The Garden of Five Senses is an exclusively built park in terms of the area it covers and the cost it carries. The park is spread over an area of 20 acres and it was constructed by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTDC), Government of Delhi at a whooping cost of Rs 10.5 crore. Moreover, it took nearly three years to be partly built. One of the eye-catching features is that the park is being built on the themes which are Mughal Gardens, pools of water lilies, bamboo courts, herb gardens and solar energy park.
Perched on a rocky terrain this garden was inaugurated in February 2003 that makes it nearly a decade old. It has been strategically designed to brace our five sense by touching, smelling, hearing ,and seeing our natural surroundings and enjoying its beauty to the fullest. Considering its marvelous beauty this garden enjoys the benefit of several cultural programs which happen here every now and then.
None of the visitors will return hungry as the garden also houses some of the excellent food selling restaurants. These restaurants were a result of the agreement signed between the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation Limited (DTTDC) and ITE India Pvt Ltd according to which 31 food outlets and craft outlets will be functional for a period of 10 years. This agreement was signed in August 2005. At present the Garden of Five Senses is functioning under the supervision of Sh. V K Jatav, Chief Manager, DTTDC.
The beauty of the garden is completely breathtaking and refreshing. The garden is divided into certain sections, on one side of the spiral shaped paved walkway is the formal garden called as Khas Bagh, which has been designed on the lines of the Mughal Garden. A walk through this make one feel affiliated to the royal family that beautiful the Khas Bagh looks.
Streams of water flowing along its length provide a very soothing effect. What further acts as refreshing agents and gives a never before lived experience are the shrubs and trees, which have been planted along its path. There are also a series of fountains in the central region supported by fibre optic lighting systems. Anyone visiting alone to this Heaven on Earth will not for a moment feel lonely as it will be constantly encircled with the continuous talking of the ceramic chimes to the flowing breeze. These chimes have been beautifully placed on the ceilings of the Neel Bagh which are covered with climbing plants of different colors and textures. To the North of the rocky ridge lies a sculpture carved in stainless-steel, inspired by a pin-wheel which leaves an impression of celebrating its freedom.
The extremely positive aura and worth a million ambience are the right place for anyone trying to reveal own self.
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