Lodhi Gardens

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Age Group
0 to 60
Key Attractions
It has various structures like Mohammed Shah's Tomb, Sikander Lodi's Tomb, Athpula Bridge, National Bonsai Park and Sheesh Gumbad and Bara Gumbad.
Visit Duration
2 to 3 Hours
Picnic Venue
Days & Timings
April to September - 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM
October to March- 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Open All Days.
Tickets/Entry Fee
No Entry Fee
Food & Water Facility
- Soft drinks and snacks stalls are available at the entry gate. - Outside Drinks and Eatables Allowed
Restroom Available

Lodi Gardens is a park spread over 90 acres and popular for housing tombs of Sayyid and Lodi dynasty.The site is now protected by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI). The Lodhi Gardens is popular for its mix of ecology and heritage. Serving as a green lung for Delhi, the park is the preferred spot for locals for their daily exercises. The park consists of historical tombs. The tomb of the last Sayyid ruler, Mohammad Shah, is the oldest tomb. It was built in 1444 by Ala-ud-din Shah as a tribute to Mohammed Shah.


Another attraction of the garden is the tomb of Sikander Lodhi built by his son Ibrahim Lodi. Another historical structure in the garden is the Athpula Bridge which was built by Nawab Bahadur in the 16th century during the rule of Emperor Akbar. Beside the tombs and bridge, it also consists of the National Bonsai Park which has a sizeable collection of Bonsais. The park is home to several trees and plants like Chir, Deodar, Chinar, Neem and Eucalyptus, etc. It is also the best place to spot variety of birds like babblers, parakeets, kites and kingfishers. Since 2005, INTACH and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) organize heritage walks for students and general public within the park area. The garden is also a popular venue for festivals and nature related events.

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Lodhi Road,Lodhi Estate, New Delhi DL IN - 110003   Lodhi Road   Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh (Yellow Line)
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  • what do children need - green grass, a few ducks, and squirrels
    Mar 28,2014
    My daughter loves going to Lodhi garden. There is so much space to run around, grassy mounds to climb, flowers to admire, butterflies to chase. What I love about this space is that it is easily accessible, and it has no vehicular traffic. It is one of the few places that can make children happy with... 
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