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Gulab Bagh

History

The Gulab Bagh is the largest garden in Udaipur, it covers an area of around 100 acres. The garden has numerous species of roses and hence it is called Gulab Bagh.

The credit of starting the Gulab Bagh goes to Maharana Sajjan Singh, who started it in the year 1878.

The original garden encompassed a Lotus Pond, and trees such as mango, guava, bor, mulbury, rayan, pomegranate, bananas, sapota, tamarind, lichi, arjun trees, kargi lime, ficus species, anola, jack fruit, dhanverjia, grandi flora, jasmin, dawoodetc, with the names inscribed on the name plates in Hindi and English, along with their botanical name. Also present was a small pond that was later demolished in order to make way for the water works complex.

Throughout history, the garden has played host to countless Flower and Vegetable shows, with the first one organized in the year 1888 by Maharana Fateh Singh.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit is between the months of September and March.

Trivia

The garden was initially called Bada Bagh due to its massive size in area, but the name eventually lost out on popularity.

Timing

The garden is open every day from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.


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