Hauz Khas & INA Market

Hauz Khas is one of the most affluent and posh neighborhood in South Delhi, its heart being the historic Hauz Khas Complex. It is centrally located and has areas which are peaceful and offer a lot of greenery. Hauz Khas is surrounded by Green Park, SDA (Sri Aurobindo Marg) to the west, Gulmohar Park(Balbir Saxena Marg) towards the north, Sarvapriya Vihar  towards the south and Asiad village to the east. Hauz Khas is named after an ancient water reservoir which is now part of the extensive Hauz Khas Complex. In Urdu language, ‘Hauz’ means “water tank” (or lake) and ‘Khas’ means “royal”, giving it the meaning – the “Royal tank”. The large water tank or reservoir was first built by Allauddin Khilji (1296–1316) to supply water to the inhabitants of Siri Fort. It was developed during the 1960s by DLF (Delhi Land & Finance Ltd.) as Hauz Khas Enclave.  Blocks E block is the Main market here and lies in the middle of the colony. It includes a multi-level parking lot.

INA Market

INA Market has shops with huge selling varieties of imported foodstuff and wines for expatriates due to its proximity to Chanakyapuri diplomatic enclave.  Starting 2010, it is serviced by the INA underground station of the Delhi Metro. INA market is also famous for its Sea Food items in Delhi.

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