5 Most Beautiful Gardens In India
Brindavan Gardens – Mysore
The Brindavana Gardens is a garden located in the state of Karnataka in India. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam which is built across the river Kaveri. The garden is laid out in 3 terraces which contain water fountains, Ficus trees and foliage plants. The main attraction of the park is the musical fountain in which bursts of water are synchronised to the music of songs.
Hanging Gardens – Mumbai
The “Hanging Gardens”, in Mumbai, also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens. The “Hanging Gardens” on Malabar Hill offers stunning vistas of the Marine Drive. On its western side, just opposite the Kamala Nehru Park. They provide sunset views over the Arabian Sea and feature numerous hedges carved into the shapes of animals.
Rock Garden – Chandigarh
The Rock Garden is a Sculpture garden in Chandigarh. It is completely built of industrial & home waste and thrown-away items. The garden is visited by over five thousand people daily. It consists of man-made interlinked waterfalls and many other sculptures that have been made of scrap & other kinds of wastes (bottles, glasses, bangles, tiles, electrical waste, etc.)
Shalimar Bagh – Srinagar
Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in India and linked through a Dal Lake, on its right bank located near Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir. The Bagh was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan, in 1619. The word “Shalimar” in Sanskrit means abode of love. The Shalimar Bagh is well known for chini khanas, behind garden waterfalls.
Nishat Bagh – Srinagar
It is the second largest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley. ‘Nishat Bagh’ is Urdu, which means “Garden of Joy,” “Garden of Gladness” and “Garden of Delight.” It is located on the bank of the Dal Lake with the Zabarwan Mountains as its backdrop. Nishat Bagh located in the Srinagar District is 11 kilometres from the city centre.