TNAU Botanical Gardens


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Distance (From Coimbatore Junction): 5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Place Location: Located On Marudhamalai Road

Transportation Options: Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2 km from Gass Forest Museum, and 5 km from Coimbatore Junction, the TNAU Botany Garden is a well-maintained garden situated in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Located on Marudhamalai Road, it is one of the popular places to visit in Coimbatore.

Established in 1925, the TNAU Botanical Garden is located on the premises of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in Coimbatore. The garden is spread over an area of about 300 acres of land. There are so many varieties of plants and trees in its vicinity, and each species is labeled with its common name as well as scientific name. People visit this place to gain more knowledge about the plants like herbs and shrubs.

Visitors can witness a large variety of roses, marigolds, carnations, chrysanthemums, and lilies at the TNAU Botanical Garden. The garden is also equipped with various incubators for growing non-seasonal plants. The garden also maintains a nursery where one can know the techniques of plant growing like plant husbandry, organic pesticides, etc. The lush green surroundings also serve as a spot for spending leisure time. Within the premises is also the TNAU Insect Museum where visitors will find a collection of interesting pests, rocks, and insects. The garden is also the venue for the flower show in January which attracts a huge number of tourists.

Timings : 8 AM - 11:15 AM & 2 PM - 4:15 PM

Entry : Rs. 20 for Adults, Rs. 10 for Children & Rs. 10 for Camera