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#3 of 87 Places To Visit in Ooty
government botanical gardens
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Near Hebron School, The Nilgiris, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001, India
contact
+91-423-2442545
entry fee
15
per person for children
30
per person for adults
50
per camera still photograhy
100
per camera videography
timings
All days of the week
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Best time to visit April May & September
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

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about government botanical gardens

Ooty Botanical Garden is a hub for nature lovers. The Rose Garden is a small terrace atop a hill off Etiennes Road. The season to be here is April when more than a thousand varieties are in bloom. In other seasons, the garden will seem drab and can be given a skip. Sprawling for over 22 hectares, These gardens are situated on the slopes of the Doddabetta peak, with a terrace type layout to add to the charm. Established in 1847, these are the mind work of the famous architect William Graham McIvor. With over a thousand different species of flora making for a lush stretch, Ooty Botanical Gardens are much more than just a relief to city weary eyes. It has an impressive array of ferns, plants, shrubs, herbs and bonsai plants that are a major draw.

Ooty Botanical Garden are divided into six areas, which includes the Lower Garden, New Garden, Italian Garden, Conservatory, Fountain Terrace and Nurseries. A riot of colours await you at the widely spreading flower beds that are an intrinsic part of Ooty Botanical Gardens. It also hosts an exhibition of rare plant species in May every year, another reason to visit this wonder work of nature.

Ooty Botanical Garden is also a popular haunt of the tourist, and offers a variety of trees, shrubs and flowers. People come here to lounge in the lawns and walk among the shady trees and plants. One of the oldest botanical gardens in the country, it began life in the 1840s as a vegetable garden to supply veggies to Ooty’s residents. Trees and plants from all over the world were brought here over the years.

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Shaji Lukose
Shaji Lukose
Horible experiance
May 22 2017
Last week i was in this garden with my wife and 3Year old kid.lacks of people are coming ther ,it was crowded and packed .We enter at almost 2 pm after half an hour my son said he want to go to toilet .We found it was near to the road .While we go th ...... read more
Allmytrip India
Allmytrip India
Very beautiful place
Mar 06 2015
The flower and peace of this garden beautiful so much,garden look like amazing.nice places for visit and picnic with family
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