East Delhi - A Guide to Everything it Has to Offer

The capital city of India, Delhi, is known for its glorious historical past, magnificent monuments, vivid lifestyle and vibrant culture. The city has been expanding with it's every part flaunting a distinct vibe and magic of its own. Here, we focus on East Delhi and help you plan the most exciting vacation in this enticing part of Delhi.

What constitutes East Delhi?

Constituting of three subdivisions namely, Shahdara, Preet Vihar, and Gandhi Nagar; East Delhi is located on the eastern bank of river Yamuna and is known for its neat and chic look; posh residential areas and plenty of urban indulgences and pleasure. With plenty of tourist attraction spots including the biggest temple of the world, the Akshardham Temple; the place has been mesmerizing visitors since long.


No matter what your budget is; there is no dearth of accommodation in East Delhi for the passionate tourist. You can easily choose between budget hotels to some of the most luxurious abodes. The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel and the Crowne Plaza in Mayur Vihar are the best in luxury while Akash Guest House and Ginger East Delhi are some pocket-friendly but comfortable places to stay. Consider WoodApple Residency or hotel JPS residency if you want a complimentary breakfast as well.

All about Food

You might have a taste for fine dining or are addicted to street food; East Delhi has everything to keep a food lover addicted. East Delhi offers almost all types of cuisines to satiate any taste palate. Few worth mentioning restaurants to try out in the area includes Avatar, RBG Bar& Grill, Walk in the Woods, etc. If you want to get adventurous with street food; few options that are a must-try are the breakfast of bhatura at the Sharma BhatureWaale in Shahdara; Bhole Shankar kachori Wala, sweets of Hira Lal & Sons, Shyam Lassi, etc.

Bonanza for shopaholics

East Delhi is known for its markets to fuel the passion of any shopaholic. Even if you aren’t; you will not be able to resist getting your pocket lighter here. Few of its most famous malls and supermarkets include Cross River Mall, Gandhi Nagar Market, Laxmi Nagar Market, Mahagun Mall, V3S Mall, etc. The street shops also flaunt of plenty of attractions that would tempt you to take them away with you. You can get everything from branded to local.

Tourist Attractions

East Delhi has plenty of high-traffic tourist spots. We have already spoken about the Akshardham Temple. Its jaw-dropping architecture, fascinating fountain show, huge garden, etc. are some attractions that keep all tourists besotted.

The Beautiful Sanjay Lake is a must-visit place during the winters when it hosts plenty of migratory birds like the Common Teal, Shovellers, Pintail, Spot Bill, Tufted Pochard and more.

Yamuna Sports Complex is touted as one of the best-maintained sports complexes of India and allows you to indulge in over 20 sports activities like the archery, table tennis, squash, snooker, chess, yoga, etc.

Another area worth visiting in Laxmi Nagar. The area is most popular as the coaching hub. Chartered accountancy and company secretary courses lead in the area. The area also hosts the famous Dilli Haat which is a must-visit place for the true shopaholics.

There are plenty of tour packages available as well which helps you grab the essence of the place. East Delhi is one of the finest faces of Delhi that keeps every tourist fall in love with the place and promise a second visit to themselves.

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Sonu Yadav
July 24th 2019 AT 05:06 PM

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July 27th 2019 AT 11:18 AM

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July 27th 2019 AT 02:47 PM

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July 27th 2019 AT 02:54 PM

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