Prominent Gardens In India
A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, or enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature.
The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials.
All of India’s ancient gardens have been lost, yet India has a large number of historic gardens made under the influence of Islam.
This includes the Mughal gardens of North India, of which the Taj Mahal Garden and the Shalimar Bagh Garden in Kashmir are perhaps the most famous.
Visiting the gardens in North India is relatively easy but visiting gardens in other parts of India is likely to involve some bumpy road travel.
Because of the dry climate in the Northwest, Indian gardens depend on irrigation.
- Lalbagh Botanical Garden is the largest garden in India.
- Bangalore is known as the Garden City of India.
‘Garden’ brings to mind a place of relaxation, a beautiful canvas of colour and natural beauty and an escape from the busy, crowded, polluted atmosphere.
In the ever increasing polluted world of today, gardens are the ‘lungs of the city’, especially in big towns and cities.
People crave to have gardens in their residential complexes or vicinity and thus more and more beautification and creation of green areas is being undertaken by the municipal corporations.
Situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Hills, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden or Siraj Baugh or Tulip Garden is the largest tulip garden in Asia.
This breathtaking, five hectare area, of more than 70 types of tulips and roses is located close to and offers a wonderful view of the picturesque Dal Lake.
List of Prominent Gardens in India:
|1. Tulip Garden||Srinagar|
|2. Shalimar Bagh||Kashmir|
|3. Yadavindra Gardens||Pinjore|
|5. Mughal Gardens||Delhi|
|6. Nek Chand Rock Garden||Chandigarh|
|7. Brindavan Garden||Mysore|
|8. Botanical Gardens||Ooty|
|9. Hanging Gardens||Mumbai|
|10. Lal Bagh||Bangalore|