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Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden

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Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road | Suit 201 & 202, 33,B.G Road , Howrah-711103 , West Bengal, Howrah 711103, India
+91 94333 78697
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TRULY WONDERFUL

This is a must visit place. it is covered under huge area and has enormous variety of tress... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jyotibhagat7
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Pune, India
Disappointment with botanic gardens Kolkata

I was looking forward to exploring this large garden which I had heard contained a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Hilary311250
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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  • Average19%
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“banyan tree” (76 reviews)
“nature lovers” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road | Suit 201 & 202, 33,B.G Road , Howrah-711103 , West Bengal, Howrah 711103, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must visit place. it is covered under huge area and has enormous variety of tress, plants, herbs, shrubs etc. The most famous here is more than 100 years old Banyan Tree, covering large area.

Thank jyotibhagat7
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I was looking forward to exploring this large garden which I had heard contained a wonderful collection of trees. It is not the easiest place to get to as it lies on the western bank of the Hooghly River; the 55 bus runs from Esplanade...More

1  Thank Hilary311250
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

100 rupees entry per person for foreigners and 10 rupees for nationals. An additional 20 rupees for photography privileges. This park was a great way to escape the city for a few hours. It contained a small lake, the worlds largest Banyan tree, boarders the...More

Thank Elyse C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit park for nature's lovers. Spread over more than 270 acres of land on the banks of Ganges, there are many rare species of full grown up trees. Children will love to visit this park. They can learn so many things...More

Thank rkjalan55
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Love the great tree . Be there. Asia's largest tree. Best place for traveling and it's a pollution free zone. Don't use plastics and other non degredeble things

Thank Ayan K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Whatever name it might have today, i prefer to call it the Botanical gardens. Located in Shibpur, Howrah this place spreads over a 100 acres and has over 10000 species of plants,some of them being very rare. However, the main attraction is the Great Banyan...More

Thank Jharna S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went on a Wednesday morning with 3 kids and my father to visit the garden. The place opens at 8:00 AM. The ticket is not expensive. The place is around 3 KM after crossing second Hoogly Bridge. The Great Banyan Tree was impressive. It is...More

1  Thank nisasu
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The collection of plants in the garden is just marvelous. It is very very informative and one can get to see huge variety of flora. Needs a little maintenance.

1  Thank 720kalpana
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The botanical garden stretches over several acres of land and houses one of the biggest and oldest Banyan trees. However, it can be maintained better and made more informative. It is perfect for a picnic outing as it is located on the banks of river...More

1  Thank RachanaR18
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit to get some fresh air that is rare in the city. Plus the botanical tree that holds a Guinness world record. The place is famous for morning walkers and good for picnics.

Thank Akash P
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bacchurahaman000
14 September 2017|
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Response from nisasu | Reviewed this property |
Its open
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bacchurahaman000
11 September 2017|
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Response from Jharna S | Reviewed this property |
Its open all the days of the week.
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Champakali B
4 September 2017|
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Response from rkjalan55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is open daily from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM except on Monday. Don't forget to carry an umbrella when go to visit there.
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