Beautiful Parks in Bhubaneswar to Relax and Rejuvenate

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Parks in Bhubaneswar

Other than just the temples, the beautiful parks in Bhubaneswar are a popular source of tourist attraction in the city. Lined with umpteen shady trees, dotted with benches and sprinkled with swings, these multi-purpose parks in Bhubaneswar also have a separate jogging track for morning and evening walks. There are separate spaces provided for yoga and meditation purposes and a play area for kids. People mostly visit these gorgeous parks to have a breath of fresh air amidst the cacophony of the city. Besides being a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate, these parks in Bhubaneswar are frequented by kids for outdoor games, couples who want to spend quality time together and families for day picnics.

Here is the list of 10 Beautiful Parks in Bhubaneswar to Relax and Rejuvenate

1. Biju Patnaik Park, Bhubaneswar

Dedicated to Biju Patnaik, the chief minister of Odisha, the Biju Patnaik Park in Bhubaneswar is a recreational place preferred most as a picnic destination due to its accessibility. It has an amusement park and boating facilities amidst beautifully landscaped gardens that draw tourists, especially nature lovers, in quite a large number.

Timings: 4:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Entry Fees: No Entry Fee

2. Nicco Park, Bhubaneswar

Nicco Park is an amusement park in Bhubaneswar preferred mostly for a quick getaway in the city. It was created in India in association with Nicco Japan. The place has beautifully landscaped gardens and areas designated for a number of interesting rides and kiosks to suit the customer's preference.

Timings: 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM (Sunday, Monday) and 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Other Days
Entry Fees: INR 200 per Person

3. Ekamra Kanan, Bhubaneswar

Ekamra Kanan Botanical Garden is situated in Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar. Apart from the verdant greenery, this park in Bhubaneswar is especially popular among the young children due to the presence of umpteen swings and fun games. The park also facilitates boating.

Timings: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (all days of the week)
Entry Fees: INR 12 per Person

4. Gandhi Park, Bhubaneswar

Gandhi Park is one of the most popular parks in Bhubaneswar situated near Janta Maidan in Jaydev Vihar. This park has a massive statue of Mahatma Gandhi installed right in the heart of it. The verdant green lawns are ideal for jogging, walking, relaxing, playing or day picnics.

Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Entry Fees: No Entry Fee

5. Indira Gandhi Park, Bhubaneswar

Boasting of a massive statue of Indira Gandhi installed in the heart of the park, Indira Gandhi Park is situated in Ashok Nagar area of suburb of Bhubaneswar. Spread over 10 acres of land area, the park is rich with vegetation, trees and flowering shrubs. The several sprinkling fountains installed in the heart of the park add to the beauty of it.

Timings: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Sunday) 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM (Other days)
Entry Fees: No Entry Fee

6. Kharavela Park, Bhubaneswar

Kharavela Park is situated in the Khandagiri suburb of Bhubaneswar and is replete with shady green trees. This is one of the parks in Bhubaneswar which also boasts of well-maintained green carpeted lawns, jogging track, benches and a separate play area for kids.

Timings: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Entry Fees: No Entry Fees

7. IMFA Park, Bhubaneswar

Situated in Sahid Nagar area of Bhubaneswar, IMFA Park is another one of the beautiful parks in Bhubaneswar. Boasting of well-maintained orderly lawns, proper flower beds, benches etc. the park is ideal for morning/ evening walks and also has a separate play section for kids.

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8. Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar

A unique zoo set inside a forest, Nandankanan Zoological Park was established in 1960. It is a fascinating sanctuary built to ensure that the flora and fauna thrive in a protected region in their natural habitat. It is the first zoo in the world to have successfully bred Melanistic and White Tigers.

Timings: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Except Monday) 
Entry Fees: INR 40 for Indians

9. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Park, Bhubaneswar

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Park is one of the most popular parks in Bhubaneswar dedicated to the great freedom fighter of the country-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The park has beautiful garden and flower beds, sprinkling fountains, play areas, benches, spaces for yoga and meditation etc.

Timings: 5:00 AM - 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Entry Fees: INR 10 per Person

10. Ekamra Kanan, Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar

Ekamra Kanan covers a vast expanse of over 500 acres and is the biggest Botanical Garden in the city. The beautiful landscape of the garden is a treat to the nature lovers who can spend hours strolling across the lawns, sit by the flower beds or get mesmerized by the serene waters of the lake.

Hope you enjoyed our list of parks in Bhubaneswar. Let us know in the comments below if we missed any!

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