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LalBagh Botanical Garden

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens or Lalbagh is an old botanical garden in Bengaluru, India. First planned and laid out during the rule of Hyder Ali and later adorned with unique plant species by his son Tipu Sultan, it was later managed under numerous British Superintendents before Indian Independence. It was responsible for the introduction and propagation of numerous ornamental plants as well as those of economic value.

Lalbagh is a 240 acres (0.97 km2) garden and is located in south Bengaluru. It holds two flower shows and has over 1,000 species of plants with many trees that are more than a hundred years old.

After knowing so much about this garden, you might wish to visit this place and below are the ways you can use to reach here. Bengaluru International Airport is the nearest airport from Lalbagh and it is 35km away. There are taxis and buses available outside the airport to drop you to the magical land.

Majestic Railway Station is the nearest station from Lalbagh – around 5.9 kms. Yeshwantpur railway station is around 13.4 kms away from Lalbagh. After reaching the stations, one can easily take a taxi or KSRTC bus to get to the botanical garden.

The Kempegowda Bus Station, Majestic is the nearest bus stop from Lalbagh and it is approximately 7km away. The bus drops you at the garden.

White Silk Collon Tree

The tree of approximately 200 years old.

Cabbage Wood

The tree of approximately 200 years old.

Glass house at Lalbagh

Glass house at Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore, India

Glass house at Lalbagh

In front of Glass house at Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore, India.

Statue His Highness Chamaraja Wodeyar

The most artistic and elegant structure in Lalbagh is the statue of His Highness Chamaraja Wodeyar, the then Maharaja of Mysore (1881-1894).

In front of statue His Highness Chamaraja Wodeyar

This section of Lalbagh is called 'Statue Garden' having an oval layout.