Urban parks are lush green parks set amidst the skyscrapers and towered buildings in an urban area. There are a few urban parks in India that are situated in the heart of the metropolitan cities. Let's take a tour through the three best urban parks in India which are rich in flora-fauna!
Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai
A river in Sanjay Gandhi National Park In Mumbai - PC : Nichalp
Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai is one of the world's largest national parks existing within a metropolis! Surrounded on three sides by India's most populous city, it is one of the most visited parks in the world!
Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai offers a pleasant change from the usual sights, glamour and rush of the Mumbai city. It is rich in its share of flora-fauna. It is one of the best parks in India and is also the largest urban park in India.
Kanheri caves located at the heart of the park is 2400 years old and attracts tourists from all around the world.
A Lion sleeping at Sanjay Gandhi National Park Lion Safari
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Chandrashekhar Azad Park in Allahabad
Chandrashekhar Azad Park is a public park in Allahabad. It is the biggest park in Allahabad with an area of 133 acres. Originally known as the Alfred par, it was renamed after the great freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad who sacrificed his life here during the independence struggle in 1931.
Victoria Memorial at Chandrashekhar At Chandrashekhar Azad Park
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Chandrashekhar Azad Park has some fine colonial buildings, famous heritage sites and important monuments. It is an abode of Chandra Shekhar Azad Memorial, Victoria Memorial, Allahabad Museum and Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium.
Guindy National Park in Chennai
At Children's park in Guindy National Park in Chennai
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Guindy National Park in Chennai is one of the smallest National Park in India located in Chennai city of Tamil Nadu. The park has rich flora-fauna and the free flowing fauna live with the minimal of interference from human beings.
There are over 14 species of mammals and 350 species of plants inside the park. About one-sixth of the park has been left as open grassland to preserve that habitat for the endangered blackbucks.
The Guindy snake park is one of the major snake parks in India which is home to giant King Cobra, rock pythons, vipers and other reptiles.
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Travel to these best urban parks in India which are an exception to the hustle bustle life of the city ! Happy Travelling to these best parks in India :)
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