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Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden
Location : Near Hitech-City at Madhapur, Hyderabad
Entry fees : Adult Rs.10/- & Child Rs. 5/-

Botanical Garden developed by the Forests Department is situated near the Hitech City, Madhapur ( 16 km. from Hyderabad Railway station on the Hyderabad-Mumbai old Highway) . The Botanical Garden is aimed at providing the facility of a Modern Botanical Garden to conserve and develop the germ plasm and to educate the people. The garden spread over 120 acres of undulating land and when completed will have 19 sectors or 'Vanams'. Already open to public is the first phase, with the completion of 5 sections. The sections include medicinal plants, timber trees, fruit trees, ornamental plants, aquatic plants, bamboos and so on. The Park has been designed to have large water bodies, rolling meadows, natural forests, rich grasslands and exquisite rock formations - all providing visitors an unforgettable experience.

Botanical garden is an enchanting Eco-tourist spot, far away from the hustle bustle of city life. The entire garden is dotted with thick vegetation, except the path we walk. Charming pine and eucalyptus trees, with occasional chirping of birds, provide you a warm welcome to this place. You see an age-old gate leading into a clear area, once you proceed a half kilometre. On the right side of this garden, you see a well and on the left, you see an array of make-shift stoves made using granite stones. This is really a visual treat for anyone and you feel like pitching a tent here to enjoy the nature. Of course, tents are available locally.

Major Attractions
Other major attraction of this garden is the Bamboo sector and palm sector, with different varieties of bamboo trees separated by a 3-m distance. Special signboards are erected at each bamboo variety indicating its generic and scientific names, which would be of immense help, if you were scientifically inclined. Another attractive sector is the Palm sector with its diverse species. Here you can find a variety of flowers in abundance, as Cosmos, both in yellow and purple, blue Salvia, red Raselia, etc.

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