Connaught Place aka ‘Delhi ki Jaan’ is located right in the heart of New Delhi. It is a bustling hive of activity. The place has many attractions such as lip-smacking food stalls, street shops for shopping, many branded stores, etc. Not only this, but you will also find all the other things as well as religious places such as temples and gurudwaras, antique cinema houses, toy shops, and several leading contemporary art galleries. So, if you are planning to visit Delhi soon, you can’t afford to miss visiting this place. Here we bring you the best things which you can do while roaming in and around CP.
Here we explore the best things to do and see in the area.
1. Raahgiri in Connaught Place
This event takes place every Sunday where you can easily spend your leisure time while doing aerobics, Zumba, dance, etc. Even you can do cycling along with other recreational and fun activities.
2. Go to a religious place
You can also go to a religious place and pay your visit to the famous ‘Hanuman Mandir’ as well as ‘Gurudwara Bangla Sahib’, ‘and Sacred heart cathedral church’. If you are a religious person, I bet you will love these places for sure.
3. Head towards Kulcha Junction for breakfast
Kulcha Junction is one of the famous food joints where you can enjoy desi breakfast with your family and friends. At this place, you will get varieties of kulchas here that are served with a chilled glass of lassi. Their must-try kulchas include Amritsari Kulcha and Paneer Masala Kulcha.
4. Visit the famous monuments
Connaught Place also has one of the best monuments to visit such as ‘Jantar Mantar’ or ‘Agrasen Ki Baoli’. You can visit these places in the morning to have their best view. You can also so some photography and explore the history of Delhi at these places.
5. Go for street shopping
Connaught Place is one of the best destinations to go for shopping. The best thing about shopping here is that you will get all the stuff at a very cheap price. You can shop at Palika Bazaar which is one of the largest markets to buy clothing and electronics at cheap prices but popularly famous for pirated CDs and fake designer products.
6. For lunch, you can visit ‘Madras Coffee House’
‘Madras Coffee House is 75 years old restaurant which offers a large and different type of eating options or you can also go to ‘Sarvana Bhavan’ for amazing South Indian food or ‘Rajdhani’ for North Indian food or you can even try eating at ‘Sagar Ratna’ or ‘Haldirams’. Apart from these famous restaurants, you will also find some posh restaurants where you can chill and eat.
7. Try some dessert at Wengers
Wengers is one of the best places to have desserts like cakes or pastries. Their must-try includes ‘Chocolate éclairs’. After having that cake you’ll feel like you are in heaven. It’s a must-visit place and very hygienic too.
So what’s keeping you waiting? Go and visit these places when you go to CP (Connaught Place) the next time.
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