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April 21, 2009
Need to spend 24 hours in a city you don't know and don't know what to do? Worry not! Help is here!

In this new Get Ahead series, we hope you, Dear Reader, will tell other readers how to make the most of 24 hours they spend in your favourite city or town.

We hope this series will highlight the best places you can visit in a day -- Where to go. What to do. What to see.

So we want to hear from you!

Please mail us on what you think visitors can do when they visit Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, any city you love...

Do write in!

Here, Tashfeen Khan, an 30-year-old IT executive, tells us what one could do on a day out in Delhi.

From a visit to historical monuments like the Qutub Minar, the Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Tughlaqabad Fort, the Bahai Lotus Temple and India Gate, to a ride on the modern day Metro, a day in Delhi can be quite eventful.

You must visit the Walled City, located in the central district. Once there, the beautifully crafted Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of old Delhi, located on a busy central street buzzing with activity, is easy to find.

Your visit to this area won't be complete without a meal at the famous Karim's, which has perfected the art of Mughlai cuisine. You could also stroll down Paranthe Wali Gali in Chandni Chowk to sample the variety of parathas being served at the roadside. As evening rolls around, a visit to brightly-lit India Gate for the view and an ice cream is a must.

Delhi is also a shopper's delight. From an assortment of boutiques at Connaught Place to the quaint Dilli Haat, a handicraft market, the options are many. Try the Karol Bagh Market, Lajpat Nagar market or Sarojini Nagar market for everything from low priced electronics to shoes.

Evenings in Delhi are great for those who want to shake a leg and guzzle a few drinks. Urban Pind, a pub in Greater Kailash II, is a popular destination for its theme nights -- ladies' nights, expat nights, salsa nights and so on. Other options are the institutional Blues at Connaught Place and Bennigans at the Community Centre in Saket.

Delhi can be quite bewitching.

What can visitors do in your favourite city or town? Write in at and tell us in about 300 words where we should be going and what we should be doing on a day out in your fave city. Please don't forget to add your name, age and what you do for a living. The best contributions will be published on