Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Mughal Gardens will open for public from February 12 to March 19 this year, between 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. The Mughal Gardens Udyanotsav is a month long festival celebrated every year, and people can also visit the Spiritual Garden, Herbal Garden, Bonsai Garden and Musical Garden as a part of the festival. The main attractions of this year’s Udyanotsav are tulips and primulas. They are planted in phases and have been blooming since the second week of January. About 12,000 tulips will blossom in phases, up to March 10.
Entry and exit for the general public will be from gate number 35 of the President’s Estate. On March 20, the Mughal Gardens will be open exclusively to farmers, differently abled persons, defence, para-military forces and Delhi Police personnel. Additionally, the Tactile Garden will be open for visually-impaired people on March 20 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The gardens will remain closed on Mondays for maintenance.
The Mughal Gardens are a group of beautiful gardens built by the Mughals in Islamic style of architectures. The dominant colour scheme of this year’s ornamental flowers is various shades of yellow, red and orange.