Flower gardens around India are a must visit
The land is fertile and has a lot of beauty to offer
Amidst the rich cultural and historical value, the landscapes of India are equally powerful for they possess beautiful flora and fauna. From time immemorial the lands of India have been home to unique and stunning species of flowers spread across the length and breadth of the country. Placed in rows dripping in hues of red, yellow, pink, and orange, India has many parks reserved only for flower cultivation. Here are some of the best-known flower gardens in India that you must visit.
Pinjore Garden, Haryana
A 17th-century Mughal garden located in Pinjore town in the Panchkula district of Haryana, Pinjore Garden spreads over an area of 100 acres. A beautifully maintained garden, the garden is known for its well-planned greenery, fresh fountains, and water-filled bodies. The garden is also known by the name Yadvinder Garden, was built by the architect of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Fidai Khan in Persian style architecture. It was later renovated by the Patiala Dynasty Sikh Rulers. You can visit the gardens during the various festivals it organizes such as the mango festival and heritage festival.
A botanical garden in South Bengaluru, LalBagh is known for being the largest collector of tropical plants in India. Spread over 240 acres of land, this botanical garden is well-built with planned pathways, vibrant flowers, about 1,854 species of plants, a lake, and species of birds such as mynas, parrots, pond heron, and kingfishers to name a few. What makes LalBagh more interesting is a glasshouse that you can visit during its bi-annual flower shows.
The AcharyaJagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Kolkata
Located in Shibpur, Howrah, this garden is home to a wide variety of rare plants, such as over 12,000 specimens that are spread over 109 hectares of the botanical garden. In fact, the garden is famous for its Great Banyan. This enormous banyan tree is said to be the largest tree in the world and is spread at more than 330 meters in circumference. You can also spot orchids, bamboos, palms, and plants of the screw pine genus. The animals inside include the Jackal, Indian mongoose, the Indian Fox, and species of snake.
Other flowers and botanical gardens to visit are Shalimar Flower Garden, Kashmir; Lodhi Garden, Delhi; Rose garden, Chandigarh; Brindavan Gardens, Mysore; Hanging Gardens, Mumbai; Mughal Gardens, Delhi; NishatBagh, Srinagar; MehtabBagh, Agra; Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Srinagar; Ooty Rose Garden, Ooty; Chambal Gardens, Kota; Nature park, Yelagiri; Government Botanical Gardens, Ooty, Empress Garden, Pune; Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden, Guwahati, Palode Botanical Garden, Thiruvananthapuram; Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden, Srinagar; Lloyd Botanic Garden, Darjeeling; and TNAU Botanical Garden, Coimbatore among various others.