Botanical Garden

Maraimalai Adigal Salai
Puducherry, PY - 605001

Type: Parks
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The Botanical Garden in Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry), India, is a lush and tranquil oasis nestled in the heart of the city. Established in the 1820s by the French colonial administration, the Botanical Garden is one of the oldest and most well-maintained botanical gardens in the country, serving as a green lung for the urban landscape and a haven for nature enthusiasts.

Spread across an expansive area, the Botanical Garden boasts a diverse collection of exotic and indigenous plant species, including rare trees, shrubs, medicinal plants, and ornamental flowers. Visitors to the garden can explore winding pathways that meander through lush greenery, offering opportunities for leisurely walks, photography, and birdwatching amidst the serene surroundings.

One of the highlights of the Botanical Garden is its impressive collection of palm trees, which includes numerous species from around the world. The garden is also home to a stunning musical fountain, where visitors can enjoy synchronized water and light shows set to melodious tunes during evening hours, adding to the garden's charm and allure.

In addition to its botanical treasures, the Botanical Garden features several other attractions, including a children's play area, a toy train ride for kids, and a small zoo housing various species of birds and animals. The garden also hosts educational programs, workshops, and horticultural exhibitions aimed at promoting environmental awareness and conservation among visitors of all ages.

The Botanical Garden serves as a popular recreational destination for locals and tourists alike, offering a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether it's admiring the natural beauty of the garden, learning about plant diversity, or simply enjoying a stroll amidst lush greenery, a visit to the Botanical Garden promises a rejuvenating and enriching experience for nature lovers and garden enthusiasts.

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Opening Hours Weekdays: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Entry Fees Adult: Rs.10/-
Child: Rs.5/-
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