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Best Tulip gardens to see in India

Best Tulip gardens to see in India

The Tulip Festival is celebrated at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Srinagar, between March and May each year. Millions of tourists from across the globe visit this garden. Ghulam Nabi Azad, the former chief minister, inaugurated the garden in 2008.

It is the largest tulip garden in Asia. Now, the garden is open for tourists for the festival. They have to follow COVID-19 protocols to visit the garden.

The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden spreads over 30 hectares. The garden has more than 15 lakh tulips of 62 varieties and other flower varieties like daffodils, hyacinths, ranunculus.

This garden is open to the public on all days from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Entry fee for adults is ₹50. It is ₹25 for children.

In addition to the above tulip garden, there are some other tulip gardens in the country. But, they do not just have tulips, but other famous things as well.

Here is a list of some such gardens in India:

Mughal Gardens in Jammu and Kashmir has tulips, marigold, dahlias, carnations, nemesia etc. This garden enthrals visitors with its beautiful flowers and the rich design of Mughal architecture. This garden is open on all days except for Friday.

Lalbagh in Bengaluru is a botanical garden. It spreads over 40 acres of land. This garden was constructed by Hyder Ali, father of Tipu Sultan. It has approximately 1,854 types of plant species. The garden has many attractions. The clock made of flowers and iconic horse-riding statue are a few of them. Besides, it has many architectural designs made of flowers.

The Rock Garden in Chandigarh also has plenty of flowers. However, it is famous for carvings made up of bathroom sinks, glass bangles, frames etc. It is surrounded by beautiful waterfalls and bridges.

Lodhi Garden in Delhi spreads in 90 acres of land. It depicts the dynasties of Sayyid and Lodi. It has many beautiful flowers.

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