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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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At least it's only INR100 entrance!

Don't have high expectations. The "Great Banyan Tree" is impressive and worth seeing, but that's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SquashAddict
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Kathmandu, Nepal
Rare Collections of Plants!

Probably the oldest and largest botanic garden in Asia. It is full of rare plants and trees. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
njan45
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Muscat, Oman
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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 1 week ago

Don't have high expectations. The "Great Banyan Tree" is impressive and worth seeing, but that's about it. Signage is very old/faded, and on the whole the gardens are not well kept. The "Flower Garden" had virtually no flowers visible (maybe there are no flowers in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the oldest and largest botanic garden in Asia. It is full of rare plants and trees. The great Banyan Tree is worth the visit to this place. Another great attraction is the giant water lily. Unfortunately, the maintenance of this garden is very poor....More

Thank njan45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great experience to visit this lovely place. The Great banyan tree is of course the major attraction. One cannot get close to the tree as it is cordoned off. However it is a sight worth seeing. Another nice thing is the pond with...More

Thank radhikaminhas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to spend one afternoon. The Great Banyan tree is a must see. The garden is well maintained.

Thank ajoe1980
Reviewed 22 September 2017

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
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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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