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Amrit Udhyan blooms with myriad flowers, open to public viewing as President Murmu inaugurates

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 01, Feb 2024, 14:27 pm IST | UPDATED: 05, Feb 2024, 14:41 pm IST

Amrit Udhyan blooms with myriad flowers, open to public viewing as President Murmu inaugurates

New Delhi
: Amrit Udhyan at Rashtrapati Bhawan is open for public view from Feburary 2, 2024. President of India Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the Udhyan Utsav- I. One can see hundreds of colorful flowers both desi and exotic variety blooming. Till now more than 50,000 bookings have already been done, as informed by the RB authorities. Registration for visitors will be done at Gate no 12. There is facility of Food Courts and public conveniences too. 

Rashtrapati Bhavan described this year's Udyan Utsav as a landscaping marvel featuring a vibrant display of Tulips, Daffodils, Asiatic Lily, Oriental Lily, and various rare seasonal flowers. The focal point will be the floral arrangements of Tulips and over 100 varieties of Roses.
Under the Udyan Utsav-I, Amrit Udyan will remain open for public from February 2 to March 31, 2024 (except on Mondays which are maintenance days).


There's a different beauty in rain drenched flowers. The cold winter has slowed the flowering, but February should see the garden in full bloom.
As per Rashtrapati Bhawan release the Udyan will be open for special categories on following days:
  • February 22 – for differently abled and visually challenged persons
  • February 23 – for personnel of defence, paramilitary and police forces
  • March 1 – for women, tribals and women SHGs
  • March 5 – for children of orphanages

Bookings can be made online on https://visit.rashtrapatibhavan.gov.in  as well as through Self Service Kiosks placed outside Gate no. 35. Booking of slots is free.
Entry and exit for all visitors will be from Gate No. 35 of the President’s Estate, close to where North Avenue Road meets Rashtrapati Bhavan. For the convenience of visitors, shuttle bus service from Central Secretariat Metro Station to Gate No. 35 will be available at the interval of every 30 minutes between 9.30 am to 5.00 pm.
Visitors can carry mobile phones, electronic keys, purse/handbags, water bottles and milk bottles for infants. Provision for drinking water, toilets, and first aid/medical facilities will be made at various places along the public route.

During the tour, visitors will pass through following points of attraction:
  • A 225-year-old Sheesham tree
  • Bal Vatika: Tree-house, Babbling Brook, Nature’s classroom for children
  • Theme Garden: 42,000 Tulips of 18 varieties have been planted to make a landscaping marvel.
  • Amrit Udyan Signature: An elevated, artistic garden signature has been placed in the backdrop of the Theme Garden to provide a beautiful selfie point.
  • Floral Clock: Floral art manifesting in the form of a stationary clock.
  • Bonsai Garden: More than 300 Bonsais many of which are decades old
  • Musical Fountains: Fountains synchronized to classical Indian music
  • Central Lawn: Landscape of rare and exotic flowers
  • Long Garden: Elongated Rose Garden, Chhoti Narangi and Hanging Gardens
  • Circular Garden: Stepped landscape, circular symmetries with Stocks and Fragrant Climbers
  • Vertical Garden, Tray Garden, Gardens in Wheelbarrows, Zen Garden, Majestic Banyans
  • Food court: food stalls by TRIFED, ITDC, etc.

Apart from the Amrit Udyan, people can also visit Rashtrapati Bhavan and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum six days a week (from Tuesday to Sunday). They can also witness the Change-of-Guard Ceremony on every Saturday except on Gazetted Holidays. More details are available at https://visit.rashtrapatibhavan.gov.in.  

During the Udyan Utsav, school students can visit the Museum free of cost.
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