- January 2, 2018
New Delhi is a metropolitan city filled with bustling crowds and towering buildings. Besides the usual tourist attractions of Delhi – India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, North and South Block – which are stunning examples of British architecture, you can also visit the various gardens that provide a comprehensive and entertaining insight into the lives of Delhites.
Garden of five senses
The Garden of Five Senses is not just a park, it is a space with a variety of activities, inviting public interaction and exploration.The twenty-acre site, located at Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area in New Delhi, is spectacular. Majestic rocks stand silhouetted against the sky, others lie strewn upon the ground in a casual yet alluring display of nature’s sculptural genius. It was the ideal ground on which to realize the concept of a public leisure space that would awaken a sensory response and thereby a sensitivity to the environment.
Lodi Gardens is a park with great historical significance. Protected under the Archaeological Survey of India, it features the architectural work of the 15th century Aghan dynasty, the Lodi dynasty, who built the tomb of Mohammed Shah, Sheesh Gumbad, Bara Gumbad and Sikander Lodi in the park itself. A favourite picnic spot and a joy for morning walkers with lots of greenery and trees. Access from Lodi Road. It’s near Khan Market.
The Japanese Park is a favourite picnic spot of all Delhites. Abundant greenery, clean walking paths and lakes with colorful boats make Japanese Park an acclaimed picnic spot of Delhi. The park does not only engross the adults, but children too can indulge in gaming zones, play ground or a jet-plane replica installed in the park. Japanese Park is surrounded by several malls and amusement parks as well. So, you have a huge variety for shopping and eating. A spectacular view of sunrises and sunsets can also be viewed from the park.
National Rose Garden
Surrounded throughout with roses, the National Rose Garden is solely dedicated to the symbol of love that has turned lovers into poets and painters into artists – roses. The park exhibits the most beautiful varieties of roses that been sourced from all over the world. Located in the heart of New Delhi it the most frequently visited park in the city. The stunning fields of roses spread out over acres, the intensity of their blush depending on the rising or the setting of the sun.
A paradise for morning walkers, has picnic huts, and is approachable from Hauz Khas Village. It is near Delhi Lawn Tennis Association. It is divided into sections: the Hauz Khas art, the fountain, picnic spots, the duck park, the rabbit and deer fields, and the old, Mughal-era monuments. As the name suggests, the park has numerous deer that roam freely about; it is also famously called the because of the fresh air that the mini forest provides.