Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

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South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

The Pondicherry Botanical Garden – French Gardens

Pondicherry, once a French colony has still quite a show to put on. Located in Tamil Nadu , there are quite a number of tourists who visit the city. Pondicherry Hotel is One of the key attractions in the city is the botanical garden. It is regarded as a masterpiece that adds value to Pondicherry. It is a great recreational as well as educational treasure. If you visit to stay in the close proximity to the gardens then there are quite a few hotels and guest houses in the vicinity. One that has been popular due to its location is, Hotel Atithi.

The entry to the gardens is a great reminiscent of the French architecture, the gate that welcomes guest adds french grandeur to the Tamil old town. The garden was laid out in 1826 and was highly influenced by the French styles and designs. The gravel paths, beautifully pruned trees, and fountains are great ornaments to this layout. The 22 acres land is home to many exotic plants introduced during the French period. There are over 1500 species of plants and each come with a placard indicating their name. Some of them indicate interesting information about the plants such as its use, medicinal value, the amount of oxygen generated and where it originated. The garden was opened mainly as an experimental piece to see which crops could grow in the area.

Today the garden has become a recreational area for locals to enjoy their weekends and for foreigners to escape the city life and step into the greenery. Children can enjoy toy train rides within the gardens there are also two out of the six fountains which are musical fountains, over the weekend shows take place at these fountains.

Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+

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