Garden of Five Senses
Location: The Garden of five Senses is located in Saidul Ul-Ajaib village, opposite Saket near Mehrauli heritage area in Delhi, India.
Inauguration date: February 2003
Area: 20 acres
Architect: Pradeep Sachdeva
Developed by: Delhi Tourism and transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC) and Government of India
Current caretaker: Sh V. K Jatav (Chief Manager, DTTDC)
Cost incurred: Rs. 10.5 crore
Theme areas: The exquisite theme of the area includes a section located on the site of Mughal Gardens; alongside, pools of blooms called water-lilies, bamboos courts, botanical gardens and solar energy park are also enhancing the enchantment of the place.
Significance: The exemplary architectural design of the place triggers five senses. It bewitches the visitors via the charm of its matchless beauty and attraction which oblige bliss to touch, smell, hear and see the winsome natural surroundings of the place. It is also served as hub where mostly buzzing cultural events & programmes, such as the Garden tourism festival, food festivals, different fetes and Dandiya fests, are held round the year.
Prospective projects in store: Since Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation Limited (DTTDC) has signed a pact with ITE India Pvt. Ltd. for operating 31 commercial outlets of food and craft for at least 10 years at the spot of Garden of Five Senses. Thus, upcoming years would establish the place as most buzzing spot accommodated with several restaurants and liquor serving bars.