Brindavan Gardens, Mysore in Mysore

Beautiful fountains and well manicured gardens dot the landscape

Beautiful fountains and well manicured gardens dot the landscape | Photo credit: Sunil Nallode - Wikipedia

Brindavan Gardens, Mysore Overview

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Sprawling over a large area of about 150 acres, Brindavan Gardens are considered to be the best in Mysore. This beautiful stretch of land is situated just a level below the popular Krishnaraja Sagar Reservoir that is built across the Cauvery or Kaveri River. The garden is about 18 kilometres northwest of the city of Mysore. The idea of building this fascinating garden close to the dam was of two former Devans of Mysore, namely Sir M. Visveshwaraiah and Sir Mirza M. Ismail.

The most notable thing about Brindavan Gardens are the beautiful fountains that look wonderful during the night when they are lit up. Sunset is the best time of the day to visit this garden and enjoy the sight of water (from fountains) dancing to the tunes of pleasant music. The area of the garden that is covered with shrubs, grass and trees looks like a well-manicured lawn. Within the garden, there is also a children’s park, hydraulic research station and fisheries station. Adding to the beauty of the garden is an attractive sculpture of Goddess Cauvery, set at the foot of the dam.

  • Opening Closing Time Garden Timing:
    6 am – 8 pm

    Music Fountain Show:
    6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Weekends)

  • Photo Opp

    The lush surroundings as well as the beautiful fountains dancing to the music would compel you to capture many photographs from various angles.
  • For Kids

    Children are up for a gala time at this garden. After sunset, when the fountains start dancing, the garden turns into a fairyland, which very well manages to catch the fancy of kids. They can also play in the children’s park built within the premises of this garden.
  • Movie Connect

    Brindavan Garden has been popular among Bollywood directors for long. Several song sequences have been shot here including Tumhe Apna Banane Ki Kasam from the movie Sadak (1991), Kitna Pyara Tujhe from Raja Hindustani (1996), Keh Do Ki Tum from Tezaab (1988) and Mere Naina from Mehbooba (1976). Besides, a hilarious scene from the movie Padosan (1968) has also been shot here. This particular scene featured veteran actors Mehmood (as Masterji) and Saira Banu (as Bindu).
  • Entrance Fee Rs. 15 for Adults<br /><br /> Rs. 5 for Children (5 - 10 years)

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