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New Delhi

The city of New Delhi, built by the British between 1911 and 1931, still serves as the hub of Delhi’s increasingly huge and formless urban expanse. The area divides into two parts. The first is Connaught Place, at the commercial and residential heart of the city – a huge, vibrant circular plaza which is home to innumerable shops, restaurants and other businesses. The second, some 2 km (1 mile) south down Janpath, is the great Imperial thoroughfare of Rajpath, linking a triumphalist sequence of Raj-era landmarks, including India Gate and the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The area is also home to almost all the city’s finest museums, plus a few relics ...

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