A botanical garden or botanic garden is a garden which is devoted to the gathering, farming and show of a broad range of plants labeled with their botanical names. There are a number of botanical gardens in India. Given below is a list of botanical gardens in India
Indian Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest botanical garden present in India. This garden is situated in Sibpur near Calcutta. A total area of 110 hectares is covered. Around 15,000 live specimens including a large collection of bamboos, cycads and palms are present there.
The site of the National Botanic Garden is generally known to the Sikandar Bagh to the public of Lucknow. It is spread over 75 acres on the south bank of the river Gomti. When you enter the garden you will see a large orchard on both the sides of the road. On the left side is Citrus orchard and on the right mango orchard with “dasehri”, “safeda” and other famous ieties of mangoes.
The Lloyd Botanic Garden is located in Darjeeling. The area covered by this garden is 40 acres. Some of the colorful features of this garden are beautiful alpine plants, geraniums, composites, rhododendrons, conifers as well as rock gardens, the conservatories, the herbaceous borders and the annual beds of flowering plants.
This Botanical Garden was started in 1779. The garden covers an area of nearly 40 acres in which there are different segments for Linnaean gardens and Agriculture and horticultural nurseries.
This garden is situated in New Delhi and covers an area of 60 acres. It is maintained chiefly as an experimental garden of the Institute. In addition, it carries on other functions of a Botanic Garden.
Pinjore Garden is located in Panchkula and is known as Yadavindra Garden and was made by Patiala dynasty rulers. It is one of the most beautiful Mughal gardens present in India. It is open from timings 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. It covers an area of around 100 acres.
It is a famous Mughal botanical garden which comprises of the tomb of Sayyed and Lodhi rulers. It also consists of a three-domed mosque, a large rubber construct dome, and a central courtyard containing remains of a water tank and in the sheesh gumbad lays remains of an unknown family. This garden covers an area of 90 acres and one can visit during any time of the year.
NTR Garden is situated in Hyderabad and covers an area of 36 acres. At this garden, you can spot a iety of plants, a souvenir complex, a visitors train, restaurants and a waterfall. You can visit this garden all around the year.
A botanical garden is present in Punjab University Chandigarh. It can be visited all around the year. This garden has a great iety of plants which are a delight to watch.
Empress Garden is situated in Pune. The garden covers the area of 39 acres. It has many rare species of flowers which make it a great place to visit. The timings to visit this garden are from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm.
This is the list of best Botanical Gardens in India.