Things To Do In West Delhi

Things To Do In West Delhi

As you may have read many times, Delhi is like a mini-India within India. Delhi city itself is divided into 5 parts - EAST, WEST, NORTH, SOUTH & CENTRE and each part of Delhi has its own characteristic. 

For example:- South Delhi is known for posh markets & residential neighborhoods, North Delhi is known for old markets & manufacturing hubs, East Delhi is known for a mixture of residential colonies, and Central Delhi is the paradise of retailers. 

What about West Delhi?

West Delhi has a mixture of everything. 

So, let’s talk about West Delhi and explore the best thing to do in West Delhi.

  • Kumhar Gram 

This is also known as Asia’s largest potters’ colony, nestled inside the peripheries of West Delhi at Uttam Nagar. In the age of steel utensils, there are only a few people left who use pottery items. So, here is our motive to include Kumhar Gram in this blog to promote & protect the art of pottery and protect this art, which is on the verge of extinction and support the livelihood of these families. 

Uttam Nagar is the nearest Metro Station, just 5 minutes away from the location. If you love art & pottery then here you will find some of the best-handcrafted items that you can use as utensils or decoratives like pots, diyas, vases and sculptures, etc. As well as, here you can explore and watch all these items taking shapes from scratch. Here you can visit anytime between morning to evening and any day. 

  • Mini Qutub Minar

By now most people know about only the single Qutub Minar in Delhi. But what if we tell you, there are two Qutub Minar that exist in Delhi? 

Yes, there is another Qutub Minar Mini Qutub Minar located in Uttam Nagar, West Delhi. Also known as Hastsal ki Laat or the Hastsal Minaret, the design of this monument resembles Qutub Minar as the same material & architecture are used. According to historians, this 55-foot-tall minar was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1650. If you have a keen interest in history & historical monuments then you must visit this underrated place in West Delhi. 

You can reach Mini Qutub Minar by Metro and there are three metro stations Nawada, Uttam Nagar West and Uttam Nagar East are positioned within a 3-kilometer distance. 

  • Sulabh International Museum 

Many of you wouldn't believe it if we say “there is a museum of toilets in India”. Yes, this is true and this museum is located in Mahavir Enclave, West Delhi. 

This is one of the top 10 weirdest museums in the world and is completely dedicated to the history of sanitation. In this museum, you can explore the time-to-time transformation of the toilets, starting from 3000 BC to the 20th century. Sulabh International Museum is also a great place to teach basic toilet etiquette to children. As well as, the main motto behind the establishment of this museum is to introduce the best sanitary practices in India. 

This museum is open for visitors (Monday to Saturday) from 10 AM to 6 PM, except Sundays & Public holidays.  You can reach here via Metro and Dashrath Puri is the nearest metro station which is hardly 500 meters away from here. 

  • Kirti Nagar Furniture Market

Now you think, why are we mentioning the Furniture Market here? Then let us make you clear that Kirti Nagar Furniture Market is not just an ordinary Furniture Market, but one of the largest furniture markets in Asia. 

It doesn’t matter what you are looking for in furniture here you will get everything from big and local brands at wholesale price. And, because this is one of the biggest furniture markets in Asia, you can’t explore the whole market in a single day or single week. There are countless options at very pocket-friendly prices. 

You can enter this market from two opposite sides via two metro stations, Kirti Nagar Metro on Blue Line and Mayapuri Metro on Pink Line. This market is open 7 days a week from 11 AM to 8 PM. 

  • Moti Nagar DDA Park

Moti Nagar in West Delhi is known for its grand showrooms of automobiles, banquets, small & big industrial setups and DLF commercial & residential spaces, etc. 

Do you know? 

This locality has 100 acres of green park managed by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the best green area for the residents of DLF Capital Greens & DLF One Midtown. This green area provides an eye-catching view from the balconies & windows of the apartments in most of the towers. 

This park offers every expected amenities & feature for the visitors like jogging & walking tracks covering every corner, seating arrangement, a playground for the kids, water bodies, and a duck area. This park is also home to different species of trees, flowering plants, and soft grass, making it a perfect refuge from the noise and air pollution of Delhi. This park is open 7 days a week, from early morning to evening. 

DDA Moti Nagar Park is positioned adjacent to DLF residential projects like DLF Capital Greens and DLF One Midtown. This park is just 5 minutes away from Moti Nagar Metro Station. 


West Delhi is an area that has something for everyone. From Kumhar Gram, Asia’s largest potters’ colony, to Mini Qutub Minar, a lesser-known historical monument resembling Qutub Minar, there are many unique and interesting places to visit.

The Sulabh International Museum, dedicated to the history of sanitation, is a must-visit for those interested in learning about basic toilet etiquette and best sanitary practices. Kirti Nagar Furniture Market, one of the largest furniture markets in Asia, offers countless options at pocket-friendly prices.

Lastly, the DDA Moti Nagar Park is a green oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle of West Delhi, providing a perfect refuge from the noise and air pollution of Delhi. West Delhi truly lives up to its reputation of having a mixture of everything, making it a perfect destination for living & exploring.