 70,000 WWI dead.
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In the comfort of air-conditioned cinemas, teens clap and whoop as gorgeous Bollywood stars embrace. For something more serene, explore the lush Garden of the Five Senses, with its wind chimes and waterfalls, or order a sundowner at one of the city’s palatial hotels. Alternatively, throw yourself into the weekly night market at Select City Walk Mall, where live music provides the soundtrack for plenty of good-humoured haggling.