Lodi Garden

Important information

  • Location: Lodhi Rd, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
  • Nearest Metro Station : Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
  • Open : All Days
  • Timings: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Photography Charges: Nil

Lodi Garden is most beautiful and popular parks in New Delhi. It located at between Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodi Road. Lodi Garden area is spread over 90 acres approx and there are situated monument of Mohammed Shah's Tomb, Sikander Lodi's Tomb, Sheesh Gumbad and Bara Gumbad, architectural works of the 15th and 16th century. There are smaller structures belonging to the late-Mughal period as well.

It is very beautiful and peaceful landscaped with the help of grass, flowers and small lakes, and is a hotspot and for morning walks for the Delhi people. Yoga classes are organized every morning in the park for the regular walkers.

The tomb of Mohammed Shah in the garden was built in 1444 by Ala-ud-din Alam Shah as a tribute to Mohammed Shah. At the middle of the garden is the Bara Gumbad and Sheesh Gumbad both built in 1494 during the reign of Sikander Lodi. Another tomb of Sikander Lodi, which is similar to Mohammed Shah's tomb, it was built by his son Ibrahim Lodi in 1517.

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