Connaught Place is one of the oldest place and by far the most popular commercial, financial as well as business hubs in New Delhi City. A lot of national and international companies have their offices or headquarters are located in Connaught Place. Connaught place has often considered as the heart of Delhi and it is a paradise for all shopping lovers.
If there is one place that characterizes the intense pace of Delhi life, it is only Connaught Place, it also popularly referred to as CP in New Delhi. Eight roads generating from CP are lines with high-growing buildings that house so many offices or business establishments. But down below, in the footpath and streets, shoppers are ready to the expensive showrooms as well as impromptu footpath sellers of international potboilers, whatnot and assorted snacks.
Attraction in CP:
Hanuman Temple –
Hanuman temple is located at Baba Kharak Singh Marg in Connaught Place, it is one of the oldest and finest Hanuman Temple in India. It was built in 1724, this ancient Hanuman temple is very popular in the devotees of Lord Hanuman. The history said that about this Hanuman Temple in Connaught Place was built by Raja Jai Singh about the same times as the Jantar –Mantar. However since the construction of this temple, it has undergone several restorations & development by NDMC with some extra care.
Many more peoples has been visiting this Hanuman Temple might not be aware that the 24-hour chanting of the mantra ‘Sri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram’, so long as August 1, 1964 and it has earned a place in the Guinness Book of Records.
Agarsen ki Baoli –
Agarsen ki Baoli is a 60 meter long as well as 15 meter wide historical step well located on Hailey Road near CP. Baoli is a hindi word and it means a stepwell. There you can easily reach Jantar Mantar at Connaught Place and it’s short walk it the direction of Kasturba Gandhi Marg. Agarsen ki Baoli was built in a 14th Century and it was nested between the multi-storey buildings of Connaught Place.
This Baoli was originally built by the king Agrasen during the Mahabharat epic era. Agarsen ki Baoli is being made to provide constant water supply to all over the city and a resting place for the travellers. It is also a water reservoir and it is known for its heritage value.
Connaught place has famous for shopping place and there also many more shopping place including Jantar Mantar, 10 Janpath, Central park, Amatra Spa, Bangala Sahib Gurudwara, State Emporium etc.
Connaught place has offers number of good accommodation to its visitors, click here to get more hotels near Connaught place.
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