Lodhi Colony : Heaven For Graffiti Lovers And College Hangouts

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In College,it happens a lot of time that lectures get cancelled which is a boon for students. Sometimes the lessons are so boring students end up bunking classes and search places to just chill and hangout.

Students get in dilemma where to spend time and one will always find students sitting in large groups and discussing ‘aaj kahan ghumne chale’.College life is not easy when students have less money in pockets and have never- ending list of things to spend money on.

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Travelling cost lots of money but Lodhi Colony is an economical place to hangout.

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Even if you’re not a big art lover,still Lodhi Colony manages to attract you with it’s Colorful Wonderland,it’s perfect location provides a surfeit of backgrounds lending to fashion bloggers,Lodhi Colony is a perfect place for budding photography enthusiasts to showcase their talent.

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Lodhi Colony provides,easy-on-the pocket street food to the most expensive restaurants.It doesn’t disappoint any type of foodie.

Two months long art festival has brought over 25 street artists from India and around the world to transform the bland walls of Lodhi Colony into a colorful wonderland. To make the art approachable to the masses,this initiative was taken by a non-profit organisation st+art and it is organised in such a way that Lodhi Colony is now an open-air public art gallery.

Location :¬†Art district is located between Khanna Market and Meherchand Market in Lodhi Colony.¬†Colors of the soul by Senkoe. Inspired by the beauty of nature,Senkoe painted these birds in Lodhi Colony to represent the colorful diversity of the people who live their and also to encourage them to communicate with each other and share stories,just like the birds do.”¬†“The astronaut at top of ¬†the wall is a metaphor for someone who can see things from a different perspective,as a silent viewer of a larger picture. In this case,he is a witness to all the daily activities of Lodhi Colony.” This mural can be found at Block 9,Lodhi Colony.

Suiko paints the national flower of India - the lotus and re-imagines it with his signature of curved lines and Japanese characters to create this mural for the Lodhi Art District.
This beautiful Lava Tree is created by Anpu Varkey.

A Famous quote by Threadless Artist Mathiole¬†“Art speaks where words are unable to explain.”

Each and every type of crowd you will find in Lodhi Colony from Vendors to students,professional photographers,bloggers,families.

If you love peace,Lodhi Colony is perfect place for you.Jaw dropping street art satisfies your soul anyway!

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Sahiba Talwar
Sahiba is currently pursuing BA(hons) Journalism from Delhi University.

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