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Why People Go To Chandni Chowk?

Why People Go To Chandni Chowk?

If you missed to catch the glimpse of old Delhi, then your trip to the capital city of India can be easily considered to be incomplete. Being the oldest city in India, Delhi still preserves its remains. A planned trip to Chandni Chowk will let you regain all the memories of the ancient age.

Why Chandni Chowk?

Chandni Chowk is one of the busiest markets in Delhi. It fetched its establishment through the precious hands of the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan who was also a lover of art. Yes, he is the same person who holds high contribution in the building of world famous Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Jama Masjid.

At present, the place is home of thousands of people.  It is basically a market for women and children, which holds hundreds of shops selling garments, Indian cuisines along with exclusive toys. A number of international tourists move here round the year as they love the collections of the markets.

If you are on your way to search the best link from Fatehpur Masjid to the Red Fort, then Chandni Chowk will be the best option as it is a 2 km long street connecting both the places. You can also visit some religious places, restaurants as well as monument. Once, it had been a centre for Indian freedom struggle during British Colonial Era.

Taking in due consideration the historical events, wide number of movies and TV soaps have been shot here due to high popularity of the place. You will be surprised to know that each and every old building situated in this place holds a story to tell. These is a sweet shop, Ghante Wala is known to date back to the Mughal Era and holds a special story.

Extra Associated Values

On the special occasion of Independence Day, i.e., 15th August, the Prime Minister of India delivers speech to the nation from the Red Fort in this place. This tradition has been followed since 1947.  Some other attractions associated nearby this place include the following:

  • Places of worship like Gauri Shanker Temple, Jain Temple, Colonil Era Baptist Church and Sis Ganj Temple
  • Markets including Dariba, Ballimaran, Nai Sarak, Fatehpuri
  • Restaurants like Haldiram, Giani and Kareem’s.
  • Places like Bhagirath place and Lajpat Raj Market.

If you are highly interested to catch a glimpse of North India, then try your best to take some time to visit Chandni Chowk in Delhi. It is certainly known to be one stop market for all tourists and shoppers. You will be able to enjoy a close view of the traffic, salesman, people bargaining for the right deals with vendors, boys pushing heavy cart and shouting and many more.

One thing to be noted is that you will never ever feel bored when in Chandni Chowk as the place remains full of public round the clock. You can easily captivate the bustling image of Indian markets. Do not forget to pay a visit to the famous Paranthewali Gali, where one can enjoy delectable Paranthe.

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