Cubbon Park – a fine Tourist Place in Karnataka
The Cubbon Park is located in the center of the Bangalore City. The established year of the Cubbon Park is known as 1970. The founder of the Cubbon Park is an Engineer during the British period in India called Richard Sankey. The total area of the Cabbon Park of Karnataka is 300 acres. The Kubbon Park also has many collections of flora and fauna in its total area of 1.2 square kilometers. The old name of the Cubbon Park is Meade's Park. Even though the Cubbon Park was created during the period of a British Commisioner named Meade, when the commissioner was changed, it as renamed as Cubbon Park. During 1927, name was again changed to the Sri Chamarajendra Park. As we have discussed above, the Cubbon Park has many flora and fauna like many outcrops, very big sized rocks and high massed bamboos etc. Cubbon Park was created and maintained by the Horticulture Department of the Karnataka State.
As many of the visitors to Bengaluru are visiting this Cubbon Park and enjoying its beauty and calmness, they have given a name for Bangalore City as the Garden City. As the Cubbon Park has environment friendly nature, this Park is also known as the Freedom Park.
How to reach the Cubbon Park
The Cubbon Park has very easy access from the most famous roads of the Bangalore city, MG Road, Kasturba road, Hudson circle and Ambedkar Road etc., As the Cubbon Park has the people rush most of the times, the roads nearby the Cubbon Park are allowed to pass only the light motor vehicles.
Timings of the Cubbon Park
The Cubbon Park will be open for the regular visits at all the times but the roads that gives access to the Cubbon Park will be closed between the times 0500 and 0800.
Botanical assets of Cubbon Park
The total approximate number of the flora and faunas in the Cubbon Park is numbered as 6000. The Cubbon Park is one of the rare Parks where the plants such as Tabebuia and Peltophorum are available. The decorative plants available for eye sight are Grevillarobusta which is normally known as the Silver Oak which is one of the imported plants from Australia.
Nearest buildings of Cubbon Park, Bangalore
The central hall of Attara Kacheri which is the present building of Karnataka High Court, the Museum building, Central Library which is close to the Rose Garden, then the Venkatappa Art Gallery, YMCA educations, Century club and JawaharBalBhavan are the closest buildings of the Cubbon Park.
Attractions nearby Cubbon Park
The current name of the Attara Kacheri is the High court of Karnataka. The Attara Kacheri which is close to the Cubbon Park was utilised as the Secretariat of the Karnataka Government between the year of 1868 to 1956. As we have seen above, the Attara Kacheri has been now utilised as the High Court of Karnataka. The other attractions nearby the Cubbon Park are,
• State Archaeological Museum
• Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall which was established at the year 1915.
The Cubbon Park is one of the Parks coming under the provision of the Preservation Act 1975 which is one of the Acts for the Parks. Additionally the Centre for Environment Education of India involved in the development and made a campaign to provide the required awareness among the youngsters who are visiting the Cubbon Park.
As Cubbon Park is one of the best tourist Places of Karnataka and Bangalore, if you are visiting either Bangalore or the Karnataka State, then never miss to visit the Cubbon Park and to enjoy the clear environment of it.