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Lalbagh Botanical Garden @ Bangalore (Karnataka)

Lalbagh Botanical Garden @ Bangalore (Karnataka) by Drifter Baba

Lalbagh Botanical Garden:

Lalbagh Botanical Garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in Bangalore, Karnataka (India). It was planed by Hyder Ali and then developed by his son Tipu Sultan followed by the English superintendent before Independence and now the present government. 

This is one of the very famous tourist destinations in Bangalore and thousands of visitors visit there every day.

There are 3 gates to enter Lalbagh (East Gate, West Gate, North Gate). North Gate opens towards the double road and you will find parking only near this gate. West Gate opens towards Lalbag Metro Station. These two gates are most famous. 

You will find thousands of different varieties of plants there. Few trees are even thousands of years old. Below are some of the important attraction inside the Lalbagh

  • A beautiful Lake
  • A small mountain where you can do trekking.
  • A well-maintained walkway for a morning walk
  • Many seating places where you can relax.
  • Fish aquarium
  • A very big Nursery where you can purchase plants and seeds.

During independence day, they organized the Flower show which is one of the best activities there. Different farmers display and sell their products.

Visiting Timing:  

For Morning Walk: 06:00 AM to 08:AM
General Visit: 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM Every day

Best time to visit: All time. 

Entry Fees:  
For morning walker NO Entry fee from 4:30 AM till 8:00 AM. 
Adults: Rs. 20.00 / Head
Childern: Rs: 10 / Head

Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

Special occasion:
Every day thousands of visitors visit there. You will find many visitors during the below days
  • Weekends
  • Holidays
  • Flower show
  • Independence day

Places to visit near Lalbagh:
  • Art of Living international campus
  • ISCON on Kanakpura Road
  • Benargatta national park
  • Cubbon Park
  • Vidhan Soudha
  • MG Road
  • Science Museum
  • Planetarium
Parking Places: Huge parking place is available inside the campus. You have to pay the parking charges. 

How to reach  Lalbagh: 

By Metro: The nearest Metro station is Lalbagh metro station which is just 200 m from the Main Gate. The frequency of metro rail is quite good.

Buses: There many government buses which run from different places like Majestic, KR Market, Shivaji Nagar, etc. Bus frequency is very good. Buses will drop you near the main gate of Lalbagh.

Private Taxis/ Autos: The availability of private taxis, Autos are very good near Near Lalbag.

Distance from nearby public places
  • Kempegowda Internation Airport - Bangalore: 45 km
  • Majestic Railway station (KSR): 10 km     
  • Yeshvantpur railway station: 30 km
  • Lalbag Metro station: 200 m
  • MG Road: 8 km 
  • Art of Living: 15 km

Accommodation : 
You will find many hotels and lodges with different price ranges near it as it is situated in the middle of the city.

Food & Restaurant :
Lalbagh Botanical Garden is situated in the middle of Bangalore city, you will find many restaurants near it. People in Bangalore are real foody and you will find verities of foods around it. If you want to taste something traditional, you can try it in MTR restaurant which is just walkable distance. 
Few Photos:

Lalbagh Botanical Garden @ Bangalore (Karnataka) by Drifter Baba

Lalbagh Botanical Garden @ Bangalore (Karnataka) by Drifter Baba

Lalbagh Botanical Garden @ Bangalore (Karnataka) by Drifter Baba

Lalbagh Botanical Garden @ Bangalore (Karnataka) by Drifter Baba

Lalbagh Botanical Garden @ Bangalore (Karnataka) by Drifter Baba

Visit Date:  28 Jul 2012