Along with the month of February, the week of love has also started. Today is the first day of Valentines Week and the first day is celebrated as Rose Day. By the way, you can celebrate Rose Day with your partner by going to any restaurant or cafe. But for those who want to see something new, today we have brought from the historical Mughal Garden of India to the Modern Botanical Garden, where you can make your love life happy by taking your partner.
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Tulip Garden, Srinagar – Tulip Garden, Srinagar
Nestled in the land of the beautiful Dal Lake, Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is one of the most spectacular parks in India. Situated at the foothills of the Jabarwan range of Srinagar, it is famous as Asia’s largest tulip garden spread over 75 acres. The park was opened to tourists and the public at large in 2007. Apart from tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus also add to the beauty of the garden. There is also a Tulip Festival once a year, which is held in the month of April. A variety of tulips are showcased during the festival. You can easily reach here by cab from Srinagar. It is about 8 km from Lal Chowk, Srinagar. The nearest railway station and airport are in Srinagar.
Government Botanical Garden, Ooty – Government Botanical Gardens, Ooty
Situated on the lower Doddabetta peak, the Government Botanical Garden in Ooty is one of the most beautiful landscaped gardens in India. This garden was built in the year 1848 in British India. Scottish gardener William Graham MacIver was the architect of this Ooty garden. Spread over 55 acres, this huge garden is divided into six parts. The Lower Garden, Italian Garden, New Garden, Conservatory, Fountain Terrace and Nursery are the six different sections that you can visit. The New Garden here is a recently added section, which includes a rose garden, well-crafted flower beds and emblems of the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu. This place is most visited by tourists and couples visiting here.
Mughal Garden, Delhi – Mughal Garden, Delhi
Within the confines of Rashtrapati Bhavan (the official residence of the President of India) in Delhi, lies the famous 15-acre Mughal Gardens. The designing here has been taken from the Mughal Gardens of Srinagar and the Mehtab Bagh of Agra. The garden is opened to the public during the annual festival Udyanotsav, held in the months of February-March. With more than 150 varieties of roses, it is without a doubt one of the most spectacular gardens in India. Apart from roses, flowers like tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and lilies also add to the beauty of this garden. You can use Central Secretariat Metro Station Mughal to reach here.
Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bengaluru – Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bengaluru
Spread over 240 acres, this garden in Bangalore gives peace to tourists away from the bustling city. The Garden was originally built by Hyder Ali, who ruled the Kingdom of Mysore during the 18th century. His son Tipu Sultan had got this garden prepared after seeing the Mughal gardens of Kashmir. With the most exotic and exotic plants section, Lalbagh is one of the most spectacular gardens in India. One of the major attractions of the park is the large granite rock which is 3000 million years old. It is also known for flower programs on the occasion of Republic Day and Independence Day. You can reach this station with the help of Lalbagh metro station.
Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, Chandigarh – Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, Chandigarh
Renowned as Asia’s largest rose garden, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is spread over 30 acres in the city of Chandigarh. This garden was established by Dr. M.S. It was commissioned in 1967 by the first Chief Commissioner of Chandigarh, Randhawa. The park is named after the former President of India, Zakir Hussain. It is a landscaped garden with many lawns and flower beds. Here you will get to see not one or two, but thousands of roses of more than 1600 species. Apart from roses, medicinal trees like camphor and yellow gulmohar also add to the beauty of the garden. You can easily reach here by cab or state transport.
Eco Park, Kolkata – Eco Park, Kolkata
Spread over 480 acres, Kolkata’s Eco Park is one of the largest urban parks in India. It was inaugurated by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in 2012. This park is also included in the list of top attractions of Kolkata city. The park is divided into a variety of sections, including an ecological area and a theme garden. An entire section of this park is dedicated to the seven wonders of the world. In this part of the garden you can see replicas of the Seven Wonders. Bamboo Garden and Mist House are some of the popular attractions here. Apart from visiting the park, you can also do many activities with your partner here, such as zorbing, paddle boating, rowing, speed boating and kayaking. The park is located in the New Town area along Biswa Bangla Sarani Road. It is about 11 km away from Kolkata airport.