Below is a list of the important Parks and Gardens in Delhi
Parks in Delhi
Situated at close proximity to the Nizamuddin Railway Station Deer Park is an ornithologist's delight. One of the most peaceful yet famous tourist destinations in Delhi the Deer Park was established to serve the purpose for an open green area near the much populated and crowded settlement of this part of New Delhi. Marked with shady palms, well manicured gardens and aqua marine water bodies this park is an ideal destination for evening walks and bird watchers. Apart from the natural beauty abounding this park you can also find numerous spotted deer, attractive peacocks, cute rabbits and guinea pigs and a rich variety of birds in this park in Delhi. Known as an ideal family picnic spot, the Deer Park is a wonderful place to spend your evenings in.
Buddha Jayanti Park
Located at Sardar Patel Marg Buddha Jayanti Park is dedicated to Lord Buddha. An important place from the point of tourism this park was founded on the completion of 2500 years of Buddha's attainment of nirvana. Infested with beautiful trees and some of the rarest species of flowers this park in Delhi is an ideal destination for evening walks and family picnics. Also having immense religious significance because of the Bodhi tree that was brought from Sri Lanka and planted in the park the Buddha Jayanti Park attracts travelers from all parts of the country.
Gardens in Delhi
One of the most popular joggers park the Lodi Garden in New Delhi was established in the 15th-16th century by the Sayyids and Lodis. Located close to the Humayun's tomb this garden in New Delhi is characterized by ponds, paved paths and shady palm trees. One of the most picturesque locations in the city the Lodi garden is also popular amongst couples in the city.
Located in the premises of the Rashtrapati Bhavan the Mughal Garden is one of the most eye catching sights in the city. A perfect precedent of Mughal and Bitish style of architecture this structure encompasses Mughal canals, multi-level terraces and shrubs along with European flowerbeds, lawns and privet hedges. Sprawling over nearly 320 acres of lush green foliage this garden is a hot favorite amongst the tourist who visit the capital city.
Another gem in the crown of the Mughals the Shalimar Garden is located in central Delhi. Full of beautiful and well kept trees and shrubs this garden also speaks volumes about the architectural genius of the Mughals. The garden is also of historical importance as Aurangezeb was crowned here as the emperor of Delhi and India in 1658 as believed by the historians.
If you love flowers and specially roses then the Rose Garden in New Delhi is simply irresistible. Located in Chanakya Puri this garden is ranked among the best in the world. Famous for its magnanimous collection of blossoms, roses and some of the rarest species of flowers this garden in New Delhi is crowded mostly during the winter months.
Last Updated on : 9/05/2013