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.