The beautiful and iconic Mughal Garden at the heart of the President’s Estate would open this week. The garden would be open for the general public visits from 5th February that is Wednesday.
Each year the Mughal gardens are thrown open for the general public since the early 2000s. This time it would remain open till 8th March. From February 5th to March 8th each day (except on Mondays which are maintenance days) the general public entries would be open between 10 am to 4 pm.
An extra day that is 11th March is kept reserved for farmers, differently-abled persons, defense, paramilitary forces, and Delhi police personnel. As per the tradition, President Kovind will open the annual “Udyanotsav” of Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 4.
This year around 10,000 Tulips specially cultivated in Mughal Gardens are expected to bloom in phases during February. This would be a major attraction for tourists who come from India and abroad.
Mughal Gardens are divided into several sections with as many as six gardens and areas for other activities. The six gardens comprising the Mughal gardens are: Rectangular Garden, Long Garden, Circular Garden, Herbal Garden, Spiritual Garden, Musical Garden.
Here are some more details for the visitors:
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat on Violet Line
Entry Fee: Nil
Timings: 10 am to 4 pm
Booking of Tickets: Online at Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Website