Why Chandni Chowk Deserves To Be a Priority on Your Delhi Tour

by Rahul Singh Content Writer
Chandini Chawk - Delhi Agra Tour Itinerey package

Modern day Chandni Chowk is a prime specimen of what “organized chaos” looks like, if your never seen one. But wait, before you tick off Chandni Chowk from your itinerary just because it is heavily crowded, you should first learn what this legendary landmark is all about.

Chandni Chowk which is indefinitely a part of every traveller’s Delhi tours, as well as every Delhi tours packages offered by various tours and travels companies, owes its origins to Mughal rulers, much like most monuments in Delhi.

Chandni Chowk, which translates to Moonlit Square in Hindustani, was laid by Jahanara, Shah Jahan's favourite daughter. This vibrant bazaar is the largest trading centre in India in modern times. Apart from its expansive market, let’s look at why exploring the oldest neighbourhood in Delhi is a must-do activity for tourists.

The Food

Global Tourists enjoy Chandini Chawk food in Delhi

Delhi is often hailed as street food heaven in North India, while some people may not always agree with the previous statement, Chandni Chowk is undoubtedly a promised land for foodies. Chandni Chowk is filled with various establishments and stalls that dole out the most mouth-watering food like kebabs, chaat, jalebis and paranthas. As it is impossible to describe in words what a treat this place is, you’ll have to taste it to believe it.


Foreign tourists shopping in Chandini Chawk Delhi

Food to die for isn’t the only thing Chandni Chowk holds. Tiny shops and stalls, tinier than your college dorm, stand here selling everything from fabrics and carpets, to electronics, mementos and artifacts, homeware, handicrafts, and much more. And we haven’t even started on full-fledged outlets. It isn’t the largest market in North India for nothing.

A Photographer’s Dream

Global Tourists enjoy photography in Chandini Chawk Delhi

You’ll feel like a demented kid in a demented candy store visiting Chandni Chowk, if you’re a photographer, or photography enthusiast. The reason behind this being, Chandni Chowk contains Asia’s biggest camera accessories market.Camera bags, tripods, battery chargers, lenses, filters, and albums, you name it, they have it.

But that’s not it! There are various places in Chandni Chowk, covered by moss and hidden behind the foundations of modernity, which reveal themselves only to those with a true spirit of exploration. Keep travelling, and keep exploring.

If you’re looking for a Delhi Agra Tour, or a Delhi Agra Jaipur tour package from Delhi, there is a renowned tour and travels company which can help you with this. The company has various cultured and well-informed guides who taken many a famous personalities on tour, like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the CEO of Facebook, and several Hollywood celebrities.

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