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Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi

Chandni Chowk is where you find the real flavour and vibrancy of the original Delhi devoid of the modern day sophistication. Nestled between Red Fort and Fatehpuri Masjid in the historic Shajahanabad, Chandni Chowk is one of the busiest and the largest marketplaces in India. The areas surrounding the main market street consist of narrow residential lanes. Chandni Chowk was designed in the 17th century by Jahan Ara, Emporer Shahjahan’s daughter. Canals were the special features of this area. The beautiful moonlight reflected from the waters in these canals gave the place its name. The place is a true melting pot for different cultures and religions.

Besides the main market, Chandni Chowk has several places of worship such as Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir, Naya Mandir, Gauri Shankar Temple, Christian Central Baptist Church, Sikh Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Sunehari Masjid, Fatehpur Masjid, Jama Masjid and so many others. If you are fond of street shopping, Chandi Chowk is the best place to be. From grand Indian sarees and dresses to mouth watering delicacies, from bookstores to electronic shops, and from leather articles to consumer goods, you get everything here. Chandni Chowk holds the heart of Delhi. If you want to know the rich culture and heritage of India’s national capital, a visit to Chandni Chowk is must.

Nearest Accommodations: Amrit Hotel (011 2397 7070), New Royal Hotel (011 2396 3233), Hotel Regal (094104 51003), Hotel Ashirwad (011 2398 7772), Punjab Hotel (011 2327 5706), Gautam Hotel (09654494324), Tamanna Guest House (011 2398 8737), Sindhi Panchayat Dharamshala (011 2395 1223), Malabar Hotel (098115 08968), Crown Guest House (011 2395 7599), Hotel Green Castle (011 2391 4735).

Nearest Tourists Attractions: Sis Ganj Sahib Gurudwara, Jama Masjid, Delhi Gate, Red Fort (Lal Quila).

Visit Information:-

Location: Red Fort

Nearest Metro Stations: Chandni Chowk & Lal Quila

Nearest Railway Station: Old Delhi Junction

Built: 1648.

Open: Monday to Saturday

Closed: Sunday

Marketing Shops Open Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Car & Bike Parking Available: Paid

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport: 19.0 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 4.0 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 1.0 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 13.0 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 14.0 KM