Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden in Srinagar

The well-manicured Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden

The well-manicured Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden | Photo credit: Vinayaraj/wikimediacommons

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden Overview

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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden lies in the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range and overlooks the picturesque Dal Lake. This well-manicured garden covers an area of 80 hectares, of which 17 hectares is occupied by a beautiful lake. It was established in 1969, with the aim of spreading awareness about various varieties of flora and beautifying the city.

There are four main divisions of this sprawling green space, namely Plant Introduction Centre, Research Section, Recreational Garden and Botanical Garden. More than 300 species of flora dot the landscape of this garden, including trees of willow and cedar. Visitors coming to this place can relax in its serene surroundings or enjoy paddle-boat ride on the lake.

  • Photo Opp

    Dotted with lush vegetation, tall trees and colourful flowers, the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden attracts many visitors. They can click pictures of Dal Lake and Zabarwan mountains visible from the site.
  • For Kids

    This botanical garden familiarises children with different types of plants and trees. They can frolic in the open space of this garden or go for paddle boating in its lake.
  • Entrance Fee Rs. 10 for Adults <br /> Rs. 5 for Children below 12 years

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Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir