Ooty Botanical Gardens Entry Fee
- 15 per person for Children
- 30 per person for Adults
- 50 for Still Camera
- 100 for Video Camera
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Ooty Botanical Gardens Address: Nilgiris, Vannarapettai, Ooty, Tamil Nadu, 643001, India
Spread over an area of 55 acres the Government Botanical Gardens are undoubtedly one of the most sort after tourist attractions in Ooty. No tourist will leave Ooty without a visit to the well organized, well maintained botanical gardens. Maintained by the Horticultural Department of Tamil Nadu, the present day Botanical Gardens is divided into 5 sections.
They are the Lower Garden, which has the fern house which harbors one hundred and twenty seven species of ferns, the Lower Garden, which contains the rose garden, a lot of natural floral carpets and natural ponds, the Italian Garden, laid down by Italian Prisoners of War from the First World War, the Conservatory, which has lots of groups of flowering plants and the Nurseries, which contains a series of glass houses which contains innumerable varieties of exotic plants. The Flower show held as a part of the Summer Festival in Ooty is a must see if you happen to visit Ooty during that time.
Another main attraction in the Botanical Gardens is the Fossil Tree trunk which is twenty million years old and the Toda mund or the Toda hill. On any day you will find innumerable number of families just chilling and enjoying the warm sun and children playing around in the gardens. You are filled with a sense of inner peace when the cool summer breeze caresses your body bringing an unknown vigor within yourself. It is not an exaggeration if at that very moment if you feel you are in heaven.