Located near Gandhi Nagar area of Bangalore city Cubbon Park is stands with trees, flowerbeds and rolling lawns. Also Cubbon Park is a sprawling 120-hectare garden situated in the central administrative area of the city of Bangalore. The Cubbon Park is also known as Sri. Chamarajendra Park. The Cubbon Park has a history of over 100 years. It was established in the year 1870 by Sri John Meade who is acting Commissioner of Mysore. The Vidhana Soudha, Queen Victoria statue, Public Library, the government museum and the High Court are star attractions located inside the park.
Fact About Cubbon Park of Bangalore
Address: 2nd Cross Road, Gandhi Nagar, Kasturba Road,Gandhi Nagar
Location: Heart of city Bangalore
Phone Number: Not Available
Area Spread: Over 250 Acres
Main Attraction: 6000 varieties of plants and trees
Significant: Beautifully landscaped park
Established By: Sri John Meade
Established In: 1870
Nearest Airport: Bangalore International Airport which is 32 km away from Cubbon Park.
Nearest Railway: Yesvantpur Railway Station which is 6 km away from Cubbon Park.
Nearest Bus Stop: Easy accessible from Gandhinagar, Hudson Circle, MG Road, and Ambedhkar Veedhi by BMTC bus and other vehicles.
The Cubbon Park is surrounded by wonderful colonial architecture including the red-painted Gothic-style State Central Library. Cubbon Park occupies over 300 acres with flowering plants, towering trees, shaded groves and vast expanse of green. There are around 6000 varieties of plants and trees to be found in the Cubbon Park. The park has memorable roads which is used by light motor vehicles only.
Entry Fee and Timing for Cubbon Park in Bangalore
Open Days: Closed on Monday & 2nd Tuesday of Every Month.
Visiting Hours: 1 to 2 hours
Timing: Open all day time (Declared a silent zone between 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM)
Vehicles: Not Allowed between 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Entry Fee: Free
Photography and Videography: Free
Cubbon Park is one of the nicest open spaces in Bangalore. Bangalore’s first fountain was built inside the park in 1935-36 at a cost of Rs 5,000. It was presented by the Queen of Nepal. At Cubbon Park is place where natural beauty and beautiful weather at one place. You can go with the whole family and spend for the whole day.