President Pranav Mukharjee opened Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Mughal Gardens to general public. Visitor can visit Mughal Gardens from February 14 to till March 15, 2015. Entry time is from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Entry will be free. Public will also be able to visit the Spiritual Garden, Herbal Garden, Bonsai Garden and Bio-diversity Park within the Estate. The Garden would be closed for maintenance every Monday.
The main attractions of Mugal Garden is about 10,000 Tulips in vivid colors of red, orange and yellow mixed with red, pink, purple and white are expected to bloom up to first week of march, 2015. Mughal Garden is having more than 5000 species of plants from more than 50 countries. The special roses include Green Rose and Angelique. The garden has more than 120 celebrated varieties of roses. Nearly 40 fragrant varieties include Belami, Black Lady, Double Delight, Eiffel Tower, Granada, Jadis, Mr Lincoln, Sadabahar etc.
The Mughal Gardens, contiguous to the main building of Rashtrapati Bhavan, is spread over an area of 15 acres. It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens inspired by the beautiful gardens of Jammu and Kashmir. Visitor can take entry through Gate No.35, which is located near North Avenue (Near Kendriya Terminal bus stand). Mobile phone, camera and other thing are not allowed to carry in the garden. Visitor can submit such kind of material at counter and take back after visit the garden.