Lal Bagh-Renowned Botanical Artwork
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