Connaught Place OverviewRanked 6 of 1269 sightseeing in New Delhi
Connaught Place is the commercial hub of New Delhi, which is popular among tourists for shopping. It was built in 1931 and was inspired from well planned and well structured Victorian style of architecture. Connaught Place is divided into two zones, inner circle and outer circle. It was designed by Robert Tor Russell and W. H. Nicholls, and was named after the Duke of Connaught, who was the member of British royal family.
Of the two circles of Connaught Place, Inner Circle has numerous international brands, restaurants, eateries and bars and bookshops. The place is also popular for buying handicraft items from the nearby location, Janpath.
All the branches of major nationalised and international banks along with the offices of tour operators and emporiums are present in Connaught Place. There is also a central park, located at the centre of Connaught Place, which offers a beautiful environment.
Connaught place is located in the heart of the city and can be reached with the availability of various modes of transport such as bus, auto-rickshaw and metro.
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- Length of visit: More than 3hrs
- Best Time: During Sunset
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