Famous Gardens In India
- Lal Bagh, Bengaluru.
- Chaubatia, Ranikhet.
- Mughal Gardens, New Delhi.
- Nek Chand Rock Garden, Chandigarh.
- Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Jodhpur.
- Kamla Nehru Park, Mumbai.
- Mehtab Bagh, Agra.
- Government Botanical Gardens, Ooty.
Lal Bagh, Bengluru
The Lal Bagh is the place of legends and beauty, a place of rarity and wonder, a place of paradise and landmarks. Lal Bagh is an important genetic resource center for introduction, acclimatization and maintenance of plants; it envisages documentation of the variations available in plants of ornamental and economic value. Its an important center of dissemination of scientific, technical and popular information on plants including offering of regular courses. This Bagh aids the development of horticulture in the state. Lal Bagh is a valuable adjunct to botanic study in educational institutions, a vital lung space of Bangalore. A place of beauty that provides healthy recreation to the public and it provides a venue for people to get close to plants and nature.
Major Waugh, Dr. Wallich, William Munroe, Sir Mark Cubbon, Dr. Cleghorn, William New, A. Blck, John Cameron, Krumbeigal, Rao Bahadur H.C. Javaraya, K. Nanjappa and Dr. M.H. Marigowda, as the Superintendents of the garden, have made noteworthy contributions to the development of Lalbagh.
Lalbagh is currently under the aegis of the Directorate of Horticulture, Government of Karnataka. Formal and informal styles dominate the garden in perfect harmony, which is a testimony to the beauty of nature. Today, the garden is a lush green paradise with an area of 240 acres in the heart of the city.
This orchard comprises more than 200 varieties of fruits and flowers. Along with this, the surroundings of this place provides panoramic views of the snow clad mountain peaks of Himalayas, as well as a few religious spots like Nanda Devi Temple, Trishul, Nandaghunti, and Nilkanth.
Mughal Gardens, New Delhi
Mughal gardens are top attractions in Delhi. The shapes of gardens present in Mughal Gardens such as in Rectangular shape, Long Garden and also in Circular shape Garden.
Nek Chand Rock Garden, Chandigarh
Nek Chand Rock Garden and entering this fantastical, 10-hectare sculpture garden is like falling down a rabbit hole into the labyrinthine interior of one man’s imagination.
Materials used in the construction of the garden range from concrete and steel drums to light switches, broken bathroom sinks, terracotta scrap and bicycle frames. Highlights include a legion of dancing girls made from broken glass bangles and a graceful arcade of towering arches with dangling rope swings. Ned Chand worked at night to begin with, to keep his eccentric masterpiece from the prying eyes of the city authorities, before they eventually realized the worth of his project and came on board, helping him to expand the site to its current proportions. Visit the website for more on the Nek Chand story.
Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Jodhpur
This sandy desert park has rock loving plants which adapts to the arid surrounding.
The area in and around the park contains distinctive volcanic rock and sandstone formations. The park includes a Visitors Center with Interpretation Gallery, a native plant nursery, small shop and cafe.
Kamla Nehru Park, Mumbai
Its Situated on top of Mumbai’s Malabar Hill, this park is named after Jawaharlal Nehru’s wife, Kamala Nehru. It extends over an area of about 4,000 square feet and provides a glistening sight of the city of Mumbai. From this garden, one can enjoy the spectacular sight of the Chowpatty Beach and also Marine Drive (Queen’s Necklace). The panoramic view of the city attracts tourists to this place every year.
Kamala Nehru Park is one among the most commonly visited places by children in the city of Mumbai. Well-maintained green lawns make for a cool atmosphere making this garden one of the most pleasant places in the city. This is indeed a comforting feature for a city which generally has high humidity. Scroll further and find out more interesting facts about Kamala Nehru Park.
Mehtab Bagh, Agra
A little known prime viewing spot of the Taj Mahal exists opposite the monument on the northern shores of the Yamuna River in Agra. It is Mehtab Bagh, a centuries old garden complex, open to the public but little advertised and not easily visited for short term Agra visitors.
Government Botanical Gardens, Ooty
The Ooty Botanical Gardens captures a massive area of 22 hectares with the spectacular Blue Nilgiris Mountain Range as the perfect backdrop setting.
The Ooty Botanical Gardens showcases a terraced-style layout divided into sections that scales the slopes of the Nilgiris Hill at a height of between 2,400 meters and 2,500 meters above mean sea level.
Beautiful Garden In India Images