Kalkaji Map

Locality Map of Kalkaji

Kalkaji Map
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Kalkaji is an important subdivision of the South Delhi region. Named after the famous Kalkaji temple or the Kalkaji mandir, this place is thronged by millions of tourists every year. The temple premises scintillate in divine spirituality amidst the tinsel township of the Kalkaji colony.

Situated bang opposite to the Bahai house of worship or the Lotus temple at the East of Nehru Place in South Delhi, the Kalkaji is dedicated to goddess Kali. Kali according to Hindu mythology is an incarnation of goddess Durga. The temple is popular among the tourists as well as the locals for its morning and evening prayer or 'arti', which is accompanied bu incense and the clanging of the cymbals and the bells. What attracts tourists to this place is the distinctive characteristic of the prayer, which is defined by the preyer chantings from all the religions.

The temple premises are easily accessible from the Nizamuddin railway station and the Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is also in close proximity to the Central Secretariat metro station. Buses and taxis can also be availed from all the important places in Delhi to reach the temple.

Apart from the Kalkaji temple, there are numerous other places to visit in Kalkaji. Some of them are the Chirag Dehlvi's Dargah, Khirki Masjid and Nizamuddin's Shrine. Some of the Kalkaji shopping areas are the Kalkaji market , Nehru Place, C R Park market and the Greater Kailash-1 market. These market areas in Kalkaji stock different merchandise at reasonable price.

Beat the hunger in the Kalkaji food joints after a day's sojourn into the area. Some of the most sought after eateries, hotels and restaurants in the region are Supper Factory and Salims in Kailash Colony Market, Hotel Park Royal, Karim's, Mc Donald's, Domino's Pizza and the Nathu's. There are numerous other restaurants in the Kalkaji Market and C. R. Park market areas.

Stepping into Kalkaji proves to be an itinerary into the culture and the tradition of the region, summing up the culture of India as a whole.

Last Updated on 1 March 2013