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Location: Pune, Maharashtra
Type: Botanical Garden
Area: 24 hectares
Closed On: Fridays

The Empress garden is a beautiful botanical garden on Sholapur highway with different varieties of flowers and trees. This botanical garden is spread over a large area in the heart of the Pune cantonment, very close to the Pune racecourse.

The Empress garden has pretty lawns and well laid out benches and is a hot picnic spot. The gardens are artificially laid out on an area of 24 hectares. There are tall majestic trees as well as innumerable varieties of plants and flowers. There is a lotus pond in the centre of the garden, which has the statue of Queen Victoria. The garden has a small restaurant, which serves snacks and cool drinks.

Timings: 8:30 am and 7:00 pm.


Pune is well connected by air, rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state. From Mumbai, regular MSRTC buses and private buses ply to Pune. For local transportation auto rickshaws, city buses and taxis are available.


Accommodation is available at the hotels in Pune.

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