Garden of Five Senses : Punch Indriya Udyaan
Garden of Five Senses is a garden, which has been built keeping in mind the five senses. For the reson that it is also called Five senses garden. This garden was developed by ‘Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation’. It was inaugurated in February 2003. This park, built near Delhi’s famous historical site ‘Qila Rai Pithora’. Probably it has more than 25 Shell Crafts.
Here is the fulfillment of the five senses
The Garden of Five Senses has made arrangements for color, form, smell, sound, and taste. In fact, this garden is certified for the craving of five sensories (eyes, ears, nose, skin, and tongue) of the body. It is also a quiet, peaceful and beautiful area. Consequently therefore, it is also very popular among lovers-couples.
The charming view of this garden, the fragrance of flowers, the touch of the finest artifacts, the rustling of the leaves, the pleasant sound of the bells and the delicious food in the restaurant can be enjoyed by everyone. Hence, every person’s eyes, nose, ears, skin, and tongue get satisfaction here. As a result the same thing makes this park the most different.
As soon as entering, the first part of the garden has been made from artifacts made of stone and terracotta. Not only this, you can also touch the amazing artifacts made from Rajasthan craft art, mud, and terracotta. There is also a section of artists in this part. Next, this garden is divided into two parts.
This Garden is built on the lines of Mughal Gardens
On one side, a special garden has been built on the lines of Mughal Gardens. Like wise, Its characteristic is that in the small canal, pond and curved roads and stairs, beautiful and aromatic plants have been planted. As a result, these beautiful flowers and plants are able to enchant the eyes and nose.
In the area of this garden length, there are slow running fountains in the water channels. Nearby, there are dry flowers and trees and plants on their paths. There is also a whole series of fountains in another central part, which is illuminated from the fiber optic system.
The second part of the garden is ‘Neel Bagh’. In it, lotus blooms in small ponds. There are also some special types of shrubs here.
In the middle of the Garden of Five Senses, there is also a small fountain of steel near a small pond. When the bells ring in the wind and chirp the birds in the bushes, then even more attractive scenes are present.
Garden of Five Sense is the Paradise for Botanical Lovers
Certainly, for the botanical lovers, this garden is a paradise. There are about 200 types of trees and plants. As a result, there is a very spectacular view between rocks and trees that spread across the plain.
There is also a special section of trees in this garden. There are so many rare trees in it. Such as Arjun, Rudraksha, Kadamb, Karpur, Sagwan, special types of cactuses and many rare herbs.
The Garden of Five Senses provides food and drink arrangements. At the northern end of the garden, there is a restaurant and some food stalls, where good food can be enjoyed. Even more, there is a section of solar energy in this garden. There is also the arrangement of Public-convenience here.
Dance and music is arranged in the Garden of Five Senses
A way of floral flavor leads to a range of rock, where the statue made of steel between the rocks looks swirling with joy. Music has also been taken full care of in this Garden of Five Senses. Between natural slopes, there is also an amphitheater, where stone slabs are placed to sit. Hence, from time to time, stage programs are organized here.
There are plenty of cultural events in the Garden
The Garden of Five Senses is not just a charming park, but it is also an amusement park with mass activities, apart from the excursions. There is also an open exhibition area at the back of this garden. Art exhibitions and art workshops are arranged here.
This garden is included in the major cultural sites of Delhi as there are some cultural programs organized throughout the year. Similarly, there are organized food festivals, Dandiya festivals, and many such fairs.
The Garden Tourism Festival is the most notable
The most prominent in the Garden of Five Senses is the ‘Garden Tourism Festival’ which is held in February and lasted for three days.
For the reason that, in this flower fair, botanical lovers of all over the country participate in exhibitions with their rare trees and plants. Many government departments are also be involved in this exhibition.
Awards are also given in this great exhibition for tree, plant and flower artifacts. A large number of people attend this fair. Rare trees and plants are also sold here. Therefore, this fair is of paramount importance to the people of gardening, and they look forward to this fair for a year.
Here is the copy of Labana Park of Mexico
In order to strengthen the relations of India and Mexico, a copy of Mexico’s Labana Park was made in Garden of Five Senses in 2003. This magnificent building of the Maya civilization is located in Yucatán, Mexico. Within this palace, 862 AD date is carved.
This copy is produced by ‘Indian National Trust and Cultural Heritage’. For this, stones have been brought from Rajasthan. These stones look similar to the stones found in Yucatan.
This garden is one of the country's artistic centers
Naturally, the Garden of Five Senses is one of the country’s largest artistic centers. Here young artists have included modern art with Indian traditional art. Here many artifacts of terracotta have been displayed, whose master artist are Anguri Devi and Giriraj. Artist Giriraj made a hanging fad wall at the entrance of the garden.
Many artists have contributed to the Garden of Five Senses
Most of the artwork in the Garden of Five Senses is contemporary. In these artists the works of M.J. Enaj, Subodh Kerkar, K.S. Radhakrishnan, Christine Michael, Ratnabali Kant and Sculptor John Bowman are notable. John Bowman has been living in India for many decades.
Apart from this, many of the students of the Delhi College of Art are involved in this garden work. The inspirational architecture of this garden is influenced by various cultural traditions.
Bowman made bronze fountain tree. Christine Michael made the ceramic wind bell.
Indian artist Enaz has created an artistic statue of a man, who has raised the artistic image of a woman in the form of art wheel. Radhakrishnan’s Heritage column is also notable. Kamal Narayanan has made idols of children who are praying for.
The Garden of Five Senses is also booked for celebrating birthday parties, picnics, festivals, weddings, corporate meetings, etc. Not only this, this place is also suitable for film shooting.
Location of Garden of Five Senses
Western Marg, near Saket Metro station, Sayed-Ul-Ajab village, New Delhi 110030
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How to reach
The distance of the Garden of Five Senses from Connaught Place (Rajiv Chowk Metro Station) is 16 km and it takes 45 minutes to reach the destination by car. You can download the app of ‘Ola’ or ‘Uber’ and book a cab at a reasonable price to go anywhere in Delhi. Apart from this, you have also an option of auto, bus, and Metro.
Nearest Metro Station: Saket. The distance from Saket to Garden of Five Senses is about 1 kilometer.
Buses from all the important places of Delhi run for Garden of Five Sense. Click on ‘Bus & Metro Routes’ above to know which buses and Metro services will suit you from your destination to this garden.
Opening hours: from April to September: 9 am to 7 pm, from October to March: from 9 am to 6 pm
Admission Tickets: Adult: Rs 35, Child: (up to 12 years) 15 rupees, Senior Citizen: 15 rupees, Disabled: No fee
Photography: Permission for photography and videography, no fee
Time to tour: 1 hour