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Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden & Aquarium
  The Botanical Garden in Pondicherry has:
• Children’s train
• Six fountains
• A dancing fountain
• Japanese rock
• Aquarium with ornamental fish

The Botanical Gardens Pondicherry is well known for its various tourist hotspots, which attracts tourists all the year round to this destination. Botanical Garden in Pondicherry was opened to the public in 1826, it is located at the southern entrance of city bus stand. The Botanical Gardens situated in the center of the city provides a cool retreat from the oppressing heat and humidity of Tourist Places in Pondicherry. Tourist Places in Pondicherry sprawls over a 22 acres area and here you can just relax and listen to the twittering of birds and explore the rich variety of flora here.The Botanical Gardens is 178 years old and here you will find each and every tree or plant labeled with scientific, common, Tamil names
and also uses of the trees, Amount of oxygen given, Medicinal Value of those where provided.This has been possible due to the efforts of Department of Tourism.
Here you will get a mix of endangered and exotic species of plants there are 28 plots diving the Botanical Garden and each have a separate theme. Botanical Gardens Pondicherry was started in 1826 by the French colonists on an experimental basis to analyze the crops that could be cultivated in the region. Later trees were planted here and. Parroted was mainly instrumental in transforming the place into a botanical garden in 1831. His memorial can be seen inside the premises.In 1960, after the Transfer of Power from the French, the garden became the hub of horticultural development in Pondicherry.