Lodhi garden houses the tombs of Sayyid and Lodhi rulers located at central Delhi main Lodi Road, about a one kilometer east of Safdarjang’s tomb and just 3 kilometers away from Humayun’s Tomb. Earlier known as Lady Willington Park the Lodi Garden of Delhi is famous for its flowers, trees, birds and sloping lawns but before the garden there were the tombs. The star attractions of Lodi garden are 15th-century Bara Gumbad tomb and mosque also the tombs of Mohammed Shah and Sikander Lodi.
Fact About Lodhi Gardens of Delhi
Address: Main Lodi Road, Beside India International Centre, New Delhi
Earlier known as: Lady Willington Park
Location: South Delhi Indian capital city Delhi
Phone Number: +91-11-24640079
Area Spread: 90 acres
Main Attraction: Tombs and Garden
Significant: 15th century old tombs
Construction In: 1444 to 1517
Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh (on the Yellow Line) and Khan Market (on the Violet Line)
Nearest Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport 11 km away from Lodi Garden
Nearest Railway: New Delhi Railway Station 5 km away from Lodi Garden
Nearest Bus Stop: Lodhi Garden is easy to reach from any corner of the city by DTC bus
Lodhi Gardens of Delhi was built by Sayyids (1414-1451) and Lodhis (1451-1526) who once ruled the Delhi. The Bara Gumbad and the attached mosque were built-in 1494 by during the reign of Sikander Lodi. At the Lodhi Gardens of Delhi there are the four main attractions tomb of mohammad shah, big dome, sheesh gumbad and tomb of sikandar shah and also various gardens like rose garden, bamboo garden and herbal garden.
Entry Fee and Timing For Lodhi Gardens Delhi
Open Days: Open All Days
Visiting Hours: 1 to 2 hours
Timing: 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Entry Fee: Free
Photography and Videography: Allowed
Photography Charges: Free
The interior of the tomb was also decorated with incised plaster work containing floral designs and Quranic inscriptions. Lodi Gardens are one of the pleasantest green spaces in Delhi. The garden is laid out around the beautiful tombs of the Lodi Sultans who ruled North India in the 15th century. The Lodi Garden are a popular picnic spot in winter and the park can get very crowded during winter afternoons.