Located in the heart of Bangalore, the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens is a historical garden that offers visitors an idyllic setting in which to enjoy some peace and tranquillity. This picturesque and historical area was once a private garden belonging to the famous ruler, Hyder Ali. Spread across an area of around 240 acres, the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens has a wide variety of native and foreign plants as well as diverse flowers and trees which provide a lush green haven in which to unwind. Globally renowned, the garden is home to a magnificent glass house that was constructed in 1889 and which hosts the city’s well known biannual flower shows. Travellers looking for 5 star Bangalore hotels can stay at the luxurious Alila Banglore Hotel. This elegantly designed property is one of the best Bangalore luxury hotels and offers an ideal base from which to set out on excursions.