Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, Srinagar

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Take a lazy day out amidst greenery at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, a vast pleasure landscape garden complex at the foothill of Zabarwan mountain range, overlooking the scenic Dal Lake. Spanning 80 hectares (198 acres), the gardens feature over 300 species of ornamental plants, a huge variety of oaks, as well as Kashmiri tropical plants among others. Walk amidst wild orchids and roses, cedar and willow trees or take a joy ride with a boat on the lake and enjoy views of the forested mountain slopes. Established in 1969 in memory of the country’s first prime minister, the complex also features a children’s playground with merry go rounds and seesaws. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Srinagar holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • located right beside the tulip garden, botanical garden is huge with a  beautiful layout & a small lake. many locations to click pictures. not too many flowers, but has a patch of long shady trees...  more »
  • The Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical garden was well maintained and clean. The staff was working hard to reduce the effects of the extreme weather on the trees. Despite having no blossom of flowere, the...  more »

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