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Lodi Garden in New Delhi is one of the most famous gardens in Delhi. Read more about the Lodi Gardens.

Lodi Garden

Location Lodi Road, near Safdarjung tomb
Attractions Beautifully landscaped lawns, Birds, Muhammad Shah's Tomb, Bara Gumbad, Sheesh Gumbad, Sikandar Lodi's Tomb and Athpula
Previously Known As Lady Willington Park
Timings Open on all days
Best Time to Visit February and March

Lodi Garden DelhiLodi Garden of Delhi is situated on the Lodi road, near the famous Safdarjung Tomb. Earlier known as Lady Willington Park, the Lodi garden boasts of splendidly landscaped lawns. Small water bodies, fountains, a jogging track, etc, are the main features of this garden. Lodi Garden at Delhi was re-landscaped by JA Stein and Garrett Eckbo in 1968. Numerous trees are planted inside the garden, which also consists of a special Rose Garden and a Green House. Lodi Garden is also a bird watcher's paradise where one can see exotic birds like babblers, parakeets, mynahs, hornbills, kingfishers, etc

A popular picnic spot, the Lodi garden is also the venue of yoga classes that are held every morning. The major attractions of the Lodi Garden of Delhi are:

Muhammad Shah's Tomb
The tomb of Muhammad Shah, third ruler of the Sayyid dynasty, is situated in the southwestern part of the garden. An octagonal tomb, it consists of 8 graves, with the middle one believed to be of Muhammad Shah. The central chamber is surrounded by a verandah and has three arched openings on each side, lined with stone lintels (chhajjas).

Bara Gumbad
Bara Gumbad, situated on the western side of the garden, is a square tomb crowned by a large dome and adorned with facades and turrets. As per the records, the inside of the tomb once boasted of amazing stuccowork and paintings.

Sheesh Gumbad
The Sheesh Gumbad is also known as "the glazed dome" as once its dome was adorned with stunning blue tiles, now visible only in traces. Even the inside of the tomb was once decorated with incised plasterwork of floral designs and Quranic inscriptions.

Sikandar Lodi's Tomb
An octagonal tomb, it is situated in the northwestern corner of Lodi Gardens. The central chamber of the tomb has three arched openings on each side, with sloping buttresses at the corner. Enclosed within a square garden, it has a wall-mosque on the west.

Athpula (Ath meaning eight and Pula meaning piers) is a stone bridge with eight piers and seven arches. It is built over a small waterway running through the garden.

National Bonsai Park
It boasts of an excellent selection of bonsais.

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