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Majestic Beauty Of Rashtrapati Bhavan: Mughal Garden, Delhi

The ARK Infrastructure Sep 29, 2019
Mughal Garden is one of the most significant historical gardens in Delhi located inside the Rashtrapati Bhawan Complex. Mughal Gardens has often been portrayed, and deservedly so, as the soul of the Presidential Palace. Its design is inspired from the Mughal Gardens of Jammu & Kashmir, the gardens around the Taj Mahal & miniature paintings of India & Persia.
Mughal Garden is designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in the year 1917 for Lady Harding, the gardens cover a vast area of 13 acres and are a wonderful incorporation of Mughal architecture with that of British style. Its essential features are Mughal style canals trees of various sorts, the wide variety of flowers, grass, birds to fill the garden with song.
Mughal Garden is divided into 3 sections - rectangular also known as Pearl garden, long also known as butterfly gardens and Circular gardens.
Significant use of rectilinear layouts are made within the walled enclosures. Some of the typical features include pools, fountains and canals inside the gardens to reflect the beauties of sky and garden.
The whole Mughal Garden is a place of scenic beauty. You cannot take off your eyes away from its lush greenery. Moreover, the colorful flowers adds up to the pleasure of your eyes.
Mughal Garden has 4 waterways with a lotus-shaped red sandstone made fountain at their intersection

Best Time To Visit Mughal Gardens

The garden only opens for a short period of time during the festival of Udyanotsav between the months of February and March. The time and the dates of which change annually and are announced shortly before the visits commence. One must check timings online before planning visit here.
Mughal Gardens boast of rare and endangered varieties of over 159 floral species including tulips, daffodils, Asiatic lilies, hyacinth, Iscariot etc. One must visit Mughal Gardens once in lifetime to relax yourself amidst the nature's majestic beauty and silence.