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Buddha Jayanti Park Delhi

Picnic Spots in Delhi - Saturday, July 31, 2010 7:14:03 AM

Delhi tourists find the Buddha Garden or the Buddha Jayanti Park is one of the numerous newly laid gardens of Delhi. It is situated amidst dense forest of the Southern ridge and covers a significant area of the ridge. Shows sprawling lush green garden has been beautifully decorated with manicured lawns, streams, sloping terrain and mammoth trees. The Buddha garden is relatively new and has a sense of freshness in every corner. Buddha Jayanti Park was laid to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of Lord Buddha Nirvana.

This park has special place in Indian religious tradition because a sapling of the Bodhi Tree was brought from Sri Lanka and planted here. Sentiments are attached with this sapling because it is from the same Bodhi tree under which Lord Buddha got enlightenment at Bodh Gaya in Bihar. Later in 261BC, Kunal, the son of emperor Ashoka, took a sapling from that tree and planted it in Sri-Lanka.
Visitors find some unique features at this park as it also arranges Buddhism discourse classes on regular basis that are very popular among the foreigners. Game facility is available for children here but pets are strict not allowed. The sprawling lush green Buddha Garden in Delhi has been beautifully decorated with manicured lawns, streams, sloping terrain and gargantuan trees. The Buddha garden is fairly new and has a sagacity of freshness in its every corner. Young courting couples who can be seen getting cozy in every possible corner of the garden admire the Buddha Jayanti Park in Delhi.
Besides all these West of Rajpath, the Buddha Jayanti Smarak Park lies in one of the prime areas of the capital and is quite popular with the residents of Delhi. It is full of colorful flowers, green grasses and paved pathways. Though people of all ages visit the park, a majority of visitors are young couples.

Location: New Delhi, near ridge road, Dhaula Kuan.

How to Reach: Tourists can take either local bus from any corner of the city or auto or cab or disembark at Rajeev Chowk Metro station.

Timing: Anytime, weeklong, preferably during the spring season from 5.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. & open on all days.

How to Reach: Tourists can either take local buses from various points within the city to reach the park, or they can hire auto-rickshaws and taxis or take the metro.

Nearest Railway Station: New Delhi Railway Station.

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk .

Nearest International Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Nearby Tourist Attractions:
Some famous tourists attractions are: Talkatora Gardens, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and Hanuman Mandir.

Nearby Places to Eat
After visiting you have good option to go for food at various points like: Hotel Le Meridien, Imperial Hotel, Hotel Inter-Continental, Parikrama Revolving restaurant, Gaylord, El Rodeo, Bercos, Zen restaurant, Delhi Darbar, Nizam's Kathi Kebabs and Standard Restaurant.

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