The glamorous NTR Gardens lays by the tranquil Hussein Sagar Lake and with it the twin city of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh has got yet another jewel in its list of major attractions.
The gardens built around the memorial or Samadhi of enigmatic ex-chief Minister Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as N.T.Rama Rao. NTR Gardens, NTR Gardens in Hyderabad, NTR Gardens Andhra Pradesh Spread over a sprawling 36 acres of beautifully manicured gardens it offers a somber atmosphere but still provide many recreational facilities that are popular equally among all age groups. Maintained by the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA), the place was formerly a dumping site for a thermal power station. But now it provides the freshest of air in the bustling city of Hyderabad.
Exquisitely laid Japanese Garden, Car Café, Ant Hill, Souvenir Shops, Machan Tree, Fruit Restaurant and a brilliant Children’s playing area makes up the NTR Gardens that is so adored by the tourists as well as the local people. NTR Gardens, NTR Gardens in Hyderabad, NTR Gardens Andhra Pradesh A pleasure trip in the mono rail takes the children round the garden.
The NTR Gardens is dotted with huge trees that supply the very necessary oxygen to the city. Species of plants that the garden boasts of include those that are unique to Hyderabad alone. More then 15,450 shrubs of different varieties, 4570 sq. meters of flowerbeds and 2050 trees make up the NTR Gardens.
A variety of ornamental plants most of which are seasonal adorn the park in a rotational basis for a changing and varied landscape all through the year. NTR Gardens, NTR Gardens in Hyderabad, NTR Gardens Andhra Pradesh Fountains add to the beauty of the garden that forms a veil of mist from the sprouting waters.
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