Parks in Bangalore

Bangalore is rightfully known as the "Garden City of India". Owing to the pleasant climate and topography, greenery and the presence of many public parks and gardens. Though the city has grown in many ways, it still has retained its earlier beauty through its green landscapes. Some of them have been beautified over the years. The important ones are Cubbon park, Lalbagh, Coles Park etc.

Bugle Rock Park
Cariappa Memorial Park
Coles Park
Cubbon Park
Freedom Park
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Jayamahal Park
M.N. Krishna Rao Park

Along with the modernization and more entertaining needs of Bangaloreans, there are many Amusement and Water Parks.

Coles Park
The Coles Park, in the Bangalore East is located in Fraser Town in Bangalore on Promenade Road. Named after the Resident of Mysore this park exists from 1914. Here residents of the area could spend many a pleasant evenings, with a Bandstand where the Band of Bangalore Rifle Volunteers played. Today the park belongs to the Municipal Corporation and has renovated for public use.

There is a jogger's path and play corner for children to play. The Bandstand area has is beautified with benches around and a walker path. This park has been made disabled friendly. There is a ramp at the main gate to facilitate entry. There is a wheelchair track in the play space that allows easy movement for wheelchair users. A wheelchair sandpit and a Sensory Integration track are being constructed. The swing and the play equipment is designed suitable for easier access for handicapped kids.

Can you imagine that this 'Park' had three tennis courts, and one of these was used by the Y.W.C.A. Club in that area. Today there is Laughing Club activities in the Morning and Roller Skating Rink and classes are held in the evenings. Today, Kilikili (an NGO) conducts regular activities aimed at inclusion and integration with children of all abilities.

M.N. Krishna Rao Park
This park in the Basavanagudi locality is named after late M.N. Krishna Rao, Acting Dewan of Mysore. A Heaven for joggers, children to play. The park occupies a vast area of 69825 sq metres. The large trees, landscaping, joggers track, and play areas for both children and adults are benefit to the locals.

Bugle Rock Park
The name came to the rock because of Kempe Gowda's watch tower that stands on it was used by his men to warn the people of the city to the advent of intruders by a bugle call. This huge rock is 3000 million years old.

The park has been beautified with new statue of the G V Gundappa and the Park water Tank has mural and picture of Kannada Poets and Great men who contributed to Kannada literature. The park has been famous owing to its geological interests and monuments like the Basavanna Temple (Big Bull Temple) and the Dodda Ganesha Temple.

Jayamahal Park
This part occupies 1436 sq metres. Though it is a small part it boasts of beautiful landscaping and murals and figures in plaster of Paris.

Kids Park in Bangalore

Kids park in Chamrajpet, Madiwala, Koramangala, Jayamahal, Jayanagar, Jayadeva, BTM and Silkboard area.

Makkala Koota Park
Pampa Mahakavi Rd, Chamrajpet,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004
Phone Number: 080 2670 6109

Jinke Park (Rajkumar Park)
Nanjamba Agrahara, Chamrajpet,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018

Lakshmi Devi Park
#151,19th main, near Bethany school 6th Block,
Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095

Lumbini Gardens
Nagawara Lake, Ring Road,
Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045
Phone Number: 093410 31409

Hippocampus Childrens
525, 16th Main Road, 3rd Block,
Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034
Phone Number: 080 2563 0206

Bistro Claytopia
11, 80 Feet Main Road, SBI Colony,
Koramangala 3rd Block, Near Wipro Park,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034
Phone Number: 080 6435 0526

Jayanagar Park
Jayanagar East, Jaya Nagar 1st Block,
Bairasandra Extension, Jayanagara Jaya Nagar,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560011

Madhavan Park
Jayanagar East, S End Rd, 1st Block,
Hombegowda Nagar, Bengaluru,
Karnataka 560011

Nandavana Children's Park
38th Cross Road, 4th T Block East,
Pattabhirama Nagar, Jayanagara Jaya Nagar,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560041

3rd Main Road, Vysya Bank Colony,
Stage 2, BTM 2nd Stage, Bengaluru,
Karnataka 560076

Jayanagar Bavi Park
8th Main Road, 4th Block, Jayanagara,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560011
Phone Number: 094484 47919

Shalini Ground
541, 10th Main Road, 5th Block,
Jayanagara Jaya Nagar, Bengaluru,
Karnataka 560041