Once, Mandi House was residence of King of Mandi (Himachal Pradesh). The old palace was demolished and lot of modern building was constructed in early 1990s.
The core are consists of Doordarshan Bhawan, headquarter of national television broadcaster and state house of Himachal Pradesh “Himachal Bhawan”. This area has also great significance because of promoting performing arts, theatre, drama, music, dance, Indian arts etc. In its heart and its peripheral areas, you will find Ravindra Bhawan, Shahitya Akademi, Lalit Kala Akademi, Kamani Auditorium, Kathak Kendra, Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts and prestigious National School of Drama in nearby Bahawalpur House.
Mandi House Chowk is a common point in Connaught Place (CP), where several roads meet, like Copernicus Marg, Bhagwan Das Road, Sikandra Road, Tansen Marg, firoz Shah Road, Shafdar Hasmi Marg and famous Barakhamba Road.
You can easily reach there as Mandi House is the last Metro Station under Violet line metro route.