Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

Gardens in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

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Spread over 98 hectares of landscaped terrain, the expansive Lalbagh Botanical Gardens were laid out in 1760 by famous ruler Hyder Ali. As well as amazing centuries-old trees, it has very diverse species of plant – check out the bonsai, giant silk-cotton tree and Japanese gardens. Try to visit in the early morning for the bird chorus. You can take a tour here with Bangalore Walks.