Tulip Garden Srinagar
Tulip Garden is also known as Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is Asia’s Largest Tulip Garden spread over a majestic area of more than 30 hectares of land.
Tulip Garden is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Hills and on the banks of Dal Lake, it is one of the best places to visit in Kashmir Paradise.
The Beautiful Seven Terraced tulip garden is known for its more than 60 varieties of tulip flowers, and many more species of flowers like, daffodils, roses, narcissus, hyacinths, ranunculus, and other beautiful ornamental plants.
The tulip garden, was formerly known as Siraj Bagh.
Opening Date of Tulip Garden 2021
The opening date is tulip garden is 1st April to 30 April in 2021
Tulip Garden opens from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.
The entry fee for Tulip Garden is INR 50 for adults and INR 25 for children.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit the Tulip Garden in Srinagar in the month of April when the tulips are in full bloom.
This majestic tulip garden comes to life or in full bloom during the spring season when the Tulip Festival is held in Kashmir.
The water channel running through the terraces adds more charm to the place and makes it a perfect place to visit in Kashmir.
Tulip Festival is an annual celebration that aims to showcase the range of thousands of flowers in the garden as a part of tourism efforts by the Tourism Department of Jammu and Kashmir.
The plantation of tulips begins from September, before the start of the winter season and the garden is in full bloom by mid-April.
The sight is heavenly during the full bloom season with all shades of the rainbow scattered on the fields of this garden. This garden is the most beautiful place in Srinagar as compared to the other Mughal Gardens in Kashmir.
History & Facts
Tulip, which has its origin in Persia (Iran), was introduced in Europe in 17th century, where it had been developed in different varieties.
The Tulip Garden was opened in 2007 in kashmir to promote the tourism of Kashmir paradise.
Holland is the largest producer of tulips, which inhabits the mountain areas extending from Europe to Central Asia.
Around the turn of March, visitors to Kashmir make a beeline for the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar. For three weeks, over 60 varieties of these bold blooms are open to public view.
Thousands of travelers make the pilgrimage to see rows upon rows of purple, white, orange, yellow, and red tulips bob gently in the breeze.