Capital city of the Federal Republic of India. It has sprawled over the West Bank of the river Yamuna, straddling the river. Delhi is India's main spot of appearance for overseas visitors, and the foremost transport center for destinations in the states of rajasthan, the Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh as well as central north India. This is the residence of the Qutub Minar and India Gate, Chandni Chowk and the Red Fort, the Lotus Temple and Jama Masjid. Top visitor attractions in Delhi, best way to travel around and sightseeing in Delhi, information regarding a range of foreign missions and embassies. Built of red sandstone, this magnificent fort was built by the fifth Mughal emperor Shahjahan. Its foundation stone was laid in the year 1618 and was completed in 1647. Here you can feel the thump of India beating to the rhythm of rapidly changing times.