Top 10 gardens in Jaipur to experience the serenity of nature

No more missing the calming views and budding blooms in a big buzzling city like Jaipur. Visit these public gardens in Jaipur that are floral masterpieces!

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Jaipur is one of the most demanded and visited tourist destinations that are acclaimed for its beauty across the globe. Not only the forts, palaces, exquisite architectural gems, and historical significance lift up the royal allure of Jaipur but the charm of this pink-hued city is doubled with a bunch of equally beautiful natural beauty. Even the architectural magnificence is not confined to its ancient monuments, the beautiful gardens and parks also reflect the age-old fineness with palatial structures and courtyards that adds to its regal vibe. Here is a list of famous gardens in Jaipur that remind you of the old-world charm of this pink-toned city, making you bound to visit them.

Popular public gardens of Jaipur 

Jaipur continuously develops its priceless attractions including the fascinating Gardens. The verdant hills and the pristine beauty of these gardens of this city gives the urban tired soul a great relief from the fast-paced urban life. Here is a rundown of the best gardens in Jaipur. 

1. Kanak Vrindavan Garden

Kanak Vrindavan Garden jaipur
Kanak Vrindavan Garden, jaipur

Nestled in a valley in the footsteps of Nahargarh hills amid Aravalli hills near Amber Fort, Kanak Vrindavan Garden is a sprawling garden. This is a 280-year-old garden built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh which displays a perfect blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The mythological Kanak Vrindavan garden is divided into eight sections which boast of the intricate marble fountain along the walkways, the Parikrama and the magnificent mirror work on the walls of the Govind Dev ji temple, built within the garden vicinity. The garden sports ample greenery with well-maintained trees and plants and flower bushes and many unique constructions. The structure at the garden premises reflects the archaic structures of erstwhile Jaipur. Vrindavan garden serves as an ideal tourist place giving you a rich experience of Jaipur’s culture and architecture amid nature.

Opening Timing: 8 am to 7 pm

Entry Fee: No fees 

2. Sisodia Rani Garden

Sisodia Rani Garden jaipur
Sisodia Rani Garden, jaipur

The Sisodia Rani ka Bagh is one of the most remarkable and biggest gardens in Jaipur located a few kilometres off the Jaipur-Agra highway. This tranquil garden was built by Maharaja of Jaipur, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh for his second wife, the Princess of Udaipur. He gifted this garden to his majestic queen and named it after her. The Bagh boasts multi-level gardens and has a number of features like water courses, painted pavilions and multi-tiered fountains which impart a refreshing look making the garden even more exquisite. The palace that lies above the garden is as pristine as the garden itself with excellent architectural constructs that show the actual Mughal style. The heritage garden offers a breathtaking landscape along with exotic murals and paintings of Radha-Krishna making it an apt place for ardent religion followers, art lovers as well as photography enthusiasts. 

Opening timings: 8 am to 6 pm 

Entry fees: ₹30 per person

3. Vidyadhar Garden

Vidyadhar Garden jaipur
Vidyadhar Garden, jaipur

Located close to Sisodia Gardens at Ghat ki Guni, this enchanting garden was built in honor of Vidyadhar Bhattacharya, chief architect of Jaipur. The garden is also designed with the principles of the science of Indian architecture- ‘Shilpa Shastra’, with a beautiful amalgamation of Mughal, Rajasthani and classical Indian architecture. The walls of the pavilion of this garden seem to have a design and pattern influenced from Hindu mythology while the fountains, flower beds and manicured gardens depict the Mughal style. This elaborate and beautiful garden is an ideal spot for bird watching as well as watching the sunset. The garden is at peak of its beauty during monsoons when the flowery garden blooms to its full zenith and peacocks are seen dancing around. During winter migrant birds flock here which is a feast for the eyes.

Opening Timings: 8 am to 5:30 pm

Entry Fees: no fees

4. Ram Niwas Garden

Ram Niwas Garden jaipur
Ram Niwas Garden, jaipur

This is another historical garden of Jaipur built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh in the 19th century. Ram Niwas Garden is located in the culturally-rich area of Pink City. It has a construction similar to that of Sisodia garden but has undergone several renovations since its evolution, to add to its existing elegance. Expanding over a vast area of 76 acres, this prime spot for tourists has beautiful fountains in an impressively manicured garden. The exotic garden not only has sprawling green scenery, a zoo and a bird park but a gymnasium, an art gallery and the Ravindra Rang Manch theatre as well. It also owns a Central Museum, Albert Hall in its vicinity. History buffs, architecture lovers and nature enthusiasts all flock to this regal garden. 

Openings timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Entry fees: ₹10 for Indians and ₹100 for foreigners.

5. Central Park

Central Park
Central Park

This is a recently opened park developed by the Jaipur Development Authority. It houses a huge lush green nursery, an open gym, a golf course and a Polo Ground. The Central Park of Jaipur is famous for its modern artwork, 4-km-long jogging tracks, musical fountains, stone caricatures and the tallest (206 feet) national flag of the country amid exotic landscapes. The park offers a dedicated jogging track for joggers and morning walkers to enjoy nature while taking a leisurely jog. The picture-perfect garden surrounds a good variety of flora and fauna providing a peaceful setting for morning or evening strolls and bird lovers. The intricate and lovely park is a home to a few species of birds and is full of with seasonal plants as well as some foreign varieties of bamboo plants.

Openings timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Entry fees: No entry fee

6. Jawahar circle garden

jawahar circle garden jaipur
jawahar circle garden jaipur

Completely circular in shape, Jawahar circle garden is the biggest garden in Jaipur as well as in the whole of India and Asia! It is the biggest circular park is circular, having a diameter of around 452 meters. Other than its colossal size and shape, the park also features beautifully developed pavements and jogging tracks, rose gardens and musical fountains! It is quite a crowd-puller for its landscaped gardens and its musical fountain.

The fountains go as high as 82 feet and have arrangements for colourful lighting. The garden also has a unique feature, the water screen which projects videos through a projector. The water used in the waterbody and for the fountain show is all recycled water. The recently added jogging tracks make this park an excellent place to go for your morning walk. People usually flock here for recreational activities. You will always get to see groups of people performing diverse sports and fitness activities at this park.

Openings timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Entry fees: Free

7. Nehru Garden

Nehru Garden jaipur
Nehru Garden jaipur

Locally known as Nehru Bal Udyan, this park is located near Gandhi Nagar area of Jaipur. This park has everything you wish for in a garden. It has long pathways, mesmerizing greenery, an open gym, a small kid’s toy train and much more. Otherwise called Nehru garden this park attracts people of all age groups. It is generally busy during the early hours of the day and during sunset.

The park has a picturesque pond in its center where children and adults alike can go boating. Did we mention you can also spot ducks in the pond? Nehru garden in Jaipur never fails to attract with its exciting swings, games and toy train ride. It gives a chance to kids to live their childhood to the utmost. To keep everyone hooked up and satiate the hunger pangs there is also a line-up of food stalls and hawkers right outside this park. This place is the best park in Jaipur where you can experience a perfect day outing.

Openings timings: 6 am to 7 pm

Entry fees: Free 

8. Shivaji Garden

Shivaji Garden jaipur
Shivaji Garden jaipur

Located at a distance of 70 kilometres from Jaipur lies the Shivaji Garden amidst a residential neighbourhood. This park nestles away from the chaos of the city making it a perfect place for relaxing and family outings. The natural charm of this serene park captures your senses as soon as you step in. It somewhat resembles the Mysore Gardens and the Hiran Magri Park. A serene walk amidst the lap of nature with fresh blooms rejuvenates your mind, body, and spirit. The lush greenery around and the fresh wind can open up your senses to an enriching experience.

Openings timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Entry fees: Free

9. Smriti Van 

Smriti Van jaipur

The entire aura of Smriti Van is bewitching with the birds chirping in the backdrop and a lush landscape soothing your eyes. All your qualms meltdown in no time with the serenity and calmness of nature you experience here. Smriti van is a wildlife park in Jaipur. Spread over an approximate area of 108 acres, the park has several sections each having its unique charm. The sections include Vasundhara Van, museum, Vrindavan Van, Maru Van, Aravali Van, Sarovar, Rashtriya Van, Champa Van, Java Kusum Van, Nursery and Dhanvati van. You will enjoy nature to the fullest at this park offering a range of flora and fauna. The tracks and paths developed here for morning and evening strolls are heavenly. The park provides scenic beauty to its visitors and gives them a pleasant stay. It is also a favourite haunt of couples.

Openings timings: 6 am to 5 pm

Entry fees: Free

10. Jai Niwas Garden

Jai Niwas Garden jaipur

Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jai Niwas garden is a Mughal-style garden with a touch of the Mughal Charbagh pattern. The garden has a distinct charm having boasted of exceptionally beautiful blooming plants and other eye-catching structures. Apart from the picturesque view, this city park cum garden also has a number of other attractions as well. The miniature temple of Lord Krishna on the premises attracts tourists and locals alike. The park has a very attractive and refreshing atmosphere. One can spend time in the park and just enjoy the beauty of nature.

Openings timings: 9:30 am to 4:45 pm 

Entry fees: Free


So, the next time you happen to visit Jaipur, take some time out to stroll at these famous gardens and experience the picturesque greens and freshness of nature. These gardens in Jaipur are the perfect place for people looking for anything including wildlife, natural beauties, sightseeing, inner peace or calmness.

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