Palika BazarPalika Bazaar (oftentimes written as 'Palika Bazar'), one of the most happening hotspots of New Delhi is a busy commercial market which functions underground in an endearing atmosphere cooled by air conditioning.
Palika Bazaar is located in between the inner and outer circle of the Connaught Place, Delhi.
The underground mega market is one of the favourite destinations of shoppers for its one-stop assortment as it brings the needs and demands of the buyer under one roof. Palika Bazar Delhi is approximated to have almost 25,000 people inside its bounds at any business time.
Bargain and Shop in Palika BazarPalika Bazar Delhi is the home of numerous shops merchandising variety of sort of things, nevertheless, the mega bazaar is renowned for buying consumer electronics and apparels. Palika Bazar Delhi is primarily seen as a market for middle class and for people who are expert in bargaining.
Furthermore, the bustling mega bazaar attracts a good number of international visitors throughout the year offering variety of things and satisfying their demands.
All Under One RoofPalika Bazar hosts almost 400 shops that deal with clothing, electronics, sun glasses, CDs and DVDs and much more. It has to be distinguished that Palika Bazar Delhi receives a lot of visitors (apart from genuine shoppers) who simply want to chill out in air conditioning.
The underground bazaar was actually set up during 1970s, and the business was too good till the mega malls and factory outlets of established brands arrived all around Delhi, which ultimately affected the customer traffic of Palika Bazaar in the consequent years.
All said about the fast paced, noisy and low-priced market of Palika Bazaar, and it cannot be missed that the underground market also wears a black mark due to the easy availability of banned goods like stolen items, porno, pirated CDs and DVDs, fake labeled products and many other prohibited goods.
As a matter of fact, Palika Bazar Delhi often gets quoted in the news for wrong reasons as the place is not new for police raids.
Entryways of Palika Bazar DelhiGate no. 1: Staircase entranceway
Particulars - Main gate in the direction of Connaught Place, Central Park, featuring Palika underground Parking on left and 'F' Block on right side.
Gate no. 2: Handicap ramp entranceway
Particulars - Located in the direction of Palika underground Parking
Gate no. 3: Public access prohibited
Gate no. 4: Spiral staircase entryway featuring two doorways
Particulars - One door is facing towards Regal Building and Parliament Street. Another door is not in use.
Gate no. 5: Spiral staircase entryway featuring 2 doorways
Particulars - One doorway faces Janpath, Jeevan Bharti building and 'N' Block and another doorway faces Palika underground parking.
Gate no. 6: Staircase entrance-way
Particulars - Faces ‘F’ Block and ‘N’ Block.
Gate no. 7: Handicap ramp entrance-way
Particulars - Faces 'F' Block.
Parking Facilities in Palika Bazar Delhi
The market offers the facility of three levels of spacious underground parking with the estimated accommodation for 500 two wheelers and more than 1,000 cars. The parking charges are Rs.10 for the first four hours for cars and Rs.5 for the subsequent 1 hour.
Open: Monday to Saturday; market remains closed on Sundays
Timings: 10 AM to 6 PM
Restaurants near Palika BazaarBhowani Junction
37, SBS, The Connaught.
Meal for two: Rs.400-600.
7, Regal Building, Connaught Place
Cuisine: Indian and Continental
Meal for two: Rs.400 – 600.
Legend of Connaught (Fine Dining Resaurant & Bar)
K-21, Connaught Place
For Reservations Contact: 9810459482, 9310899666.
Meal for two: Rs.500 – 700.
Q’ba Restaurant & Bar
E-42/43, Inner Circle, Connaught Place,
Spirit Lounge & Bar
E-34, Inner Circle, 1st Floor, Connaught Place,
New Delhi – 110001
Ph: 41017006, 41517767
Cuisine: Lebanese, Italian & Indian
Meal for two: Rs. 500 - 800
B-25, Conanuth Circus,
Cuisine: Chinese, Thai and Japanese
Meal for two: Rs. 400 - 600