5 Amazing Gardens and Parks of Rajasthan

Gardens and parks in Rajasthan? Oh yes! The royal state is known for its beautiful deserts, but you will do well to visit these temples of greenery. They are perfectly maintained, historically significant and architecturally stunning. Check out the green lungs of Rajasthan!

Gulab Bagh, Udaipur

A garden that is abundant in beautiful roses, the name says it all! Spread over 100 acres, this is one of the largest gardens in Udaipur. Started in 1878, this is not only a garden but a complex that houses a museum – Victoria Hall Museum, famous for having many beautiful relics, a library – Saraswati Bhavan Library, that contains many interesting books on various subjects, and even a zoo!

Mandore Gardens, Jodhpur

Located a little north of the Blue City, the Mandore Garden is more than what the name suggests. A lovely collection of temples and memorials, it even has a government museum nestled in the area. A ‘Hall of Heroes’ pays a tribute to the dear folk heroes and a temple dedicated to 33 crore Gods! Let’s not forget the beautiful high rock terraces.

Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Udaipur

The courtyard of maidens, this place has a lot of history behind it! Built for a group of forty-eight women attendant who accompanied a princess to Udaipur, this place is filled with stunning architecture in the form of fountains and kiosks, beautiful marble elephants and a lovely lotus pool. There are also manicured green lawns, marble pavilions and a museum housing royal household items.

Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Jodhpur

This is one of the newer gardens on the list, albeit a unique one. Started in 2006, this garden was begun with the intention of bringing to life the rocky wasteland around Mehrangarh Fort. Spread over 70 hectares, this place has over 80 species of plants that are adapted to growing in the arid Thar desert. A must-visit!

Sisodiya Rani Bagh, Jaipur

A palace garden a little away from the Pink City, this was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1779. Tiered gardens with fountains, pavilions and watercourses are all over the garden. There’s a palace on top houses some beautiful murals. It has even been featured in a number of Bollywood movies.

Rajasthan – a state as diverse and bright as the colours of a rainbow. The place to visit, the place to be!

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