Metropolitan cities in India, are regarded for vital economical, cultural and political centres. These metro cities are a hub for regional and international communications. Metro cities are very popular for, shopping malls, smooth roads, advance hospitals, huge corporate units and many more amenities.
Metro cities are very popular for monuments, forts, beaches, lakes, waterfalls, holy places, yummy cuisines and lovely markets to shop. Travelling to metro cities in India is a different experience.
Starting with DELHI- Located in north India this city is bound by Uttar Pradesh on the east and Haryana on the west. Aravalli hills cover Delhi completely. Yamuna river flows all through Delhi. Delhi is a cosmopolitan and a metropolitan city. This city is a very popular metro city in India, being the capital city of India, it has a blend of old synthesis and new modernity.
PLACES TO SEE - The Red Fort, Qutab minar, India gate, Lodi gardens, Akshardham, Rasthrapathi Bhavan, Gandhi smriti, National museum, National zoological park, Kashmiri gate- are some popular spots to visit. 10 days are required to see Delhi. There are many travel packages, arranged in and around Delhi. October to March is the best time to visit.
SHOPPING-Delhi is a great place to shop and explore many variety things in one roof- wooden articles,fashion items, electronic goods, handlooms, artefacts, jewellery and many more. Sarojini nagar market- Gaffar market- Palika bazaar-chandini Chowk-Connaught place-Lajpat nagar are some popular shopping markets.
CUISINE- punjabi food is very popular all through Delhi. Starting from Butter chicken, sarson ka saag, kebabs, dal makhani to Gulab jamun, jalebi, kulfi sweets, then to chole batura, samosas, aloo tikis street food- are some popular bites.
Next MUMBAI -situated in th state of Maharastra being the capital city of Maharastra, previously known as Bombay, it is a very popular metro city of India. Situated on the mouth of Ulhas river, on the Konkan region this city is bound by Salsette islands. Tropical climate prevails all through Mumbai. This city is called Alpha World city. A very modern culturured metro city of India.
PLACES TO SEE- Gate way of india, Elephanta caves, Haji Ali Dargah, Essel world, Mount Mary church, Jehangir art gallery, Shivaji Park, Juhu beach, Marine drive, Mahakali caves, Worli fort, Mahalakshmi temple, Siddhivinayaka temple are famous places to see. Ten days are required to see mumbai. There are many travel packages, trips arranged all over the city. November to February is the best time to visit Mumbai.
SHOPPING- Shopping in Mumbai is called shopping paradise. There are variety products, dresses, gadgets, handicrafts, handlooms, fashion items, and many more available all through Mumbai. Chor bazaar-Fashion street-Crawford street-zaveri bazaar-Hill Road are some popular shopping markets.
CUISINE- Maharastra Cuisine is popular all over Mumbai. Starting from kamag kakri, dalimbya, masala bhaat, fish Koliwada, Bombli fish fry to laddoos, aamras, chiroto sweets then to Vada Pav, prawn tikis and variety chaat items street food- are popular bites.
Then KOLKATTA - Situated in the state of West Bengal, on the banks of Hooghly river, it was formerly called Calcutta. It is the 3rd most populous metro city in India. This city is situated on the lower Ganga delta. Tropical wet and dry climate prevails all through Kolkatta. A very modern, close neighbourhood culture prevails all through this city.
PLACES TO SEE - Victoria memorial, Howrah bridge, Indian museum, Eden gardens, nicco park, marble palace, Birla mandir, Tipu sultan mosque, Kalighat Kali temple and Dakshineswar Kali temple are some popular places to see. 10days we much required to see Kolkatta. There are many travel packages, trips arranged all over the city. October to March is the best time to visit.
SHOPPING- Kolkatta is a another famous popular Shopping place in India. Fashion clothes, accessories, electronic gadgets, handlooms, handicrafts, be anything can be explored and bought. Chowringhee road, Gariahat road, new market, College Street, Burma bazaar are some famous shopping centres.
CUISINE- Bengali Cuisine prevails all through Kolkatta. Be kosha mangsho, chicken kabiraji, chelo kebab, kochuri, torkari, Kolkatta biryani food to jalebi, Ghuni, telkbhaja, Rosogolla, Sandesh sweet to jhalmuri, kachori, chanachur, Hingar street food- are some popular bites.
Finally CHENNAI - situated on the coromandel coast, of Bay of Bengal, it is the 6th city in India. Chennai was called Madrasipattinam to Madras and now chennai. It is called the gateway of south India, where 3 major rivers flow the city-coovum, Adyar river and kortalaiyar. A very hot city, which is famous for tropical climate all through the year. A popular metro city with a mix of culture, religion and modernity.
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PLACES TO SEE - Kapaleeshwarar temple, Anna zoo, Santhome church, Egmore museum, Guindy national park, Valluvar Kotak, Birla planatorium, Thousand lights mosque, Marina beach, semmozhi Poonga, lighthouse and Madhya Kailash are some popular places to see. 10 days are much required to see chennai city. There are variety travel packages, trips arranged all over the city. November to February is the best time to visit chennai.
SHOPPING - chennai is very famous for Traditonal shopping. Variety sarees, fashion items, accessories, handricrafts, handlooms, artefacts and many more to explore and shop. Ritchie street, sowcarpet, T-nagar, Paris corner, mylapore Luz corner and Mada streets and Burma bazaar are some popular shopping markets.
CUISINE- Tamilnadu Cuisine-Elai sappadu is popular all through chennai. Starting from idlys, dosas, Pongal, sambhar, rasam, kootu, curry food to Mysore pak, Chandrakala sweet, surya kala sweet to bajji, bonda, Vada, paniyaram street food- are some popular bites.
Living in Kashipur gave me lot of travel to DELHI city, living in Pune and Mumbai gave me full sight of MUMBAI city, short visit to Kolkatta gave me great travel exploring KOLKATTA, being a chennailite gave me life in CHENNAI city. Metro cities have always been a great memory in my travel list. Don't miss travelling to these places.