Connaught Place Map

Connaught Place Description


Connaught place, better known as CP Delhi happens to be the heart of shopping in New Delhi. It is the commercial hub of Delhi that was built in 1931. The architecture followed a well planned and well structured Victorian style which was reproduction of the Royal Crescent in Bath, England. The glamour of CP attracts everyone for both their love for shopping and entertainment. All the sub markets and shops in Connaught place are planned in inner and outer circle. The thought behind such a planning was that the circular structure of the market would be beneficial for both the shopkeepers and the shoppers. The impressive Connaught place has been renamed as Rajiv Chowk. The business shops are mostly the big showrooms. Connaught Place has even a small grocery store to a car showroom. The colorful crowd adds up to vibrant glory of this historic place. Connaught place has branches of all the major Nationalized and International banks, along with the offices of tours operators and emporiums of different states. One must always be cautious that the market remains closed on Sundays.

How To Reach Delhi



Delhi, the capital of India, is easily accessible by air, rail and road.

Air: Delhi is well connected to all the major cities of the world and most international airlines have flights to Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. Palam domestic airport is 4½ km away from the International terminal and both airports are approximately 20 km from the city centre.

Rail: Delhi is connected to many cities and towns by super-fast and express trains. The city's 3 main railway stations are New Delhi, Old Delhi and Nizamuddin. Luxury trains such as the Palace-on-Wheels, Fairy Queen and Royal Orient Express begin their tour from Delhi Cantonment railway station. Delhi is connected to the state capitals by Rajdhani Express trains and to neighbouring cities by Shatabdi Express trains. In addition there are many other trains for travelers who want to tour any part of India.

Road: Delhi is well connected to all the major cities of India by a network of highways and roads. There are three Inter State Bus Terminuses (ISBT), at Kashmere Gate, Sarai Kale Khan and Anand Vihar, as well as many starting points in and around the city, from which various state-managed and privately run transport facilities, operate.

Amusement Parks & Gardens


One of the greenest capitals in the world, New Delhi has some of the most beautiful and well-planned parks and gardens to boast of. There are regal Mughal Gardens that are only opened for the public for certain days in a year. Then there are vast stretches of Lodi Gardens, which are a hotspot for early morning joggers and picnickers. They also enclose a number of imperial tombs of yore. Old Delhi also houses a number of historic gardens, such as Begam Ka Bagh, Tees Hazari, Roshnara Gardens and Qudsia Garden. Besides these, there are other parks and gardens worth noting, such as Nehru Park and Buddha Jayanti Park. These parks are sure crowd pullers because of their serene surroundings and environment.

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