South Extension

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South Extension
Neighbourhood
Country India
State Delhi
District South Delhi
Metro New Delhi
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Planning agency Municipal Corporation of Delhi

South Extension is a neighbourhood of South Delhi, India. The neighbourhood is considered to be one of the wealthier areas in Delhi. It is also known to be the home to some of the wealthiest business families in Delhi. Situated on Ring Road, Delhi, just east of All India Institute of Medical Sciences. It is divided into two parts - South Extension I and South Extension II .

A Delhi Metro station is also planned in South Extension as part of Metro's Phase III extension.

South Extension part 1 and part 2, are both great shopping places. You can find good quality shoe stores, clothing stores and matrimonial shopping stores offering traditional outfits. It is also a great place to meet up with friends and family over a coffee with lots of leading coffee places situated here. Not to miss the chaat papdi and golguppas (Indian fast food) places - Bengali sweet house in Part 1 and a small vendor next to Archie's stationery store in Part-2. South extension 1 and 2 are bustling with life and are usually very crowded markets. But definitely not as bad as old Delhi.

Description[edit]

Located on Ring Road, South Extension (known to locals as "SouthEx") is a huge neighbourhood in South Delhi and is divided into two parts: South Extension I and South Extension II. South Extension is considered one of the most posh & expensive area in Delhi.

Popular landmarks[edit]

South Extension is also home to a branch of Domino's Pizza, Mc Donalds, Haldiram, Pind Baluchi, Subway there.

There are many institutes (coaching centres, Language institutes, computer institutes etc.) in the locality. These include Aptech, Achievers Point, NIIT, Arena Multimedia, Aakash Institute, Pace IIT and others.

Areas In South Delhi[edit]