Bhubaneswar’s various parks are spread across this land of temples, complementing the city’s historical setting. These parks provide a laid-back retreat for young and old, and some of them are even major tourist attractions.
Beautiful parks and pictures in Bhubaneswar:
Here is a list of the best parks in Bhubaneswar.
The park, now known as Biju Patnaik Park, is one of the best and largest parks in Bhubaneswar, covering 7 acres. Well maintained lawn surrounded by many trees. A musical fountain, a floating mountain and several decorative lights adorn the park, illuminating the park at night, turning it into a sparkling spectacle. The park attracts a large number of visitors, who can be seen walking or jogging, even walking at night. The boating facilities in the park are an added attraction, especially among children.
Indira Gandhi Park:
The late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi Park was built where Mrs. Indira Gandhi delivered his final speech before his assassination. Built on the city’s former parade grounds, the park covers 10.60 acres and includes manicured lawns, numerous trees, shrubs, gardens and fountains. The park is frequented by morning walkers, joggers and leisurely strollers, and the highlight of the park is the sculptural statue of the late Mrs Indira Gandhi.
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BDA Nico Park:
Centrally located, Bhubaneswar’s own amusement park is packed with water rides and games for all ages. An artificial lake cuts through the center of the park and surrounds an expansive green lawn. The park is filled with seasonal flowers, including sunflowers, red and white roses, dahlias, water lilies, petunias, and more, which can be seen in full bloom year-round, and the musical fountains add to the park’s brilliance. charm.
Jaydev Vatika Park:
Jaydev Vatika Park is the most visited park of all parks in Bhubaneswar. Its vast green space covers 3 hectares of land and is full of meadows, groves, artificial freshwater streams, various trees and flowers, and more than 10,000 species of rare plants, some of which have medicinal properties. The park surrenders completely to nature, making it a paradise on earth for every botanist and nature lover.
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The Battle of Kalinga in 261 BC saw the acceptance of Buddhism, which has left its mark on many of the city’s Buddhist historical sites. Buddha Jayanti Park honors this history with green spaces, trails, lakes, abundant trees, shrubs and flowers, and the stupas that crown it all. The peaceful setting of the park is mesmerizing and ideal for relaxation.
Ekamra Kanan is a botanical garden in Bhubaneswar covering 512 acres. The park is beautified by many rose gardens and nurseries. The lake in the park offers picturesque surrounding views. The pyramid-shaped greenhouse is a major feature of the park. Children’s playgrounds are scattered throughout, and visitors can use the boating facilities or revel in the idyllic scenery.
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Nandankanan National Park:
Located 20 kilometers from Bhubaneswar, this biological park is known as the Garden of the Gods, and for good reason. The park spanning the Chandaka forest is a natural habitat for lush flora and fauna. Nandan Kanan is home to India’s first gharial breeding centre and is world famous for its white tigers kept in the park zoo. Other features of the park are a reptile farm, nocturnal animal house, white tiger and lion hunting and boating facilities, all of which make for a rich and rewarding experience.
Mahatma Gandhi Park:
Developed by the Bhubaneswar Development Authority, Mahatma Gandhi Park consists of beautifully landscaped lawns dotted with rockeries, streams and fountains. The park also features a jogging track for fitness enthusiasts. Garden lighting system illuminates the park at night. A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi sitting in a prayer position is one of the many attractions for tourists who come to worship.
As the name suggests, the garden has an abundance of cacti. The Cactus Garden is located next to Ekamra Kanan and Nicco Park, so many tourists come to enjoy the beauty of the garden.