Barakhamba Road is one of the leading roads in the heart of city. It connects Mandi House circle, with Connaught Place Radial Road No 7 with length of roughly 2 kilometers.
The name is derived from historical Barakhamba Monument near Nizammuddin Dargah, which has twelve pillars in its core structure.
There are many commercial buildings and several other landmarks on both sides of roads. Once there were many old bungalows with old architectural style and in modern times those buildings have been destructed to build multi-storey. Some of the noteworthy buildings are the National Museum of Natural History, Statesman House, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Vijaya Building, New Delhi House, Gopaldas Towers, Sapru House, the esteemed Modern School (New Delhi), Embassy of Nepal, KK Birla Auditorium near Mandi House circle and many more.
A ‘Control Centre’ of Delhi Metro service is situated at the Metro Bhavan on Barakhamba Road. Here you also find a Metro station which is on Blue Line route which connects Dwarka with Ghaziabad and Noida Area in NCR.