Lalbagh is one of largest garden in South India and is Bengaluru’s major attraction. It is a sprawling garden situated in a 240 acres piece of land in the heart of the city.
It has some of the best tropical plants, large and century old trees, a topiary park, a lake and a beautiful glass house.
The palace was designed on inspiration of Crystal Palace in London.
We can also see a watchtower perched on top of a 3000 million years old rocky outcrop (which is a National Geological Monument), built by Kempegowda.
The Lalbagh garden also hosts several events all through the year- Lalbagh flower show during Republic Day (26 January) and Independence Day (15 August), Mango/Jackfruit festivals during summer, cultural shows at Band stand are some of the popular events held in Lalbagh.
Bonsai Garden, large rock and Kempegowda watchtower, flower clock, Hibiscus garden are some of the other interesting spots to explore inside Lalbagh botanical gardens.Facilities available at Lalbagh:
Lalbagh has several shops run by the horticulture department of Karnataka Government as well as few private vendors. These shops sell fruits, vegetables, fruit juices and various snacks items.