Seelampur, formerly spelled as ‘Silampur’, is one of the three main sub districts of Delhi and predominantly known as a residential area dotted with small market places and general stores. This region homes a population from different religious sects, creed and caste all residing harmoniously.
Seelampur mainly falls in the rural zone of Delhi and people might not be that friendly or inviting as they are mostly rough in behaviour and rude by inherent characteristics. Though some people may not find it offending but for a few who are not used to the local language and their style of speaking might find it a little rude and unfriendly.
Seelampur is also divided into two parts named Old Seelampur and New Seelampur. While Old Seelampur is well established, the New Seelampur zone, known as one the oldest colonies in Delhi still requires a considerable amount of development to be completed. Besides shops and general stores, this region also homes numerous restaurants that include ‘Freshos’, which is located at the Seelampur Metro Station area and serves Ice Creams and Desserts and is opened between 9:00 AM and 11:00 PM on all days while ‘Hot e Chill’ is a Fast Food joint located at the Seelampur Metro Station zone and is opened on all days between 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM.
Seelampur also homes famous Sweet Shops that include Aggarwal Bikaneri Sweets located at A – 77 at New Seelampur [110 053] that serves Namkeen and Sweets and is opened on all days between 9:00 AM and 10:00 PM; The Best Bakery serves a variety of Biscuits, Cakes and Pastries and is located at K-89 on the Main Road of Seelampur [110 053]. It is opened on all days between 6:00 AM and 12:00 Midnight. The Aggarwal Sweet Shops located at A – 98 on the Guru Dwara Road of Seelampur [110 053] and at B – 110 in Seelampur [110 053] serves a variety of Namkeen and Sweets. They are opened on all days between 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM and 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM respectively.
The surrounding area of Seelampur is also dotted with a number of Luxury Hotels as well as Budget Hotels that offer a comfortable stay for all tourists and visitors looking for a place close to Old Delhi and its historical sites that include the Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Tara Palace Hotel is located just 2.26 Kms away, The Oberoi Maidens Hotel is a Heritage Hotel located just 2.47 Kms away, The Hotel Delhi City Centre is situated just 3.3 Kms away and opposite the New Delhi Railway Station, The Chanchal Deluxe Hotel is situated just 3.43 Kms away, The Chanchal Continental Hotel is located about 3.44 Kms away, The Legend International Hotel is just 3.44 Kms away, The Ajanta Hotel is 3.45 Kms away, Hotel Parkway Deluxe is 3.46 Kms away, Hotel Elegant International is 3.47 Kms away, Harjas Palace is 3.47 Kms away, Hotel Airport Inn is 3.47 Kms away, Hotel Woodland Deluxe is 3.47 Kms away, Hotel Balaji Deluxe is 3.49 Kms away, Hotel Grand Godwin is 3.52 Kms away, The LaLiT Hotel is 3.58 Kms away, Hotel Ashiana is 3.59 Kms away, Hotel Krishna is 3.61 Kms away, Maple Inn is 3.61 Kms away, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson is 3.62 Kms away and The Lemon Tree Hotel is just 3.63 Kms away.
Seelampur also homes the Shivam Nursing Home located at ‘A – 93’ on the Gurudwara Road in New Seelampur Market and the Jain Charitable Hospital that are opened on all days and offer assistance during emergencies.
The Seelampur Metro Station located approximately 1.8 Kms or 10 minutes away from the main area of the region is situated on the ‘Red Line’ of the Delhi Metro and is conveniently linked to other parts of Delhi. This region is also easily accessible by Auto Rickshaws and Taxis that are easily available for Hire.
Seelampur is located approximately 10.4 Kms or 32 minutes from the New Delhi Railway Station and 7.6 Kms or 27 minutes from the Old Delhi Railway Station while it is 31 Kms or 68 minutes from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The Inter State Bus Terminal located at Kashmere Gate and Civil Lines area is situated just 5.3 Kms or 18 minutes away and offers a number of DTC Buses that ply on the ISBT Road that connects this region to other places in Delhi.