brindavan gardens, Mandya
The Brindavana Gardens is a garden located in the state of Karnataka in India. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam which is built across the river Kaveri. The work on laying out this garden was started in the year 1927 and completed in 1932. Visited by close to 2 million tourists per year, the garden is one of the major attractions of Srirangapatna.
The garden is maintained by the Cauvery Niravari Nigama (Cauvery Irrigation Department), a Government of Karnataka enterprise. It is spread across an area of 60 acres (240,000 m2). Adjoining it is also a fruit orchard spread across 75 acres (300,000 m2) and 2 horticultural farms, Nagavana (30 acres) and Chandravana (5 acres). The garden is laid out in 3 terraces which contain water fountains, Ficus trees, foliage plants such as Duranta plumaria and Euphorbia and flowering plants like Celosia, Marigold and bougainvillea.
The garden is open to general public and an entry-fee is charged.
Main Attraction :
- The main attraction of the park is the musical fountain in which bursts of water are synchronised to the music of songs.
- There is also a lake within the garden with boating facilities available for visitors.
KRS Dam Road, Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, Mandya, Karnataka 570005Contact No. : 08026571925
Reference : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brindavan_Gardens