#3 of 20 Places to Visit in Kodaikanal
Distance (From Kodaikanal Bus Station): 0.7 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: South-Eastern End Of Kodai Lake
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 700 meters from Kodaikanal Bus Station, Bryant Park is a wonderfully maintained garden situated towards the South-East corner of Kodai Lake. Along with Kodai Lake, this is one among the top Kodaikanal tourist places.
Occupying an area of 20.5 acres, the park was planned and built in 1908 by a forest officer from Madurai, H.D.Bryant, and named after him. With 325 species of trees, shrubs and cactuses, the park is a rainbow of stunning flowers during the monsoon and winter season. A large section is dedicated to nearly 740 varieties of roses. Ornamental plants are cultivated in a nursery for sale. The park organizes horticultural exhibits and flower shows every summer, to coincide with the peak season.
There is a beautiful glass house inside the park with nicely organized flower pots. There is a children play area within the park. The park has also got a small lake filled with water plants. The park is very well maintained and attracts large crowd during evening time.
Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM.
Entry fee - Rs 30 for Adults, Rs 15 for Children below 10 years, Rs 50 for Still Camera and Rs. 100 for Video Camera.