Nana Rao Park

Kanpur is one of the most distinguished industrial centers of the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of Ganga.
Tourists come to Kanpur to visit the numerous historical and religious places located here. The popular tourist places in Kanpur include the Kanpur Memorial Church, Jajmau, Shri Radhakrishna Temple (J.K.Temple), Jain Glass Temple, Allen Forset Zoo, Kamla Retreat, Nana Rao Park, Phool Bagh etc. Nana Rao Park is the perfect place for nature lovers, longing to spend their time close to nature, away from the hum drum and pollution of the city.

Nana Rao Park is situated on the west of Phool Bagh, another beautiful park of the city. The park is named after Nana Rao Peshwa, the legendary figure who actively participated in the first War of independence or Sepoy mutiny in 1857. The park has a historical importance as, the Bibighar massacre of 1857 took place at this place. The park was formerly called as Memorial Well Garden. But after India became independent from the colonial rule the Park was renamed as Nana Rao Park. It is located in the center of the city on the Mall Road. Nana Rao Park is the biggest park in Kanpur with beautiful flower beds and trees. The park has been designed very beautifully with flowering plants, fountains and trees.

Last Updated on 11 September 2012