Chandni Chowk Walking Tour, Delhi, Delhi

Chandni Chowk is probably one of the most famous areas in Delhi. It is located in Old Delhi and offers everything from architecture, religious buildings, museums and galleries, and famous restaurants and shops. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous tourist attractions in Chandni Chowk.
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Chandni Chowk Walking Tour, Delhi Map

Guide Name: Chandni Chowk Walking Tour, Delhi
Guide Location: India » Delhi (See other walking tours in Delhi)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Author: doris
Sunehri Masjid

1) Sunehri Masjid

Sunehri Masjid is located near the southwest corner of Red Fort and opposite Netaji Subhash Park in Delhi. There is another Sunehri mosque in Chandni Chowk. Sunehri Masjid near Red Fort is popularly known as Golden mosque. Nawab Qudsiya Begum, the wife of Emperor Ahmad Shah built this the mosque in 1751. It is one of the fortunate monuments that survived the first war of Indian Independence in 1857.

Sunehri Masjid has three huge domes, which were originally coated with copper. The mosque...   view more
Red Fort

2) Red Fort (must see)

Red Fort, popularly referred to as Lal Qila by the locals was built by the famous Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Construction of Red Fort went on for nine years from 1639 to 1648. The fort is octagonal in shape and is surrounded by massive walls made of red sandstone. A moat surrounds the Red Fort. This moat was previously linked with the Yamuna River. Red Fort houses many fabulous buildings, including the Rang Mahal, Hamam, Diwan-i-Am, Moti Masjid, Khas Mahal and Shah Burj. The fort stands...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

3) Sri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

Situated opposite Red Fort in Delhi, Digambar Jain Lal Mandir was originally built in 1526 during the reign of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. This temple has since undergone various modifications. The temple was constructed without the Shikara as the Mughal Emperor did not permit its construction. The shikaras were added on only after India obtained independence. The main deity of this temple is Tirthankara Parashvanath. The temple is famous for its fine carvings and decorative paint-works.

Once...   view more
Gauri Shankar Temple

4) Gauri Shankar Temple

This temple is located on Chandni Chowk road in Delhi and is one of the most noteworthy temples for devoted to Lord Shiva. It houses an 800 year old lord Shiva’s manifestation-Lingam. The lingam is surrounded by snakes made of silver. A water vessel made of silver is placed above the lingam, from which water drops fall over it continuously.

According to legends, Apa Gangadhar, a devotee of Shiva was badly injured in a battle. His chance of survival was very low. He prayed to God and...   view more
Central Baptist Church

5) Central Baptist Church

Located on the Chandni Chowk Road, Delhi, Central Baptist Church is the oldest mission church in North India. It was built by the Baptist Missionary Society, London in 18th century. The church stands as a fine exemplar of European style architecture. The walls of the church boast of memorial tablets, which specify the names of the people who served the church dedicatedly.

The church is open on all days, but the best time to visit is on Sundays and/or at the time of their annual event. The...   view more
Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib

6) Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib (must see)

Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib is located in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi. It was built by Baghel Singh in 1783 to honor the Sikh Guru, Tegh Bahadur. The Guru was executed according to the orders of Aurangzeb, the Mughal emperor, as he refused to convert into a Muslim. Later, the Gurdwara was built on his martyrdom site. The place has another historical significance. Guru Gobindh Singh visited this sacred place of worship in 1702.

Even today, the banyan tree under which the Guru was beheaded can be...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Bhagirath Palace

7) Bhagirath Palace

Bhagirath Palace is the home of the famous Begum Samru. When Begum Samru was young she was a Nautch Girl, but later she became the ruler of Sardhana, a principality near Meerut. Bhagirath Palace was built in 1806 and today it houses the Bhagirath Hotel. The palace features beautiful architecture with an amazing...   view more
Fatehpuri Masjid

8) Fatehpuri Masjid

Fatehpuri Masjid is located near Chandni Chowk in Delhi. Built by Fatehpuri Begum, wife of Shah Jahan in 1650, the mosque is renowned for its magnificence and historical significance. This mosque has a single dome which is flanked by two minarets. It was built with lime mortar and entrenched with black and white stripes.

Fatehpuri mosque features a traditional design. It has a prayer hall with seven arched openings. It also has single as well as double storied apartments on both sides. The...   view more

Walking Tours in Delhi, India

Create Your Own Walk in Delhi

Create Your Own Walk in Delhi

Creating your own self-guided walk in Delhi is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums Tour in Delhi, Part II

Museums Tour in Delhi, Part II

India's numerous museums are very interesting attractions reflecting the ancient history and lifestyle in the past. Famous museums preserved rich heritage of the Indian culture, phenomena and facts. An extended range of the displayed collections witness recording of interesting events and relate to various stages in the history of this delightful country. Do not miss to visit these unique attractions!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.1 km
New Delhi Walking Tour

New Delhi Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 km
Museums Tour in Delhi, Part I

Museums Tour in Delhi, Part I

Indian museums preserve the cultural heritage of the country and are visited by people from all over the world. They are like cultural gateways and precious warehouses, stocking treasures and antiques and various historical objects. Take the following tour to discover the most celebrated attractions and have a memorable experience!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.1 km
A Unique Shopping Experience in Delhi

A Unique Shopping Experience in Delhi

Delhi is a very important trading centers with plenty of bazaars and shops selling all kinds of things. Carpets, jewelry, saris, beautiful handicrafts, cloth and shoes at good prices are sold all over the place. Traditional goods are available here too: spices, saris, ceramics, accessories, bags, dresses for women manufactured from silks. Take the following tour to enjoy shopping at the following attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Places of Worship Self-guided Tour in Delhi

Places of Worship Self-guided Tour in Delhi

Delhi has plenty of magnificent religious sights done in various architectural styles. The beautiful architecture reveals the intensity of religious experience of centuries gone by. The erected temples and mosques are engraved with inscriptions, on marble and stone, that bear testimony to their holy character. Visit the most famous mosques and temples in Delhi in the next self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 10.4 km

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