About Lodhi Gardens

Spread over 90 acres of area in the Lodhi Colony lies the Lodhi Gardens, which is a city park situated in New Delhi, India. Here one will find the tombs of Mohammed Shah and Sikandar Lodhi, Shisha Gumbad and Bara Gumbad. The gardens are situated between Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodhi Road and are a hot spot for morning walks for the Delhites. Couples enjoy strolling in this park as it provides a romantic atmosphere with beautiful flowers growing around and well-maintained surroundings. It is a great picnic spot and can be seen loaded with visitors during the winters especially during occasions like Christmas and New Year. The garden showcases the architectural works of the 15th Century by the Lodhi dynasty. Lodhis ruled parts of northern India and Punjab from 1451 to 1526. The site is taken care of by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). It is a must-visit place to gain a rich experience of the history of India as well as to interact and socialize with the local people.

Must See

  • 80-acre city park
  • Types of plants and animals
  • Tombs of numerous kings
  • Mosques
  • Bridges 

How to reach

By Delhi Metro, alight at Jor Bagh Metro Station and exit from Gate No.2. From the metro station, the Garden is situated at a distance of 1 km and it will take around 5 minutes by foot.

Tips

  • There are some maps and information placards throughout.
  • There are many benches and shady spots to rest.
  • This place is very picturesque. Everywhere you look, you will get some nice pictures.
  • If you want to escape the crowd of Delhi this is a nice relaxing park.
  • The tomb and the building are interesting to see.
  • The park has a variety of animals and plants.
  • The historical buildings are well maintained
  • You can see some interesting birds and wildlife here.
  • There are free public washrooms in the park if you need them.
  • One can see vendors selling balloons, roasted corn, and snacks.
  • Too much to explore, so be prepared to walk.

Visit Time

Monday: - 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: - 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: - 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday: - 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday: - 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: - 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: - 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

(Note:-  Sundays are particularly busy.)

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Entrance Fee

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Time you can spend

3 to 4 hours

 

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Weather

Haze 19.72°C

 

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