Chandni Chowk - Saree & Salwar Kameez Capital of the World

13:02 IshiMaya 0 Comments

Indian ethnic wear like Saree, Salwar Kameez, Lehenga etc are world famous among people of the Indian sub-continent origin. If there is a place on earth that can be called the Saree capital of the world then it has to be Chandni Chowk - which is oldest and busiest market in Delhi. It is also one of the biggest markets in Asia.

There are 10s of thousands of shops which sell all sorts of Sarees, Salwar kameez, Lehengas - right from printed patterns to hand & machine embroidered patterns. For every occasion & every budget. People come here to shop for daily stuff as well as for marriage shopping. Right from bridal wear to your daily wear, you get it all here.

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Day time at Chandi Chowk

So what really makes this place very special? Read on to find out:

# Oldest Shopping Area
Chandni Chowk is undoubtedly oldest shopping area in Delhi. It dates back to 17th century when Mughals established this area - just outside the historic red fort. There are just too many shops for every type of product.

#Biggest Wholesale Market in India
It is one of the biggest wholesale markets in India. As such, traders from all our India visit this place & always keep it buzzing with activity. Due to this wholesale market reputation, Chandni Chowk is perceived to be a place where one can get very good quality stuff at wholesale prices.

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Saree shop at Chandni Chowk

#Easy Accessibility
It is located in central Delhi & is easily accessible through Delhi metro & buses.Ever since metro has started operations in this area, retail business has been booming. Many of the current retail showrooms have sprung after the metro connectivity.

#Old Delhi Food
Though there is no proof, but in my opinion, old Delhi food is also a big factor why people flock to this place for shopping. Spicy old Delhi delicacies like Gol-gappe, matar-kulcha, chola-bhatura attract food-lovers from all over Delhi & surrounding areas.

So, I think this is what I can describe in words about the magic of Chandni Chowk which attracts shoppers of all types. You got to visit this place to be truly able to experience & feel the hustle & bustle of this magnificent place.