Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden Srinagar, Asia’s Largest Tulip Garden
Tulip flowers always get the attention of flower and nature lovers. India Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden Srinagar is the haven of Tulip Flowers. This garden is located in Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir India. Previously this garden was known as Model Floriculture Center or Siraj Bagh. Every year this is opened to the public and this garden waits for nature lovers with its unparallel beauty. Below are the main highlights of the India Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden Srinagar is the LARGETS TULIP GARDEN IN ASIA. Other famous tulip gardens are Keukenhof in Amsterdam, Tonami Tulip Park in Japan, Skagit Vally in US, Jinzhan Tulip Garden in Beijing China, Emirgan Park in Turkey and Everland in South Korea.
Location of Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden Srinagar
Dal lake in Srinagar is one of the most visited places in Jammu and Kashmir and this tulip garden is located just 9 KM from the Dal Lake. Lal Chauk is another famous place near this garden, just 8 KM away. Tulip Garden can be accessed by road from Lal Chauk in 20-30 minutes. There are other public transports are available to reach this garden. The nearest Airport to the garden is Srinagar Airport.
Spread in 74 Acers
This garden is spread over more than 74 acres at the base of the Zabarwan Range. It is surrounded by mountains which gives a unique beauty to the array of Tulip flowers.
Ticket Price for the Tulip Garden
As of the year 2021, the Tulip garden price for adults was Rs.59, for kids (2-5 Years) Rs. 24 and free for kids below 2 years. Compared to the beauty of the garden these prices are nowhere comparable.
Origin of the Flowers at Tulip Garden:
There are about 70 varieties of Tulip flowers available in this Tulip Garden. While setting up this Tulip garden more than 1.5 million Tulip bulbs were brought from KEUKENHOF Tulip garden Amsterdam. All these bulbs were then grown and propagated in this garden.
Multiple Variety of Flowers are Available apart from Tulips
Hundreds of other varieties of other flowers are also available in this garden. While setting up this garden around 46 varieties of other flowers such as Hyacinths, Daffodils and Ranunculus were brought from Holland.
Apart from the Tulip garden Cherry garden was opened and may gain popularity in future.
The Tulip flower belongs to the Lilly flower family and is found in multiple colours. Tulip flowers are generally bigger in size and the Giant Sunrise Tulip is the Worls largest Tulip. There are around 75 major species of Tulips. Originally Tulip flowers were found in Southern Europe and Central Asia.
Keukenhof in Amsterdam is the largest Tulip Garden in the World.
Below are the famous tulip gardens in the world:
Keukenhof in Amsterdam
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar India
Tonami Tulip Park in Japan
Skagit Vally in US
Jinzhan Tulip Garden in Beijing China
Emirgan Park in Turkey
Everland in South Korea.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar India is largest Tulip Garden in Asia.
70 + Tulip Varieties are found in Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden Srinagar.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden Srinagar was founded in 2007.