A Luxury Collection Destination, India
In this capital destroyed and rebuilt many times throughout its history, ancient monuments are a testament to Mughal majesty, and Victorian government buildings speak of another empire. Hardly a living museum, though, this modern and cosmopolitan city, is also a hub of arts, culture, and intellectual life.
As a city with a strong and storied literary tradition, it’s no surprise that Delhi is home to Asia’s largest book fair, attracting authors, editors, publishers, and distributors from around the globe.
Perhaps India’s most popular festival, the spring celebration of Holi turns the city into a rainbow of colors and parties, from the classic paint-strewn streets to local neighborhood feasts.
This four-day arts festival celebrates an international lineup of dance, contemporary circus, and music where artists and audiences mingle after each performance.
One of Islam’s biggest festivals, Eid al-Fitr celebrates the end of the holy month of Ramadan with feasts, parties, and merriment throughout the city.
One of India’s biggest national holidays is celebrated in the capital with awe-inspiring parades and live performances, centered around the iconic Red Fort.
Fireworks illuminate the capital in celebration of India’s popular festival of lights, while locals celebrate with cultural and religious events, festive treats, and more.
Designed to encourage locals and visitors alike to explore Delhi on foot, this 16-day festival features themed walks around different neighborhoods led by local academics and historians.
Indian culture loves cinema, and Delhi’s relatively young film festival is a celebration of that, screening an impressive slate of Bollywood films alongside independent works from around the world.
Delve into the world of Indian dance at this respected festival that showcases the subcontinent’s premier dancers through performances, talks, films, and more.
Sample dishes from hundreds of vendors representing nearly every national taste, style, and cuisine at this popular street food festival.
The romance of the rugged northwest frontier comes alive at this authentic, award-winning restaurant that’s considered one of the best restaurants in New Delhi.
Drawing on the 200-year-old culinary legacy of the kitchens of the Nawabs of Awadh, this fine-dining restaurant in the hotel’s grand halls serves the classic flavors of Indian cuisine.
While the hotel’s architecture is a nod to traditional Buddhist architecture, inside, its walls are lined with an extensive contemporary Indian art collection by some of India’s top artists.
Discover one of Himalayan India’s cuisines at the acclaimed Dum Pukht restaurant, which carries on 200-year-old culinary traditions from the kitchens of the Nawabs of Awadh.
Regularly praised as Delhi’s best Indian fine dining, the renowned Bukhara restaurant serves decadent dishes from the North-West Frontier and has held a pop-up in London.