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Description :

Lal Bagh or Lal Bagh Botanical Garden is known as botanical garden in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Hyder Ali started the building of this garden in 1760 but his son, Tipu Sultan has completed it.

Lal Bagh is a 240-acre of garden. Lal Bagh had an area of 45 acres in 1874 and in 1889; 30 acres were added to the eastern side, 13 acres in 1891 including the rock with Kempegowda tower and in 1894 94 acres were added just below the rock building which is now 188 acres in total.

LAL BAGH holds number of flower shows, especially on the Republic Day (26 January). The garden has over 1,000 species of flora and also has trees that are more than 100 years old.

Lal Bagh has four gates, the western gate is at Siddapur Circle; with the help of Southern Gate one can reach Basavanagudi. The ideal place for parking would be the Eastern gate which has a wide road.

All the exhibitions, workshops, functions and other programs are arranged at Glass House and also this is the main exit. One can enter this gate and enjoy the most beautiful atmosphere of the garden.

Most of the centuries old trees are labeled for easy identification. The Lal Bagh Rock is one of the oldest and famous rock formations on the earth, dating back to 3,000 million years, is another attraction that brings the crowds to the garden.

Lal Bagh is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. throughout the year and for the joggers, touristís entry is free from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A fee of Rs.10/- is charged in other times and for school children and the disabled people entry is free all day.

Clock at LAL BAGH

Glass House

Lal Bagh Botanical Garden Photos

Lalbagh flower show