Lodhi Rd, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
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Lodi Gardens is a real heaven of calmness and peace from the hassle and crowed buzz of Delhi. It is very gorgeous and hub to a wide variety of florae. It derives its name from the point it was put down in the year 1936 around 4 monuments that was constructed during the Lodi dynasty, Delhi’s last Sultanate.
In the centuries, after the 15th century Sayyid and Lodi empires, two villages established surrounded around the building, however, in the year in 1936, the villagers were moved in order to construct the Lodi gardens. Formerly called as the Lady Willingdon Park, it was renamed Lodi Garden after Independence of India in the year 1947. It is now completely by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the dynasty was overpowered by Babur at the fight of Panipat and as a result was taking place the Mughal rule in India. The Lodi memorial add to the tranquility of the atmosphere of the gardens.
Architectural uniqueness of the tomb:
The gardens are home to one of Delhi’s primary octagonal burial chamber with walls and it is believed that walls was collapse somewhere in past or the lack of money during its construction. The tomb is charmingly surrounded by majestic palms, like a gorgeous necklet, and has a gallery surrounded around it with 3 arched introducing on each of the 8 sides.
It is very well maintained and till now have some ancient monuments which added more attraction for the travelers, especially those who come from foreign countries. Almost all hotels of the city offer travel packages to the Lodi Gardens.
Lodhi gardens in Delhi was renovated in 1986 by JA Stein and Garrett Eckbo and now its look completely stunning and elegant. On their Lodi Gardens trips visitors never forget to visit the tombs of Muhammad Shah, the 3rd leader of Sayyid dynasty and Sikandar Lodhi.
The Lodi garden are located nearby popular Khan Market and also traditional Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodhi Road and at present it is a hotspot for walking for the Delhi citizens.
Once you enter here, you get to feel the Indian tradition in its appearance only. At present, it serves as one of the biggest and crowded jogger's hotspot in the city. You can see variety of people early in the morning at the garden- some walkers, joggers while some fitness curiosities practicing yoga, meditation and aerobics, in the middle of the splendid green surroundings.