From Pondicherry bus stand the Botanical Garden is situated at a distance of 1.5km. Botanical garden along with aquarium established in 1826. One of the Top Tourist Place in Pondicherry.
Garden spread over an area of 22 acres in the centre of the city. Famous retreat to all locals and for the tourist all over the world. Garden contains “Pruned trees, eye catching Flower Beds and Fountains”.
Perrotet was responsible for transforming garden into the botanical garden. Memorial of Perrotet can be seen inside the garden premises. He just introduced so many exotic plants from all over the world to the garden. In 1960, After Transfer of power from the French, The garden became the hub of horticultural development in Pondicherry. Totally 28 plots in botanical garden and each one has separate themes.
Attractions include “Children’s toy train, Musical Fountain, Aquarium and a Japanese rock”. Garden has separate play area for children’s play and full of enjoyment.
Garden aquarium is the homes for different types of fishes and marine life.
Timings: 10AM to 6PM.