Botanical Garden Noida

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Botanical garden, Noida Overview

The Botanical Garden in Noida is a vast expanse of lush green garden packed with a plethora of most exclusive plants in the country. The garden perfectly epitomises Mother Nature in its best form with the serene surroundings and rare species of plants and flowers. This beautiful garden started in the year 2002, houses a primitive plant called Psilotum Nudum meaning 'bare naked' in Latin. It is said to be a descendant of probably one of the first group of vascular plants found 400 million years ago. The Botanical Garden is set by the Botanical Survey of India under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India to conserve the endangered plants of India and showcase the threatened plant diversity. A paradise for nature lovers, Noida's Botanical Garden aims at preserving natural and environmental beauty. The place is a must on your Noida itinerary if you are a nature enthusiast.

The vast expanse of Botanical Garden houses a plethora of plants, flowers and vegetation which are a sight to sore eyes. Here, you can enjoy the presence of a relic growing here namely Equisetum Hyemale or Horsetail dated over 145 million years ago during Jurassic or Dinosaur era. Green roses, 250 varieties of medicinal plants and vast fruit section are some other plants the garden boasts of. A jogging track encircles the perimeter of the garden making it a favourite spot among early risers for a quick morning exercise routine. The Botanical Garden is a perfect place to visit with family and friends for a short outing, jogging and photography.

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Architecture of Botanical Garden

This Botanical Garden is sprawled across an area of about 160 acres accommodating the most exquisite varieties of flora. The garden premises houses about 7,500 varieties of plants which include several endangered species as well. The garden has been divided into 10 distinct sections which are further subdivided into smaller sections still. Perhaps the most eye-catching collection of plants here are the "medicinal plants" which has 96 varieties of plants which have been classified according to the parts of the body they benefit. For example, the "digestive system" section has aloe vera and Gymnema Sylvestre which cures diabetes and the "blood and circulation" section has Withania Somnifera and Aristolochia Indica blood purifiers.

Apart from having different sections for medicinal plants, rare plants, extinct plants, the garden also houses a section of fruit plants and trees, namely mango, pomegranate, lemon, pear, plum, mulberry, and black guava. Trees like Sapindus Emarginatus (Reetha), Pterocarpus Marsupium (Sandalwood), Dabergia Sissoo (Sheesham wood), and Tectona Grandis (Teakwood) find a place here as well. The major highlight of the garden is a huge map of India carved across an area of 68ft X 61.4 ft with each state plants planted in their respective location.

Things to do at Botanical Garden

The best way to enjoy the beauty of Botanical Garden is by spending some quality time with family here. The natural beauty of this place makes it the perfect place for a quaint picnic away from the din of the day. A 'Cactus House' here is a small greenhouse that has a variety of cactus where you can learn more about the various types of common cacti found in the country. Botanical Garden is also a good place to get some exercise in the morning or evenings.  

Best Time To Visit Botanical garden

Mornings and evenings are the best to make a visit to Botanical Gardens.

How To Reach Botanical Garden Noida

The best way to reach Botanical Garden is through the metro. The garden has its own metro station by the same name on the Blue line. Apart from that, you can take a cab or bus to reach the destination.

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