Daryaganj is a neighbourhood located in Old Delhi towards the Central District of Delhi. It stands at the edge of the walled city near Dilli Gate. It is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the capital and was once the original cantonment of Delhi. Translated, Daryaganj means “ River Trading Post/Warehouse” and refers to the Yamuna River which was just outside the walled city. Daryaganj remains a major commercial hub for Old Delhi and is always bustling with people throughout the week, even Sunday. Although all the shops are shut on Sunday, Daryaganj transforms into a hub for books and magazines and is well known for its Sunday Kitab Bazaar. Daryaganj is 3 km from the Old Delhi Railway Station as well as the New Delhi Railway Station. The Kashmiri Gate ISBT is 9 km away and the Indira Gandhi International Airport is 18 km away.Daryaganj is an always bustling commercial space and is also home to several hospitals and clinics. Travellers have a decent number of hotel options here which provide comfortable accommodation,. If you want an assured pleasant stay experience, you can book with any of the Treebo hotels near Daryaganj. Our hotels near Daryaganj are not farther than 2 km from the neighbourhood and come fully equipped with modern amenities and fixtures as well as a clean and hygienic environment. The hotels near Daryaganj, much like our other Treebo properties, come with complimentary breakfast, air conditioned rooms, free Wifi, and complimentary toiletries.Daryaganj is most famous for the Sunday Book Market which sells books and magazines across all genres by the kilo. One can find books for CAT exams to editions of Femina to 1st edition books. The bazaar was established in 1964 and has a large number of people who visit on Sundays for a fresh haul of books that are available at half the price in comparison to the market prices. Daryaganj is also where several publishing houses are located at, including, S.Chand & Co., Oxford University Press, and Prentice Hall India. It is also where Hans was restarted by Rajendra Yadav in 1986. Hans was a Hindi Literary Magazine that was initially started by Premchand. Daryaganj is also well known by Delhiites for the food available there. It is where the first Moti Mahal restaurant was first opened at and street food such as Baniyan of Gupta ji, to Devi ke Kulche, to Pindi ka Dahi are must trys.
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