The Banyan tree is one of the holy tree for Hindus and other religious traditions, It is also the National tree of India and state tree of Madhya Pradesh. Banyan tree is also called Kalpavriksha, Bargad, Vatavriksh or Barh.
The Thimmamma Marrimanu is the world’s biggest tree and recorded as the largest tree specimen in the Guinness Book of World Records. Thimmamma Marrimanu banyan tree is located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
The Great Banyan tree is located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden of Howrah,Kolkata. Great Banyan is the largest Banyan tree in botanical garden of Kolkata and one of the biggest Banyan tree in the world.
Ranthambore national park is best known for its majestic tiger and wildlife but it is also home to a gigantic banyan tree in the park itself, which is considered to be India’s second largest banyan tree.
Adyar Banyan Tree is one of the biggest Banyan trees in the world and the oldest existing tree in the city of Chennai.
The 450-year-old giant banyan tree is located at Adyar in Chennai.
The Big Banyan Tree is the 400-year-old tree, located at Ramohalli in Bengaluru. Dodda Alada Mara or Big Banyan Tree has more than a thousand aerial roots and is one of the largest of its kind.
One of the most famous of banyan tree is located on the island of Kabirvad in Gujarat. It is one of the Oldest living Banyan tree in India,believed to be 300 years old. One large Banyan tree called Kalpabata is there inside the premises of Jagannath Temple of Puri,Giant Banyan of Majhi near Lucknow and the Pillalamarri Banyan banyan tree in Telangana.