Mughal Gardens open now (Photo Credit: Twitter: President Ram Nath Kovind)
It's that time of the year again when the doors of Mughal Gardens are open for the public visits. Inspired by the Mughal style of architecture, the Mughal Garden is one of the must visit places for all the nature lovers in the national capital. The Mughal Gardens are divided into several sections with as many as six gardens- Rectangular Garden, Long Garden, Circular Garden, Herbal Garden, Spiritual Garden, Musical Garden. Spread over 13 acres, the Mughal Gardens were designed by Sir Edwin Lutynes for Lady Harding. This year, Mughal Gardens are opening from February 6 to March 14 from 10 am to 4 pm.
The entry fee of Mughal Gardens is zero (Image Credit: President of India)
In this article, we have mentioned all the important details which will help the tourists to plan their itinerary accordingly.
Are you planning to take metro to reach Mughal Gardens? If yes, then the nearest metro station to reach the Mughal Gardens is Central Secretariat. From here the visitors can get down at Rail Bhawan and walk till gate number 35 of the Mughal Gardens.
Entry fee of Mughal Gardens:
The entry fee of Mughal Gardens is zero. The visitors do not have to pay anything to reach there.
Timings to visit Mughal Gardens:
The visitors can visit any day from 10 am to 4 pm between February 06 and March 14 except for the Mondays.
The Mughal Gardens are divided into several sections with as many as six gardens (Image Credit: President of India)
Things not take along
There will be a number of things that will be restricted at the entry gate due security reasons, such as:
Major attractions of Mughal Gardens
The Mughal Gardens are divided into several sections with as many as six gardens and areas for other activities. Each section is filled variegated colour flowers, which promises an experience of a lifetime for all nature lovers.
Here are some of the instructions that the visitors should keep in mind for a hassle-free tour in the Mughal Gardens:
The whole Mughal Garden is a place of scenic beauty. You cannot take off your eyes away from its lush greenery.
Instructions for visit to Rashtrapati Bhavan:
1. Online Booking: A request for visit to the Rashtrapati Bhavan can be made by online Booking system through a link on the website http://rashtrapatisachivalaya.gov.in/rbtour/
2. The visiting days of Rashtrapati Bhavan are as under:
Circuit 1: Rashtrapati Bhavan Main Building and the Central Lawn will be open on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Circuit 2: The Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex (RBMC) comprising the Clock Tower, the Stables and the Garages will be open on all days except Monday.
Circuit 3: The Mughal Garden and other Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan will be open from December to February on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
3. Entry to Rashtrapati Bhavan for visit is through Gate No. 2(Rajpath), Gate No. 37(via Dalhousie Road-Hukmi Mai Marg) and Gate No. 38 (via Church Road-Brassy Avenue) of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
4. The Indian citizens must note that they must carry valid photo ID Cards.
Foreigners: They should make their request for visit along with photocopies of their passport. On the day of visit, they are required to carry their original passport for identification.
5. Registration charges: Rs. 50 per visitor are introduced w.e.f. 25th July 2016. The registration charges are payable online and will be non-refundable and non-transferable.
6. Visitors below the age of 8 years will be exempted from the payment of registration charges. Visitors individually or in a group of less than 30 persons will be charged Rs. 50 per visitor per visit. Visitors in a group of 30 persons will be charged Rs. 1200 (Rs. 50x30 less 20% discount) per visit. Visitors in a group of more than 30 persons will be charged Rs.1200 plus Rs. 50 per additional visitor.
7. For security reasons, the President’s Secretariat reserves the right to approve / reject the permission to visit Rashtrapati Bhavan.
8. The permission to visit the Rashtrapati Bhavan Tourist Circuits is subject to cancellation, as and when deemed necessary by the President’s Secretariat.
9. The Change of Guard Ceremony is held on every Saturday and Sunday at Rashtrapati Bhavan.