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Visit Lodhi Gardens

Spread over an area of 80 acres, Lodhi Gardens is a popular historical park which is visited by tourists and locals alike. It is located between Lodhi Road, Max Muller Marg and Amrita Shergill Marg. Developed during British Period, the park was inaugurated by Lady Willingdon on 9th April in the year 1936. Initially named as Lady Willingdon Park, it was later renamed as Lodhi Gardens due to its historical and architectural importance.

Spread over an area of 80 acres, Lodhi Gardens is a popular historical park which is visited by tourists and locals alike. It is located between Lodhi Road, Max Muller Marg and Amrita Shergill Marg. Developed during British Period, the park was inaugurated by Lady Willingdon on 9th April in the year 1936. Initially named as Lady Willingdon Park, it was later renamed as Lodhi Gardens due to its historical and architectural importance.

The Lodhi Gardens houses the following four monuments:

  • Tomb of Mohammad Shah
  • Big Dome
  • Sheesh Gumbad (Tomb)
  • Tomb of Sikandar Shah
and various gardens like:
  • Rose Garden
  • Bamboo Garden
  • Herbal Garden
Sheesh Gumbad and Bara Gumbad are some of the other historical attractions inside the gardens. Bara Gumbad or the ‘Big Dome’ is the gateway to an attached three domed masjid. Sheesh Gumbad which is situated opposite to the Bara Gumbad, preserves the remains of an unknown family.

Lodhi Gardens boasts of having an excellent collection of trees including Neem, Amaltas, Moulshree, Peepal, Bargad, Kusum, Gulmohar, Ashok, Shahtoot, Silver oak, Magnolia etc. Because of its peaceful ambience and green trees, it has become a hotspot destination for both morning and evening joggers.

Few important pointers for visitors:
  • The gardens are open daily from sunrise to sunset.
  • Entry and photography is free.
  • Nearest metro station is Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium which falls on the Violet Line of the Delhi Metro.

 

Timing

All days of the week 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

PREFFERED BY

History Buffs, Wanderers,Experience Seekers ,Nature Lovers

TIME SPENT

1 to 2 hours

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Heritage
  • Altitude

    239 m
  • STD Code

    011
  • Best Season

    February - April, August – November
  • State/Code

    Delhi/110xxx
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi