Chandnichowk in Delhi

Chandni Chowk


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Chandni Chowk as Shopaholic's Paradise 

Shopping is fun! Shopping is a time-pass!! Whatever might be the reason, Shopping is an ongoing activity that is more or less a hobby for some. Every city has numerous shopping places so as there in Delhi too. The Chandni Chowk is the major attraction for habitual shoppers.

History of Chandnichowk market

After shifting his capital from Agra to Delhi emperor Shahjahan established Chandni Chowk in 1650. It soon became the heart and soul of the commercial activities of Mughal Empire and the legend continues till today. Chandni Chowk is located opposite to the Red fort. The market is far from the conventional airconditioned malls or gorgeous shops with plush interiors in posh markets yet its importance can be boasted of about among wholesale traders. In Mughal era Chandni chowk was famous for the Fountains and the shops.


Chandni chowk Structure

                                   Gradually the fountains of the Chowk disappeared but the shops still remained and the flock continued to grow. These small shops in the by lanes magnetize an ardent shopper. Chandni Chowk can rightly be called the "shoppers paradise" in Delhi. Hordes of shoppers throng the cheek-by-jowl shops in the narrow lanes of years old market. Shopping at Chandni Chowk is fun as the market divided in several bylanes and these are flooded with vivid varieties of clothes, perfumes, electronic item, jewelries like Kundan, Meenakari, candles, idols of deities, furnishings and silverware. The market offers everything that shoppers might think to buy for embellishing oneself and home as well. One great thing about this market is that you will get all goodies at highly subsidised rates. If you have the time and energy to look around and bargain, this is the place you should visit. The place is a paradise for retailers too.

Wholesale Shopping;

                          They buy items from here in bulk and then sell it at whopping almost double the price in other parts of the city. It is the best place to buy any item in bulk so companies look up to Chandni Chowk every year to buy gifts for clients at the festival time of the year. Though it is tough to go there and shop but at the end of the day, it is worth an effort because there is myriad variety, you get discounts on bulk purchase and at the same time you find some amazing foodstuff along the road side. Besides the yummy street food the best eateries of Chandni Chowk have quench the bon appetite and won millions of hearts as well with their tangy flavors.Some of the famous eateries there are:

* Chatwallah 

* Bikaner Sweet Shop

* The Ghantewala Halwai

* Haldiram's

* Natraj's Dahi Bhalle

* Gianiji ka Falooda



Tips for enjoying shopping


1. While going around Chandni Chowk pay special attention on your pockets.


2. Beware of touts and the duplicate products.


3. Shopping here will fetch you great bargains. Don't forget to bargain! You will get best deal on your choice of product. If other markets are offering you something at a price of Rs. 400/- then you will easily get the same stuff here at flat fifty percent rate.

Yellow Pages of Chandni Chowk





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Sweet shops

Saree Shops

Jewelry Shops





Wedding Cards

Famous Places to see

Redfort, Digambar Jain Temple, Gauri Shankar Temple, Svetambara Jain Temple, SunehriMasjid, Sisganj Gurdwara

Famous places to eat

Parathe wali Gali, Jalebiwala is 100 year old

South Delhi


South Delhi


This area is considered one of the coolest places in Delhi. It works in some of the best shops, hotels, infrastructure, tourist attractions, markets, historical monuments, restaurants and nightclubs. Some of the most famous monuments are located in the Qutub Minar, Purana Qila and Humayun's tomb. South Delhi, which covers areas like Vasant Kunj, Greater Kailash, Safdarjung, Lajpat Nagar and Mehrauli. This is an important part of Delhi, as they have both business and value. Chankya Puri area in this part of Delhi is the hub of all foreign embassies in India. You can find all the luxury and style here. So if you want luxury, South Delhi is a place that can reflect on almost everyone on earth in style. He also considered the best area of Delhi and within rich and famous. Parts of South Delhi Chanakyapuri Greater Kailash Lajpat Nagar Place Safdarjung South Extension Mehrauli Nehru Vasant Kunj.

North Delhi



north delhi  Northern region is another area of Delhi, Delhi, which is much more important on the map. This is considered the most crowded area of Delhi, and maintain the Delhi Gate, Kashmere Gate, Darya Ganj, Model Town, Pitampura civil and political liberties. The area is also seen as a chaotic market in Paharganj and the famous Campus - University of Delhi. North Delhi is home to many recreational facilities, hospitals, homes, making this place one of the best places to live ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminal), Sarai Rohilla, Kishan Ganj, Subzi Mandi, Old Delhi Railway Station Metro station opened in north of the North District of Delhi Delhi.Areas Civil Lines, model city. 


West Delhi


West Delhi


To the west of Delhi, Delhi is divided into nine districts. And to the west of Delhi is actually a necessary part of Delhi. It includes parts of West Delhi like Janakpur, Punjabi Bagh, Rohini. Most areas in the western part of the shopping district of New Delhi. door furniture and lighting, this place is famous for its market share. City dwellers come here and visit the specialty of the neighboring markets. Attracting another beautiful part of Delhi. It 's a place where you can be happy to host a magnificent natural setting. There are many well-known universities, schools and cinemas. There are many gourmet restaurants and eating joints are served in a variety of delicious foods.

  East Delhi


East Delhi



River Yamuna in New Delhi the city is divided into two parts. Part of Delhi, which falls on the east side of the river is often called the East Delhi. This region is known as the Trans-Yamuna area and consists of areas such as Preet Vihar, Mayur Vihar, Gandhi Nagar, Vivek Vihar and Shahade. Most of old housing colonies, this is very difficult with narrow streets. After a sustained effort at the state level, there are now well established better roads and residential areas. Now it is no less than other luxury colonies of Delhi on the other side of river. Here, with the new value of residential and commercial areas. eastern part of New Delhi offers comfortable rooms and excellent restaurants that makes the place more comfortable. It is bounded by Uttar Pradesh border, composed of Noida and Ghaziabad. The surface used is a popular seems awkward and overshadowed by the buildings, but slowly and steadily, the sector is growing.





The western side of the mosque Jama Masjid in the wholesale markets specializing in brass, copper and paper products, which are called Chawra Bazar. He can be reached by taking the road next to the median projection of the Jama Masjid, in the west (rear) wall. When the dancers are known for its charming 19th century, the road takes its name from the Marathi word Chawra "which means meeting place. The road gets its name because the main" Sabha "or held in front of the noble house and try to resolve the dispute before it reaches the emperor. Another reason is probably used to arrange a meeting, when a dancer out and showed respect for the subtle nuances of his powers. atmosphere, but the whole street has changed since then, the war in 1857, when the British destroyed many beautiful homes in the nobility.


 Lakhori built of bricks, a small cannon placed at the entrances of two buildings. The buildings are part of the octagonal projections on both sides of two small rooms on each side. The rooms are circular arcs to reach and hard to imagine its original shape. The main features of the buildings are competent arches and the roof partially octagonal projections, though difficult to explain. Today Chawra Bazaar is a busy road as workers load them again, cars, rickshaws, scooters and pedestrians, almost fighting for the flow of the market during peak hours. Again, it is also in the wholesale market, but you can not buy an idol of brass or copper, Vishnu, Buddha and others. Stores are also a number of useful features, such as jewelry boxes, vases, pots and oil lamps. Currently Chawra Bazaar is best known in the wholesale market of paper products such as copper or brass.

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Kinari Bazar

Kinari Bazaar


Kinari Bazaar is a wholesale retail market. Here you will get every thing you need for functional especially for marriage. For any special event, festival people buy beautiful traditional dresses from Kinari Bazaar. For any ceromony - marriage, engagement, anniversary, karwa chauth or other events - you can visit Kinari Bazaar to buy dressing for whole family. For brides, marriage - Kinari Market has special significance. ceremony. They have large reserves Sehra (groom's turban), garlands of beautiful and striking gold and silver coins and crisp, wedding jewelry and other accessories needed for a wedding ceremony. Stores to meet the needs of people belonging to almost all religions. Be it a Hindu wedding or a Christian marriage, the necessary elements are available here. Even the wedding attire can be rented at stores like Bridal Veil, very well designed lehenga, brocade and gold Sherwanis nothing or something that requires a wedding ceremony. See Clothes Jewelry design

Evening feature some of the most romantic, elegant and beautiful wear perfect for any occasion.

Kinari Bazaar is place where you can find almost every thing for Indian Bridal dresses.

Kinari Bazaar is also spelled as Kinari Bazar. Based on success in Delhi, Kinari Bazar in Agra is also set up.


The bazaar specializes in Traditional dresses for marriages - Lehanga, Dupatta, Salwar-Kameez, Kurtas, Groom Sherwanis, turbans.
Great variety and collection of borders and embellishments can be found here at very low price. For marriages and bridal make up tips use beauty parlours and articles for indian wedding beauty preparation

Festival Season

Festival is also main event when people buy new clothing. During these season you can find not only clothing but decorative items, God Idols. During Sankranti and in August you can buy beautiful colorful kites here. During holidays and especially during Dussehra, things are different and the character.Shops that sell all types of information needed to perform Ram Lila (theatrical epic, the Ramayana are organized in different places of the capital Dussehra that the ten heads of Ravana the evil character, bows and arrows, the epic hero Rama, swords cardboard, and both the armies of other things. Bazaar is also the center of attraction during the festival of Holi and Rakshabandhan.

Art and Craft

Buy any embroidery items like lace, thread work, embellishment, borders, stonework, gold/silver work and garlands. Here you can find best embroidery art from across India. .


Not only you get best art embroidery work, you get it very reasonable price. Same items on fancy shops cost 10 times more. This is a market that supply fashion items to boutiques

How to reach Kinari Bazaar

Kinari Bazar is in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. It is next to famous Paranthe wali Gali in Chandnichow. It is very near to Gurudwara Sisganj. Nowadays you can also use Metro. Chandni Chowk Metro station is not very far from Kinari Bazaar. You can walk or take a rickshaw.


  • Should I bargain : YES
  • When not to go : Rainy season
  • Distance from airport : 22 Km
  • Distance from train station : 3 Km
  • Pincode : 110006
  • Open : Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday
  • Best time to visit : 12 PM to 4 PM

  • Places to eat in Kinari Bazaar

  • Paratha Wali gali
  • Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners
  • Inderpuri Restaurant
  • If you cant go to Kinari bazar and like to go to modern shopping mall, easily accessible mall visit Connaught Place, Delhi
    Karol Bagh , Delhi
    South Extension Delhi
    Nehru Place Delhi (for Electronics, software)
    Lajpat Nagar
    Gurgeon Shopping malls
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    Nai Sarak

    Nai Sarak, Old Delhi


    Nai Sarak important road is the road that connects that connects the main Chandni Chowk road Chawri Bazaar and has a large wholesale and retail trade, mainly school and university textbooks. The street can be reached by taking a left turn after Paranthewali Gali Gali and just before Katra Nawab Chandni Chowk, the main dispute. The other way to do here is take a right turn Chawri Bazar road from the direction of the Jama Masjid. The street is so named because it is relatively new and everything is done by the British after the war in 1857.


    It is surrounded by two-story buildings, mostly dominated by the 20 th century architecture.The lower floors of these buildings are shops that specialize in certain types of books children's books or medical textbooks and books in various languages. Some shops specialize in stationery, and selling newspapers are mainly used in offices. Today, the market, a busy street, and customers of all ages can be found here in stores that meet their needs. There are also stores that sell saris wholesale cotton, pure silk and embroidered with our many varieties out there. And "one or two stores in the market that sells old and new players.

    Other historical Market

    Theer are old market across the world. In USA there is pike place market that exist since 1923.