A green haven spread across 300 acres, Cubbon Park provides Bengalureans with a refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life right in the middle of the city. The park is home to the State Library housed in the Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, a splendid red Gothic structure. The whole park is peppered with fountains, statues, flowering trees and lush greenery.
Things To Do:
Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall: Cubbon Park has a central library housed in Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall. Central Library is open daily from 8.30 AM till 7.30 PM, except on Mondays, public holidays and second Tuesdays of the month. A well maintained garden with colourful flowers is available right in front of the memorial hall.
Children’s play area and Toy Train: Toy train ride inside Jawahar Bal Bhavan is a popular attraction among kids.
Aquarium: At Government Aquarium, visitors can see aquatic creatures on display in over 3 floors. Open from 10 AM to 5 PM on all days except Mondays and alternate Tuesdays.
Entry fee: Entry to Cubbon park is free.
Places to visit near Cubbon Park:
Vidhana Soudha, High Court of Karnataka, Freedom Park, Kanteerava Indoor Stadium and Vishveshwaraya Industrial and Technological museum are within a few kms of from the park.
How to reach:
Cubbon Park can be reached using the Bengaluru Metro(BMRCL), bus or taxi from any part of Bengaluru city. The Park is 3 kms from Majestic bus stand, 35 kms from Bengaluru airport. Traffic restrictions may apply from time to time.
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