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Garden Tours of Kanpur

Kanpur is one of the attractive places of the India. The city stands on the bank of the Ganga River, holding historical and religious splendor. There are number of gardens, which adds to the splendor of the city. Allen Forest Zoo, Kamala Park, Nana Rao Park, Phool Bagh, Buddha Park, Moti Jheel Park are among the most popular gardens of the city, which must be included in the garden tours of Kanpur.

Allen Forest Zoo is one of the most visited zoological parks of India. It is a botanical garden opened in 1971. It is the creation of Sir Allen, who was member of the Indian Civil Service. It is an ideal place to get around. It is at a distance from the hustle bustle of the city. The Allen Forest Zoo is house for the number of animals, birds and reptiles. Tiger, Asiatic Lions, Cheetah, Leopard, Hyena, Bear, Grizzly, Monkeys, Languor, Baboon, Musk deer, Antelope are some of in the animal category, while Emus, Ostrich, Parrots, Parakeet, Saras-Crane are of the bird category. This garden is worth visiting under the garden tours of Kanpur.

Kamala Retreat is known as romantic Paradise of the city Kanpur. It is located near Kanpur Agriculture College on Kamala Nehru Road. Singhania family is the proprietor of this garden. It consists of lavish parks and lawns along with the boating facilitated canal. A swimming pool is also there which is illuminated with bright lights during the nighttime. It gives soothing feel to eyes.

Moti Jheel Park of Kanpur is a park, built in the traditional style of water reservoirs. It is located in the Banajhabar area, near Kanpur Medical College. The Tulsi Upavan and the Japani garden are adjacent to the Moti Jheel Park. Beautiful Children park and leisure ground are the main attraction of this Park.

Nana Rao Park in Kanpur was named by the name of Nana Rao Peshwa. He fought in the first war of Indian Independence in 1857. Park has historical significance as the 'Bibighar' bloodbath took place at this place only. This must be visited during the garden tours of Kanpur.

Phool Bagh is centrally located on the Mall Road of Kanpur. Annual flower shows are held at this garden. A large Public Library is also there in this park. Today Phool Bagh is also known as 'Ganesh Udyan'. There is a building at the center of the garden, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial hall. An Orthopedic Rehabilitation Hospital was running there after First World War. Phool Bagh is a peaceful place available for family picnics. Buddha Park is located between Bada Imambada and the Martyrs Memorial. The architecture of this park is in traditional and ethnic style. There is a relaxation ground for children. Nowadays, this Park is house of political parties for holding rallies. Overall, the garden tours of Kanpur will endow you with a serene experience.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/16

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