Mughal Gardens, Delhi – Date, Time & History

Mughal Garden is the most beautiful garden in Delhi, It is spread in 13-15 acres of area and is located in President estate, Delhi. The Mughal Garden opens for the general public from February to March every year.

Details of Mughal Gardens 2020 – Date, Time and Tickets:

In 2020 Mughal Gardens is open for everyone from 5 Feb to 8 March. Entry in Mughal Gardens is free for all. It’s Closed on Mondays. Timings of Mughal Gardens, Delhi is 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. And the nearest metro station to Mughal Garden is Central Secretariat.

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The exact address of the Mughal garden is Gate Number 35, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Near North Avenue, New Delhi 110004.

You can do prior registration for Mughal Gardens from here: https://rashtrapatisachivalaya.gov.in/

Note: Mobile Phones are allowed in Mughal Gardens.

History:

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Mughal Garden, Delhi was built by Sir Edward Lutyens and William Mustoe, they brought the Mughal style and english flower garden style together. It took them 10 years to finish the complete design of the garden, they finished it in 1917 but the plantation was done in 1928-1929. Sir Edward Lutyens took the inspiration from the Mughal Gardens located in Jammu and Kashmir and gardens surrounding the Taj Mahal.

Architecture and Beauty:

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The Mughal Gardens of Delhi is divided into 6 sections: Long Garden, Circular Garden, Rectangular Garden, Musical Garden, Herbal Garden, Spiritual Garden

1. Over 159 varieties of roses
The Roses are named after famous places like Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, Oklahoma (also called black rose) and many more. The roses are also named after famous peoples across the globe like: Mother Teresa, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Mr. Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Queen Elizabeth and many more. There are Roses that are named after Arjun and Bhim, from the Mahabharata. There are many other flowers which are named after famous sportspeople, like David Beckham, Tiger Woods and etc.

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2. Over 60 types of Bougainvilleas and Over 70 types of seasonal flowers.

3. Over 50 types of trees, shrubs and vines.

4. Grass that cover the Mughal Garden is from Kolkata, the grass is called doob.

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5. It has a total of 4 water channels, with 2 channels running from East to West and the other two from North to South. These channels divide the garden into a grid of square.

6. There is a total of 6 Lotus shaped fountains on the crossings of the channels.

7. There 10,000 Tulip which are imported from the Netherlands in eight different colors.

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