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Chambal Garden

The Chambal Garden is one of the most beautiful picnic spot in the city of Kota, India. It is situated on
the banks of the Chambal River. The centrepiece of this park is the pond that is stocked with crocodiles.
A wobbly suspension bridge is constructed over the pong to cross it. The pond also houses some rare
Gharial, the thin fish eating crocodiles.

Besides, the garden one can also enjoy boat rides here. Several tourists, specially the students and
researchers of botany, visit this place to study the plant species that are present and typically belong to
this place. Winter is the best season to visit this place.

Brindavan Garden
The Brindavan garden is located in the Indian state of Karnataka. The park is adjoined to the
Krishnarajasagara dam that is built across the river Kaveri. The foundation of the garden was laid in 1927
and was completed in 1932. This garden is one of the major attractions of the city of Mysore.

The garden is maintained by the Cauvery Irrigation Department of Karnataka. The garden is laid out in 3
terraces which contain water fountains and has topiary works, pergolas and gazebos. One of the main
attractions of this garden is the musical fountain. A lake is also constructed that offers boating facilities to
the visitors.

Hanging Gardens of Mumbai


The Hanging Gardens of Mumbai is also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens. It is situated opposite
the Kamla Nehru Park. It was built in 1880 and renovated in 1921. The garden got its name as it is
location on the slope of a hill. The entire garden is constructed over three water reservoirs that are
pumped to supple drinking water of the whole city.

The terrace located at the top of the Malabar hills offers a panoramic view of the city. Some of the main
features of this park are the sunset view over the Arabian Sea, the hedge carved into shapes of different
animals and the flower clock.

Chashme Shahi Garden


Chashme Shahi is one of the famous Mughal gardens of Kashmir, India. The garden is situated at the
foothill of Zabarwan range close to the Rajbhawan. This royal spring garden got its name from the spring
that was discovered by Rupa Bhawani, the great female saint. This garden is dedicated to the Mughal
Emperor Shah Jahan.

Later on, the Mughal governor Ali Mardan created a garden around the spring and at present it is one
among the three major Mughal gardens in Srinagar. To enter the beautiful gardens of Chashme Shahi,
one has to take permission from the Superintendent of Police-Security, Srinagar.

Indian Botanical Garden


The Indian Botanical Gardens, also known as 'The Royal Botanical Garden' is situated in Shibpur, Howrah
near Kolkata. The garden was founded by Colonel Robert Kyd in 1787. It displays a wide variety of plants
and a collection of more than 12,000 specimens. The garden is spread over 109 hectares of area.

One of the major attractions of this garden is the Great Banyan tree that is considered to be one of the
largest trees in the world. The garden is also famous for its huge collection of bamboos, orchids and
palms. Beside, various researches on plant multiplication, horticulture and conservation aspects are also
done here.

Law Garden
The Law garden is a public garden located at the heart of the city of Ahmedabad. The garden got its
names from the Law College that is situated adjoining to this place. Innumerable recreational options
such as music, theatre and various rides for kids are available here.

Law garden is one of the main activity centres of Ahmedabad and most of the dance and music concerts
are held here. The garden is famous for traditional Gujarati outfits and handicraft goods sold by the local
people outside the garden. All kinds of food items can be found throughout the road at the side of the
garden.

Lloyds Botanical Garden


The Lloyd's Botanical Garden is situated in Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was
established in 1878. It is a distant extension of the Indian Botanical Garden, Kolkata. This garden is
famous for the wide variety of species that are native to the Himalayan hilly region, Sikkim and other
neighbouring regions. Besides, several other rare and exotic plants are also preserved here. The garden
has a separate conservatory of cacti and Succulent section that has around 150 species.

Other notable collections of this garden are Orchids found especially in the Eastern Himalayas and
Himalayan flowers. The garden also has a glass house thick with alpine flowers.

Lal Bagh Gardens


The Lal Bagh garden is a botanical garden located in Bangalore. It is of royal origin and was initially
started in 1760, as a private garden by the famous ruler of old Mysore, Hyder Ali. Further, the garden
was extended and developed by Tipu Sultan, the son of Hyder Ali.

In 1856, Lal Bagh attained the status of a Government Botanical Garden. It is today well-known
throughout the world as the centre for scientific study of plants, conservation of plants and botanical
artworks. Some of the major highlight of this garden is its magnificent glass house built in 1840, its
artistic landscape and the expansive lush lawns with abundance of flowerbeds, lotus pools and
fountains.

Shalimar Garden Jammu Kashmir


The Shalimar garden was built by Emperor Jehangir for his wife Nur Jahan in 1616. The garden has four
terraces. The top terrace was preserved for the Mughal Emperors and the royal ladies. For supplying
water to the garden, a canal was built through the centre of the Shalimar Bagh.

There is a stone pavilion built in the middle of the top terrace. The pavilion used to serve as a banquet
hall at that period. Some of the major highlights of this garden are the fountains, innumerable variety of
flowers and shaded trees. Another superb attraction of the garden is the light and sound show
organised every evening, during the month of May to October.

Rock Garden
The Rock garden is a sculpture garden located in Chandigarh, India. It was developed by Nek Chand
around 1957 and was inaugurated in 1976. It is completely built of home and industrial waste as well as
thrown away items. It is situated near the Sukhna Lake and houses a number of man-made interlinked
waterfalls, interconnected rocky grottoes and walkways.

The major aspect of this park is the humanoid figures made of bottles, glasses, bangles, tiles, ceramic
pots, and sinks that stand in rows that are placed in walled paths. These figures demonstrate how
industrial waste and thrown away items can be recycled and used in creative pursuit.

Rock Garden, Darjeeling

The Rock garden in Darjeeling is located near the Ganga Maya Park. It is 10 km away from Darjeeling.
The garden was established by the Gorkha Hill Council Tourism Department to attract the tourist that
flocks here every year. The main attraction of the garden is the sitting spaces provided at different levels
of the garden that makes it a popular multi-level picnic spot for tourists.

Another attraction of the park is the natural waterfall, Chunnu Summer Falls located within the park area.
The garden is done up with beautiful gardens and there are also several small lakes, tea shops and snack
stalls in the park.