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Bangalore Lalbagh Botanical Garden: Lalbagh Timings


Lalbagh(Red) Botanical Garden also known as Lalbagh park is located in Bangalore. Hyder Ali initially commissioned the construction of Lalbagh in 1760. It was later completed by his son Tipu Sultan. Lalbagh has an area of 240 acres (0.97 Km2).

Lalbagh Timings:

Days Timings Entry Fee Timings Entry Fee Timings Entry Fee
Monday 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM Free 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Rs. 20 5:30 PM to 7 PM Free
Tuesday 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM Free 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Rs. 20 5:30 PM to 7 PM Free
Wednesday 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM Free 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Rs. 20 5:30 PM to 7 PM Free
Thursday 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM Free 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Rs. 20 5:30 PM to 7 PM Free
Friday 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM Free 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Rs. 20 5:30 PM to 7 PM Free
Saturday 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM Free 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Rs. 20 5:30 PM to 7 PM Free
Sunday 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM Free 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Rs. 20 5:30 PM to 7 PM Free
  • Entry is free for school children and disabled.
  • Rs. 50 extra if you carry Camera.
  • Folk dance, music and plays are performed on the second and fourth weekends (both Saturday and Sunday) of every month.

 

Lalbagh Botanical Garden (Lalbagh Park)

Lalbagh Botanical Garden (Lalbagh Park)

You can enter Lalbagh through its one of the four gates:

  • The western gate (Siddapura Circle)
  • The eastern gate (Jayanagar)
  • The southern gate (the Main gate, near Wilson garden, Lalbagh road)
  • The northern gate (Wide gate)

What is Lalbagh Botanical Garden famous for?

  • Largest park in Bangalore
  • Lalbagh has India’s largest collection of tropical plants.
  • India’s first lawn-clock.
  • The Glass House, modeled on London’s Crystal Palace.
  • The Lalbagh Rock.
  • Lalbagh Lake
  • Lalbagh Flower show which is organized during Republic day and Independence day.
  • It has trees that are older than 100 years.
  • The park has some rare species of plants brought from Persia, Afghanistan, and France.

Some interesting Facts of Lalbagh:

  • Thigala community was employed to look after the garden during Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan’s rule.
  • Lalbagh had rhinoceros, tigers, orangutan, and many animals and birds
  • The garden has over 1,000 species of flora.

 

Bangalore Lalbagh Botanical Garden photos


 

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