Delhi Tulip Festival
20.02.2024 India Deli   19
Delhi Tulip Festival

The ongoing Tulip Festival in Delhi, organized by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), marks the joyful arrival of spring season in the capital of India. With colorful tulips dotting the landscape, the city came alive again after days of bitter cold. For citizens and guests who have not yet taken part in the celebrations, the festival will last until February 21. This is the second edition of the Delhi Tulip Festival.

The Delhi Tulip Festival will bring you the beauty and charm of over 200,000 tulip bulbs blooming in several parts of the city. However, the highlight of the event is the breathtaking display of 80,000 tulips along the Shanti Trail, creating a picturesque backdrop for visitors to enjoy leisurely strolls and take stunning photographs. Besides the visual splendor, the festival offers a wide range of activities to attract visitors, including tulip walks in different parts of the city, exciting photography and painting competitions, and exciting musical performances.

Most of those tulips was imported from the Netherlands. The festival and flowers are reminiscent of the world famous Amsterdam Tulip Festival. For the curious, this festival is more than just a celebration of beautiful flowers. While on the Shanti Path, you will see informative banners that will help you trace the fascinating history of tulips and highlight Indo-Dutch diplomacy.

For those interested, the Delhi Tulip Festival is open to visitors from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm: 00 on festival days. Entry to this festival is free for everyone. To book tickets, you need to visit the official website of NDMC.

Where to see tulips in Delhi?

Persons planning to visit the Tulip Festival in Delhi, can easily access the Tulip Festival Garden at the Embassy of the Republic of Sudan located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Transportation options include buses, subways, and private vehicles. For those who prefer the metro, the nearest station is Lok Kalyan Marg on the Violet Line. From there, you can either hire an auto-rickshaw or take a short walk to the Shanti trail. Alternatively, those who prefer to travel by bus can take a bus to Chanakyapuri and get off at the nearest Lok Kalyan Marg bus stop.

Source: timesofindia

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