South Extension is situated on either sides of the Ring Road of New Delhi and just east of the All India Institute of Medical Science. It is one of the most elite and plush colonies of the city and homes a residential complex as well International standard commercial complex fringed on the either sides of the main road area.
South Extension is divided into two zones known as ‘South Extension I’ and ‘South Extension II’ that lie on either sides of the road. The Main market homes several Educational Institutes and upscale branded Showrooms that promises an international shopping experience and is also an apt place for tourists to shop and watch the locals go about their daily and usual activities.
South Extension also homes popular and renowned Eating joints and Restaurants. It also has several exquisite Resto-bars, nightclubs and discotheques where one can unwind and enjoy a variety of delectable cuisines and beverages.
South Extension Part I homes several International Branded Clothing line of Stores such as the 3-storeyed Benetton Showroom, Nike, Mango [which is an upscale Spanish Clothing Store for women], Tommy Hilfiger and other Retail Stores like the Mehrasons Jewellery Store, Tanishq [that retails exquisite and authentic Gold, Platinum, Silver, Diamond & Gems Jewellery], Nalli Saris, BG's which is a designer fashion Jewellery Store, Sehgal Bros. which is a clothing store, and several other clothing stores. It homes the popular Teksons Bookshop and a Sweet shop cum Restaurant named Bengali Sweet Market Centre that serves a variety of delectable sweets and snacks.
South Extension Part II homes a Resto-bar and Lounge, another branch of Mehrasons Jewellery Store, Venus Steps that retails ladies footwear & accessories and several other Stores, Eating Joints, Street Stalls and Restaurants. It also homes the ’Intercultural Resources’ and donors like ‘ActionAid’.
The South Extension I & II Markets are seen very crowded on Sundays and tapers down through the weekdays. They remain closed on Mondays only.
South Extension encompasses areas such as Defence Colony, Khel Gaon, Netaji Nagar and Sarojini Nagar [which is a popular residential and shopping complex that homes several clothing outlets and is especially famous for the footpath vendors that sell fashionable and very reasonably priced clothing like dresses, T-shirts, Skirts, jackets, Jeans, Tops and so forth].
South Extension is well connected by road and flyovers and offers numerous DTC buses, Auto Rickshaws and Taxis that operate in and around this area to other places of Delhi and are easily available for hire. It is also reachable from the AIIMS Metro Station situated just a few kilometres away and the Nizamuddin Railway Station situated about 6.8 Kms or 17 minutes away. The New Delhi Railway Station is located just 10.5 Kms or 25 minutes away while the Old Station Railway Station is just 16.2 Kms or 38 minutes away. The Sarai Kale Khan ISBT is also approachable via road and is approximately 30 minutes away from the South Extension area.