Monday, May 25, 2015

The garden of five senses...

HOW TO REACH HERE: By metro- Get down at Saket metro station
By road: The garden is situated in Said-Ul-Azaib village at Mehrauli-Badarpur Road

April to September: 9 AM to 7 PM 
October to March: 9 AM to 6 PM

HISTORY: The Garden of Five Senses is a park spread over 20 acres, in Saidul Ajaib village, opposite Saket, near the Mehrauli heritage area in Delhi, India. Designed by Delhi architect, Pradeep Sachdeva, the park was developed by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTDC), Government of Delhi at a cost of Rs 10.5 crore (150,000,000 rupees), over a period of three years and opened in February 2003. 

The Garden of five senses is a breadth taking and enamoring experience. It is not just a park - it is celebration of aesthetic expression and appreciation, a seamless dialogue between the creations of the man and nature that invites interaction and exploration. It is an ideal ground to realize the twin objectives of the need for a public leisure space as well as awakening of human sensitivity to the environment.

Visitors are encouraged to touch the rocks and displays, the fragrance of the flower for the nose, beds stimulates the olfactory senses, the landscaping appeals to the eyes - the sight, the ceramic bells and the water falls create a soothing sound - pleasing to the ear and the food courts serve a variety of cuisines - to please the tongue.

There is a ultimate mixture of attractions, festivals, art destinations, culture and amusement.