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Delhi dreaming
Cricket is a national obsession in India, and this local team get batting outside India Gate.

Delhi dreaming

AEST 11:30, Wed Sep 8 2010
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Delhi is a city of contrasts. With ancient castles, modern buildings and dilapidated slums in the same vicinity, and Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs and other religious groups living alongside one another, Delhi is a cultural melting pot in the truest sense of the phrase.


The glorious capital of India was on show more than ever during the XIX Commonwealth Games in October 2010. Take a trip through our gallery of one of the world's greatest cities, and check out our video clip of the Commonwealth Games theme song by Slumdog Millionaire composer A.R. Rahman at the end.


Images: Getty/AAP


Related: Gallery: Lonely Planet's Top 10 cities and Gallery: Lost cities.

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