Letter From New Delhi

Breath of fresh air in pandemic-weary New Delhi

Sunder Nursery, a 16th-century tomb garden, offers residents a breather from recent stresses

Visitors posing in front of Sundarwala Mahal, a heritage building, at Sunder Nursery.ST PHOTOS: NIRMALA GANAPATHY
An organic and natural lifestyle market held on weekends at the nursery, which reopened in 2018 after a decade of conservation.ST PHOTOS: NIRMALA GANAPATHY

NEW DELHI - Mrs Megha Nayyar chanced upon the Sunder Nursery last October, as she cast about online for a place to take her family, who had been cooped up for months at home, on an outing.

Though the 36ha park was on Time magazine's list of 100 places to visit in 2018, it remained one of New Delhi's best-kept secrets until many, like Mrs Nayyar, discovered it during the pandemic.

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