Lal Bagh, Bengaluru – Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
Lal bagh is situated in Bangalore, India which is also called Red gardens. it is the India’s biggest garden of plants which are having thousands of different species among which same has been considered as the oldest trees around one thousand years.
This collection of plants is not a new one but its history goes back to the era of Muslim rule in India which was made upon the order of Hyder Ali a Muslim ruler of sub-continent but it had been completed in the ruling time of the great Tipu sultan. The modern name of the Lal bagh is botanical gardens.
Lal bagh resembles to the great Mughal gardens which can be an effect of the Mughal garden popularity at the time of the construction of lal bagh. It was made in 1760 and since then it has been facing various situations.
The area covered by the lal bagh is 240 acres. It has not only the trees and flowers but also fountains and a unique irrigation system, pools and ancient stones also which includes the 3,000 million years old rock stone. The lal bagh has four special gates to enter which do connect with main points.
It has also a Japanese culture representative building. Lal bagh has some main tourist attractions such as its glass house, the round wooden platform about which people say that in early times it had been used for the musical shows and the beautiful lake.
This all makes it as one of the most famous tourist hubs in India.
The lal bagh heads different functions and programs every year such as the folk fair which including the local cultural dance. The glass house of Lal bagh is famous for its annual flower exhibitions which includes various kinds of floras.