There are numerous exquisite gardens and parks in Hyderabad providing recreation and rejuvenation. The gardens and parks in Hyderabad are perfect retreats from monotony of city life.
- Nehru Zoological Park - Located in Bahadurpura, it contains a sanctuary and zoo containing 1500 species of birds, animals and reptiles. A jeep safari takes you to the Lion Park, unique in Asia. There is also a Natural History Museum and a Nocturnal Birds' park.
- Public Garden - This pleasant garden contains the State Archaeological Museum and Health Museum, a children's park, the fine arts school Jawahar Bal Bhavan, Indira Gandhi Auditorium, Lalitha Kala Thoranam (an open-air theater), the Department of Horticulture, an ancient mosque and the Legislative Assembly. The state government has just added an imposing statue of Mahatma Gandhi. You may enjoy boat and toy train rides.
- Sanjeevaiah Park - Famous for its rare and multi-colored roses, rock garden and floral clock, it is located near Hussain Sagar Lake. Nicknamed 'Lovers' Park' due to its popularity with young couples, it houses a children's park.
Last Updated on 12 July 2013