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lalbagh flower show / Botanical Garden , bangalore

Hyder Ali commissioned the building of this garden in 1760 but his son, Tipu Sultan, completed it. Lal Bagh is a 240 acre (971,000 sq.m. - almost 1 km.) garden and is located on the southern part of Bangalore. It holds a number of flower shows, especially on the Republic Day (26th January). The garden has over 1,000 species of flora. The Glass House, modeled on London's Crystal Palace (now re-modelled with a different layout), is the center of attraction.

lalbagh flower show 2010

The Annual Flower Show at Lal Bagh is always a delight for flower enthusiasts. On 6 th August the grand flower show was opened at Lalbagh as part of the Independence Day celebrations. A replica of the India Gate monument with 250,000 roses is the star attraction at the annual Independence Day flower show.

Flower shows are held at the Lal Bagh every year in August and January, coinciding with both Independence and Republic Day. The Karnataka State Horticulture and Mysore Horticultural Society, which is jointly organising the ten-day flower show.

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