Chandni Chowk is located close to Old/Purani Delhi Railway Station, It is one of the oldest and popular market in Delhi. It has different markets for just about everything one could ever think of. Be it books, toys, gift items, wedding cards, jewelry, fabrics, electronics, Sarees, Suits, lehengas, Spices, Dried fruits, it has everything fr everyone. Some of the famous sub markets or Katras as they are popularly called are:
1) Krishna Market:
Krishna market is a ladies suits, salwar kameez, fabric market. There are umpteen shops where you can choose and buy suits for different ocassions. Many boutiques purchase bulk suits from here.
2) Chawri Bazar:
Chawri Bazar is ideal market for people who are looking for their wedding cards. You can get very cheap bulk deals here. It is generally a market for all kinds of paper, stationery items and musical instruments.
3) Kinari Bazar:
Kinari Bazar as the name suggests is a market for zari, zardosi and other fancy borders and laces. Other than that, one can find lot of shops of packing materials, latkans, handmade envelops, malas, gota jewelry (trending these days). It is a typical wedding/event prep market.
4) Nai Sadak:
Nai Sadak connects Chawri Bazar to Chandni Chowk. It is a hub for second hand books to new ones, stationery items and musical instruments. It is a very long street and there are lot of fabric shops and popular saree and lehenga shops like Arun Vastra Bhandar and others.
5) Dariba Kalan:
Dariba Kalan is a lane full of silver items right from silver crockery to silver jewelry. It has many shops of imitation jewelry in Kundan, Meenakari, Polki and Diamond.
6) Khari Baoli:
This street is famous for varieties of dried fruits, pulses, food grains, spices and saffron, just about everything in terms of condiments. It is located at the Western end of Chandni Chowk.