The Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden is the largest Tulip garden in Asia located at the foothills of Zabarwan Mountains, near the banks of beautiful and world famous Dal Lake in Srinagar. It is around 8 kilometesrs from Srinagar city and is situated in vicinity of Shalimar Garden, Nishat Garden, Chashm-e-Shahi Gardens and other Mughal Gardens. The Tulip garden was previously known as Model Floriculture Centre, Sirajbagh. Mr.GhulamNabi Azad, the Chief Minister, of Jammu and Kashmir in the year 2006-07, conceived, conceptualized and created this garden with the aim to boost floriculture and tourism in Kashmir Valley.
The garden is spread over 20 acres of the Kashmiri Landscape and is known to have more than 70 varieties of tulip flowers that adorn approximately 1.3 million tulip bulbs. The long charming stretches of different coloured tulips give a feeling of being in Switzerland. The garden is famous for hosting Annual Tulip Festival that continues for a week. During the festival thousands of locals and tourist visit the garden to capture the unparalleled beauty of flowers. The garden charges a nominal fee of Rs.50/- per head for adults and Rs.25/- per head for children for the wonderful experience that it offers.
|Timings||All days of the week 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
|Visit Duration||1 to 2 hours|