Cubbon Park



Cubbon Park is an historic park, Cubbon Park is situated near Gandhi Nagar in Bangalore, at the heart of city in the Central Administrative Area. The Cubbon Park has a history of over 100 years. It was established in the year 1870 by Sri John Meade, the then acting Commissioner of Mysore. The vast landscape of the park was conceived by Major General Richard Sankey, the then Chief Engineer of the State. As a mark of honour to Sri John Meade, the park was initially named as "Meade’s Park" and subsequently it was called the Cubbon Park. Since the inception of the park, it was developed and improved by adding new structures and features. In the year 1927, the park was officially renamed as "Sri. Chamarajendra Park" to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Sri. Krishnaraja Wodeyar’s rule in Mysore State.
A number of beautiful tree avenues can be seen in the park. The avenue of Araucarias along with Canna beds on either sides of the road from the Library to Hudson circle is a beautiful view. The avenue of Swietenias in the Northern side of the park; the Java fig avenue along the road leading to the Government Museum, the Polyalthia avenue along the road from Queen’s statue to King Edward statue and the chestnut tree avenue from the Chamarajendra statue to Siddalingaiah circle lend a subtle grandeur to the park.
Indigenous and exotic botanical species found in the park are about 68 genera and 96 species with a total of around 6000 plants/trees. Indigenous species found in the park are:[7] artocarpus, cassia fistula, ficus, polyalthias etc., and exotic species such as araucaria, bamboo, castanospermum australe, grevillea robusta, millettia, peltophorum, schinus molle, swietenia mahagoni, tabebuia. sp etc.
Amongst the ornamental and flowering exotic trees lining the roads in the park are the Grevillea robusta (silver oak)—the first oaks introduced to Bangalore from Australia[4]—and the delonix or the gulmohar tree (bright red flowers with long petals) along the Cubbon road in the park, which is a widely cultivated tropical ornamental tree around the world
The Queen Victoria statue installed (1906) in one corner of the park near the Mahatma Gandhi Circle, the King Edward VII statue installed (1919) at the North-Western point of the Queen’s park; the statue of Major General Sir Mark Cubbon near the terrace garden; Rajya Dhurandhara Sir K. Sheshadri Iyer statue installed (1913) in front of the Central Library and the statue of Sri. Chamarajendra Wodeyar (1927) installed in the central portion of the park near the tennis pavillion with a fairly fountain in the front, are magnificent structures found in the park. Owing to the different features and structures in the park, the Cubbon Park is a well-known tourist attraction.
Park Opening Times: 5.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m.
Entery fee :No
How to Reach,
Nearest Railway Station: Bangalore City Jn.
Nearest Airport: Bengalour International Airport


Cubbon Park, Kasturba Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Contact Info
Phone: 088922 51077
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Nearest Bus Terminal
Kasturba Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru
Nearest Railway Station
Bangalore City Jn (SBC)
Nearest Airport
Bengaluru International Airport
latitude : 13.197899820 longitude :77.706298830
Corporation : Bangalore
Open Year
250 Acres
Dedicated To
Sri John Meade
Visiting Hours
5.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m.

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