An Excellent, Dog Friendly New Delhi Outing: Sunder Nursery

sunder nursery dog friendly

New Delhi can be very dog-unfriendly.

It’s hard to walk canines here, and most restaurants and cafes don’t allow furry companions.

So we were excited today to discover that Sunder Nursery, a recently opened park that friends have raved about, lets you bring in pooches – provided you clean up after them, and keep them leashed, and off the grass (humans must also stick to most pathways).

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Located near Humayun’s Tomb in central Delhi, it opened earlier this year after being renovated. It houses a 16th century tomb, various gardens and lawns, and is meticulously maintained. You can find it on Google Maps here.

An added bonus: There’s a farmers’ market every Sunday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. You can buy coffee and juices, snacks, produce and more. There are tables to sit down and eat, as well.

The complex is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day. There’s a small admission charge for entry.

You can find more info on the Sunder Nursery Wikipedia page, and on TripAdvisor. Scroll down for pics — and a photo of the rules posted outside the entrance stipulating that canines are allowed in.

Highly recommended by us – and Ginger.

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Sunder Nursery

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Just inside the entrance

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The place is surprisingly un-crowded

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Acres of green

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The farmers market

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The farmers market

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Produce

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Stare-down with some local dogs

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See point number nine.

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Hi. I'm Newley Purnell. I cover technology and business for The Wall Street Journal. I use this site to share my stories and often blog about the books I'm reading, tech trends, sports, travel, and our dog Ginger. For updates, get my weekly email newsletter.

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