the left of this Zoo, there is Pragati Maidan. Founded
in 1982 on the eve of Asian Games. Various Trade Fairs
are being organised throughout the year. States have found
their permanent stalls here with their products and merchandises.
There are different museums set up here on different items
of Indology. Visit Nehru Pavilion, Defense Pavilion, Indira
Pavilion, Son of India Pavilion, Village Complex comprising
of 7 acres of land, Energy is Life, Craft Museum with
the collections of 20000 specimens of weaving products
metal products - Daru and wooden products- earthen moulds
and images and artifice along with other sculptural and
cultural specimens for your entertainment from 10-00 to
17-00. On holidays it remains open till 20-00. At No 5
gate of Pragati, aiming at entertainment for the children,
Appu Ghar Amusement Park, has been founded, open from
12-00 to 20-00. Open from 12-00 to 20-00. Govt of India's
Tourist Dept have founded Open Air Theatre here at Killa.
Opp to it is Supreme Court.
of Delhi's most popular shopping centres built as early
as 1931 there is nothing that one cannot buy here and
it also has several eating houses. The state emporia buildings
are also located in this area so are the head offices
of major banks, airlines and other such things of importance
to the tourist. The complex popularly referred to as CP
is an important meeting points for all sections of people
and is something which no tourist should miss if for nothing
else then for its architecture and the humdrum of everyday
is one of the busiest roads in New Delhi. Tourism Dept
Office of Govt of India is at 88 Janpath. You may seek
their assistance Monday to Friday from 9-00 to 18-00 and
on Saturday from 9-00 to 13-00. Sunday closed. Janpath
meets Rajpath going further south. To the east of Rajpath
is India Gate and to the west is Parliament House and
Rashtrapati Bhawan. To the further south there is the
posh area of New Delhi - Defence Colony, Lodhi Colony,
Greater Kailash, Basanta Bihar etc. Indira Gandhi International
Airport is towards further S-West from Rajpath via Dalhousie
Rd/Sardar Patel Marg/Parade Rd. On the way various foreign
Consulates and Embassies there is Diplomatic Enclave Chanakyapuri.
Many star hotels are also located in Chanakyapuri.
was the eyes and ears of the Mughal's commercial instincts
and is today one of the country's best known wholesale
markets for textiles, electronic goods and watches. The
entire area was designed by Jahanara Begum, Shah Jahan's
favourite daughter and was then inhabited by the well-to-do
families of that time. There is however a word of caution
and that is that there are several elements who are believed
to be selling duplicate goods and the tourist needs to
be careful about this.
and Crafts Bazaar, opposite INA Market, is a one-stop
shopping place for tourists, which not only offers various
arts and handicrafts of India, but also a taste of the
ethnic cuisine. Visitors can also witness the different
performing arts of the country.
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