Mughal Gardens

Open Time : 12 February to !6 March (

Entry : paid

Address : Mughal Garden, Mughal Gardens Marg, Rashtrapati Bhawan, President's Estate, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Why to visit Mughal Gardens

The Mughal Gardens are a part of the Rashtrapati Bhawan Complex and are referred to as the "soul" of the Presidential Palace. Sir Edwin Lutyens created it in 1917 for Lady Harding.

It is built on a 13-acre plot of land and blends British and Mughal architectural styles. One of the city's most beautiful, well-landscaped, and well-designed gardens is the Mughal Garden. It is a circular garden decorated with canals, terraces, and fountains in the Mughal style.

The garden is divided into three sections: a circular garden, a long garden, and a rectangular garden. The main garden, named after the water gardens, is rectangular in shape.

It includes four canals with fountains made of red sandstone in the form of lotuses that may reach heights of 12 feet. The centre of each channel includes a wooden tray filled with grains for the birds to eat.

Highlights of the Mughal Gardens:

  • Numerous thousands of tulip bulbs in various colour variants are imported from as far away as the Netherlands.
  • The in-house gardeners and design professionals demonstrate their talent and ingenuity with flower carpets in a variety of brilliant colours in the Central Lawn.
  • The festival's water fountains flawlessly synchronise their beats to the music, which is predominantly Vandemataram.
  • To lessen air pollutants, fresh air purifying plants have recently been planted.
  • There is a unique little cactus nook on show. an exhibition of produce grown organically on the President's Estate.

FAQ on Mughal Gardens

Can I use my phone in the Mughal Garden?

Although cameras are prohibited, mobile devices are permitted. Despite it being against the law to take photos, you can still witness visitors using their phones to do so.

Are foods permitted in the Mughal Garden?

No, sitting in gardens is not permitted. Since it would already be extremely congested, food cannot be brought inside.

When does the Mughal Garden open to the public?

The Mughal Garden only welcomes visitors once a year. Only in the spring, when flowers are in full bloom, does the Mughal Garden open to the public. Mughal Garden will be accessible in 2022 from 12 February to 16 March.

What restaurants are near Mughal Garden?

Restaurants near Mughal Garden: (0.24 km) Golas (0.35 km) Mc Donald's (0.35 km) Ginza

What hotels are near Mughal Garden?

Hotels near Mughal Garden: (0.13 km) Homestay AC Dormitory (1.75 km) The Imperial New Delhi (1.53 km) Shangri-La Eros New Delhi

Special Tip

Every year, from February to March, Udyanotsav, a month-long celebration, is celebrated in the Mughal Gardens. Water bottles, briefcases, handbags or women' purses, cameras, radios or transistors, umbrellas, food, etc. should not be brought by visitors.

By Sparsh Kapoor

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