Durga Pujo celebration is not only about worshiping the Goddess Durga, but its about enjoying the festivity. Visiting best Pujo Pandals with your family and friends in the city, is the main attraction of Durga Pujo. Having authentic bengali food in these pandals is an amazing experience. It happens only in Bengali Culture that Pujo & Non-Veg can be enjoyed together. So, if you are a foodie, then, do not miss the celebrations of Durga Pujo from one pandal to another. Read below to visit Best Places for Durga Pooja Celebrations in Delhi.
Recommended Read : Essence of Durga Pooja Celebration
Best Places for Durga Pooja Celebrations in Delhi:
If you are busy with your job or in your profession or in your day-to-day life, I insist, to set aside these five days of Durga Pujo from Shoshthi to Vijayadashami. Accompany your family & friends, visit the following few of the Best Places for Durga Pooja Celebrations in Delhi. I bet, these five days will be the best five days of the year.
Also Read : Rituals of Durga Pooja
However, there is one condition for you before you plan to visit any of the Pujo Pandals. That is, be an enthusiast and leave all your worries & tensions aside for these five days. You have all your life and rest of the whole year for your worries and tensions. In any ways, if you spare these five days for your own self, you won't loose anything for sure, but, you will get a memory of life time. So, be an enthusiast and wake the fun loving person inside you up, whether you are a Bengali or not; and, get set go.
Information : Schedule of Durga Pooja Daywise
Best Places for Durga Pooja Celebrations in Delhi for you to visit & have fun:
Arambagh Durga Pujo, Ramkrishna Ashram, Panchkuian Road:
This is one of the big budget bigshot Durga Pujo Pandals in the city. Arambagh Pujo Samiti spents about a crore of rupees every year. Their promise is to celebrate Durga Pujo on a grand scale and with a new theme every year.
Nearest Metro: RK Ashram
Location: Panchkuian Road
Chittaranjan Park (CR Park) Durga Pujo:
You can call CR Park as mini Kolkata. Be it authentic food, culture and traditions, language or the ambiance, the place will give you a feel of being in Kolkata.
It will not be difficult for you to cover all the nine Durga Pujo Pandals of CR Park in just one evening. The reason is CR park is not a big area to be covered in few hours.
If you are a Bengali, this is place for you to be during Durga Pujo. And, if you are not a Bengali, then this is one the places, you must visit during Durga Pujo.
Few tips to make you experience happy and smooth:
Avoid taking your own car, because the whole area would be barricade by Delhi Police for security reasons as well as to control traffic and crowd. During these five days of Durga Pujo, none of the vehicles are allowed to enter CR Park. Only residents of CR Park can enter CR Park with their vehicles. To differentiate, residents of CR Park are given passes for these five days to make their commute hassle free.
Nearest Metro: Nehru Place
Location: Chittaranjan Park
Kali Bari, New Delhi Durga Pujo, Mandir Marg, Near Gole Market:
This Durga Pujo Pandal is famous for its Dhaaki (Dholak) performance during Sandhya Aarti. Have a look performance in last year (2016) Durga Pujo.
This samiti is very old. Way back in 1925, they have started Durga Pujo Celebrations. People from all over the country & even, from around the globe, specially come here to see the Dhaaki Performance. So, if you are in the city, don't miss the opportunity.
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Nearest Metro: RK Ashram
Location: Mandir Marg, Near Gole Market
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If you want to witness the true essence of Bengali Culture & Tradition, visit Minto Road Durga Pujo Pandal. This is one of the oldest Durga Pujo Samiti Pandal, still untouched by the commercialization.
Nearest Metro: Rajiv Chowk
Location: The Cross Section of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg & Ahalya Bai Road
Kashmere Gate Durga Pujo, Alipore Road, Civil Lines:
This Durga Pujo Samiti is 108 years old. At Kashmere Gate, Durga Pujo celebration is happening since 1909. This is the oldest Pandal in the city.
Nearest Metro: Civil Lines
Location: Alipore Road, opposite Indraprastha College for Women in Civil Lines
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In Safdarjung Enclave, Maitri Mandir Samiti organizes Durga Pujo. This Pujo Pandal creates the replicas of famous Indian Temples in the form of Durga Pujo Pandal. So, their main attraction of pujo is theme based Pandals.
This year they are celebrating Durga Puja with Women Empowerment.
Nearest Metro: Green Park & AIIMS
Location: B-2, Safdarjung Enclave
Timarpur Durga Pujo:
Come here, if you want to enjoy the pre-independence Bengali Tradition. Their idols are very creatively & artistically designed.
Nearest Metro: Vishwavidyalaya
Location: Government Residential Colony, Timarpur