For a change from your usual hangouts and in hopes of getting a change of pace from the usual rush to enjoying the Northern, mountainous region of Pakistan, how about you get yourself excited from the sight of something else which is green and beautiful to look at! Did you know that Pakistan is home to some amazing botanical gardens? A botanical garden is where plants, particularly greeneries, conifers, and blossoming plants, are developed and shown for examination and training motivations. This recognizes them from parks and delightful gardens where plants, ordinarily with garish blossoms, are designed for public enhancement as it were. There is a huge thought process that goes into creating these botanical gardens which provide a major nudge to making your country lusciously green! Social Diary is giving a peek into some of these fascinating sights which definitely deserve your visit:.
B agh-e-Jinnah “Jinnah Garden” is in Lawrence Gardens’ historical park in the city of Lahore, Pakistan. The large green space contains a botanical garden, Masjid Dar-ul-Islam and Quaid-e-Azam Library situated in a Victorian building. It has around 150 assortments of trees, 140 kinds of bushes, 50 sorts of creepers, 30 palms, nearly 100 delicious and about the same indoor alongside practically all varieties of yearly blossoms. The nursery has a respected name in Chrysanthemum shows; it was the leading organization that began developing chrysanthemum and most extreme no of assortments for it. It has three nurseries, four hillocks in it. A breathtaking sight to behold, this definitely deserves the next time you are in Lahore.
Rani Bagh, Hyderabad
The Rani Bagh (“Queen’s Garden”), earlier called Das Garden, is a zoological garden located in Hyderabad City, Sindh, Pakistan. The garden was re-initiated in honour of Queen Victoria. It was set up as a professional flowerbed in 1861 by the then Agro-green Society, and later, creatures were moved in. Rani Bagh is spread over 58 sections of land (23 ha) of land, separated into four sections. The four teams included Edgar, the Abbas Bhai Park, zoo and yards, kids parks, running tracks, an artificial lake on 50,000-square-feet for drifting purposes, and a stopping area. Aside from around 21 types of warm-blooded animals, 41 types of feathered creatures, and ten reptiles, Rani Bagh is home to 3,177 trees of 227 species. Wow, if that doesn’t amaze you, we don’t know what will!
Cantonment Garden, Multan
C antt Garden also known as Cantonment Garden or Company Garden is the biggest and most beautiful garden in Multan. It is located on club road near Service club. Apart from being a botanical garden, it contains jogging tracks for jogging, canteens for light foods and kindergartens rides, slides and swings for children. The garden has fountains, trees and a mini zoo.
A Flower show is also held every year in the month of March and April for the welcome of spring season. It includes an exhibition of beautiful and colorful flowers. Live singing and dancing concerts are also held at night during the flower show.
Sukh Chayn Gardens, Lahore
Sukh Chayn Gardens is a very famous garden, located in Iqbal Tehsil of Lahore. In December 2004, an agreement was marked among Pakistan and China, and the establishment stone was laid.
Sukh Chayn Gardens has a complete zone of 2132.45 kanals out of which 1261.97 kanals are private, 52.65 kanals for business, 46.33 kanals for public use, and 157.13 kanals for open spaces.
Qarshi Botanical Garden, Haripur
Qarshi Botanical Garden (QBG) was set up in 2000 to save and increase economically significant indigenous plant species. Qarshi Botanical Garden (QBG) is arranged on the premises of Qarshi Industries (Pvt.) Ltd, situated in the modern Estate, Hattar, District Haripur, KPK, Pakistan on Taxila – Haripur Road The Herb Garden is spread over 4 acres. The Herb Garden is elegantly planned and spread out for the planting of vital plant species. It contains more than 276 necessary plant types of 52 families and 212 genera. There are 56 wild species, including spices, bushes, and trees. A highly significant site for Pakistan.
Gatwala Wildlife Park, Faisalabad
I t is a botanical garden and breeding center. This is the largest park of Faisalabad. The main attractions in Gatwala Park are the huge green parks that house a few rides for children, flowing canals across the park, bamboo growing area, large forest areas and two lakes. Boating is done in one lake, whereas the other lake is the home to many crocodiles. Proper cordoning of the lake with crocodiles has created a safe area for people to view crocodiles from a distance. That should entice you to make a visit soon!