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The Public Garden of Hyderabad is one of the oldest, largest and finest gardens in Hyderabad. It came into being in 1846 during the tenure of the Nizam government. Located right in the center of the city, incorporates some important buildings within its premises.

Within the premises of the Public Garden of Hyderabad are several public buildings, some of which are :
  • State Legislative Assembly
  • State Archaeological Museum
  • Jubilee Hall
  • Jawahar Bal Bhavan
  • Telugu Lalita Kala Thoranam
The Public Garden is a popular haunt for school picnics. This tastefully landscaped garden also contains two museums:
  • The AP State Archaeological Museum
  • The Health Museum
Within the Public Garden of Hyderabad is a park for children, a mini school (Jawahar Bal Bhavan) where children can take lessons in fine arts and an auditorium (the Indira Gandhi Auditorium).

enclosure also comprises the Lalitha Kala Thoranam (an open-air theater serving as a venue for film festivals, fashion shows and beauty contests), the building of the Department of Horticulture, a mosque and the stately white hued Legislative Assembly building.

Recently the government has introduced an imposing statue of Mahatma Gandhi sitting in a praying position. The peaceful look of the statue adds to the serene atmosphere of the garden.

Andhra Pradesh Tourism offers the recreational facility of paddle boats in the pond of the Public Garden.

Timing of garden: 9 am to 12 noon and 2 to 5 pm
Open : Every day (Except Friday)

The Public Garden is a well known hangout spot and tourist destination in Hyderabad.

Last Updated on 12 July 2013