Government Botanical Garden - Things to Know Before Visiting
Vannarapettai, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643002, India
Contents in This Page
About Government Botanical Garden
A must-visit tourist destination in Ooty with a huge collection of rare Botanicals.
Attractions Near Government Botanical Garden
A museum which takes u to the evolution of tea and about the verities of the tea leaves.
This is situated on the slopes of ELK hill. A paradise of different varieties of roses.
Park, boating, picnic spot.
Highest mountain in the Nilgiris and a reserve forest.
Also called as Bird watcher falls situated around 400 feet high in the Sigur plateau.
This is an unusual park-cum-botanical garden that was developed around the natural contours of the land more than a hundred years ago by Mr. J.D. Sims and Major Murray in the year of 1874
Where is Government Botanical Garden
Discover More Attractions in Nilgiris, Where Government Botanical Garden Is Located
The Name ‘Nilgiris’ means Blue hills (Neelam – Blue and Giri – Hill or Mountain). The view of the violet blossoms of ‘kurinji’ flower enveloping the hill ranges periodically. Hence the name Nilgiri arose.