Garden of Five Senses in Delhi

garden of five sensesExplore a paradise in disguise, a treat for each of your five senses, in one of the most popular tourist and cultural destinations of Delhi - The Garden of Five Senses. The Garden was inaugurated in February 2003 as a project of the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation. Flying stainless-steel birds kept on slate pillars gives you a warm welcome, urging you to divulge yourself into the beauty of nature. It is a place for various activities, exploration and wandering. It will be an underestimation to refer to it as merely a Garden!

The Garden of Five Senses spreads in 25 acres site near the Mehrauli heritage area. It is an ideal ground for public leisure space as it homes majestic rocks, a variety of flora and is a fine display of nature's sculpture genius. Many commercials, television serials and movies are shot inside the premises of the Garden.
      

Major attractions at the Garden of Five Senses:


  • One will certainly fail at the attempt of not finding a particular color flower at the Color Gardens.Garden of five senses in Delhi
  • The precision and relevance of the objects like solar buses, quiz computer, solar powered bicycles, cars, prototype of solar powered homes placed in the Solar Energy Park are a source of inspiration. Due to its unique design concept, Solar Energy Park earned a place in the Limca Book of Awards in the year 2004.
  • The Court of Specimen plants houses rare varieties like teak, bamboo, arjun, rudraksh, etc.
  • Neel Bagh is a pond of water lilies surrounded by pergolas and  wrapped with climbing plants and hundreds of ceramic bells chiming overhead.
  • There is elaborate use of terracotta pots, sculptures depicting traditional Indian arts, Rajasthani Phad art, structures in stainless steel, stone, etc.
  • Khas Bagh can be referred to as the mini Mughal Garden which comprises of almost two hundred varieties of plants.
  • Music concerts in the amphitheater, exhibition area, expansive plaza and various events like Garden Festival, Food Festival, Dandia Festival, make the place livelier.
  • Nature walk is part of Garden which is designed to refresh all the senses of the visitor. It has many dynamic artwork, sculpture and murals which makes it one of the largest collections of public art in India
  • The Garden also has outlets for food and crafts and a series of terraces facing the food court with seating arrangements, which contains several restaurants and bars.

Quick Facts/ Guide:


Location: Said-ul-Ajaib, Sainik Farm, Mehrauli-Badarpur Border,New Delhi-110030
Timings:
April to September- 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
October to March- 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Open: All days
Entry Fee:
Adults- Rs. 20 per head
Children- Rs. 10 per head (up to 12 years of age)
Senior Citizen- Rs. 10 per head
Handicapped- None
Photography : Allowed
Photography Charges: Nil
Contact : (011) 26534401, 26510519

How to Reach Garden of Five Senses in Delhi


Nearest Metro Station: Saket Metro Station on Yellow Line of Delhi Metro.
Bus Route: One can reach Saket on any of the following buses: 427, 500, 501, 512, 522A, 532, 534, 680 and OMS. From Saket auto rickshaw can be hired to reach the garden. HOHO bus service can also be availed.

One can also book space for party at the Garden by taking permission from the authorities. Click here to fill the online form for booking space at the Garden.

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    Yogesh Chavan from Bangalore 1135 Days ago

    I had enjoyed a lot in this garden when i was in Delhi. There are variety of flower plant in this garden. Some of them are very rare.

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    Anant from Delhi 1374 Days ago

    i live in delhi but i never visit this place, after reading the above article now i will definitely make a plan to visit it. thanks for giving the information.

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    Delhionline.in Expertfrom 1373 Days ago

    Thanks for liking our article, Anant.

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