Also known as the ‘Lal Qila', it was constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century. A reminiscence of the Mughal era, it remains a popular tourist site, as well as a powerful symbol of India's sovereignty. It was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.
2. Jama Masjid #DelhiWithTheLalit
Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India with a space to hold almost twenty-five thousand worshippers. It lies at the origin of a very busy central street of Chandni Chowk. You can see the splendour of Muslim Architecture, including an antique copy of the Quran written on deer skin.
3. Chandni Chowk #DelhiWithTheLalit
A major street where you can shop to your heart’s content in the popular wholesale markets, admire the cultural heritage and savour some authentic traditional Indian delicacies. Till date, it has retained its historical character.
4. Dariba Kalan #DelhiWithTheLalit
It is known as ‘Street of the Incomparable Pearl', since the period of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It remains the most popular market for precious stones, gems, gold and silver jewellery and costume jewellery. Your shopping experience here will be complete value for money.
5. Kinari Bazaar #DelhiWithTheLalit
It has wholesale and retail shops that mainly deal with wedding finery, bridal jewellery and other accessories. Be it a Hindu wedding or a Christian ceremony, all the necessary items are available here at a steal.
Good to Know
Experience includes entrance fees, rickshaw rides, city view from Jama Masjid, guide, travel charges and snacks to carry. Full sleeves to be worn at Jama Masjid.