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2 Plantations to explore in Nilgiris

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.

Government Rose GardenHorticulture House, Elk Hill Rd, Bombay Castel, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001, India

This is situated on the slopes of ELK hill. A paradise of different varieties of roses.

Sim's Park, CoonoorWalker's Hill Road, Attadi, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu 643101, India

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