Park is a place that brings a breeze of fresh air in our lives without the complexity of planning a long vacation. The city life is all about busy streets and noisy by lanes, and in such a situation the lush green parks comes as a recue.
Explore with us 10 most beautiful parks in Lucknow that you must visit:
1. Janeshwara Mishra Park
Lucknow is a city of parks, and one of its most prized possessions is Janeshwar Mishra Park. Situated in the heart of Lucknow, Gomti Nagar; it is said to be Asia’s largest garden. The park attracts tourists and locals, as it has numerous recreational options. You can enjoy boating, watching migrated birds, cycling along the tracks or simply treating your eyes with the mystic charm of the park.
2. Ambedkar Park
A memorial as magnificent as Ambedkar Memorial is not something you get to see every day. Commissioned in the name of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, everything in the park is architectural brilliance. Located at Gomti Nagar, this infamous elephant park is a visual treat at night. Though you won’t find much recreational or amusement activities, but Ambedkar Memorial, is place you can’t afford to miss.
3. Gomti River Front Park
There is nothing like a stroll in the walkways of Gomti River Front overlooking the tranquil river, the beautiful fountains and a ride on the river boat. Situated in Gomti Nagar, this riverfront park attracts locals in abundance. The lush green gardens, musical fountains and serene ambiance make the visit an enjoyable experience.
4. Lohia Park
Named after Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, a philosophers and a socialist this park is situated in Gomti Nagar. The lush green park is comes with beautiful lake and fountains that soothes the soul of visitors. The jogging track, acupressure track and light beam pathways are other attraction of the parks. Spread across 76 acres of land, the Lohia Park is certainly one of the most lavish parks in Lucknow.
5. Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
Built in memory of Begum Hazrat Mahal, who fought the British in the war for independence, this park is an ideal for morning/evening walks. The park consists of a memorial built in the memory of the queen of Awadh and is a spectacular sight.
6. Buddha Park
Buddha Park in Lucknow is a definitely a fun place to go. This recreational park comes with a water canal where one can enjoy boating. Besides, there are other interesting fun rides and swings for kids to enjoy. It’s a must go park for family picnics.
7. Dilkusha Garden
Dilkusha Kothi is one of the most impressive monuments of Nawabi Era. However, now all we can find is the ruins of the monument; but it is surrounded by extensive garden and known as Dilkusha Garden. The lush green garden attracts tourists from all over the world. A beautiful place for evening strolls and kids to play.
8. Botanical Park
Botanical Garden finds a special mention when it comes to gardens in Lucknow. The lush green garden is home to a variety of trees, shrubs and flower bushes that makes it a visually soothing place. You will always find the park occupied by people coming for morning walks, jogging or simply relaxing in its serene surroundings.
9. ECO Park
Eco Park is full of greenery and art. Spread across 112 acres, the park houses nearly 500 bronze animals, several water fountains, greenhouses and lush green trees making it a place of major attraction. The entrance plaza of the park comes with a special feature, where people entering the park can hear the echo of their footsteps.
10. Haathi Park
Haathi Park in Lucknow is a recreational park that attracts kids and adults alike. There is statue of an elephant in the park and probably that’s where the park derives its name from. The park has lots of swings for children to play. It indeed is an ideal destination to spend gala time with family.
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