Lodhi garden is located beside India International Center which is just 3 kilometers away from Humayun's Tomb. It is one of the historical gardens in Delhi. Lodhi garden houses the tombs of Sayyid and Lodhi rulers. A favorite picnic spot and joy for morning walkers with lots of greenery and trees. Access from Lodi Road. It's near Khan Market.
Lodhi Garden was once known as 'Lady Willingdon Park', but was renamed after India gained independence from the British. The contrast of sombre mausoleums against the lush greenery of the gardens makes it a favourite among tourists and locals alike. Along with being an architectural site, and it has also become a hub of morning and evening exercise routine for people living nearby. The soothing greenery of this place is a sight to sore eyes, and you can enjoy a quaint picnic here as well. The ambience and sunset here combined with the view of intricate historic edifices are worth cherishing.
Evening hours and the months of October - March is the best time to visit this destination.
Lodhi Rd, New Delhi 110002, India
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Open and Closing Time
Visiting Hours - 6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Indian Visitor: No Fee
Foreign Visitor: No Fee
Near By Attraction
Tomb of Muhammad Shah
Hazrat Nizamuddin (The Shrine of Nizamuddin
Hotels available nearby Lodhi Garden
Distance between New Delhi Railway Station and Lodhi Garden is 5.6 miles or 4.9 nautical miles
Distance between Anand Vihar Bus Stand and Lodhi Road is 32 km or 19.9 miles or 17.3 nautical miles
Distance between New Delhi Metro Station and Lodhi Garden is 0 miles or 0 nautical miles
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Interesting facts about Lodhi Garden
Lodhi Gardens boasts of having an excellent collection of trees including Neem, Amaltas, Moulshree, Peepal, Bargad, Kusum, Gulmohar, and Ashok, Shahtoot, Silver oak, Magnolia etc. Because of its peaceful ambience and green trees. Also it has become a hotspot destination for both morning and evening joggers.
Before the independence of India, the Lodhi Garden was called the ‘Lady Willingdon Park’.
There are a number of tombs inside the premises of the Lodhi garden including the tombs of Sikander Lodi, Bara Gumbad, Shisha Gumbad and also Mohammed Shah.
The construction of this garden had supposedly taken place during the 15th or 16th centuries by the Lodhi rulers during their reign. In the year 1968, the place was modified to give it the present-day look
Many schools and colleges organize historical visits to this garden.