Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens or Lal Bagh, is one of the most reputed botanical gardens in India and is located in the “Garden City” of Bengaluru, Karnataka. Originally commissioned the erstwhile ruler of Mysore-- Hyder Ali, this stunning garden was later brought to completion by Tipu Sultan, his heir and successor.
Well known for its famous glass house that hosts a stunning flower show every year, Lal Bagh is home to the biggest collection of tropical plants in the country and boasts of an aquarium, a lake and lots of other tidings. This beautiful garden sprawls across 240-acres and is one of the most frequented sightseeing attractions of South Bengaluru. The main flower shows attributed to this venue is held on 26th January (Republic Day) and showcases over 1,000 species of floral species. Here, you will also come across some trees that are more than a century old!
Surrounding one of the ornate towers erected by Kempe Gowda-- the founder of Bengaluru, this park contains rare species brought in from as far as Afghanistan, Persia and France.
|Good For||Nature Lovers |
|Entry Fee||Rs.10 - 20 per person for Indians Rs.10 - 20 per person for foreign tourists |
|Timings||All days of the week 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM |
|Visit Duration||4 to 5 hours |