Brindavan Gardens or Brindavan is one of the most famous gardens in South India. The Garden is situated at Mysore, in the state of Karnataka. The garden is built on the foot of Krishnarajasagara dam, across Kaveri river. The Garden work was started in 1927 and was completed in 1932. Around 20 lacks tourists visits Brindavan every year.
Brindavan Gardens is spread across an area of around Sixty Acres of Land. The Garden is well maintained by ‘Cauvery Niravari Nigama’ (Cauvery Irrigation Department), a Karnataka Government enterprise. A Fruit orchard spread across 75 acres of land is situated next to the Brindavan Garden.
There are two horticultural farms situated close the Garden at Mysore. One is Nagavana Farm spread across 30 acres of land. The second one is Chandravana Farm spread across 5 acres of land.
The garden is laid as a layer of 3 terraces. Water fountains are the main specialty of this garden, along with beautiful flowering plants and foliage plants. Shrubs are clipped in the shape of animals. passageways are shaped into pergolas. Topiary plants adds beauty to the park. Gazebos across the garden gives a wide view of the gardens.
Musical fountain is the main attraction of the Brindavan Gardens. Fountain waters synchronized to Music is very much enjoyed by tourists. All this makes Brindavan Gardens among the best places to visit in Mysore.
Boating facilities are available at the Lake inside the Gardens.
Entry Timings and Admission Fee at Brindavan Gardens
Week Days from 6.00 am to 8.00 pm
Music Fountain Show Timings:
Week Days from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm.
Saturdays and Sundays from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.
Admission Fee is Rupees 15 per person for Adults and rupees
5 per person for Children (Age:5-10 Yrs).
How to I Go to Brindavan Gardens?
Mysore is well connected by road, train and flight services to the rest of the country. The Garden is at around 21 kilometers distance from the Famous Mysore Palace.
Is There Any Good Hotels near Mysore Brindavan Gardens?
There are many good hotels in Mysore city. Some of the leading Mysore hotels are The Gateway Hotel Bangalore (Taj Hotel), Fortune JP Palace, Hotel Ruchi the Prince,Hotel Olive Residency, etc, to name a few.