Janpath Market Overview

If shopping has always remained one of your favorite pastime hobbies, Janpath Market of Delhi is something you should never miss on. Being one of the most popular markets of the capital city of Delhi, Janpath Market is highly adored by tourists across the globe. Janpath Market of Delhi is known as a fun-frolic market where you see more foreigners than Indians. Gujarati and Tibetan Market are the two principal streets that combine to represent the whole of Janpath Market. 

Kashmiri stuff such as woolen scarves, Pashmina shawls, suit sets, handwoven kurtis, brass artifacts, Chinese lamps, wooden stationery items, mojris, and so on are the chief attractions here. Besides, you can even dig for ethnic dresses, decorative items, cotton garments, Rajasthani color paintings, Indian artifacts, blue pottery, leather footwear, and carpets.

You will find both the shops here – the ones who tag their items with fixed price labels and the second one where you are free to bargain. So, if you possess a bargaining ability and want to buy stuff at reasonable prices, head towards the non-tagged shops. 
That’s not all that the Janpath Market has got for you.

Just cross on the road, and you will find innumerable eateries lined up across the street. Both Indian and International Food Brands have rented their space there across the street. You can either munch in your favorite ‘sev’ varieties at the Haldiram or Bikaner outlets or simply sip a cup of espresso at the Café Coffee Day – the choice is yours. 
Westerners do not need to worry about running short of the local currency as Janpath Market has services like Western Union and MoneyGram to facilitate things for you.

How To Reach

Here are the available options to get transferred between the Delhi International Airport and Janpath Market – 

By Metro: 
Board a Metro – Orange Line from the Indira Gandhi International Airport and get down at the Shivaji Stadium. From Shivaji Stadium, you need to walk for the next 15 minutes until you reach your final destination – The Janpath Market. 

Cost – 20 to 60 INR per head 

By Bus: 
Start your bus journey from Indira Gandhi International Airport and get down at the Palika Kendra. Once you get down, walk for the next 9 minutes to reach your final destination – the Janpath Market.

Cost – 18 to 26 INR per head 

By Road: 
Janpath Market is situated at a distance of 18.9 km from the Delhi International Airport. You can either opt for a hired taxi ride or a self-drive to drop you to the Janpath Market. It will just take 19 minutes for you to get transferred between two destinations. 

Cost – Taxi ride (550 to 700 INR per head), Self-drive (100 to 200 INR per head) 

Best Time To Visit

You can plan your shopping adventure to the Janpath Market anytime between February to March or September to November. Summers of Delhi are sweltering, and you might have to face the wrath of extremities of the hottest periods.

Lather your skin with a good quality sunscreen while visiting the Janpath Market. Likewise, the freezing months of December to January should also be avoided as much as possible.

Other Essential Information

- Location:
 Janpath Road, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001. 

- Price: 
There are no entry tickets for you to step in at Janpath Path. You just need to pay for the stuff you buy there.

- Timing: 
Janpath Market operates sharply from 11:00 am in the morning and closes down by 09:00 pm at night.

Places to eat near Janpath Market

Here’s a list of some of the best eateries to find near the Janpath Market – 

1. Mealodrama Modern Bistro – 
Situated at Rajouri Garden, Mealodrama Modern Bistro is a place that has a lively ambiance with a wide variety of drinks. This place features a budget-friendly menu and is famous for both its Indian and Chinese delicacies. You also have an option to try the North Indian and Continental style cuisines and preparations. 

2. 1911 Restaurant – 
This is a lovely restaurant where you can try a wide array of traditional Indian cuisines and preparations. Kaju Matar Makhana is a signature preparation of the 1911 Restaurant. 

3. The Imperial – 
You get all three flavors at The Imperial – Indian, International and European here at The Imperial. Here you have a choice to opt from assorted sandwiches, a wide array of tea and coffee preparations, cakes, and other side preparations. 

4. Saravana Bhavan – 
Saravana Bhavan offers you some sumptuous preparations of Indian and foreign origin. Mostly, the South Indian preparations are worthy of trying here. Idli, Uttapam, Dosa, Appam, and Rava Masala Dosa are their signature South Indian delicacies. 

5. The Spice Route – 
The Spice Route offers three different styles of cuisines – Asian, Indian, and Thai. They have a stunning ambiance with lots of hand-carved decorations and comfortable dining areas. Kaeng Phed Ped Yang and Ped Makharm are worthy of trying delicacies here. 

6. San Gimignano – 
San Gimignano is located within the Imperial Hotel is known as one of the best Italian restaurants in Delhi. It has got a fantastic outer dining zone where you can sit calmly and enjoy your type of pepperoni styled pizza.

7. Daniell’s Tavern – 
This place offers some outstanding Indian cuisines such as navratan patty, and tamatar dhaniya shorba are quite well-known preparations of this restaurant. Amongst other delicacies, you’ve got vegetable fritters, chicken tandoori, poppadoms, spicy potatoes, and salmon tikkas here. 

8. Masala Trail – 
This family food joint is located immediately next to the Savarna Bhavan. It is famous for its wide assortment of Mumbai, Bengali, and Gujarati preparations. Ginni dosas, golgappas, Chola bhatura, tower chat, Agra paratha, are just a few of the vast array of delicious preparations available here. 

9. Patiala Peg – 
Patiala Peg on Janpath is a bar cum pub cum restaurant. The ambiance and a wide array of cocktails being served here are both appealing. Blue Lagoon Cocktail is a must-try preparation here. 

10. Smoothie Factory – 
You get both Italian and American styled dessert preparation at the Smoothie Factory of Janpath Market. Club them with your style burger and sandwiches and make a sumptuous meal for you and your companions. 

Tips for visiting Janpath Market

Here’s a list of some of the useful tips for you to explore the Janpath Market entirely – 

1. As it is an open market, it is important  that you maintain a safe distance from the bluff masters. 

2. Tibetan Market is the place to buy some good clothes for your children, scurry or get some house décor stuffs for your new home. 

3. You can opt to travel to the Janpath Market either by an auto or a state-run bus or a rickshaw. 

4. For one of the most exceptional dining experiences, dine with your family at the best dining outlet at Connaught Place. 

5. Connaught Place is just at a one stone throw distance from the Janpath Market. You can visit the market for a late evening or an early night stroll. 

6. Dupattas, cloth material, jholas, potlis, indigo print, Indo-western dresses, Indo-western accessories and jewelry, home décor, and other stuff are must buy from Janpath Market.
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Janpath Market FAQs

What is the Janpath market famous for?

Janpath Market is famous for the traditional Tibetan style paintings, wooden artifacts, statues, glass artifacts, Gujarati handicrafts, pillows, Gujarati style kurtas. In short, you will find many kinds of stuff, from personal accessories to a wide array of crafts from different destinations across the globe.

What should I buy in Janpath?

Almost every item sold at Janpath is worthy of buying if you need it. Yet, there are some exclusive things which you should not miss on your first visit to the Janpath Market. Here’s a concise list for everything to buy – 

1. Dupattas – 
Phulkari styled dupatta, thread-work dupatta, mirror-worked dupatta, pretty printed varieties of dupattas. 
Price – 200 onwards 

2. Cloth Material 
 Ethnic dresses, dress materials, kurtas, skirts, tops, and jackets are some relevant cloth materials to pick from this section. 
Price – 200 onwards 

3. Jholas, Potlis – 
Small jholas, clutch bags, potlis – either decorated with fringe designs or carved out from bright-colored fabrics. 
Price – 100 onwards 

4. Indigo print – 
Indigo print layered kurtas, crop tops, short kurtis, jackets, and shirts. 
Price – 350 onwards 

5. Indo-western dresses and tops – 
Embroidered crop tops, sarees, long kurta dresses, and intricate Indian ethnic wears. 
Price – 250 onwards 

6. Personal accessories – 
Stone-studded necklaces, pom-pom earrings, ethnic belts, chokers, and other junk jewelry. 
Price – 150 onwards

Is Janpath open on Monday?

Yes, Janpath Market is open on Monday, and you can walk in anytime between 11:00 am to 09:00 pm. It is only on Sunday that the Janpath Market remains closed for the visitors.

How far is Janpath from CP?

A Janpath Market lies close to Connaught Place. In fact, it extends as a 1.5 km long stretch from the outer circle of Connaught Place.

How can I reach Janpath by Metro?

If you are travelling to Janpath Market from Delhi International Airport, you need to alight at Shivaji Stadium Metro Station. In case you are travelling from any other point within the Delhi city, you should alight down at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station. Once you get down at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station, take an exit either in the direction of Parliament Street or Janpath.

How can I reach the Janpath market from Janpath Metro station?

The metro station at Janpath is situated at a distance of 3 km from the Janpath Market. The distance is easily accessible by walking down the correct lane.

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