Garden Parks in Lucknow for a Perfect Day-out


Parks in Lucknow

Known as the "City of Nawabs" worldwide, Lucknow has a lot to offer to its residents as well as the tourists. The beautiful parks in Lucknow are synonymous with the aesthetics of the city. Situated in every small and big neighbourhood of the city, these gorgeous parks are the best way to beat the heat in summers to sunbathe in winters. Buzzing with activity all day long all through the year, the innumerable parks in Lucknow boasts of a velvet green grass cover, beautiful sculptures, recreational activities, a separate track for joggers and play area for kids. They are the perfect way to relax and rewind from a hectic day at work or begin your day by a refreshing morning stroll. Popular both among the kids and adults, these parks in Lucknow are sure to allure you with their charming beauty, well-paved pathways and vibrantly blooming flowers and shrubs.

Here is the list of 8 Garden Parks in Lucknow for a Perfect Day-out

1. Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya Park

Spread over an area of 76 acres, Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya Park is a popular park in Gomti Nagar dedicated to the socialist Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya. The park in Lucknow is divided into four courtyards and simultaneously have four different entrances. Besides, it has vibrant lawns sprinkled with seasonal flowers and shrubbery. It is also used for jogging and morning yoga classes.

Timings: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM (all days of the week)
Entry Fee: INR 5 per Person, No Entry Fee for Children below 12 Years

2. Gautam Buddha Park

Located in Hasanganj in Lucknow, Gautam Buddha Park is situated next to Hathi Park and is a hot favourite among kids and adults alike. The park in Lucknow is replete with swings and slides based in lush green lawns with blooming flowers. Besides, it facilitates paddle boating at a nominal price which is highly popular among the visitors. The park also has electric rides.

Timings: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (all days of the week)
Entry Fee: INR 5 per Person

3. Dr. Ambedkar Park

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The Ambedkar Memorial Park was constructed by the Mayawati Government in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow. The park was built to commemorate the people who dedicated their lives to equality and human justice like Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, Kanshi Ram and others. With a budget of a whopping seven billion rupees, the park in Lucknow is one of the loveliest things to see.

Timings: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM (all days of the week)
Entry Fee:  INR 10 per Person

4. Janeshwar Mishra Park

Janeshwar Mishra Park is a newly constructed park, located in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow. The park is dedicated to a local namesake politician and is believed to be the 10th largest park in Asia. This is one of the parks in Lucknow which has a lush green atmosphere with a variety of plants and birds flocking the gardens. It comes under the green belt of Lucknow and is counted as a mini-forest.

Timings: 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM (all days of the week)
Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

5. Hathi Park

Hathi park in Lucknow is one of the most visited and popular parks in Lucknow. The park has several swings and slides for kids and recreational elephant structures which can be climbed. The park facilitates other games and activities for children as well. Besides, it has food stalls to satisfy your hunger pangs.

Timings: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Entry Fee: INR 5 per Person

6. Begum Hazrat Mahal Park

Located in Qaiserbagh in Lucknow, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park is a popular amusement park. Replete with swings for kids, the park is also used for early morning and evening jogs, elderly laughing clubs, yoga practises and the like. Besides, people visit here for day picnics or to relax and rejuvenate amidst natural surroundings.

Timings: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Entry Fee: INR 5 per Person

7. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden

Initially known as Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens, Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Prani Udyan or Lucknow Zoological Garden is a massive zoological park in Lucknow situated in Hazratganj area. The area has light marked trails to offers small treks. This is one of the parks in Lucknow which is a hotspot for nature photography and zoology students apart from regular tourists and local visitors.

Timings: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Mondays closed) 
Entry Fee: INR 60 for Adults and INR 30 for children

8. Lucknow Zoo

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The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens was built in 1921 was built to commemorate the Royal family's visit to Lucknow.

Timings: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Mondays closed)
Entry Fee: INR 54 for Adults and INR 27 for Children

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

This post was published by Aqsa Aleem

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