Whether Belongs to Delhi or not, have visited No matter how much anyone criticizes Delhi for being overcrowded, polluted but still, my love for Delhi is unmovable. I have been born and brought in Delhi and so far spent 30 years of my life in Delhi. Being a travel blogger I have traveled to many Indian states but there are few things in Delhi which you cannot find anywhere else.
1.Janpath/ Sarojini Nagar: Janpath, Sarojini Nagar, central Market are the best flea market. Not only people from all over India but foreigners also love shopping and bargaining in these markets. In Janpath, Sarojini Nagar you get the copy of all brands at very reasonable rates. Only a few days back, I bought a Zara top from Janpath which otherwise cost about Rs.3k
Why to visit? Shopping, eating street food, tete-O tete with the latest fashion, or hanging with friends these places are most economical and trendiest. To get a real feel for Indian shopping culture, these places are must visit. If at these flea market, momos or Chinese chaat is a must try.
2.North Campus: Forget about IITs and IIMs, Delhi University, North Campus is one of the major hubs for students from all over India. It has about 10 colleges and is geographically centered. Students from various parts of India as well as International, come to be part of these reputed colleges.
Why to visit? Whether you are teenager/ adult, this place has many things to offer. At North campus, while you can relive your college days, Kamla Nagar ( adjoining North Campus) is a place to enjoy endless shopping and eating yummiest food. If at North Campus, Bhelpuri is must try.
3.India gate: You cannot miss the aura of patriotism in the air surrounding India Gate. The names inscribed on it with “INDIA” at the center top gave you filling with pride and respect for those people who die for their nation. Dedicated to 82,000 Indian and British soldiers who died during the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War, this monument has the names of 13,300 servicemen inscribed on its surface.
Why visit? A place famous for morning/ night walks, picnic with family or hang out with friends. Here you can enjoy street foods from vendors selling various items for kids /adults interest. If at India gate, Kala Khatta Chuski is a must try.
4.Chandni Chowk: Starting with Jain temple, Hindu Temple, Gurudwara, Church and a Majid- Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets of Delhi epitome cultural harmony. It is a market full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewelry and vivid saris, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils, stationery, and traditional Indian sweets.
Why to Visit? It is the busiest wholesale market where you can purchase from utensils to clothes, food items to spices, consumer durables to jewelry. Street food like Kachori, Dahi Bhalla, Chole batura are must try here.
5.Cannaught Palace: This market is built by the Britishers, is a now one of the busiest shoppers hub. When it came into being, the sprawling circular market was the largest of its kind in India. The British believed that the horseshoe-shaped market would prove lucky for the shoppers and the shopkeepers both. This market has two circles- Inner and outer.
Why visit: A shopper’s hub, foodaholic paradise is not to be missed if you are in Delhi. Even at 1:00 Am, you will find people roaming the streets of this place. Spicy Aloo chaat is must to have here.
Delhi has much more to offer. It has something for everyone. So if really want to explore Delhi completely then other places like Qutab Minar, Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Akshardham temple, Humayun Tomb, Jama majid can also be on your list.