Chandni Chowk is the busiest and densely populated market in capital of India, New Delhi. One of the busiest hub in India and also always full of life. Chandni chowk is a favorite place for shopaholics, food lovers and for crowd lovers too. It is located close to Old Delhi Railway Station. Self Drive Trips here gives you a bird’s eye view of Chandni Chowk. It is also known as the Moonlit Square. Situated near the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk is characterized by its many lanes and by-lanes that are filled with the entire busy and noisy ambience associated with vibrant market places. There are many great temples near this place which adds to its popularity. It is spread over a large area and it takes a complete day to explore the entire market. Each lane in this market has its own specialty.
If you see this place from a bird eye view, all you can see is a large street with multiple lanes, having large number of shops and stalls serving various items. People struggling for space to move and bargaining with shopkeepers for low price. Some of the major attractions of Chandni Chowk which you can’t afford to miss are:
The Red Fort is the famous historical fort of New Delhi. It’s beautiful architecture and the historical significance that it carries attracts many visitors every day.
Gali Paranthe Wali
A lane which is a blessing for Parantha lovers. All you can find is number of Parantha shops serving a variety of Paranthas. All paranthas are served with Mint-Pudina Chatni, Banana Imli Chatni, vegetable pickle and Aloo Sabzi. These shops have attractive banners of celebrities dining in the shop.
Chandni Chowk has Asia’s biggest Camera Market, which very few people are aware about. There is a lane which has big numbers of small shops offering almost all cameras and accessories and that too at a reasonable price. One of the best weekend getaway is what Chandni Chowk is.
In this market you can find everything from clothing to electronics to jewelleries. The market is very cheap and your bargaining skills make you the best buyer. The better your bargaining power, best prices you can get.
A best destination to buy books in Delhi. From fiction to medical sciences, architecture to cookery, comics to atlases, classics to magazines, and management to hobbies, you can find all genres here. You can also find school and college textbooks in this market.
Dariba Kalan and Kinari Bazaar
This market is very famous for jewellery items. You can find the best of silver jewellery and Zardozi items.
This place has everything for ladies. Today, the market has 40-odd shops selling artificial and semi-precious jewelry, embroidered bags, hand-painted wall hangings and ‘antiques’ that make you completely go ‘wow’. Isn’t it amazing to find so many beautiful things at one place?
Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir
One of the best and well known temple in Delhi. The other attraction at Lal mandir is the bird’s hospital.
So hope you have a great and memorable visit to this one of the best tourist attractions in Delhi.