• Cubbon Park

    Place To Visit Bangalore

    Cubbon Park


    Place To Visit


    Bangalore

    Cubbon Park

    Everyone seeking a few peaceful moments away from the city's smog and bustle is drawn to it by its lush vegetation and tranquil ambience. In the midst of the city's concrete structures and roadways, it creates a natural paradise.



    Why to visit this place

    A broad variety of magnificent floras may be seen in Cubbon Park in Bangalore. Sri Chamarajendra Park is the official name for Bangalore Cubbon Park. It includes over 6000 plants that are dispersed over an area of about 250 acres and may be broken down into nearly 68 kinds and 96 species. Visitors are drawn here by the unique nature as well as the numerous statues that have been erected.

    Attractions at Cubbon Park:

    • The Toy Train:  Putani Express is the most well-liked of them all. Since it has been a feature of Cubbon Park for many years, the toy train trip has become nothing less than a tradition.
    • Bangalore Aquarium: It is the second-largest aquarium in the nation and features a wide diversity of species because of its octagonal design
    • Government Museum:  It has three levels and is also known as the Government Aquarium. The first floor includes 14 tanks, and the second floor has 69 tanks.
    • Band Stand: Cubbon Park's Band Stand is a reminder of the park's heyday. It is an octagonal-shaped cast iron building that famous musicians from throughout the world use for concerts and presentations.

    • Attara Kacheri: The High Court of Karnataka, popularly referred to as Attara Kacheri, is a well-known structure in the neighborhood and is situated at the entrance to Cubbon Park. Attara Kacheri's red-hued stone building, constructed in 1864, is striking.

    • Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall: It offers an excellent view because it is situated in the middle of the park, surrounded by beautiful vegetation, and has a rose garden.

    Entry Timings: 6 am to 6 pm ( closed on Mondays and second Tuesdays)

    Entry Fee: Nil

    Duration: 1 to 2 hours

    Nearest Metro Station: Cubbon Park Metro Station (140 m by walk)

    More About Cubbon Park

    Is there parking available at Cubbon Park?

    Yes, there are parking spaces at Cubbon Park. The park is close to four large parking lots, one of which is on the Queens Road side.

    How to reach Cubbon Park?

    Bangalore's Cubbon Park is situated behind the High Court. It is situated in Ambedkar Veedhi and close to Gandhi Nagar. Reaching the park is not at all a tough endeavour because it is widely accessible from all sections of the city. Through M.G. Road, Ambedkar Veedhi Road, Hudson Circle, and Kasturba Road, it is connected. Only small cars are permitted inside the park's boundaries, despite the fact that a well-maintained concrete road passes through it as well.

    What are the places to visit near Cubbon Park?

    Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (0.25 km) , Venkatappa Art Gallery and Government Museum (0.23 km) and Sree Kanteerava Stadium (0.27 km) are the places to visit near Cubbon Park

    What are the places to eat near Cubbon Park?

    Spice Terrace (0.48 km), JW Kitchen (0.47 km) and Konark Vegetarian Restaurant (0.28 km) are the places to eat near Cubbon Park.




    Special Tip:

    A distinct area inside the park has been made that can be reserved for parties, particularly for young children. Additionally, there are many different gaming possibilities in this area, including coasters, swings, slides, and seesaws. At Cubbon Park, fitness enthusiasts can engage in a variety of activities, including yoga, jogging, nighttime strolls, and morning walks.




    Location

    Open Time : 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Entry : free

    Address : Cubbon Park, Kasturba Road, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagara, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

    By Rebecca Lal

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