Hauz Khas Village
Hauz Khas Village
4.5
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Hauz Khas village was known in the medieval period for the amazing buildings built around a reservoir and drew a large congregation of Islamic scholars and students to the Madrasa for Islamic education. Today, some of India's most prestigious institutes are situated in the neighborhood, including the Indian Institute of Technology, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. The village itself retains its old-world charm, enhanced by well-manicured green parks planted with ornamental trees all around with walk ways, and surrounded by gentrified market and residential complexes which have sprung up around the old village. The reservoir itself has been reduced in size and well landscaped with water fountains. The village structure that existed in the medieval period was modernized in mid-1980s, projecting a quiet, upscale identity that attracts tourists from all parts of the world.
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Known as ‘The National Capital of Ethnic Chic’, the hip and trendy Hauz Khas Village is a beautiful urban village nestled in a corner among the ruins of domed tombs of Muslim royalty from the 14th to 16th centuries, that merge into the modern day Deer Park. Old homes here have been converted into fashion boutiques & chic homestays, art galleries, jewellery shops, book and antique stores, multi-cuisine restaurants, bars and nightclubs. HKV might be full of arterial narrow lanes but it is the epicenter of Delhi’s most vibrant social life. In the spring and winter evenings, visitors can stroll along the lake, watch the beautiful sunset from the ruins of the fort or sip a cocktail at one of the many rooftop bars and restaurants overlooking it.

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Abovetheclouds
2,434 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Had I not been with a local, I would never have known. Such a lovely place. From the main complex, historical and then you have like a trendy area outside with hip shops and restaurants. Loved the vibe. Highly recommend.
Written 5 January 2024
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Katherine
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Exceeded expectations. Hauz Khas has a fun, relaxed vibe. It would be very easy to pass half a day here. There are many restaurants and cafes overlooking a lake in Hauz Khas itself. Additionally, there's street art, unique stores/boutiques, and street food to try. There's hisotry to explore, too, in a lovely green space and park. Parking is available.
Written 4 January 2024
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Abhishek
37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
Good village with nice pond and green surroundings. Happy atmosphere, green lush, visit and enjoy with family
Written 31 May 2023
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ASHRFUL M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
beautiful place with great view of lake. there are cafes and restaurants all around. fun for family but not good after evening.
Written 2 May 2023
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Sukhminder
Wolverhampton, UK36 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
Great little village for drinks, music and a bit of night life. We were able to wander around hassle free and without the usual bustle of Delhi life. It could be mistaken for a little gem in the middle of London soho. However, places to eat are limited. Although the rooftop bars are a must to check out. Easy to get to in a tempu.
Written 26 February 2023
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Vinod M
Mumbai, India227 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Hauz khas village turned out to be a bit of disappointment for us. We took the auto from the Hauz Khas Delhi metro station to the village. It is a not a very big place and has lot of restaurants in it and lots of small scale shops.

we had lunch at a fancy restaurant called mia bella.
Written 31 October 2022
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Sumbul
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
While overlooking the hauz khas water tank, standing amongst remains of a 700-800 year old Fort surrounded by nature, blaring music from the surrounding restaurants left one hoping for silence.
Written 26 September 2022
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Fran-Svk
India198 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Another nice old place in New Delhi worth to visit. even it is little small, i mean old complex itself, go there. and combine it with nearby park. Btw it is very first place here where i could see restaurants and bars in entrance to complex. And i like indian standard: entrance fee 300 for foreigners and 25 for locals. if u drive your car parking place is not far, cost me 80 for cca 2hrs.
Written 4 April 2022
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DIL KHAN
Jaisalmer District, India213 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Friends
It’s very good place and it’s clean and most important it’s place for relax big park even outside in street it’s hot but in park it’s fresh..
Written 11 March 2022
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Rasheed Abdullah
Jilin, China88 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Friends
Nice peaceful place to roam around the park and lake
Lots of places there to relax and one can have snacks.
Wonderful greenery and nicely managed.
Written 20 February 2022
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