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Country : India State : Karnataka City : Mysore         Brindavan Gardens         
     
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The Brindavan Gardens is a garden located in the state of Karnataka in India. It lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam which is built across the river Kaveri. The work on laying out this garden was started in the year 1927 and completed in 1932. Visited by close to 2 million tourists per year, the garden is one of the major attractions near the city of Mysore. The Krishnarajasagara dam was constructed under the guidance of Sir Mirza Ismail, the Dewan (chief financial officer) of Mysore. As a part of beautification of the dam site, Sir Mirza Ismail conceived a plan of developing a garden in Mughal style with a design similar to that of Shalimar Gardens in Kashmir. The work on this garden was started in 1927. It was constructed in a terraced fashion and named Krishnarajendra Terrace Garden. The main architect for the park was G.H. Krumbigal, then Superintendent of Parks and Gardens of the Mysore Government. The garden is maintained by the Cauvery Niravari Nigama (Cauvery Irrigation...      Read more at wikipedia...
 
Description
19 Km northwest of Mysore are the famous Brindavan gardens. They stretch below the Krishna Raja Sagara (K.R.S) Dam on the river Cauvery, and present a breathtaking harmony of water, color, light and music! The dam was built by the world famous Sir M.V.Vishweshwaraiaha. The garden is famous for its beautiful musical fountains.
 
Visiting Hours
7.00 P.M. to 7.55 P.M. on weekdays.
7.00 P.M. to 8.55 P.M. on holidays.6.30 P.M. to 7.25 P.M. on weekdays.
6.30 P.M. to 8.25 P.M. on holidays.
 
How To Get There
City buses and private buses ply frequently.
** On the way to K.R.S. (Krishna Raja Sagara), you come across an ancient “Venkataramana Swamy” temple in Gokulam, which is built in the way of Thirumala Temple of Thirupathi. The temple is open on all days and devotees flock to temple on Saturdays and special occasions. City buses are frequently available to the temple.
 
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