There is no doubt in that Bangalore is the one city which holds some of the best places to visit. This stop is a noteworthy touring fascination, with 300 sections of land of green foliage. Having been set around Lord Cubbon, it is a perfect place for nature significant others and those looking for a quiet climate. It highlights a bandstand that hosts shows. The Bangalore Aquarium is likewise arranged in this park, and is a must visit for you in Bengaluru, being the second biggest aquarium in India.
The park also houses buildings that are aesthetically designed, magnificent statues of famous personalities, and rich flora and fauna. The popularity of the park can be gaged from the way that Bengaluru is nicknamed the Garden City after the park. One can see a variety of park-flowerbeds, massive bamboo trees, monuments, statues and buildings which makes the landscape stunning for not only tourists but also enthusiasts, nature-lovers, joggers, naturalists and botanists.
Cubbon Park was made by the British Chief Engineer of Mysore, Major General Richard Shankey in the year 1870. At first in 1870, the recreation center was named after the then acting Commissioner of Mysore, Sir John Meade, as the Meade's Park. Statues of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar, Major General Sir Mark Cubbon and Rajya Dhurandhara Sir K. Sheshadri Iyer are introduced in the recreation center complex.
While at the park you will see botanical species of both native and exotic types. Some of the native species are ficus, cassia fistula and artocarpus, the exotic ones include bamboo, peltophorum, araucaria and mahagoni. More than 6,000 trees and plants cover the park area here. While walking through the the streets of the park one can see the park ornamented with beautifully lined outlandish blossoming trees. One of them, the silver oak, is among the main oaks that were foreign made from Australia and introduced in Bengaluru.
Timings: The park opens from 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM and remains closed on Monday and second Tuesdays.
Location: Cubbon Park is located at Behind High Court of Karnataka, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001