CHANDNI CHOWK DELHI
Chandni chowk is most oldest and amazing market in Delhi. It’s the main attractions of the Delhi because it’s close to the old Delhi railway station and main market within famous The Red Fort monument. It was built in 1650 and was the creation of Shah Jahan’s daughter, Jahanara Begum. Oftenly referred to as the cultural center of the Capital of India. Also present some interesting examples of Indian-Muslim architecture.
From the Lahor Gate of the Red Fort to Fatehpuri Masjid area called as the Chandni Chowk. This area of Chandni Chowk is divided into the three places which is called three different bazaars such as:-
- Urdu Bazar: – From the Lahor Gate of the Mughal royal palace to Chowk Kotwali near Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib is known as the Urdu Bazaar.
- Johri Bazar: – From the Chowk Kotwali to Chandni Chowk section of the straight road was originally called Johri Bazar.
- Fatehpuri Bazar: – ‘Chandni Chowk’ to Fatehpuri Masjid section originally known as the Fatehpuri Bazar.
*All the ladies, in their brands, Chandni Chowk boasts of one of the cheapest shopping destinations in the world. Being one of the oldest markets existing in the world, Chandni Chowk has a wide collection of shopping items, whatever clothes, jewelry, pearls, traditional medicines, spices, perfumes and all of these items are of the quality of the kind higher.whatsoever the price, never pause to negotiate. There is also a flea market that deals with antiques and one can buy Mughlai pieces at a nominal rate. This market is especially known for her wedding shopping. Silk sarees, Salwar costumes Lehengas, Anarkalis, Kurtas, dresses and other decorative ethnic wear are sold here. International fashion brands are also known for offering mafia discounts at Meena Bazaar.
*Chandni Chowk is not only a bazaar, it is a combination of history, cultures, traditions and people of different origins and harmonizing the diversity of markets, palaces, shops, Chai shops and restaurants, some of which have existed for centuries. Delhi is above all a historic city, an elegant capital, which gives to Bombay and Calcutta the economic and commercial power. Delhi, in fact, is made up of two different cities: the energy and color of the overcrowded bazaars and the Mughal architecture of the older, contrast with the formal sumptuousness of The New Delhi, whose broad avenues provides every time a new perspective of the city. In it, you will find some of the most luxurious hotels in the world that, with comfort and style, assure you a good rest when you return from your trips. From here you can see the panorama and the sound of this city: the great Red Fort, Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in India), the Qutab-Minar complex and its erect tower. Magicians and dancing bear entertain in market squares, and fortunetellers allow a quick look at the future.
*Eating Place of Chandni Chowk
Its narrow and winding streets are full of shops and it is an excellent place to try some typical Delhi foods, for those of you who are not too interested in the ancient history of Delhi and Mughals, food alone is a reason to visit. Attractive shops and restaurants for the non-vegetarian also and check other mouth watering Kebabs, Sheek, Shawarma and more. Also then take a look at the Paranthewalli Galli, which probably serves the best Paranthas in the world, all for a minimal price.
After a hearty meal, satisfy that sweet tooth of yours with some Indian sweets like Jalebis and Halwa and you can find some other sweets also such as The Jalebis, Bengali Sweets, Laddoo. And also Falooda, Golguppa, Chaat fruit, Dahi Bhalle served here are among the best on the planet and are found throughout Chandni Chowk.
*Places to nearby the Chandani chowk
- The Red Fort:-The Red Fort is the most famous monument in Delhi, and is a reminder of the Mugal power in India. Its walls, built in 1638, extend more than 2 km to ward off the invading, but were invaded by the Sikhs and British. The Sound and Lights Show represents its history. The Red Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 as part of the Red Fort Complex.
- Jama Masjid: – Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India, where it can accommodate more than 25,000 devotees. Its construction lasted 13 years and ended in 1650. Climbing to the top of the south tower unravels in a beautiful view of the city of Delhi. It is necessary to dress appropriately to be able to enter. Jama Masjid is the iconic mosque and one of the last historical monuments constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.
- Qutab Minar: – highest minaret in the world and is an example of Indo-Islamic architecture. It was built in 1206 with a mysterious reason: some believe it is a symbol of victory and Muslim domination in India, and a few say it is a call to pray. The tower is covered with intricate carvings and verses of the Koran.
- Lotus or Bahai Temple: – Lotus temple is looking very beautiful at night when it is attractively shine with their lights. It’s created by the white marble and belongs to the Bahai faith that symbols of the unity of all religions and all are welcome to pray. Its gardens and ponds are a perfect place to have a picnic with the near and dear.
- Destination:Chandani chowk, Delhi Tours, India, North India
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