National Rose Garden
The National Rose Garden at Chanakya Puri in Delhi is an exclusive garden for roses. The garden is famous for the large variety of roses from all over the world. At the Delhi Rose Graden you can see some of the rarest of rare and imported varieties of roses.
The universally and eternally favorite Rose has been immortalized time and again by poets, painters, architects (the Mughal and Rajput frescos and tiles) in India and all over the world. The National Rose Garden in Delhi is an exclusive garden for roses. The stunning variety of roses procured from all around the world that can be seen at this park is sure to make you feel like a royal guest to the Mughals roaming about the palace garden. The fast facts on National Rose Garden Delhi are listed below.
National Rose Garden Fast Facts
Location: the National Rose Garden is located at Chanakya Puri in Delhi close to the Jamuna River and the Vijay Ghat, the Shanti Vana and the Raj Ghat.
Fast facts- Best Time to Visit the Rose Garden
The best time to visit the Rose Garden is between December and January. This is the time when you can see the flower beds set ablaze with the shamelessly beautiful roses.
Fast facts- How to Reach the National Rose Garden
The National Rose Garden is located pretty much at the heart of Delhi and well connected. You can reach the garden by hired auto or by bus.
The National Rose Garden in Delhi is famous for the rare assortment of roses that grow here. At this park you can find roses from all over the world, blazing in their mind blowing beauty. The nearby tourist attractions to the National Rose Garden are various. In fact most of the parks and gardens in Delhi are nestled close to each other, the National Rose Garden one of them. The Rose Garden is strategically located in the close vicinity of few of the major New Delhi Tourist Attractions.
Nearby Tourist Attraction- National Rose Garden
- Shanti Vana- Lying close to the Raj Ghat, the Shanti Vana (literally, translated from Hindi as the forest of peace is the place where India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was cremated. The area is now a beautiful park adorned by trees planted by visiting dignitaries and heads of state.
- Raj Ghat- On the banks of the River Yamuna, is the Raj Ghat-the last resting place of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. It has become an essential point of call for all visiting dignitaries. Two museums dedicated to Gandhi are situated nearby
- Red Fort- One of the most spectacular pieces of Mughal Architecture is the Lal Quila or the Red Fort, built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648. The Red Fort has walls extending up to 2 km in length with the height varying from 18 metre on the river side to 33 metre on the city side. This is one of the major nearby tourist attractions to National Rose Garden in Chanakya Puri Delhi.
- Chandni Chowk- the Chandni Chowk is a fascinating market planned to shine under the light of the moon. The Mughal Emperor Shahjahan planned Chandni Chowk so that his daughter could shop here for everything that she wanted.
- Vijay Ghat- Just near the small artificial lake extreme north of landscaped gardens is Vijay Ghat, the place where India's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri was cremated in 1966.
Other Parks and Gardens in Delhi
- Japanese Garden, Rohini
- Mughal Garden
- Buddha Jayanti Park
- Talkatora Garden
- Garden of Five Senses