The fast developing cities of India also has few largest parks situated in the heart of city and provide shelter to flora and fauna along with the human beings. Some of the most famous Gardens in India are Lodi Gardens Delhi,Rock Garden of Chandigarh and the most famous Brindavan Gardens. These famous parks are either located around the lakes or rivers and in the middle of cities to offers an green and clean environment for the people.
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The Borivali National Park now known as Sanjay Gandhi National Park is the largest protected area in the suburban Mumbai city in Maharashtra. It is notable as one of the major national parks existing within a a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world. The protected area is home to a number of endangered species of flora and fauna which includes crocodiles, monitor lizards,Hanuman Langur, Spotted deer and Jungle Owlets.
The protected area is one of the smallest National Park of India and counted among the very few national parks situated inside a city. Guindy National Park is located in Chennai city of Tamil Nadu and home to 400 blackbucks, 2,000 spotted deers and wealth of different invertebrates. The Guindy Snake Park or the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust is one of the 4 major sanke park in India and home to giant King Cobra, rock pythons, vipers and other reptiles.
The Adyar Eco Park or Tholkappia Poonga is a man made ecological park set up by the Government to restoration of the freshwater eco-systems of the Coromandel Coast. It has a mangrove forest, wetland conservation and the Adyar river. Floras and faunas in the park includes Indian flying fox,saw-scaled viper,Common Indian toad and an endangered species of soft-shelled turtle.
The Alfred Park or Chandrashekhar Azad Park also known as Company Garden is the one of the urban park in Allahabad. Alfred Park is public park with an area of 133 acres and is the biggest and among the one of the most beautiful parks in the city of Allahabad. Being the largest park it has some of very important heritage and recreational sites as well such as Chandra Shekhar Azad Memorial, Allahabad Museum and Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium.