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South Extension

A large neighborhood in the southern part of Delhi, South Extension is located on Ring Road. Split into two divisions, this area is located close to the Indian Institution of Medical Sciences. While the 'Southern Extension I' area houses several premium shops and restaurants, the 'Southern Extension II' area offers resto-bars, jewellery stores and dining outlets. However, the one major aspect that leverages the popularity of South Ex II is its contribution towards regional and cultural influences. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Delhi and also serves as a major shopping hub for the elite and young Delhites. This market remains open on all days, except Mondays.

Since South Extension is promoted as a luxury industry, people from all over the world flock to this area to invest in the branded goods. It is fascinating to see this market Live in action, especially on Sundays, as it gets very busy when compared to other days. As per the Delhi Metro's Phase III extension plan, a Delhi metro station at South Extension will soon comes into existence, making the transportation for the area far more convenient.

What is South Extension Famous For?

South Extension is not only famous for shopping, but also serves as a major tourist location. Situated just 20 minutes away from the main centre, this market comprises of retail stores and branded outlets of furnishings, accessories and clothing. The centre offers exclusive branded boutiques and clothing stores. One can find a huge 3-storied showroom of Benetton, dedicated Tommy Hilfiger, Mango, Nine West and Nike showrooms, apart from many other brands.

Since South Extension is such a major shopping destination, this place is visited by both Indian nationals and foreigners as well. Almost all major brands are available in this market. The delicacies offered by the food stalls near the by lanes, should not be missed. Chaat is a must try in this area. If you are short on time, then Ebony and Big Jo's is a place that you should head to. It offers everything from appliances, clothes and perfumes of all brands under one roof.


Trendy shoes, clothes and jewellery are the major highlights of this centre. Nextt, Ushnakmal, Heritage, Sehgal Bros, Pall Mall, Old Street, Bizarre, Wills Sport and Appearances are the outlets that sell the latest trendy clothes. Among many others, Nalli Silks, Heritage, Diwan Saheb and Meena Bazaar are showrooms that exclusively cater to the ethnic interests of the modern people. One can find the finest of sherwanis, Jodhpuris, kurtas, pyjamas, sarees, dress materials, and traditional Indian wear in these outlets. Besides these, popular brands like Benetton, Nike, Reebok, Lacoste, Adidas, Gucci, Jane Shilton, etc. are also available here. If you want corporate outfits, Arrow and Manzoni stores are the best places to visit.

The Mehrasons Jewellery Store, Italiano, Tanishq Showroom, BG's Fashion Accessory Boutique, D&A, and Jass cater to the bling loving masses of urban Delhi. As these showrooms include both ethnic as well as contemporary designs, they always have a bunch of loyal customers, who choose them over others in the market. The market also has a few photography studios and music stores, which cater to the more intellectual and artistic crowd. Ardent book lovers will find paradise in Teksons, Midland Bookshops, and Crosswords at Ebony, as they offer a huge collection with maximum number of titles. The market also serves as a home to food lovers, since it consists of a variety of restaurants and sweet shops. The Bengali Sweet Market Centre and Cake Palace are one of the more popular pastry and sweet shops, in the area.

How to Reach

The South Extension market is well-connected through rail and road. In addition to this, auto-rickshaws and cab facilities are also available.

Nearest Metro Station: Jangpura and AIIMS Metro Station

Distance from IGI Airport: 13 kilometers


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