THINGS TO DO IN CONNAUGHT PLACE
EXPLORE NOTABLE NEW DELHI ATTRACTIONS CLOSE TO OUR HOTEL
The Radisson Blu Marina Hotel Connaught Place combines the modern comfort of a world-class hotel with a convenient location near some of New Delhi’s most popular destinations, including Jama Masjid and Akshardham Temple. Walk through 17th-century Mughal architecture at Red Fort, and honor those who gave their lives in World War I at the India Gate national monument. Searching for brand-name clothing or one-of-a-kind souvenirs? Walk to one of India’s best shopping districts at Connaught Place (CP), just steps from our hotel. With so much to do near the hotel, be sure to check the latest hotel deals for special perks at various local attractions.
Shopping and entertainment:
- Connaught Place - walking distance
Just steps from the Radisson Blu, Connaught Place is the city’s retail, entertainment, financial and commercial hub, home to a huge variety of retail shops, restaurants and corporate headquarters.
- Chandni Chowk - 2.7 km
With a history dating to the 17th century, this street market is an iconic part of Old Delhi. Shop for everything from spices and jewelry to clothing and rare books.
- Indira Gandhi Arena - 4 km
Home to one of the world’s biggest indoor sports arenas, this complex has hosted events for the 1982 Asian Games and the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Today, the arena boasts an air-conditioned cycling velodrome and facilities for tennis, gymnastics and more.
Tel: +91 11 2339 2729
- India Gate - 2.9 km
This national monument serves as an impressive and sobering memorial to those who lost their lives fighting for India during WWI.
- Red Fort - 4.9 km
Now a historic complex that invites visitors to tour its multiple museums, Red Fort was the main residence for Mughal emperors in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
- National Rail Museum - 7.8 km
With more than 100 train cars and engines, some dating to the 19th century, this intriguing museum is a can’t-miss destination for railroad enthusiasts.
Tel: +91 11 2688 1826
- Jama Masjid - 3.3 km
Constructed in AD 1656 by the builder of the Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid now stands as New Delhi’s primary mosque.
- Swaminarayan Akshardham New Delhi - 6.4 km
Better known as Akshardham Temple, this Hindu house of worship is famous for its immense size and unparalleled beauty. Don’t miss the intricate marble carvings at New Delhi’s largest Hindu temple.
Tel: +91 11 4344 2344
- The Bahá’í House of Worship (Lotus Temple) - 13 km
Known for its iconic white architecture, the 26-acre Lotus Temple complex draws visitors of all faiths for quiet strolls beside beautiful reflection pools.
Tel: +91 11 2647 0526