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#Garden in Coonoor

A renowned heritage site in Coonoor is Sim's Park, where an exquisite botanical garden is present. Sim's park is a must visit sightseeing destination when in Coonoor. The park has a sprawling landscape with a captivating view of the 8 sections of the park. The section housing the Shola forests is the most fascinating one.

The botanical garden houses more than 1000 species of rare and common flora, a dream come true for botanists. A walk down the hill with majestic species of trees and the Shola forests add charm and mystery to the park. The location has a beautiful layout with the symmetric lawns and rock gardens and with a Japanese touch of pergolas and bridges. Children can play around to their heart's content in the tranquil oasis where you can unwind and relax. This piece of greenery also offers boating services to go around the park.

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Location:
Coonoor
Tamil Nadu, India
Best time to visit Coonoor: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Altitude / Height:
5861 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
11.3581228°N, 76.7966979°E
Distance from Coonoor to Sim's Park
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Read traveller's reviews about Sim's Park..

Overall Rating:4.2

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  '3' out of 5
"If one has seen Botanical Garden of Ooty than it is ok ok place to visit"
  '4' out of 5
"A pleasant place to have a picnic woth your family. Rich in flora, they have wide variety of trees n plants, which are seen all ober the world. Weekends are very crowded. Avoid goin on weekends."
  '5' out of 5
"Amazing Park.. it would take you half a day for enjoying it.. This park is just Amazing.. If you come to Ooty. Then you have to watch this place. Most of the trees here are from 1900s"
  '5' out of 5
"This park in coonoor and is spread in a vast area Huge trees and flowers maintained by the horticulture department is excellent and wonderfull to watch Best place for all ages to spend their time"
  '2' out of 5
"Park has been maintained very well, but the staff are unfriendly and only look at the visitors in the aspect of making as much money as possible. I had carried a camera and my friend who bought the tickets forgot to mention the camera and it's fee. A staff inside the park had begun bothering about the camera and wasn't willing to excuse nor allow to take it into custody so that I could collect it back. I had to turn back and only then made his way clear for others to wander around. Nice tourism development will they have in the future, with this kind of mindset. Maybe he was expecting something, which I wasn't willing to pay. They should restrict at the entry itself rather than embarrassing and making the tourists unhappy. So to hell with these people. "

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