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Lal Bagh-Renowned Botanical Artwork

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden is located in Bangalore and is nationally and internationally renowned centre for botanical artwork, scientific study of plants and also conservation of plants. Covering an area 240 acres in the heart of the city it has nearly 1,854 species of plants. It was completed by Tipu Sultan and initially commissioned by Hyder Ali in 1760. Tipu Sultan brought in imported trees and plants from countries all over the world and planted them here.

Lalbagh Botanical Garden is one of the world's largest collections of rare plants. The garden also consists of the famous glass house where an annual flower show is held every year and is also a home to an aquarium and a lake. One of the major tourist attractions of Lalbagh botanical garden is Lal Bagh Rock which is over 3000 million years old. It is spread over 240 acres. The garden features rare plants of French, Persian and Afghani origin and has attained the status of a Government Botanical Garden. Lalbagh botanical garden is eventually a heaven for all nature lovers

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Location:
Bangalore
Karnataka, India
Best time to visit Bangalore: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹20
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Altitude / Height:
2931 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
12.9500000°N, 77.5900000°E
Distance from Bangalore city center to Lal Bagh
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Lal Bagh..

Overall Rating:4.2

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  '5' out of 5
"The only biggest botanical garden in the silicon city Bangalore. Well known for organizing flower shows during national holidays like republic day and independence day. The diameter of the place is around 300 acres. You can enjoy the nice weather during early morning if you opt for a walk or even jog inside the garden.Entry is free till 9am for people to walk or jog.For tourists during normal days it is 10 rs and during flower shows some where between 50 and 60 rs per person.over all good place to visit and enjoy the nature."
  '5' out of 5
"It was unimaginable about this big beautiful garden in heart of the city. I entered from West side so had little parking problem. As vehicle is to be parked on the other side of the road. Whole garden is well maintained and is full of lush greenery inside. Trees and plants from different countries are amazing. Most of the tall trees are from Australia. They were really eye catchy. The bug rock near the East gate attracts to climb upon it. Kids enjoy this very much."
  '4' out of 5
"* BEST place for a get to together Hangout with Friends, especially during Weekends. I studied in popular college for more than 3 years, which is diagonally opposite to Lalbagh botanical garden (from MAIN GATE). * BEST place for a Family outing during National festivals. Little more good maintenance is required, then it will be best place in Bangalore."
  '5' out of 5
"Nice & Lovely place. The ambience is great with cool & fresh air. We must visit this place and spend some time here with friends & family."
  '4' out of 5
"A huge place to walk around... well maintained... parking facility available... beware of d entrance ur getting into... maps were improper... Had a difficult time decoding d map... misguiding... "

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