Like each year, the springtime has come early in the official residence of the President, Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Mughal Gardens are welcoming the public from Feb 6 to March 14, from 10 am to 4 pm.
The Mughal Gardens will open for the public to visit from February 6, 2019 to March 10, 2019.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) January 30, 2019
The President, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the opening of the Gardens and Udyanotsav this year. The Mughal Gardens are spread over a huge area of 15 acres and are inspired by the Mughal Gardens of Jammu & Kashmir. The vast grounds receive a huge footfall each year with people lining up for a chance to walk around the Gardens.
It showcases a huge variety of flora and this year the main attraction would be the tulips that have been cultivated in the gardens and are in full bloom. 70 odd varieties of flowers have also been imported from Japan and the Netherlands. The Gardens are divided into sections including the Rectangular Garden, the Long Garden, the Circular Garden, the Herbal Garden, the Spiritual Garden and the Musical Garden.
Mughal Gardens are open for the public till March 10, 2019. All are invited to visit the annual Udyanotsav at Rashtrapati Bhavan! pic.twitter.com/8L4dv9D8Ue
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) February 6, 2019
Here is all the information you need to know if you plan to visit Mughal Gardens this year –
Dates & Timings
Mughal Gardens are open to visitors from February 6 to March 10 from 10 am to 4 pm. The Gardens will remain closed on Mondays. The is no entry fee levied on visitors.
Along with direct entry, this year onwards the tickets can be booked online on https://rb.nic.in/rbvisit/rbvisit_mughal.aspx
How to Reach
Best way to reach Mughal Gardens will be to take a metro to Central Secretariat. You can easily walk from the metro to gate no 35.
The following items will not be permitted inside the Presidential palace due to security reasons –
Eatables and water bottles, cameras, handbags, radios, transistors, briefcases.