Aastha Kunj Park in Delhi is a big 200 acre park which lies between ISKCON and Lotus temple of South East Delhi. This is the biggest park by Delhi Development Authority (DDA).
Because it is connected to the ISKCON temple, Lotus temple and Kalkaji mandir, it also serves the religious purpose. People visit the park for morning walk as well as for yoga and for meditation. Because of the large spacious garden this place is also the best picnic spot for family and children.
- Closed on: Open all 7 days
- Timings: 5.00 am to 7.00 pm
- Entry fee: Free
- This park is now becoming the common place for wanderers and drug addicts.
- Because the park is surrounded by the colony and the Nehru place metro station, people often get robbed and snatched while crossing the park.
- The park has the big security concerns because of its large area and connection of the park to the rural villages and small colonies.
- The park has lack of security guards and insufficient lightning which makes it less secure area for the visitors.
Government’s future plans
- As per the source of officials, Government has plans to convert this huge space into international destinations like New York’s Central Park and London’s Hyde Park in future.
- Delhi Development Authority has the plan to make Astha Kunj park a world class theme park offering lot of fun and entertaining activities for the visitors.
How to reach Aastha Kunj Park
Nearest Metro Station:
- Nehru Place Metro station | Distance: 0.5 km
- Kalkaji Metro station | Distance: 0.9 km
Attractions near Aastha Kunj Park
- Purana Qila – One of the oldest forts in Delhi
- Uttara Swami Malai Temple (Malai Mandir) – devoted to Lord Swaminatha
- Akshardham Temple Delhi – Devoted to Swaminarayan
- Birla mandir delhi – Originally known as Laxminarayan Temple devoted to Lord Vishnu
- Sai Baba Mandir Lodhi Road – Devoted to Shirdi Sai Baba
- Zafar Mahal – The last monumental structure of Mughals
- Metro Museum in Delhi – The first Metro Museum of South Asia
- Shankar’s International Doll Museum has a huge collection of International and Indian dolls
- DANDI MARCH STATUE – An Iconic sculpture of 11 people
- SAFDARJUNG TOMB Delhi – Looks more like a mini TAJ MAHAL