The most glamorous shopping area in the heart of the city is the Connaught
Palace, built during the British Days, with a beautiful fountain and park in the center.
The entire Connaught Place is built in concentric circles. A pillared pathway runs along
the outer most and inner most circles with convenient and ample parking spaces.
Radial roads lead out of the center point to all parts of Delhi. Connaught place is just a
kilometer away from the railway station and is about 30 Kms from the airport. It also
houses an underground shopping plaza Palika Bazar. Do visit the Baba Kharak Singh Marg
where you will find a row of State Handicraft Emporia's. Pay a visit to the Central
Cottage Industries Emporium at Janpath in the STC Building complex for the choicest
handicrafts from all states under one roof.
Other up-market shopping
areas are South Extension, Sarojini Nagger, INA Market, Greater Kailash Part-I, Versant
Vicar in the south. Khan Market and Sunder Nagar Market in the central Delhi within a km
from the India Gate. Opposite INA market at Lax Bay Nagar, Delhi Tourism runs an open air
handicraft market, Dilli Hat, in which craftsmen are invited from every state to sell
their products directly. Towards West Delhi the most versatile market is Karol Bagh.