The 18th-century Sisganj Gurdwara marks the the martrydom site of the ninth Sikh guru, Tegh Bahadur, executed by Aurangzeb in 1675 for...
The scarlet Digambara Jain Temple houses a fascinating bird hospital established to further the Jain principle of preserving all life,...
Digambara Jain Temple
In the cluster of temples at the Red Fort end of Chandni Chowk, the scarlet Digambara Jain Temple houses a fascinating bird hospital ...
Century-old Jalebiwala does Delhi’s – if not India’s – finest jalebis (deep-fried, syrupy fried dough), so pig out and worry about the...
Chandni Chowk information
Old Delhi’s main thoroughfare is a chaotic shopping street, mobbed by hawkers, motorcycles, stray dogs and porters and with narrow lanes running off it offering the full medieval bazaar experience. In the time of Shah Jahan, a tree-lined canal ran down its centre, reflecting the moon, hence the name Chandni Chowk, or ‘moonlight place’.