Lodhi Gardens
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Lovely Lodhi Escape
New Delhi is a bit of a concrete jungle, and the chance to start each morning in the green space that is Lodhi Garden was a welcome way to find balance amid the hustle and bustle. The gardens were built around the tombs of Sayid and Lodhi rulers, and you'll see hints of the architectural style that was later used in the construction of the Taj Mahal. These 90 acres of gardens are situated between Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodi Road. This is the perfect place if you're a jogger to get some running in, while you're in Delhi.
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The Dr. Seuss Tree of Lodhi Gardens
It's March in India and magical beings are growing all around you! So grab your camera bag, put on some walking shoes, and enjoy the parks of New Delhi. I'm sure this tree has a very dignified Latin name and a sonorous Hindi common name, but I think of it as the Dr. Seuss Tree of India. It looks like a thing a book could certainly be written about! Lodhi Gardens, in particular, is stunning in March. It starts to show its coming glory at the end of February and the heat that hits by the end of March starts to wilt the flowers, but in early-mid March, it's everything you could hope for. And it's free. Enjoy! And bring your dog. Dogs on leashes are allowed in this park.
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