Delhi Haat or Dilli Haat is a popular art and craft market in Delhi which is also popular for its open-air food stalls and the cultural events that are often held here. People used to online shopping should all the more come here to enjoy shopping and bargaining in this colorful market. For those planning a visit soon, heres more on how to reach, tickets and timings.
About The Haat
Dilli Haat is located in South Delhi just opposite the INA market. This market was opened in 1994 and was made wheelchair friendly by 2003. It is spread across an area of 6 acres and is designed like a plaza. Visitors coming here can buy everything from handicrafts to footwear to fabrics and weaves to costume jewelry from different Indian states. Many cultural events are also held here all round the year. The best time to visit the market is in the evenings when it is all decked up with lights. There are about 200 kiosks selling different items. The kiosks in this shopping plaza are designed like small cottages, giving the entire place a village market like appearance. There are also places where people can sit and relax after shopping. There are two more Dilli Haats in Delhi, one in Pitampura near the TV tower and one in Janakpuri behind the Tihar Jail, built on the same format as the one in South Delhi.
How To Reach Delhi Haat
Address: Sri Aurobindo Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110023
The South Delhi Dilli Haat is right opposite INA and is easily accessible from all parts of the city.
Bus: Buses that stop at the INA stop can be availed to reach this place.
Metro: Travelling by Metro is one of the most convenient options to come to this place. The INA Metro station is just about 500 meters away from the Haat.
Auto: Autos can be hired from anywhere in Delhi to reach Dilli Haat.
Timings & Tickets
This shopping plaza is open on all days of the week from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Tickets: Rs.25 per person for adults/Rs. 15 per person for children below 12 years of age/Rs. 50 per person for foreign nationals
- This marketplace has a number of hygienic open air food stalls serving cuisines of different Indian states.
- Eating joints that are most popular are those that offer authentic cuisines of Nagaland, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Kashmir, Shillong, Assam, Goa, Bengal, Punjab and Lakshadweep.
- There are also other food stalls that offer popular Indian street food and Chinese fast food.
- There is an organic food caf, Navdanya from where people can also buy different organic food products.
Delhi Haat is one of the most happening market places in Delhi where the young and old alike can enjoy, spend some carefree time with friends and family and buy great stuff.
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