Gardens in Mumbai

Mumbai city, teeming with the crowds jostling for space is marked by a splash of greenery in its few beautiful gardens and parks. The gardens in Mumbai, an urban metropolis are sprawling landscaped lawns growing some of the world's most exotic flowers.

The parks and gardens of Mumbai are replete with lush foliage whose waft of whose fragrance whizzes past the nostrils of the people strolling across the beautiful lawns. The lawns are carefully tended by expert gardeners and thrive in the color and exuberance of the seasonal blooms. The rambling expanses are sometimes dotted with sparkling pools of water gleaming like a jewel in a brass setting.

The residents of Mumbai ranging from the senior citizen's laughter club members to the fitness conscious morning walker, the happy family and the love struck college couple all seek refuge in the lovely gardens that bring a whiff of freshness in their lives. The parks also have provisions for the elderly people to sit and rest coupled with playgrounds for toddlers.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park nestled in the busy metropolis is a breathtakingly beautiful sanctuary with thick impenetrable forests and sylvan lakes. The park even houses several species of wild animals, which tourists can see on a Lion Safari. Moored on the Malabar Hills rests the picturesque Kamala Nehru Park and the terrace gardens of Ferozeshah Mehta Gardens or the Hanging Gardens, a popular evening hangout from where people get a bird's eye view of the entire city. Jogger's Park is a park abounding in natural splendor has a popular Bollywood film modeled after it to its credit. The Victoria Gardens (Jijamata Udyan), and the Priyadarshini Park are the other renowned parks of Mumbai.

Last Updated on : 11 April 2011