5 Best Things to do on Christmas in Delhi, India
Christmas is synonyms with Santa Claus, Christmas tree, gifts, reindeers, snow, sledge, listening to Christmas carols and most importantly family time! There are so many things that you can do to make your Christmas special, but deciding on one thing in particular is difficult. Maybe some suggestions that are mentioned below will help you to have a great Christmas in Delhi.
1. Get spiritual- Attend Christmas Midnight Eve Mass
There is nothing like attending a midnight mass on the eve of Christmas. It is believed that Christ was born around midnight and therefore, all the churches, chapels and cathedrals hold a mass on 24th December’s night.
- Sacred Heart Cathedral, Connaught Place.
- Cathedral Church of the Redemption (Viceroy Church), Rashtrapati Bhavan (ea]st side).
- James’ Church (Skinner’s Church), Kashmiri Gate.
- Luke’s Church, Defence Colony.
- Thomas Church, R. K. Puram.
- Stephen’s Church, Church Mission Road.
These are few of the very famous churches in Delhi where you can attend the Christmas Eve midnight mass.
2. Dining Out
If you plan to dine out, then make sure that you make reservations at your favorite restaurants and hotels well in advance. Hauz Khas, Connaught Place, South Delhi, and if you are ready to expand your horizon a little more, then Gurgaon too have many places where you can plan your Christmas dinner. The Imperial Hotel, Radisson Blu, Hard Rock Café and Soi 7 Pub & Brewery in Cyber City- Gurgaon, Caffe Tonino and The Junkyard Café in Connaught Place, Gastronomica in Greater Kailash are few of the many places where you can plan your Christmas feasts.
3. Look for broadways and music concerts
If you love this kind of entertainment, then you are sure to find something near around Christmas. Delhi is a happening place as it offers entertainment for all types of audiences. Broadways, dramas, stand-up comedy acts, live music shows, and the list are never ending. Even for this, you will have to book early for better seats and better timings.
4. Offer meals in orphanage or visit old age homes
This is a very little but precious gesture that you can do to make hundreds smile. Christmas is such a beautiful day to spread happiness. You can make old people and children happy with small gifts, meals, etc. Your one visit will make a huge difference in their lives and yours too!
5. Indulge in shopping or window shopping, maybe!
During the festive seasons, malls like Metro Walk (Rohini), DLF Emporio (Vasant Kunj), Select City Walk (Saket), Ambience Mall (Gurgaon), DLF Place Saket, etc. in Delhi are swamped with beautiful, high-utility, latest products. If you wish to buy anything, then which day can be better than a Christmas! Or you may even simply soothe your eyes by doing some window shopping, it never hurts!
There are so many other things that you can do. But it is all about taking extra efforts to make your near and dear ones happy, especially on Christmas in Delhi!