Delhi is also famous for it's greenery and there are many beautiful parks and gardens where you can spend time with family and friends. Few popular parks and gardens are mentioned below :-
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This park is located in the posh colony named Chanakyapuri which is a home of most of the embassies and their staff. It doesn't have any monument, tomb etc. unlike Lodhi Garden.
Venue Info : Map | Nearest Metro Station - 'Race Course(Yellow Line)'
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This park is located in Hauz Khas Village which is another popular area for tourists. The park hosts deer and rabbits in an enclosure which offers an amusing experience for kids and adults alike. It also has a multicuisine Park Balluchi Restaurant in it's premises which is a great place to have lunch / dinner with the family and friends.
Venue Info : Map | Nearest Metro Station - 'Green Park(Yellow Line)'
It's a popular amusement park located near India Gate.
Venue Info : Map | Nearest Metro Station - 'Khan Market(Violet Line)'
This is a huge park with tombs unlike Nehru Park. It's a great place to spend time with your family, friends and lover. Many species of birds can also be spotted here which makes it a wonderful place for bird lovers too. It also houses Lodi – The Garden Restaurant which is buzzing place for food lovers in that part of the city.
Venue Info : Map | Nearest Metro Station - 'Jor Bagh(Yellow Line)'
India Gate Lawns
Evening / Night life is very alive and kicking at India Gate. The place is full of cars, scooters, motorcycles parked around. You will see people of all ages with their families and friends just having a good time chatting, walking, sitting, eating, boat riding, playing with balls, Frisbees, playing cards...in short, just chilling out.
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Mughal Garden ( Opens for few weeks in February and March )
This garden is located in the premises of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India. It has 250 types of roses which makes it the best rose garden in the world. The evergreen fragrant shrubs and creepers which are planted along the terrace wall are Raat ki Rani, Mogra, Motiy, Juhi, Bignenia Vanista ( Golden Showers ), Gardenia, Rhyncospermum, Petrea, Harshringar, Bougainvillea, Adenocalymma( Garlic Creeper ), Hedera Helix, Climbing Roses, Tecoma Grandiflora, The Rangoon Creeper. There are six lotus shaped fountains rises upto 12 feets. This garden has lot more to offer, click here for more details about Mughal Garden
Map : Mughal Garden at Google Maps | Central Sectt. Metro Station ( Yellow Line & Violet Line )
Swarna Jayanti Park
This park is located in Rohini and spreak over 250 acres. It offers many recreational facilities like boating, eating joints, amusements for kids, jogging tracks etc.
Map : Swarna Jayanti Park at Google Maps
Garden of Five Senses
Garden of The Five Senses is a 20 acre site inaugurated in the year 2003 and located in Said-Ul-Azaib village which is near Mehrauli Heritage Area. This is a lush green garden developed by Delhi Tourism Transportation Development Corporation.
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This 3 Kms long Park is located on the outer Ring Road at the intersection of National Highway 24. It's a new park which has become popular in a very short time.
Map : Indraprastha Park at Google Maps
Yamuna Biodiversity Park
This park is spread over an area of approximately 457 acres near Wazirabad village on the flat alluvial plains of the Yamuna.
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Map : Yamuna Biodiversity Park at Google Maps
National Zoological Park (NZP)
It is spread over 240 acres of land. There are more than thousand creatures and around 200 species at this zoo. The animals here are from different parts of the world.
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Central Park CP
This park is located in Connaught Place and Metro Station is underneath it. It's filled with working people from CP and nearby areas other than huge number of shoppers and tourists.
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Buddha Jayanti Park
Buddha Jayanti Park was created on the occasion of 2500th anniversary of Gautama the Buddha and Buddha Jayanti is celebrated here in the month of may every year.
Map : Buddha Jayanti Park at Google Maps
Note : There are more good parks including Parks in many localities and Universities like JNU, Delhi University, IIT etc. also have lush green parks.
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