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Ndmc Lake Park

NDMC Park in New Delhi is one of the unique and modern set ups for recreation. Located near Lakshmi Bai Nagar, this park is seamlessly clean, well maintained and decorated at its best.  The artificial lake in the middle of the park makes it the centre of attraction, the bridge constructed above allows the visitors to move from one side of the lake to the other. The view is stunning and the ambience is absolutely family friendly. The park has a vast playing ground for children and adults also play there with equal zeal. The numerous recreational activities that can be carried out in this field give the visitors the finest time to spend with family and friends. The most popular sports that are played in NDMC Lake Park are football, badminton and cricket. In fact, all kinds of open air activities can be enjoyed at this park.

Many international tourists visiting Delhi try to spend some time at this beautiful NDMC Lake Park, not only because of its serene atmosphere but also owing to its strategic location that makes it a resting zone for many amidst the busy schedule. The modern engineering used to build the structure of NDMC Lake Park has efficiently made it a cool and breezy place. It was built by the Delhi Government particularly to offer people a place to spend summer weekends and evenings in a cool environment. This park has vast green pastures and being located in one of the busiest cities of India, it has been a popular attraction for tourists as well.

This park is justifiably called as the nature lover’s delight as the edge of the park is bordered with tropical and coniferous trees that never fade in color and life. The well trimmed grass lawn is itself a great sitting space; however the park also has ample benches. You can see many pigeons in this park, and the abundance of ducks that flock in and around the lake is a lovely sight to behold. Another attraction of this park is the musical fountain. The longitudinal park houses an indoor swimming pool just at the entrance and the children’s area has many swings to keep the kids entertained.

The jogger’s park along the periphery of the NDMC Lake Park is greatly populated during the morning and evenings by fitness fanatics. The senior citizen group has their own Yoga zone, while couples can also enjoy private and peaceful moments to chat.

History of NDMC Lake Park

The NDMC Park derives its name from the artificial, long, winding lake situated right in the heart of the park. The park has another formal name, which is not very commonly known is Sanjay Gandhi Park, as during the construction it was dedicated by the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in memory to his younger brother, Sanjay.

Best Time to Visit

The visitors can go to NDMC lake Park round the year and any time of the day. The summer time is exceptionally pleasurable at this park to beat off the scorching Delhi heat. The winters are equally soothing under the warming sun.

How to Reach

NDMC Lake Park is located very close to the INA Metro Station. Visitors have to get down at Gate 2 and the park stands at a walking distance; an auto can also be hired from the station to reach the park. The closest landmark is the Safdarjang Flyover; the visitors would have to go eastwards toward Motilal Nehru Marg on Rajpath.  The park is well connected to all parts of Delhi and the surrounding cities by road.

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