Sunday, 25 May 2014

Travel to Hanging Gardens

        Introduction : 'Amchi Mumbai', the city of contrast and dozzles, is dotted with a lot of tourist attractions. one such attraction in south Mumbai is the Hanging Gardens. Though not hugely framed in the children's history books as the hanging garden of Bobylon but we indians too have our very own hanging gardens in Mumbai to boast of.

Hanging Gardens (Mumbai)

          Located in Mumbai, the hanging garden is so called because this terrace garden is placed on the top of the Malabar Hill opposite to the Kamala Nehru Park. Though Mumbai has hundreds of parks and gardens this hanging garden, however, is considered to be one of the most significant botanical gardens in the city. The garden has perfectly manicured landscapes on the slopes of the Malabar Hill. One of its unique feat-trues is that, it has been nicely chiseled out into different animal topiaries like elephants. giraffes,camels, a huge flower clock and other figures, hence it is uite popular among the children. The park overlooks the Arabian sea. stone figures like the old woman's shoe and the boat house also attract a lot of tourists throughout the year.

Hanging Gardens (Mumbai)


            The luch greenery here will romance you and the cool breeze is sure to embrace you once you enter the estate. The park is dotted with various rides for kids. The park is dotted with various rides for kids. The park is dotted with various rides for kids. The estate is also sure to inspire them with the colorful fun plants and flowers.Their visit to this garden will make their imaginations soar and a greater appreciation for nature is sure to be instilled in them. Children playing around, health conscious people taking strolls along the park are a regular sight here. The dense foliage creates a lot of humidity. consequently strolling around can be a sweaty experience.

            As the park is suspended over the Malabar Hills one can get an entire view of the city along with the panoramic view of the city along with the panoramic view of chow patty Beach and the Marine drive. Especially the evenings are amazing as the view of the Queen's necklace from here is mesmerizing. The garden has ample greenery that refreshes a tired body and a weary soul. The garden is abloom with an array of flowers. Different shades of green are all that will treat your eyes once you enter the estate.

Hanging Gardens (Mumbai)

            This garden is pleasingly restful; it covers a long area, trees and shrubs - for visitors some times it becomes hard to believe that this calm open space exists within the heart of a commercial city like Mumbai. On weekends, the park attracts a lot of tourists. The estate serves as a great picnic spot too. The hanging serves as a great picnic spot too. The hanging garden is one of the city's most treasured green spaces and a popular recreational destination. The botanical jewel showcases diverse flora and fauna. The botanical jewel showcases diverse flora and fauna. The permanent plant collections are supplemented by beautiful seasonal flowers. Well maintained landscapes decorated with fountains and full grown trees, the park is the jewel of Mumbai's park system. The animals made from hedges welcome the tourists at the entrance. Green hedges made into the Hindu gods and Hanuman is perfect bliss for a weary mind. 

Hanging Gardens (Mumbai)
   

                Fact File of Travelers: 1) Malabar Hills, south Mumbai. The nearest landmark is the jain Temple at Banganga. 2) The hanging garden can be visited at an y time of the year.5.00 am to 9.00 Pm (Open all days of the week). 3) The city of Mumbai, being the commercial capital of India has aplenty hotels and resorts catering to every budget. 4) The best way to reach Hanging Gardens is by hiring a taxi or an auto-rickshaw from anywhere in Mumbai. 5) The  park is well-connected by roads. One can take the walk-sh war Road and Ridge Road from Marine Drive to reach Hanging Gardens. Regular buses ply to the destination. 6) The cafe and tea corner in the Hanging Garden serves up a variety of snacks and drinks. Services that are available in the Hanging gardens are like seats for resting, drinking water and washrooms. 7) The Grand Road Railway station is the nearest station to the estate. Local trains are available from charni Road station (west), which is close to the park. After reaching the station it takes about 20 minutes to reach the garden.