5 Best Parks and Gardens in Bangalore

5 Best Parks and Gardens in Bangalore

Bangalore, the beautiful place in south India, is a prominent tourist destination which makes your tour more pleasing. Generally Bangalore is known for its IT culture, modern and contemporary. On the same hand the place is also known for its scenic beauty through its amazing and spacious gardens.

Often called as Garden City, Bangalore is compact with some of the most exotic and pleasing parks and gardens which are filled with lush greenery and enchanting aura. Some of the gardens are nationally renowned for its intrigue beauty and style.

Here in this post we are going to discuss about the best gardens in Bangalore, exploring which will be a pleasing experience for you all. Here we start –

  1. Lal Bagh Botanical Garden
  2. Cubbon Park Bangalore
  3. Bannerghatta National Park
  4. The Coles Park
  5. Cariappa Memorial Park

1. Lal Bagh Botanical Garden

Lal Bagh Botanical Garden
Lal Bagh Botanical Garden

One of the nationally renowned Gardens of Bangalore, The Lal Bagh National Park is visited by thousands of travellers round the year. It is the most exotic place which makes your South India tours a memorable one. The history of this garden is dated back to the era of Hyder Ali who has established this garden in 1760 AD later his son Tipu Sultan has enhances its beauty during his reign. This garden houses with more than 1000 varieties of flowers. The name of the park is derived from two names Lal which means Red and Bagh which means Garden, as the park was filled with an array of Red roses at its time. The garden is also called as The Mughal Garden of South India. Visiting this garden is really something exciting and pleasing. In the garden there are old rock formations which are 3000 million years old.

2. Cubbon Park Bangalore

Cubbon Park Bangalore
Cubbon Park Bangalore

Cubbon Park is another prominent garden in the Garden city, Bangalore. The park is based in the central administrative area. The park was built in 1870 AD is listed among the best historical places in Bangalore. Originally spread in 100 acres, this park today has spread in over 300 acres. The park holds a prominent place in Bangalore tourism. Earlier this park was known as Meade’s Park and later it has changed to Cubbon in the honor of Sir Mark Cubbon. People love to spend their wee morning hours during 5 am to 8 am by jogging and walking in the park. With that the park is also compact with the motor-able roads where only light vehicle are allowed. With the presence of more than 6000 different species of plants and trees, the garden also boasts with many botanical species of plants. For the travellers attractions, the park also boasts with the statues of many great personalities such as General Sir Mark Cubbon’s, Queen Victoria and many more.

3. Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park, the house of India’s first Butterfly Park is listed among the best and charming national parks in the country. The park truly justify the name of the city as Garden City due to it scenic beauty and natural wonders. The place was established in 1971 August. The aim to establish this place was to conserve the wildlife of the place and also to promote the Wildlife tourism in India. Spread over the land of 25000 acre the garden is house of many exotic species of plants and animals such as panthers, lions, tigers and with this there are numerous species of local and migrated birds watching which will be a pleasing experience. Travellers in the park are offered with eating and drinking water facility which can be avail at Vanashree Maurya, a hotel outside the zoo.

4. The Coles Park

The Coles Park
The Coles Park

Famous among travellers, The Coles Park is one of the significant parks in the city. Travellers love visiting this garden in their South India tourism. The garden was established in year 1914, which makes this park listed among the prominent historical gardens in the city. It was during the colonial rule when this park served as the podium for the military band. The area which was used as the bandstand is now fitted with benches and walking track. Boasts with the facilities like tennis court, ice skating rink the place is also famous among the joggers and walkers to indulge in the recreational activities every morning.

5. Cariappa Memorial Park

Cariappa Memorial Park
Cariappa Memorial Park

Evident to its name, the park was established as the memorial to Field Marshall K M Cariappa who was in the Indian Armerd Forces. Established in 1996 the park boasts facilities for military themed games and other fun activities for children. Travellers in the park can also enjoy various recreational and fitness area which are maintained by the Indian Army. Travellers in the park can also enjoy the artificial waterfalls along with the flowering plants and a nice statue of KM Cariappa that makes this place more pleasing and exotic.

The above 5 discussed Gardens are some of the most amazing and pleasing gardens in Bangalore. With all these parks, there are other few names in the city which make this place more pleasing and exciting. M.N Krishna Rao Park, Bugle Rock Park, Mahatma Gandhi Park, Randheera Kanteerava Park and many more are some of the most exotic names which make your India tours memorable.

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