This is in continuation to the “Secret Markets of Delhi“. This article will reveal another secret market of Delhi. And, that’s a Tibetan Market in Majnu ka Tila, New Arun Nagar, New Delhi. I feel like calling this place “The Secret Mini Mcleodganj in Delhi”. Because of it’s narrow lanes; and, multiple Tibetan Restaurants, Cafes & Shops in those narrow lanes. Not only this, but this Secret Mini Mcleodganj in Delhi, also has a Monastery.
The Secret Mini Mcleodganj in Delhi:
Delhi welcomes everyone with open heart and open arms. Not only Delhi welcomes, but, Delhi allows everyone to retain their own identity while staying here. This place is basically a Tibetan Refugee Camp or a Colony to be precise. This Secret Mini Mcleodganj in Delhi is crowded with shops such as Tibetan Trinkets & Jewellary, Tibetan Handicrafts, Tibetan Books, CDs of Tibetan Pop Songs, Colorful Tibetan pattern bags & pouches, Tibetan Shawls, Tibetan Boots & slippers; and, much more of that sort.
Also, this Secret Mini Mcleodganj in Delhi has many Restaurants & Cafes which serves amazingly delicious Tibetan Delicacies such as Thupka, Momos, Steamed Buns, Fried Noodles, Fried Rice to name a few. And, ofcourse you get these cuisines in both the variants : Veg & Non-Veg.
Apart from all these, there is a beautiful park managed and maintained by the resident Tibetans of the area. It would not be wrong, if I say, these people have created a mini Tibet in Delhi.
Shopping at Secret Mini Mcleodganj in Delhi:
To be here is a true feast for the eyes. Here, you get good quality stuff in your budget. You will get all kind of apparels, bags, foot-wares from ranging from regular to designer at very nominal price. Here, you also get decorative pieces from Tibet. Colorful Tibetan Outfits. Tibetan Furniture and many more other stuffs from Tibet.
- Various apparels @ Rs.300.00 onwards
- Foot-wares @ Rs.400.00 onwards
- Bags start @ Rs. 200.00
- Boots start @ Rs. 1200.00
- Purses @ Rs.400.00 onwards
- Tibetan Delicacies start @ Rs.50.00 onwards
How to Reach?
This Secret Mini Mcleodganj in Delhi, is hidden inside the three gates; and, not visible from outside at all. So, you won’t be able to figure out from outside. The nearest land mark is Majnu ka Tila Saheb Gurudwara. Also, you will see many autos and Rickshaws are parked outside those gates. If you go by your own car, be ready to park it on the road side like any other part in Delhi.
Nearest Metro Station : Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station. Get down here and hire an auto rickshaw to Majnu ka Tila Market or Gurudwara.