Cubbon park is a major sightseeing attraction, with 300 acres of green foliage. Having been laid down by Lord Cubbon, it is an ideal place for nature lovers and those seeking a calm atmosphere. It features a bandstand that hosts concerts. Being the second largest aquarium in India a Bangalore Aquarium is a must visit site in Bengaluru which is also situated in this park. Initially, the park was called "Meade's Park" and later came to be known as the Cubbon Park.
In the year 1927, the park was officially renamed as "Chamarajendra Park" to mark the Silver Jubilee of Krishnaraja Wodeyar's rule in Mysore State and was initially established in the year 1870 by Sri John Meade. At present, the Cubbon Park is under the control of the Department of Horticulture. For the administration and maintenance of the park the Deputy Director of Horticulture (Cubbon Park) is responsible. The park was originally spread over 100 acres, which was later extended to 300 acres. Since the introduction of the park, it was made and improved in many ways.