Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate
New Delhi

The official residence of the Indian President is surrounded by the famous Mughal gardens, which were designed by Edwin Lutyens at the start of the 20th century. The layout of the garden has European and Mughal features, for example there are British style flower beds, lawns and hedges which can be contrasted with the Mughal style canals, fountains and patios.

These gardens cover 15 acres of land and are divided into three areas. At the entrance there is a rectangular garden located behind the President’s official residence, Rashtrapati Bhavan, this leads to another large garden which links to a circular garden, known as the Butterfly Garden.

This is a beautiful place to visit as there are lots of flowers such as Japanese carnations, dahlias and 250 varieties of roses.

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