Sometimes it feels like the sky loves Lodhi Garden more, one of the most favourite tourist spot in Delhi to walk back into the days filled with history. A lot of tourists who often come down to Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb are seen making their way to Lodhi Garden just to fill themselves with peace. This tourist place spread over an area of 90 acres is located in Lutyens’ Delhi and is known for the presence of architectural marvels like Mohammed Shah's Tomb, Shisha Gumbad, Bara Gumbad, and Tomb of Sikandar Lodi. If we look back in time, it is said that Lodhi Gardens was a village which had monuments from the Sayyid and Lodhi Dynasties settled in its surroundings till 1936. In the same year, Lutyens’ came up with the design for the garden and the villagers were relocated for the same. The garden was named Lady Willingdon Park before Indian independence and was later renamed as the Lodhi Gardens. Apart from the lush greenery that pulls in travellers, there is Athpula Bridge built in the 16th century and National Bonsai Park which are some other major attractions of Lodhi Garden.
Lodhi Rd, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
How to Reach?
Lok Kalyan Marg serves as the closest metro station to Lodhi Garden. The metro station comes under the Yellow Line of Delhi Metro and is set some 2km away from the garden.