Interesting Points in Connaught Place



MTNL Delhi

A State-run Telecom carrier MTNL has its office at the Eastern Court, Connaught Place. Designed by Robert Tor Russell in 1932, the building lies at the edge of Janpath. MTNL operates mobile, fixed-line and Internet services in Delhi and Mumbai zones.

Patel Bhawan

Sardar Patel Bhawan houses the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. It is situated in Connaught Place at the crossing of Parliament Street, Janpath.

Nearest Metro Station - 'Patel Chowk'

Jeevan Bharti

One of the skyscrapers, Jeevan Bharati Bhawan in the heart of the city is an impressive jumble of glass, metal and stone. The tower was designed by British architect Charles Correa in the 1980s.

State Bhawans can be considered as a home away from home for the ones who leave their state and settle in Delhi for employment or higher studies. It's the regional cuisine of the state bhawans that makes you feel at home when you are actually miles away.

Hyderabad House

Hyderabad House, formerly Palace of the Nizam of Hyderabad was designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. The edifice has been carved out in the shape of a butterfly. It reflects a blend of the European and the Mughal architecture. Having spread over 8.77 acres it was the most expensive and the largest palace during 1921-1931. The dome of the palace with an entrance hall underneath with symmetrical wings is architectural marvel.

Hyderabad House has witnessed the visits of Heads of Government, Foreign Heads of State and several other dignitaries. Some of the most influential world leaders like George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Vladimir Putin have also been served at Hyderabad House.

Address: 1, Ashok Road, Hyderabad House, New Delhi - 110001
Tel: +91-011-23782681
Nearest Metro Station - 'Patel Chowk'

Janpath Bhawan

It is a government office situated on Janpath Lane, Janpath, New Delhi. It incorporates various government-run departments like Department of Pharmaceuticals, Department of Legal Affairs, and Bureau of Civil Aviation Security.

Indian Oil Bhawan

Indian Oil Bhawan is the corporate office of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Indian Oil is the biggest Indian company as per the latest list of Fortune 'Global 500' with a rank of 88.

Kerala House

Kerala House, the state mission house of Government of Kerala at New Delhi is represented by Hon. Resident Commissioner of State Administration of Kerala. The house is located in heart of New Delhi city at Jantar Mantar Road. The current Resident commissioner is Shri. U.K.S Chauhan IAS, a senior IAS official.

The Kerala House has two Blocks. The Main Block has 33 rooms whereas Additional Block has 30 rooms. The cuisines of Kerala are served at the House along with other dishes.

Lunch Timings: 1 to 3 pm
Dinner Timings: 7 to 10 pm
Address: Kerala House, 3, Jantar Mantar Road, New Delhi - 110001
Tel.: 011 2334 3424
Metro: Nearest Metro Station - 'Patel Chowk'
Orissa State Emporium: Orissa State Emporium on Baba Kharak Singh Marg at Connaught Place is an outlet run by state government offering its visitors the traditional specialties of the state. Handicrafts available at the emporium display the rich artistic tradition of Orissa.

Shivaji Stadium

Owned by New Delhi Municipal Council of New Delhi, it is located at a distance of 588 m from Connaught Place. It can accommodate 9,400 people.

Asia House

Asian Guest House offers you a comfortable accommodation at a sound tariff right in the centre of the city.
Address: 14, Scindia House, Second Floor
Kasturba Gandhi Marg
Connaught Place
New Delhi 110001
Tel.: 011 - 2331 0229

Windsor Place

The iconic Windsor Place in Lutyens' Delhi is a roundabout in close proximity to Le Meridien Hotel.

Central Park

The beautiful and green Central Park is spread over 41,500 sq metres and lies in the centre of Connaught Place. The park has well-maintained lines of trees and shrubs, along with flowering plants. A 350-seat amphitheatre makes it a perfect venue to hold social and cultural events.

Being the very centre, the park enhances the beauty of Connaught Place, especially at night, when the lampposts are lit. It also has four water bodies, which includes one cascade.

Palika Place

Palika Place, situated in the Paharganj sub-locality in central Delhi, is a market complex offering various services. It is within walking distance from the Ramakrishna Ashram Marg metro station. The place has tour and travel operators, restaurants, furniture shops, etc.

Bhagat Singh Market

The Bhagat Singh Market provides solutions for all modern electronic and communication needs. It sells mobile phones and accessories, computer equipment, graphics solutions, etc.

RM Arya Girls Sr. Sec.School

Address: Raja Bazar Lane, Opposite Hanuman Mandir, Connaught Place Pin Code - 110001
Email Id - rmag@academytouch.com
Mobile - 9123362250

YWCA

Ashoka Road, New-Delhi
Pin Code - 110001
Email Id - chwwyod@rediffmail.com
Contact No. - 011-23362975, 011-43553111, 011- 43553142-48
Fax - 011-23745138
Website: http://www.ywcaofdelhi.org/

Mother's Pride

Address - Centre Point, 13 K.G.Marg, Connaught Place
Pin Code - 110001
Contact No. - 011-55683139/40 , 011-65683059

St. Columba's School

Address - 1, Ashok Place New Delhi
Pin Code - 110001
Email Id - stcolumbas@stcolumbas.net
Contact No. - 011-23363462, 011-23363134
Fax - 011-23340831

Gole Dak Khana

Address - Near Gurudwara Bengla Sahib, Connaught Place, Delhi
Pin Code - 110001
Contact No. - 011-23364111
Fax - 011-23743602



Last Updated on : 14 December 2013

     


     

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