New Delhi is the capital and administrative centre of one of the rising superpowers of the world- India. New Delhi also has many tourist attractions like The Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Qutb Minar, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, etc. Now if you are planning to visit the city during your next vacation (you really should), then you must install these apps for New Delhi in your Android smartphone.
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These Delhi related apps will only help you plan your trip but will also act as your local tourist guide. These apps will let select restaurants and hotels apart from letting you know about the local bus, metro rail schedule, etc.
1. New Delhi City Guide
Being developed by TripAdvisor, this app lets the travellers select the hotels and restaurants for their favourite food after reading thousands of user reviews. The app also lets the users create self-guided tours around the local neighbourhood and famous landmarks.
The best part is that all features of this app are available offline. You only need to do an initial update for downloading all the required from the internet. It also doubles up as a navigation app and will take you to your selected destination (hotel, restaurant, landmark, etc.) using the GPS and e-compass sensors of your phone.
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2. Delhi Traffic Police
New Delhi is notorious for its traffic jams. So, if you are planning to roam around Delhi via road, then you must install this Delhi Traffic Police Android app in your phone. This app will provide you with regular traffic alerts and advisories. To help the visitors even more the app also lets you calculate fare for auto-rickshaw, taxi and radio cabs, place calls on emergency numbers, lodge complaint against auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers in case of overcharging and harassment, etc.
3. Delhi City Guide
This app works just like its name suggests. It lets the tourists find nearest hotels, famous restaurants, night clubs, bars, museums, banks, ATMs, gas stations, pharmacy, and nearby places of attraction. Its multilingual description along with photos for must-visit places is really helpful when you don’t understand the local language.
The app also shows weather reports, information about local concerts, events, offline currency converter, and lots of other useful tools.
4. Delhi Metro Navigator
Travelling by Metro is one of the best ways to commute around New Delhi. This Android app features Delhi Metro map, fare calculator, route planner, parking charges, and interchange station highlight. Thus it makes travelling by Metro a very easy task even for the outsiders.
5. Raksha- Women Safety Alert
The city of New Delhi has been in the news recently due to all the bad reasons. This app will let you stay in touch with your friends and near ones. They needn’t worry about you and your whereabouts at all times when you have this app installed.
You can select specific trusted contacts whom you might want to contact during the emergencies. All you have to do is press the volume button for 3 seconds. This will send out a distress signal along with your exact location.
The app sports SOS too and can also send alerts via SMS in case you don’t have an internet connection. It also marks down safe places, danger and insecure zones.
These must-have Android apps for tourists visiting New Delhi covers all requirements like travel plans, hotel and restaurant selection, local transportation, guide for places of attraction, finding nearest ATM, pharmacy, clubs, contacting police, travelling via metro and safety.
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