Janak Puri

Location: West Delhi
This place is considered one of the best residential colonies of West Delhi. Being the oldest, the region is divided into four major blocks namely A, B, C, D and then further subdivided into sub blocks. All the blocks in Janak Puri houses at least one local markets. It was once the largest planned residential colony in Asia.

All the blocks of Janakpuri have at least one local market. However the more popular markets in Janakpuri are the C-4-E market and the B-1 super market. Now, the District Center has become the most popular shopping centers in the West Delhi. It boasts of a multiplex, some multi-storeyed shopping cum office complexes, restaurants, book shops, gift stores, brand outlets, courts, Transport Authority, Telephone Exchange. It is undoubtedly the commercial hub of West Delhi.

Janakpuri is home to some very good schools like St. Marks ,St. Francis de Sales & D.T.E.A Sr Sec School at B-1 etc. It also has a Delhi University College and a technical studies institute. Janakpuri has a good network of public services such as hospitals and nursing homes. It has the large multi specialty Mata Channan Devi Hospital and is served also by the government run Deen Dayal Upadhay Hospital in Hari Nagar which has also started building its 600 bedded super specialty wing in Janakpuri itself.

C-4 E is one of the most visited markets of all times. Apart from this it also houses many religious site like temples, Gurudwaras, Churches. Here you will find another rare example – Three religious centres (temple, a Gurudawara and a Church), next to each other.

District Center in this part of Delhi has become a popular market and hang out point for visitors. It has multiplexes, telephone offices, restaurants, book shops, gift stores, brand outlets, transport authority and courts. The commercial hub of Delhi is one of the important area in the city.

DTC buses ply at regular intervals providing connectivity to this place. Auto rickshaws can also be hired to commute within the city. Janakpuri has good network of roads and is also connected by metro trains.


  • Janak Puri lies close to Shivaji Marg
  • One and Half hour from New Delhi Railway Station
  • 20 km. (approx.) from Old Delhi Railway Station

Areas Near Janak Puri:

  • Hari Nagar
  • Uttam Nagar
  • Vikas Puri
  • Mahavir Nagar