Janpath was originally called as Queen’s way since Delhi became capital of India in 1931.
Now Janpath is one of the important roads in Central Delhi. It starts from Connaught Palace in the north, and ends up in the south in junction point of Aurangzeb Road, Tees January Marg, and Rajesh Pilot Marg. It stretches about nearly 6 kilometers.
There you will find Janpath Metro Station and it comes under Violet Line metro route.
Janpath is considered as VIP’s zone. Here you will find hostels for Parliament’s members, 10 Janpath Road as residence of Congress Party president and in the south number of large well maintained bungalows of Ministers. On this road there are number of private offices apart from Mahanagar Nigam Private Limited, National Museum, Central Cottage Emporium, Hungarian Cultural Centre, National Archives of India etc.
On this road you will also find some premium class and luxury Hotels like Hotel Janpath, The Imperial, Le Meridian, Shangrila, Claridges Hotel etc.
The main attraction of this Road lies into its marketplace called Janpath Market. It is in the extreme north close to Connaught Palace outer circle.
There are hundreds of small shops in this market. Common people, both native and foreign visitors throng to this marketplace to discover varieties of items like apparels, accessories, cosmetics, gift items, home décor, art work and many more. This market is also well known as Bargain Market.