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Nazish Khan Apr 12 2014

Which are the top 10 Greenest Cities in India?

Jigyasha Prasad Apr 12 2014
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Check out the top 10 greenest cities in India. Its time to treat yourself to some lush green patches and have a scenic experience when you visit these cities.


The capital city of Punjab and Haryana welcomes you with beautiful, quiet streets with patches of lush greenery. Decked up with gardens of different varieties, the green glazed beauty of Chandigarh city has a lot of surprises for you!

Photo of a building, Chandigarh (by Innovative Monkey)


Touted as the greenest capital of India, the city of Gandhinagar is one of the few places where you can treat yourself to exquisite greenery which is so widely spread all over the town.

Photo of a street, Gandhinagar (by Gaurav.raval)


Literally meaning the abode of Anantha— the sacred serpent, Thiruvananthapuram city is all about lovely tree-lined avenues and crimson sunsets by the sea.

Photo of Kowdiar Palace (by Manu rocks at English Wikipedia)


The green surroundings of this quiet town provide balm to the eyes and moments of leisure on summer evenings and wintry afternoons.

Photo of Sanchi Stupa (by Fountain Posters)


The first thing you’d probably notice in Delhi city is the greenery, especially for a metropolitan city. Trees that line up the roads here will accompany you wherever you go. And if you want to stroll around, or sit and absorb the lush greenery of Delhi, there are plenty of well-maintained parks and gardens here.

Photo of Raj Path (by Seb & Jen)


Even though the city of Jamshedpur is referred to as “The Steel City of India”, it is also one of the top 10 greenest cities in India. Wrapped in the plush and picturesque greenery of the Dalma hills, it promises some breathtaking views of the adjoining surroundings.

Photo of a part of Jamshedpur (by Shahbaz26)


Welcome to the Orange City, Nagpur which boasts of being the 2nd greenest city in the country. Home to famous temples, picturesque lakes, scenic parks and verdant greenery, the place offers some real treat for your eyes!

Photo of Diksha Bhoomi (by ashtarhalkar)


In the last decade, Bengaluru city (formerly Bangalore) has metamorphosed from a languid city of parks, bookshops and pensioners to a glittering IT capital and mecca of the upwardly mobile. In between all this, in spite of all this, the city retains something of its earlier flavour and still is a green breath that covers most of the areas!

Photo of Bangalore City (by mckaysavage)


The urban nature of this bustling city has not taken back its natural charm yet and that is the reason why Pune still has its share of soothing greenery and sweeping views.

Photo of Pune University (by nickgraywfu)


At first sight, Guwahati’s haphazard urbanisation is totally at odds with its picturesque setting. However, the suburbs melt into rice fields and spread into green hillocks offering some stunning views.

Photo of Guwahati City (by dritzdcool)

So, its time to pack your bags and head to anyone of these top ten greenest cities in India for a scenic experience.

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