The Blissfully Entertaining NTR Garden in Hyderabad
Location: Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad, Telangana
Deemed as one of most expensive gardens in India, the NTR Garden is a popular attraction of the city of Hyderabad. Sprawling across an area of 55 acres, it houses the memorial of the great leader of Andhra Pradesh, Late N T Rama Rao. The park was created by the Government of Andhra Pradesh with a lavish budget of 40 crores, in order to honor the respectable leader. Today, NTR Garden is not only one of the most beautiful locations of Hyderabad, but is also regarded as an attractive leisure and entertainment centre.
Located near the famous Hussain Sagar Lake, the park serves as a quick getaway from the cumbersome activities of the city life. The colourful flowers, trees, shrubs and plants in the park make the setting even more attractive for the visitors who relish the profound beauty of this place. Apart from a serene atmosphere, the park also offers a variety of recreational activities to keep the visitors entertained. Some of the interesting facilities of this place include a Machan Tree, a Car Cafe, and a play area for children, Japanese Park. There are also some souvenir shops and several food joints in this place.
Though the offerings of the NTR Garden are boundless, the major attractions of this place include a mono rail that runs as a joy-ride across the park, a cascading waterfall that lures the visitors and the boating facilities to venture into the adjoining Hussain Sagar Lake. The food offered at the various restaurants also needs a special mention. The resplendent greenery of the park makes the environment excessively fresh and relaxing. A place which started off as a memorial has now turned into a popular amusement park that is crowded with visitors all through the day.
Whether a native of the city or just a visitor, you must visit this park at least once!
Timings: 2.30 pm -10 pm
Open on all days
Entry: Rs. 20 for adults; Rs. 10 for children
Photography: Rs. 30 for camera; Rs. 65 for camcorder (subject to change)
The NTR Garden’s Party Zone can also be booked on rent for parties.
Charges: Rs. 21,000 per day plus service tax
Please note that Rs. 5,000 has to be paid separately as refundable security deposit.
Timings for the Parties: 2.30 pm till Midnight
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