Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

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Experience the smells, sights, and sounds of Chandni Chowk, a lively and chaotic market in the heart of Delhi. Surrounded by historic buildings and monuments, the busy market stands out as one of the oldest in the area, dating back to the 17th century. Take in the dynamic atmosphere as you pass through the crowds, hunt for bargains, or just browse the array of shops, selling everything from traditional saris to spices and electronic goods. Besides shopping, a variety of street vendors and eateries offer popular local snacks and desserts for you to sample. Use our New Delhi trip planner to visit Chandni Chowk on your trip to New Delhi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Chandni Chowk is primarily a wholesale spice market. It’s interesting to see but there is little buying to be done by tourists. The craziness brings with it amazing sights, sounds, and smells. Set asi...  more »
  • This is the oldest market in Delhi.It is realy a busy market....Very crowded place.We can make shopping in reasonable price.The best attraction is,we can taste the real and tasty North Indian foods......  more »
  • I came 30 years later and I found Chandigarh Chowk unchanged: the same casino teeming with people, vehicles, goods, tuc tuc, etc. but what impresses most, after 30 years, is the same crazy tangle of electrical wires suspended between the houses. Clearly everyone outside the plant, even on his own!!
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