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Iconic Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan opens for public

The garden, said to be the ” soul” of the Presidential Palace, will be open to the visitors from February 6 to March 10 between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm.

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

Rashtrapati Bhavan’s iconic Mughal Gardens was thrown open to the public Wednesday. In Pic: President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind pose for a photograph during a preview of the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. (PTI)

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

The garden, said to be the ” soul” of the Presidential Palace, will be open to the visitors from February 6 to March 10 between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm. (PTI)

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

The garden will remain closed on Mondays for maintenance and on all government holidays. (PTI)

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

About 10,000 Tulip bulbs in different colours – red, white, and yellow mixed with red, pink and purple – were imported from the Netherlands and have been planted in the Mughal Gardens. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

Entry and exit for the general public will be from a dedicated lane at Gate No. 35 of the President’s Estate, close to where North Avenue meets Rashtrapati Bhavan. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

The Tactile Garden will be open exclusively for visually challenged people on March 11, 2018, from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm. The garden comprises plants having a specific texture and fragrance that can be easily identified through touch and feel by the visually challenged visitors. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

Inspired by the Mughal Gardens of Jammu and Kashmir, the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1917. Spread over an area of 15 acres, the garden is a mix of Indian and Western architecture. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

Iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan to open for public from tomorrow

The garden boasts of growing 159 celebrated varieties of roses and 50 varieties of trees, shrubs and vines. Tulips, Asiatic lilies, daffodils, hyacinth and other seasonal flowers are the other attractions for the visitors. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)