History of Chandni Chowk Old Delhi

Chandni Chowk is a historical 17th century market in Old Delhi near the Red Fort.

It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan when he shifted his capital from Agra to Delhi.

Chandni Chowk was designed by Shah Jahan's daughter Jahanara.

Chandni Chowk was orginally a half moon shaped square locality infront of the Red Fort.

Chandni Chowk Market was once very famous for selling & buying silver.

Chandni Chowk is also known as Moonlight Square.

Chandni Chowk is home to the most ancient church in Delhi.

Delhi's most famous tourist landmark, the Red Fort is located at the eastern end of Chandni Chowk.

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