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Meena Bazaar Delhi

The market just below the massive stairs on the Eastern end of Jama Masjid is known as Meena Bazaar. Built in the late 1970s, the shops of Meena Bazaar on the both sides sell items like embroidered caps for Muslim men, local cosmetics, pictures and posters of sacred places, and readymade garments like burquas used by the Muslim women. Apart from these items, there are many small food stalls and dhabas, which really serve delicious Indian non-vegetarians delicacies.

Location:Just below the massive stairs on the Eastern end of Jama Masjid facing towards Red Fort

Famous for: Dhabas and food stalls serving Indian non-vegetarians delicacies

Open: On all days, except on Sunday

Preferred timings: 11.30 am to 6.00 pm

Admission: Free and open to all.

How to Reach: Tourists can either take local buses from various points within the city to reach this market, or they can hire auto-rickshaws, taxis and metro rail.

Photography charges: nil

Nearest Railway Station: Old Delhi Railway Station

Nearest Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar

Functional Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar

Nearest International Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport

Time required for sightseeing: 30 minutes

There are also number of shops in Meenz Bazaar that specializes in making and selling pillows, mattresses, and quilts just near the market behind the imposing mosque. A further few meters away, there is a congested cycle market that sells wide range of bicycles and their parts.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/01