Located near the famous area of India Gate,
Mandi House is one of the poshest and
most happening area in New Delhi. The circle is a hub for cultural venues like
Kamani Auditorium, FICCI, Triveni Kala Sangam, The Little Theatre Group,
National School of Drama, Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Ravindra
Bhavan, Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts etc.
Residence of Raja Mandi is located in
Copernicus Marg, which is now used by Dooradarshan Bhavan. Thus the area acquired the name Mandi House.
Even the metro station is named as Mandi House.
Along with good venues, the lush greenery
of this area makes for a coveted place for culture lovers. The surrounding
auditoriums and the halls are buzzing with events all through the year. Some of
the cheapest restaurants of Delhi are found here. Mandi House is also a
favourite of street play groups. The Triveni Kala Sangam hosts regular
exhibitions and is frequented by art lovers.