Heritage & Food Walk - Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
Discover the famed Chandni Chowk or the Moonlight Square of Old Delhi with Walks 2 Remember’s Heritage & Food Walk.Let the fable of Chandni Chowk unfold in front of your eyes as a guided walk takes you through this majestic street constructed by Shahjahan’s (the ruler of Old Delhi) favourite daughter Jahanara Begum. Know the stories of how 5 different religious symbols exist happily within a few meters of each other on the street, how a 4 and a half feet tall dancing girl became the first Catholic ruler of the 19th Century, how a 120 room Haveli (Mansion) still stands today as an imposing structure, how a merchant bought a mosque from the British government and subsequently gave it back in exchange of four villages and also how the famous Paranthe Wali gali came into existence and many more such fabulous stories as our walk transports you to the famous bygone eras of the Mughal and the British.
Learn the beautiful stories of Chandni Chowk and see them become real in front of your eyes, also try some mouth watering most famous delicacies of Chandni Chowk Old Delhi like jalebis at a 140 year old jalebi shop, mouth watering paranthas at the famous paranthe wali gali with the best summer accompaniment the lassi and the most authentic Chai/tea of Old Delhi, all this and much more with Walks 2 Remember’s ‘Heritage & Food Walk’.
Begin to nudge the traveler or explorer within you and join us for this quality experience at a pocket friendly price and convenience.So whether you are a student, a tourist, an explorer or just a local wanting to know more about your city don’t miss this opportunity to join us for the exciting Chandni Chowk Heritage & Food Walking Tour, and get to explore Chandni Chowk like never before.
|Duration||2.5 hours approx.|
|Time||08:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. (Daily)|
|Price||Rs. 1000 INR Per Person (Includes Food)|
|Meeting Point||Digambar Jain Red Temple (Lal Mandir), Opposite Red Fort, Chandni Chowk|
|Nearest Metro Station||Chandni Chowk Metro Station|
- Chai (Milk Tea)
- Jalebi (A very sweet Indian Sweet Dish)
- Paranthe (Flat Stuffed Indian Bread)
- Lassi (A cold drink made from Sweet curd)
WHAT TO WEAR?
Kindly dress modestly as we will be walking through some of the conservative parts of the neighbourhood. It is advisable to wear full length pants, long dresses or full length skirts. Avoid any kind of short length clothing or revealing tops and dresses. For places of worship do carry something to cover the head. As the tour involves a fair bit of walking comfortable pair of shoes are advisable.
THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND
- Kindly carry enough water for the tour.
- Prior reservation for this walking tour is necessary to ensure your seat.
- Kindly reach at least 10 minutes before the start of the walking tour
We meet you at the famous Digambar Jain Temple opposite Red Fort to begin our incredible journey of exploring the famous Chandni Chowk together. We move forward on Chandni Chowk, the principal street of Old Delhi. Chandni Chowk in present time is unique as its one of the best examples of secularism in India, here on one street we have five different religious symbols co existing within a few meters of each other, So we move forward on this famous street to see these famous religious shrines like the Gauri Shankar Temple, Baptist Church, Sisganj Gurudwara, Sunehri Masjid and hear their stories. We also take a small detour in one of the narrow street of Old Delhi to view the Khajanchi Ki Haveli or the treasurer’s mansion. Then back on Chandni Chowk we learn about Begam Samru and here palace as we see the famous SBI building built on her estate. We then walk through the famous Parathewali Gali to see a cluster of old mansions of Old Delhi called Naughara, then we pass through the famous Kinari Bazaar to come back out on Chandni Chowk. After hearing some other interesting stories along the way about the Town Hall Building, the Ghantewala Halwai and Ballimaran among others, finally we cross Chunnamal Ki haveli and then move towards the Fatehpuri Masjid and Asia’s largest spice market Khari Baoli, where we finally part ways at the Gadodia Market building with a breathtaking view of our just explored street Chandni Chowk or the Moonlight Square.
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