Culture in Delhi
Culture of Delhi is a fine fusion of various cultures and subcultures of different regions. As the city is home to a large number of migrants from different state of India, one can find undercurrents of various cultures and subcultures in city of Delhi. As the city has a history of over several centuries, as it has been under the rule of various rulers from time to time the influence of their rule can be found across the length and breadth of the city. The city's great cultural heritage is on display at various heritage buildings. One can find the remnants of its glorious past in various buildings of Old and New Delhi.
The tourists with urge to explore the culture of Old Delhi should visit the walled city where serpentine lanes are raring to welcome you. This part of the city has a distinct culture and lifestyle of its own that can be well experienced during visit to the old part of the Delhi city. The culture of the Delhi city is well showcased during fairs and festivals held round the year.
Although the city has presence of plethora of cultures but it has a dominant Punjabi culture. During festival of Lohri and Baisakhi the culture of Punjab appears at it vibrant best. In recent decades the city has witnessed celebration of Chath Puja due to presence of people of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh origin. As weddings are integral part of a culture one can see the big fat Indian wedding during their visit to the city.
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