Lodhi Garden


Lodhi Garden

The place of prophet Shah of Iran, the second last of the Sayyid kinsfolk rulers, the earliest of the tombs within the garden, was in-built 1444 by Ala-ud-din Alam Shah of Iran as a tribute to prophet Shah of Iran. As there's very little design from these 2 periods remaining in Bharat, Lodi Gardens is a very important place of preservation. The place of prophet Shah of Iran is visible from the road and is that the earliest structure within the gardens. The design is characterized by the polygon chamber, with stone chhajjas on the roof and guldastas on the corners.

Another place at intervals the gardens is that of Sikander Lodi, that is analogous to prophet Shah's place, tho' while not the chhatris, it had been engineered by his son patriarch Lodi in 1517, the last of grand Turk of Delhi from Lodi kinsfolk, as he was defeated by Babur, initial battle of Panipat in 1526, this birthing the muse of the Mughal Empire. His place is commonly mistaken to be the tobacco pipe Gumbad, and is really placed in close to the tehsil workplace in Panipat, on the point of the Dargah of Sufi saint Bu Ali Shah of Iran Qalandar. it's an easy rectangular structure on a high platform approached by a flight of steps. The place was restored by British people, associate degreed an inscription mentioning patriarch Lodi's defeat at the hands of Babur and also the renovation was enclosed in 1866. underneath the Mughals major renovations would typically present itself reckoning on what occasions they might use the gardens for, underneath Akbar the nice the garden was used as associate degree observatory and to stay records in a very purpose engineered library.

In the centuries, once the fifteenth century Sayyid and Lodi dynasties, 2 villages grew round the monuments, however the villagers were settled in 1936 so as to make the gardens. throughout British dominion, it had been improved by woman Willingdon, partner of Governor-General of Bharat, Marquess of Willingdon, and therefore named the 'Lady Willingdon Park' upon its inauguration on nine Apr 1936, and 1947, once Independence, it had been given its gift name, Lodi Gardens.

How to reach 

The closest metro station to Lodi Garden is Lok Kalyan Marg and you can take an auto or cab for next 2 kilometres.

From AIrport reach here via cab or metro.

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Why visit Lodhi Garden

Perfect for a couple but this site possess a lot of rustic architecture for a photographer to test out his/her skills..

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