The Botanical gardens or Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden is one of the most attractive tourist spot of Howrah. Located in Shibpur, Howrah.
Botanical Garden Timing
Botanical Garden Opening Time: 5.00 am
Botanical Garden Closing Time: 5.30 pm ( Mar-Sep) & 5.00 pm (Oct-Feb)
Spreading over 273 acres this B’ GARDEN, has twelve thousand varieties of plants. Most famous attraction is the Guinness Record, 250 years old GREAT BANYAN TREE. Garden opens at 5.00 am. Start early morning, visitors will get the feeling of wandering in forest and also see various types of birds, trees, flowers, butterflies and many landscapes. If someone is a student of botany or have some interest about plants then this garden is the must visit place for them.
Spread over more than 270 acres of land on the banks of Ganges, there are many rare species of full grown up trees. The botanical garden stretches over several acres of land and houses one of the biggest and oldest Banyan trees. However, it can be maintained better and made more informative. It is perfect for a picnic outing.
There are dozens of ponds and water bodies small and big, hosting colonies of ducks and Jacanas. Garden is too big to cover the entire area by foot. The driver should be good guide, stops at various points and he should explain the details about the plants otherwise you have to walk blindly without any clue about the plants.
If you want to spend some quality time with your loved one in the Center of greenery, then Botanical garden would be a good choice.
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