Parks and Gardens in Delhi
Buddha Jayanti Park
Buddha Jayanti Park, located near Dhaula Kuan, was founded to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of Lord Gautam Buddha’s attainment of nirvana. The park is full of colorful flowers, green grasses and paved pathways. Visitors can take a walk around 5 am to 7 pm while time required for sightseeing is 1 hour. The closest metro station is Central Secretariat.
Deer Park is easily reachable from Hauz Khas Village, Safdarjung Enclave. The lush green lawns and a water body, the place is a perfect nature’s walk for its visitors. A rich variety of birds, deer and peacocks can also be found. Take out 45 minutes on any given day and take a good walk around.
Named after India’s first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, Nehru park is located in the swankiest locality of our city. Closest to Chanakyapuri Diplomatic Enclave the park covers more than 80 acres. In the morning, the musical concert ‘Morning Ragas’, a musical concerts and art events are organized every Sunday. This place also serves as a spot for stately dinners, yoga and meditation, snack bar and a lot more. The nearest metro station is Central Secretariat, so do come to walk around and appreciate nature.
Lodi Garden, located on the main Lodi Road, is intricately landscaped and laid out with fountains, small water bodies and a jogging track. A fine selection of bonsais is spread out at the National Bonsai Park inside Lodi Garden. A popular picnic spot and housing some ancient monuments belonging to the Lodi period, this place is a must visit.
National Zoological Park
National Zoological Park, closest to the Khan Market metro station one can easily reach one of the finest zoos in Asia. Extending over a massive area, this place is a natural habitat for more than 2000 animals and bird species. One can visit this place on all days except Fridays between 9 am to 4:30 pm.
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