Delhi is the capital of India as well as many shopping destinations. Every year it attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world to visit this place and do some shopping for themselves and their loved ones.
Delhi has many famous shopping destinations and each of them is famous for their own speciality and uniqueness. You can get almost anything and everything in these destinations. Some of them are; Janpath, Connaught Place, Dilli Haat, Chandni Chowk, Hauz Khas. Let’s talk about them in detail.
Janpath is a part of Connaught Place. It’s a flea market which is mostly visited by youngsters, foreigners and tourists. This market is famous for its unique and mind blowing accessories, cool and ethnic clothes for both men and women, bags and some amazing pieces of junk jewelleries on very reasonable prices. The easiest way to reach Janpath is to take metro and get down at Janpath metro station on blue line and Rajiv Chowk metro station on yellow line.
2. CONNAUGHT PLACE
Connaught Place is known as the heart of Delhi. If you are coming to Delhi, you should must visit this place. It’s a famous shopping destination with multiple emporiums, show rooms, restaurants, cafes, book stores, jewellery stores and what not. You just name it and Connaught Place have it. It’s commonly known as CP.
Its radiant night life makes it even more popular among youngsters and tourists from all over the world. This place is divided into two circles which is known as the inner circle and the outer circle. The famous collections of this shopping zone area are the traditional clothes, handicrafts, jewelry, attires etc. These are the famous things available here for tourists.
3. HAUZ KHAS VILLAGE
Huaz Khas village is also known as the New York East village in Delhi. It’s is situated in South Delhi. This market was comprised of old houses which are now renovated into air-conditioned showrooms. The popular things available in this market are antiques, apparels, books, and handicrafts.
This place also have some amazing restaurants, cafes, lounges and bars which attracts tourists to visit this place. Hauz Khas is a home to designer clothes, designer shoes, apparels, antiques and handicrafts.
4. CHANDNI CHOWK
Chandni Chowk is the oldest market in Delhi. It has a great and very interesting history. This market was built during the period of Mughals. Chandni Chowk is divided into so many different lanes and markets like, Katra Neel, Chatta Chowk, Khari Baoli, Bhagirath Palace, Moti Bazaar, Nai Sarak, Tilak Bazaar, Chor Bazaar, Daryaganji, and Paranthe Wali Gali. Each one of them is famous for specific items.
Tourists are also attracted towards this place because it is situated near Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Chandni Chowk have everything, from clothes, home utilities, footwears to jewelleries. Chandni Chowk is also famous for its Daryaganji book market which is open only on sundays.5
5. DILLI HAAT
Dilli Haat is an open air market. This market has a perfect blend of craft works and cultural activities. There are two Dilli Haat in Delhi, one is in INA and the other is in Pitampura but the one which is situated in INA is more popular amongst tourists and also have more varieties of things and food items.
If you want to know about Indian culture and traditions and have a glimpse of it. Dilli Haat is the place for you. It can be seen in Madhubani paintings, Phulkari works, camel leather-bags, and bamboo-made handicrafts etc. Dilli Haat is the fine place to experience the rural life through folk arts etc. Dilli Haat is mainly famous for handicrafts, art works, jewelleries, souvenirs and delicious food.
If you live in Delhi or you are planning to visit Delhi. Don’t forget to visit these places to make your trip memorable and get to know about Delhi in detail.