#17 of 55 Places to Visit in Bangalore
Distance (From Bangalore City Railway Station): 4 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: Following places are close to Cubbon Park and can be visited together:
- The Govt. Museum
- Venkatappa Art Gallery
- Visweswaraiah Industrial & Technological Museum
- Govt. Aquarium
At a distance of 4 Kms from Bangalore City Railway Station, The Cubbon Park, officially known as Sri Chamarajendra Park is a historic park located in the heart of the city. Cubbon Park was named after Sir Mark Cubbon, Bangalore's longest serving commissioner. This beautiful park was planned and laid out in 1864 by Sir. Richard Sankey, the then Chief Engineer of Mysore. Cubbon Park is under the control of the Department of Horticulture. It is one of the popular visiting places in Bangalore with family.
Lawns with vibrant flower beds, shady bowers and flowering trees, make this an ideal place for fitness freaks and the elderly to take their morning jogs or evening walks. The Park has elegant classical buildings like Attara Kacheri, the Visweswaraiah Industrial and Technological Museum, Government Museum, Aquarium, Venkatappa Art Gallery and Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, all of which are well known. It also houses Bal Bhavan - an amusement park for children.
Cubbon Park is open to the public on all days.
Timings : 10 AM to 8 PM