Designed by Jahanara, Shajahan's daughter, Chandni chowk
is a large chowk or a square, with a central pool. It is believed
that since on a moonlit night, the pool and the whole chowk
shimmers, it was named as Chandni Chowk.
Another story about the place says that it is named after
silversmiths and there is confusion in the words chandi (silver)
and chandni (moon light). Set beautifully amidst Old Delhi,
a visit to Chandni Chowk will surely give you a feel of being
in the bygone era.
The place is bustling with people and has plenty of bazaars.
Chandni Chowk is one of the most prominent retail and wholesale
markets in India
The whole area from Red Fort to Fathehpuri is called Chandni
Chowk. There are many markets in Chandni Chowk. Some of the
prominent ones include, the Nai Sarak, Fathepuri, Driba Kalan,
Kinari bazaar, Bhaghirath Palace, Chawri Bazaar, Moti Bazaar,
Khadi Baoli etc.
Chawri Bazaar, Nai Sarak are famous for books, stationary
and musical instruments. Whereas Dariba Kalan and Kinari bazaar
are famous for silver items, jewellery and Zardozi items and
laces. Or you can purchase some of the best quality dry fruits
at Khari Baoli known for dry fruits, pulses, spices, saffron
etc. You can also marvel yourself at Moti Bazaar known for
Shawl and pearls.
Shopping in Chandni Chowk is a fascinating experience, which
you will surely cherish all your life.
Besides, you can also pamper your taste buds at the famous
food joints in Chandni Chowk. There are many shops in Chandni
Chowk, which are centuries old and serve some of the best
traditional delicacies in the town. Most famous of all these
is the two hundred years Ghantewala Halwai shop. The shop
is a landmark in itself and is most famous for its mouthwatering
Other food shops worth visiting are Natraj's Dahi Bhalle,
Chaat wallah, Gianiji ka Falooda etc.
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