Top 15 Most Popular Urban Parks in India

Urban parks or public parks also known as municipal gardens are green space within the cities and offers recreation area for visitors and residents. These public parks are also home to Urban wildlife and offering picnic facilities,playgrounds and gardens.

Shivaji Park, Mumbai

Shivaji public park is the largest park in Mumbai city, Has historical and cultural value. The open ground is home to statue of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and also renowned as the cradle of Indian cricket like the Azad Maidan.

Maidan, Kolkata

Maidan is the largest urban park in Kolkata dotted with statues, facing Victoria Memorial and also a historical and cultural center in the city. Kolkata Maidan includes numerous play grounds and famous for several football and cricket field.

Company Garden, Prayagraj

Alfred Park, Company Garden or Chandra Shekhar Azad Bagh is the biggest park in Allahabad, home to important heritage and recreational sites such as Azad memorial and Victoria Memorial.

Cubbon Park, Bengaluru

Cubbon Park is located within the heart of the city and covered an area of 100 acres, This public park offers places for early morning walkers, naturalists and bird watchers.

Deshpande Udyan, Pune

Pu La Deshpande Udyan of Pune is a popular Japanese garden in Maharashtra, One of the largest gardens in the city. This garden built on 10 acres of green land, located at Sinhagad road.

Saras Baug is another major landmark of Pune city, located near Swargate bus station and also known for Talyatla Ganpati temple.

Sayaji Baug, Vadodara

Sayaji Baug in Vadodara is the biggest public garden in Western India and also home to biggest floral clock in the World. The public park is dedicated to the citizens of Vadodara with a planetarium, toy train ride, zoo and aquarium.

Kamala Nehru Park, Mumbai

Kamala Nehru Park is part of the popular Hanging Gardens in Mumbai, Located at the top of Malabar Hill. The urban park has famous shoe structure and offers views of the Marine drive.

Sisodiya Rani Bagh, Jaipur

Sisodiya Rani Bagh is a popular tourist place in Jaipur, The public park and palace garden houses historical monuments with multi-level gardens and fountains.

Lumbini Park, Hyderabad

Lumbini Park adjacent to Hussain Sagar is a tourist attraction in Hyderabad along with near by Birla Mandir and Necklace Road. The small public park with NTR Gardens and urban park adjacent to Hussain Sagar lake are geographically located in the centre of Hyderabad city.

Mahatma Gandhi Park, Kollam

Mahatma Gandhi Park is a popular public park in Kollam, One of the main centre for recreational activities in the city. The public park is situated near the famous Kollam Beach which is also a popular Beach Wedding Destination in Kerala.

Anna Nagar Tower Park, Chennai

Anna Nagar Tower Park is also known as Dr. Visveswaraya Tower Park and has the the tallest park tower in Chennai. The urban park offer recreation and green space for the neighborhood town.

Janeshwar Mishra Park, Lucknow

Janeshwar Mishra Park is Asia’s largest garden and designed with series of jogging, cycling and walkways. The urban park in Gomti Nagar of Lucknow is the largest public park in India in terms of area of 376 acres.

Ambedkar Memorial Park, Lucknow

Ambedkar Memorial Park is second biggest public park in Lucknow, opened to the public on 2008 and has an area of 108 acres.

Buddha Smriti Park, Patna

Buddha smriti urban park near Patna Junction is full of green areas having Meditation centre, park of memories, Buddha Stupa and holy Bodhi trees. The park located on Frazer Road and was inaugurated by the 14th Dalai Lama.

Gandhi Maidan on the banks of the river Ganges is a historical place in Patna, spread across 60 acres of land and home to tallest bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in India.

Nehru Park, Delhi

Nehru Park in the Chanakyapuri area of Delhi is a large public park spread over an area of 80 acres and also the most famous landmark of Delhi. Talkatora Gardens, Roshanara Bagh, Buddha Jayanti Park, Lodi Garden, Japanese Park and Garden of Five Senses are few more most popular parks in Delhi.

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