Cubbon Park is one of the Major tourist attraction in Bangalore, spreading across 300 acres and houses several historical monuments and buildings inside the park.
The park was originally created in 1870 as Meade’s Park and used to cover an area of 100 acres. Later the park was renamed as Cubbon park in memory of Sir Mark Cubbon, the longest serving commissioner of the time. Future expansions to the park made it measure around 300 acres making it the biggest park in Bangalore.
The famous buildings and monuments inside Cubbon Park are Attara Kacheri, which is now the High Court of Karnataka, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bal Bhavan which is dedicated to children including a toy train, An Aquarium which is referred as India’s second largest aquarium, Yuvanika which is State Youth Center, YMCA, a Children’s library, Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall which is now is Central Library and few other clubs.
The Park have hundreds of flower species and around 6000 trees inside the garden with beautiful walking paths for joggers and walkers.
A complete day can be dedicated to Cubbon Park visit to explore the entire park including the visit to the libraries, art gallery, aquarium, clubs. If not, it can be reduced to few hours just to visit fewer parts of the park.
Cubbon Park Photo Gallery
Cubbon Park Address and Route Map
Cubbon Park is located in the heart of the city and is around 4kms from Bangalore city railway station, bus stand and around 33kms from Bangalore International Airport.
Tourist Places near to Cubbon Park
Visiting places near to the park are Vidhana Soudha which is known for its grandeur look and other major tourist attractions of Bangalore including Visveswaraya Technological Museum, MG Road, Brigade Road and several famous churches are with in few kilometers from this place.