Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, Kashmir

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden was set up in the year 1969. However, it was completed in the year 1987. Located at Zabarwan mountain foothills, the garden covers a sprawling 80 acres of land. The garden is divided into four sections namely sporting garden, botanical garden, research section garden and plant introduction center.

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The botanical garden has several gardens inside. There are some waterfalls inside the garden. It also houses a beautiful lake that covers 17 acres of land. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of the garden using the paddleboats available here. Over 1.5 lakh ornamental plants are found in the garden. Small rides such as swings, merry-go-round and seesaw games are available here for children.

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