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Gardens & Parks

Lodhi Gardens
The old Lady Willington park now known as Lodhi gardens is dotted with monuments of Sayyid and Lodhi periods which include tombs, mosques and bridges. The gardens are popular for morning walks. Lodhi gardens is a meeting point for fitness freaks and their highly pedigreed dogs, picnic lovers who enjoy with their family and friends. It contains architectural works of the Lodhis, a Muslim dynasty which ruled much of Northern India during the 16th century. The gardens are situated between Khan Market and Safdarjang's Tomb on Lodhi Road. The manicured lawns was added in 1936 by Lady Willington and even today they are well maintained.

Shalimar Bagh
Lying on the fringes of the city of Delhi, the Shalimar Garden, is one of the most popular and important Moghul gardens in the city. The Shalimar Bagh was once the first-night staging post for the Moghuls on their way to Kashmir and Lahore. It saw the crowning of Aurangzeb as the emperor in 1658. The beautiful central pavilion at Shalimar Bagh, the Shish Mahal, was built by Shah Jahan. Although it is in a fairly dilapidated state today, some of the original painted flower decoration has survived and the place has lots of atmosphere.

Mughal garden
Located inside the Rashtrapati Bhavan compound Mughal gardens is one of the must see sights of Delhi and offers a perfect blend of Mughal and British style architecture. Set over nearly 320 acres of lush green foliage this garden is open for public between February and March only.

Deer Park
At close proximity to Hauz Khas village the Deer park is marked with shady trees, manicured gardens and have a good population of spotted deers. It is a haven for morning and evening walkers.

Nehru park
Nehru park is a large park in the Chanakyapuri area. Named after the country's first prime minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru the park is spread over 80 scres in the heart of the city. Apart from being  a leading green area, it is the venue for many musical concerts and art galleries.