SOME OF DELHI’S MOST IMPRESSIVE buildings can be seen in the area shown in this map. Vijay Chowk is the vantage point for the grand sweep of Raj buildings grouped on Raisina Hill. To the north, the magnificent Jami Masjid with its busy hive of lanes, is the focus of Old Delhi. To the southeast, the medieval quarter around the tomb of the Sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya leads along Mathura Road to the ruined fort, Purana Qila. And to the south, the Mehrauli area (shown on the Greater Delhi map), has a fascinating cluster of monuments built in the 12th and 13th centuries.
The areas here are best covered by taxi auto-rickshaw or ahired car and driver.guided coach tours run by delhi Tourism also cover many sights. Avoided the overcrowdwd buses.