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Vishal - February 12, 2007
When you go to Chandani Chowk, another must to have delicacy is Jalebi at Chandni Chowk's Dariba Nukkad. These jalebis are made in pure ghee by them since last so many decades and liked by people all over the world. Even Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi and Deve Gowda - all former Prime Ministers were fond of his jalebis.
Manoj V - February 14, 2007
You wouldn't believe the amount of variety and beautiful clothes and jewelry the little shotps in CC are carrying. I walked into a shop and ended up spending four hours there because they still hadn't run out of all they had to show me. So, don't be afraid to be a little adventurous there with just a bit of caution.
Peter - February 15, 2007
Chandani Chowk is definitely invigorating. You have to take a rickshaw to the inside streets..that was an interesting experience. If you don't like crowds and tight spaces, this might not be for you. But there are some good speciality markets where you can buy stuff at cheaper prices than in other more touristy markets.
piyush - March 06, 2007
Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi is a very interesting area. It's not clean and does not have wide spaces like New Delhi. But it has spice, cloth, jewellery shops that have been around for many many years, you just have to know where to find them.
RoyC - March 15, 2007
Chandni Chowk! An overload on your senses! Old Delhi is very different than New Delhi - little rough and lots of people.
shelly - March 16, 2007
Visiting India this year and thinking about going to Chandni Chowk in Delhi. Can women go there by themselves or can it be uncomfortable?
Sandeep - March 17, 2007
You have visit Chandani Chowk to see the true spirit of India. Chandani Chowm translates into "Well-lit roundabout" which is the oldest market place in Delhi. You are still see the old narrow streets and enjoy the traditional Indian snacks as they are supposed to taste. Do forget the Paronthe Wali (Parontha is stuffed Indian flat bread) galli.
Priyanka - March 19, 2007
Hey gurls..If you are looking for a wonderful collection for your trousseau..chandni chowk is the place you should really visit..Etnic designer wear, all types of fabulous Diamond, gold and kundan jewellery..u can find everything here..
Douglas - March 26, 2007
I have just read the peacock throne by sujit saraf and recommend it as a must holiday read as you explore the delights of old chandni chowk.
Vineet Sahni - March 29, 2007
I'm reading the peacock throne right now, and it is cool! I have been to chandni chowk a few times, and the novel takes me back.
Angie - April 05, 2007
Chandni chowk is a very crowded and congested place. Be aware of pick pockets and thief's otherwise you will repent later.
Kanwar Surinder - July 07, 2007
If you are in India and in Delhi you must go to Chandni Chownk. A must go destination. You will get flavour of the old city and MUST try the JALEBIS awesome. The place is a little crowded but manageble and now quite secure.So visit and enjoy.
Sudarshan - September 14, 2007
It is really awesome experience to be in Chandni Chowk. It is crowded but its superb in its sprit of hospitality. One can get the true traditional sprit of India in Chandni Chowk.
apoorwa srivastava - October 10, 2007
hi! gals if you are looking for some ethnic wear & jewels, really visit chandni chowk. so the best part about chandni chowk is fabulous collection and no space even to walk.
Talia - August 09, 2008
I loved CC and visited twice while I was in Delhi. You can buy anything there and don't forget to bargain. Get some Jalebis or go to Haldiram's while you are there for some food. Wandering through the tiny alleys in the cloth market was a colourful and exciting adventure!
Laba paudel,kathmandu,NEPAL - December 14, 2008
one of the most visiting place of New Delhi, especially in evening from 7 to 11.Be carefull of price, you most know how to bargain, you can get everything except Mother.
sahar - September 22, 2010
hi guyz can sumone tell me wat is the difference about the old delhi and the new delhi?Plzzzzzzzzzz can sumone tell me tx!!!
Ar - July 04, 2011
Hi, You show loads of saree shops but which market/street/shop is best in Chandni chowk for bridal sareers.

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Chandni Chowk
New Delhi

Jewellery, sarees, spices, and the crowds in a traditional Indian market.

Getting There/Directions
Metro - Chandni Chowk Stop

Other options are to take a taxi or autorickshaw. Get off at the entrance and walk through the narrow market streets to Chandni Chowk.

Other Information
Chandni Chowk has many markets that sell jewelery, spices, metals, nuts, books, clothes, shoes, electrical goods, antiques, medical equipment, chemicals, bicycles, paranthas etc.

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