Talkatora Garden

Also Known As Talkatora Bagh
Location Willington Crescent Road, Near President’s Estate, New Delhi
Major Attraction  Talkatora Indoor Stadium
Must Visit Talkatora Indoor Stadium
Time to Visit  Open on all days
Preferred Timings 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm 
Day Closed Open on all days 
Admission Fee Free to all
Photography Charges no Photography charges 
Nearest Rail Station  New Delhi Railway Station 
Nearest Metro Station Rajiv Chowk 
Nearest Airport Indira Gandhi International Airport 
Famous For  Talkatora Indoor Stadium 

Tal means a water body like a pond or water tank and Katora means bowl. The garden got its name because of its bowl shaped structure. The water bodies in the garden are beautiful and are set up strategically at a distance with each other. The lawns are green, huge, well-maintained and have a look of a green carpet. The ambience is extremely wonderful and peaceful. Tourists who are interested in spending short family vacations amidst the natural greeneries should visit this place compulsorily. The lawns are one of the most preferred venues for cultural shows and events all throughout the year. Children who come here are automatically drawn to the hobby of horticulture. The main attraction of these gardens is the presence of an indoor stadium which draws many visitors throughout the year.


Talkatora Garden is not only a beautiful place, but also a place with great historical significance. During 1738, it was at this place that the Maratha rulers were defeated by the mighty Mughal army.

The swimming pools of Talkatora Gardens are quite famous. The name of the garden can literally be translated as “Water Cup”. The water bodies were so significant in the earlier days that the garden was named after the same. The best time to visit this garden is during the spring season. It is during this time that the flowers are at their best appearance. The huge varieties of rare and colorful plants can be best enjoyed during this time. Tourists who come here during spring are in for a pleasant surprise as they find all the lovely flowers and plants fighting for their attention. These flowers not only make the ambience very vibrant, but they also make the environment fragrant. It is not without reason that tourists flock to this garden in huge numbers during this season. The lush green lawns have been maintained well by the concerned authorities and every year they play host to various cultural programs and events like the Mango festival conducted by the state. The indoor stadium here is also a huge hit with visitors. Lots of games are conducted here and efforts are going on to increase the seating potential of this stadium so that it is able to accommodate more number of guests.

Events and Festivals Celebrated By Talkatora Garden Delhi

The beauty and the vibrant nature of Talkatora Garden make it a hot venue for most of the festivals related to Nature. National festivals too are celebrated with huge fervor in these sprawling lawns, in addition to other annual cultural events and programs. The Mango Festival conducted here is a huge hit among tourists. During spring season, Talkatora Garden takes on a different image altogether as all the different colors of flowers and shrubs are in full bloom during this time.

Tourist Places near Talkatora Garden Delhi

Talkatora Garden is visited by many people because it is in close vicinity to many other major tourist attractions like Jantar Mantar, Hanuman Mandir, Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Sacred Heart Cathedral and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

Best Places to Eat Near Talkatora Garden Delhi

There are lots of hotels and eateries that serve international cuisine, local delicacies, fast foods and other foods as per the requirement of the visitors. Some of the famous places to eat are: The Intercontinental Hotel, The Grand, Imperial Hotel, Hotel Le Meridian, Parikrama - The Revolving Restaurant, Bercos Restaurant, Gaylord, El Rodeo, Kathi Kebabs from Nizam’s, Delhi Darbar, Zen Restaurant, Standard Restaurant, Bengali Market for snacks, Hotel Kake Da Dhabha, Pizza Hut, Domino’s Pizza, Starbeans, Barista, Café Coffee Day, Ruby Tuesday, McDonald’s, Nirula’s, Wenger and many other eateries that sell lip smacking local delicacies. It would be apt to say that tourists are surely spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out because it is really difficult to choose one from these. There are huge crowds next to the roadside stalls as well as the local delicacies prepared there are a lot better than the same dishes prepared in premium five star hotels. These local outlets serve tasty dishes at affordable rates to the tourists.

Shopping Markets near Talkatora Garden Delhi

Connaught Place is a famous shopping venue near Talkatora Garden as it has exquisite varieties of leather goods, jewelry, huge art collections, book shops and many more. Visitors who want to lay their hands on intricate artefacts made from skillful artisans should visit Baba Kharak Singh Marg and Panchkuian Road. Janpath Road is the place to visit for clothes and affordable gifts while Khan Market and Palika Bazaar for household and electronic items respectively.

How to Reach Talkatora Garden

Since, Talkatora Garden is situated quite close to the famous Connaught Place, there are lots of buses that ply between almost all the major parts of Delhi to this garden.

Alternatively, tourists can also opt for metro rails, auto-rickshaws, taxis and cabs to reach this place. Though auto rickshaws and taxi rates are slightly on the higher side, these are the safest and most comfortable means of transport to reach Talkatora Garden. Tourists who don’t wish to spend too much for transport can always opt for buses or metro rails to get to this place.


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