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List of Gardens in India - General Test Preparation for CUET

A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. Below we have give the list of gardens and their details.

Few gardens of IndiaFew gardens of India

Sr. No.

Name of the Garden

Name of the location



Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden

Kolkata, West Bengal

The gardens exhibit a wide variety of rare plants and a total collection of over 12,000 specimens spread over 109 hectares.


Auroville Botanical Gardens,

Auroville, Tamil Nadu

The Auroville Botanical Garden was started in August 2000 on 50 acres of old cashew land rescued from the threat of real estate development.More than 250 tree species have been planted in the 25-acre arboretum, 5,500 specimens have been planted in the 10-acre conservation forest.


Brindhavan Garden

Mysore, Karanataka

It is spread across an area of 60 acres (240,000 m2 ). Adjoining it is also a fruit orchard spread across 75 acres (300,000 m2 ) and 2 horticultural farms, Nagavana (30 acres) and Chandravana (5 acres).


Chambal Garden

Kota, Rajasthan

The well-groomed garden's centerpiece is a pond replete with gharials, which used to house magars as well. The pond can be crossed via a suspension bridge or by boat to allow a closeup view of the fish-eating reptiles.


Chashme Shahi

Srinagar, J & K

The garden was constructed around the spring by the Mughal Governor Ali Mardan Khan in 1632.


Company garden

Allahabad , Uttar Pradesh

The garden was originally created in the 1650s by the region's first European settlers and provided fertile ground to grow fresh produce to replenish ships rounding the Cape. It is watered from the Molteno Dam which uses water from the springs on the lower slopes of Table Mountain.


Hanging Garden

Mumbai , Maharashtra

The Gardens, also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens were first built in 1881. Designed by Ulhas Ghapokar, it is said to have been built over one of Bombay’s main water reservoir to protect it from getting polluted, particularly by the nearby towers of silence.


Jallianwala Bagh

Amristar, Punjab

The Jallianwalla Bagh is a public garden of 6 to 7 acres (28,000 m2), walled on all sides, with five entrances. To enter, troops first blocked the entry by a tank and locked the exit.


Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden

Gangtok, Sikkim

Established large living collection of trees and woody lianas (1000 species); Medicinal, Aromatic and Spice plants (1500 species), Pre-tsunami living collections from Andaman-Nicobar Islands (125 species), Orchids (600 species and 150 hybrids); Bamboos (60 species); Rare and Threatened plants( 550 species); Ferns and Fern allies ( 165 species); Palms (105 species), Cyclades ( 35 species) and special groups like Zingibers ( 50 species)


Jhansi Botanical Garden

Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh


Kalindi Kunj

New Delhi

It has a number of rides to bring you endless hours of fun. Spending a day at this water park especially during summers is the best gift you can give to yourself.


Lal Bagh

Bangalore, Karnataka

Lalbagh is a 240 acres (0.97 km2) garden and is located in south Bengaluru. It holds a number of flower shows, especially on the Republic Day (26 January). The garden has over 1,000 species of flora. The garden also has trees that are over 100 years old.


Law garden

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

The market outside the garden is very famous for the handicraft goods sold by local people. The road at the side of the garden is filled with street hawkers selling all kinds of food items.


Lloyd’s Botanical Garden

Darjeeling, West Bengal

Lloyd's Botanical Garden was established in 1878 when 40 acres (160,000 m2) of land was acquired at Darjeeling to form a botanic garden as a distant annexe of the Calcutta Botanical Garden. The land was provided by William Lloyd, in whose name the botanical garden has been named.


Lodi Garden

New Delhi

Spread over 90 acres (360,000 m 2 )


Malampuzha Garden

Palakkad, Kerala

It is a combination of a masonry dam with a length of 1,849 metres and an earthen dam with a length of 220 metres


Mughal garden

New Delhi

The founder of the Mughal empire, Babur, described his favourite type of garden as a charbagh.


Nishat Bagh

Srinagar , J & K

It is the second largest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley.


Pilikula Botanical Garden

Mangalore, Karnataka

The Pilikula Arboretum (Pilikula Botanical Garden) extends over 35 ha. About 60,000 seedlings belonging to 236 taxa of flowering plants of Western Ghats, spread over 60 families, have been planted randomly as well as family clusters.


Pinjore Garden

Panchkula , Haryana

English author-painter C.M. Villiers-Stuart, who resided in the gardens for a time, included a description in her book on "Gardens of the Great Mughals" (1913).


Rock Garden


Typically, plants found in rock gardens are small and do not grow larger than 1 meter in height,[1] though small trees and shrubs up to 6 meters may be used to create a shaded area for a woodland rock garden.


Rock Garden of Chandigarh


Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres (161874.25 m²).


Saharanpur Botanical Garden,

Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Provisional 2011 census data indicates that Saharanpur has a population of 705,478, out of which males were 371,740 and females were 333,738. The literacy rate was 76.32 per cent.


Sajjan Niwas Garden(Gulab Bagh)

Udaipur, Rajasthan

It is spread over 100 acres (40 ha) of land. The garden has innumerable varieties of roses. Gulab Bagh gets its name from the abundance of rose flowers


Sarita Udyan

Gandhinagar, Gujarat

The name ‘SaritaUdyan’ itself suggests its geographical position as ‘Sarita’ means river and ‘Udyan’ means garden.


Shalimar Bagh

Srinagar, J & K

The garden, as finally laid out, covers an area of 12.4 hectares (31 acres) built with a size of 587 metres (1,926 ft) length on the main axis channel and with a total width of 251 metres (823 ft).


Sim’s Park

Coonoor, Tamil nadu

Here the maximum temperature goes up to 30 degree Celsius and the minimum falls to 5°C. The average rain fall of this garden is 150 cm. It extends over an area of 12 hectares of undulating land and possesses a number of natural advantages. This park has more than 1000 species of 255 generas belonging to 85 families widely covering different group of plants.


The Royal Botanical Garden

Howrah, West Bengal

The organisation has an average of 1 million paying visitors per year. Its 326-acre site at Kew has 40 historically important buildings and collections of over 40,000 species of plants and it became a United Nations World Heritage Site on 3 July 2003.


Tulip Garden

Srinagar, J & K

It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares.The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim to boost floriculture and tourism in Kashmir Valley.

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1. What are some famous gardens in India?
Ans. Some famous gardens in India are Mughal Gardens in Srinagar, Brindavan Gardens in Mysore, Lalbagh Botanical Garden in Bengaluru, Shalimar Bagh in Kashmir, and Rock Garden in Chandigarh.
2. How many gardens are there in India?
Ans. It is difficult to determine the exact number of gardens in India as there are numerous gardens spread across the country. However, there are several famous and well-known gardens in different states and cities of India.
3. What is the significance of Mughal Gardens in Srinagar?
Ans. Mughal Gardens in Srinagar are known for their beautiful terraced lawns, colorful flowerbeds, and impressive architecture. These gardens were built during the Mughal era and are a major tourist attraction in Srinagar. They showcase the Mughal style of garden design and offer a serene and peaceful environment for visitors.
4. Which is the largest botanical garden in India?
Ans. The largest botanical garden in India is the Indian Botanical Garden, also known as the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, located in Shibpur, Howrah, near Kolkata in West Bengal. It covers an area of over 270 acres and houses a wide variety of plant species.
5. What is the specialty of Brindavan Gardens in Mysore?
Ans. Brindavan Gardens in Mysore is famous for its symmetrically designed terraced gardens, musical fountains, and illuminated water show in the evenings. The gardens are situated alongside the Krishnarajasagara Dam and offer a stunning view of the dam and the surrounding landscape. It is a popular tourist destination and attracts a large number of visitors every year.
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