Dilli Haatis one such place that will always amaze you. It is an open air food plaza and market place that offer a variety of handicrafts from various states across the country.
Be it the colourful Teej festival or the mango festival it is one of the best place to explore the varying cultures and handicrafts of our country.
Shopping in Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat totally captures the essence of a haat but in a modernised manner. From silk sarees to wooden furniture, from bags to jewellery you get it all in Dilli Haat. Lucknowi chikankari suits and sarees are a great hit and so are the footwear.
The jootis or the Kolhapuri chappals you get a riot of colour that would tempt you every now and then. One can also pick up some great handicrafts like paper mache lamps, rugs, intricate wall mirrors and wooden cabinets. It is a shopper’s paradise.
The atmosphere is very lively and it is a great place to spend some quality time with your friends and family. The INA Dilli Haat has 62 stalls that cater to the varying needs of customers.
Some of the popular things that you can pick up include:
Kurtis and sarees
Bed sheets and rugs
Brass artefacts and much more…
Dilli Haat Timings
It is open for both national and foreign tourists each day from 10:30 am to 10:00 pm. The entry fee is also quite nominal Rs. 30/- for adults and Rs. 20/- for children.
Dilli Haat Location
The INA Dilli Haat which was established in 1994 is located opposite the famous INA market on Sri Aurbindo Marg.
The Pitampura Dilli Haat which was established in 2008 is located in northwest Delhi, near TV Tower on the Pitampura Rithala road.
Dilli Haat Food
Dal Bati Choorma, Noodles, Jalebi, Pav Bhaji, you name it and Dilli Haat has is for you. It has an array of food stalls that offer authentic food from various parts of the country.
Must Try dishes at Dilli Haat: momos, the refreshing and cool fruits beer, biryani and kebab, Rajasthani thali, the kullad chai, biriyani, fish thali and fish butter fry
It is a great place to taste the various delicacies – starters, main course or desserts, there is something for everyone. The good thing about all these stalls is that they are clean and hygienic. Adding to the local flavours is another very unique stall – the organic foods stall. For all the health buffs, you get a wide variety of organic food at this stall.
You can choose the 17 food stalls. Some of them are:
Organic food stall
How to Reach Dilli Haat
INA Dilli Haat: Nearest metro station is INA Autos and buses also ply top Dilli Haat from various places around Delhi
Pitampura Dilli Haat: Nearest metro station is Netaji Subash Place metro station that falls on the red line.
So the next time you want to witness the colours, aromas and the flavours of our country coming alive at one place, you know here to be. Dilli Haat would be awaiting your presence.