Places to Visit Around Karol Bagh
Karol Bagh is a major residential-cum-commercial location in Delhi known for its shopping streets. Its Ghaffar Market and Ajmal Khan Road shops are very famous among the Delhi market places where people throng to buy variety of goods. Karol Bagh is one of the three subdivisions of the Central Delhi district, coming under the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the other two administrative subdivisions being Daryaganj and Paharganj.
Till 2008, this location was the centre for the Karol Bagh Lok Sabha constituency and it is now a Legislative Assembly constituency of New Delhi Government.
The tourist attractions near Karol Bagh are impressive ones, however, the main visit to Karol Bagh by tourists will be for grabbing a number of shopping items from its vibrant market place.
Markets of Karol Bagh
Karol Bagh area is now the predominant location where the affluent people of New Delhi go for shopping with its busy shopping streets particularly those in Ajmal Khan Road, Gaffar Market and Arya Samaj Road. Many international brands and business houses have established their outlets in Karol Bagh in recent times, which include TGIF, Pizza Hut, Reebok, Puma, Sketchers and Lacoste. It is no surprise that every marketing organization would rush to establish their network in such a shoppers’ delight area.
Apart from shopping, there are other famous places around Karol Bagh which are tourist attractions, main among them being the R.K. Films and Media Academy, which began as an Acting School and one to be established in New Delhi. This career oriented institute is dedicated for offering education for the populace, bringing multifaceted media andentertainment industry under single roof. Its wonderful infrastructure and media-skilled manpower has made it an enviable in-house production facility while imparting environment conducive and media related education.
To augment resources for the the ever-increasing demands of the booming film and media industry, RKFMA strives towards unearthing the hidden talent in each media career aspirant, groom such youngsters to be fit enough for the Industry.
How to reach
Within Delhi and surrounding places in NCR, Public transport and Metro rail links are available from all the important landmarks for one to reach Karol Bagh, while most of the Omnibus services have their starting point and termini in Karol Bagh.
New Delhi is well connected with the rest of the country by air, rail and road. Indira Gandhi International Airport has worldwide connections, while New Delhi and Old Delhi Railway Junctions have links with most of the rail links of the country. Delhi is connected by road by major National Highways, while there are ISBTs situated at three points in Delhi.