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Lodhi Garden

This tranquil garden offers a relaxing change from the crowded city, with bridges, waterways, flower beds, tombs and medieval monuments to explore.

Lodhi Garden is in the middle of bustling New Delhi and offers tranquility amid the noise and pace of the city. It’s a popular picnic spot for locals, and a favourite setting for morning walks or jogs. This large green oasis in New Delhi was established in the 15th and 16th centuries by the Sayyid and Lodhi dynasties.

Relax under the trees and listen to the many birds that have made their homes in the garden. There are information labels on some of the native plants so that visitors can learn about Indian flora.

Stroll around the grounds and take in the different architectural styles that coexist in the carefully kept garden. There are medieval monuments and a large rubble-construct dome surrounding a central courtyard. There are also a number of mausoleums, including the tomb of Muhammad Shah, who was the last ruler of the Sayyid dynasty.

Another interesting structure is Athpula Bridge, an architectural wonder that rests on eight piers and forms seven arches over a calm waterway.

The National Bonsai Park is part of the garden. It houses a collection of miniature trees and plants, which some locals say look best at sunset under soft light.

An hour or two is plenty of time to wander through Lodhi Garden and see the famous architecture. On a warm day, it is easy to spend several hours, or even a whole day basking in the sun on the green lawns.

The garden is close to the Khan Market, so there are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. It’s easy to get to the gardens from anywhere in the city. Buses stop at the Lodhi Road Crossing, which is less than 5 minutes’ walk from the garden, and there is a metro train station 20 minutes’ walk away.


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The Claridges New Delhi

The Claridges New Delhi

12 Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road, (Formerly known as Aurangzeb Road), New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
    5.0 out of 5.0
     
     

    This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Khan Market and Lodhi Garden. India Gate and India Habitat Centre ...

    The Claridges New DelhiAU$125

    Lutyens Bungalow

    Lutyens Bungalow

    Prithviraj Road ,39, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
      2.5 out of 5.0
       
       

      Situated in New Delhi, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Khan Market, India Gate, and Lodhi Garden. India Habitat Centre and Kasturba Gandhi Marg are also ...

      Hotel Royal Grand

      Hotel Royal Grand

      29/11, Near Pooja Park, Block-2, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi
         
         

        Situated in New Delhi, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of India Habitat Centre and Lodhi Garden. India Gate and Nizamuddin Dargah are also within 3 miles ...

        The Taj Mahal Hotel

        The Taj Mahal Hotel

        Number One Mansingh Road, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
          5.0 out of 5.0
           
           

          This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Rajpath, India Gate and Kasturba Gandhi Marg. Lodhi Garden ...

          The Taj Mahal HotelAU$186

          Ahuja Residency Golf Links

          Ahuja Residency Golf Links

          193, Golf Links, New Delhi, New Delhi
            3.0 out of 5.0
             
             

            Located in the heart of New Delhi, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Khan Market, India Habitat Centre and Nizamuddin Dargah. India Gate and Lodhi Garden ...

            Ahuja Residency Golf LinksAU$156

            Ambassador New Delhi

            Ambassador New Delhi

            Sujan Singh Park, Subramania Bharti Marg, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
              5.0 out of 5.0
               
               

              This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Khan Market, India Gate and Kasturba Gandhi Marg. India Habitat ...

              Ambassador New DelhiAU$143

              The Lodhi - A member of The Leading Hotels Of The World

              The Lodhi - A member of The Leading Hotels Of The World

              Lodhi Road, New Delhi, Delhi N.C.R
                5.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 

                Located in the heart of New Delhi, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nizamuddin Dargah and Delhi Golf Club. Humayun's Tomb and India Habitat Centre ...

                The Lodhi - A member of The Leading Hotels Of The WorldAU$334

                The Oberoi, New Delhi

                The Oberoi, New Delhi

                Dr. Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi, Delhi
                  5.0 out of 5.0
                   
                   

                  Located in the heart of New Delhi, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Humayun's Tomb, Nizamuddin Dargah and India Habitat Centre. India Gate and Lodhi ...

                  The Oberoi, New DelhiAU$283

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