|Shalimar Garden, Srinagar
The Shalimar Bagh or gardens is the crowing glory of Srinagar. It is known for its shady gulmohar trees and a fiesta of roses of all colours. It is a mortal sin to go to Kashmir and not visit the Shalimar gardens.
|Brindavan Gardens, Mysore
The Brindavan gardens are in the royal city of Mysore in Karnataka. The design of this garden is definitely inspired by the Shalimar gardens. But now, it is known for its amazing light and sound show.
|Pinjore Gardens, Chandigarh
The Pinjore gardens near Chandigarh is also an example of Mughal patronage to beauty. This garden was built during the reign of emperor Aurangzeb.
|Mughal Garden, Delhi
The green expanses around the Rashtrapati Bhavan are still called the Mughal gardens. Every successive President of India has added some personal touches to this garden. The current President Pratibha Patil takes keen interest in her garden too.
|Rock Garden, Chandigarh
Chandigarh has the distinction of having a unique world acclaimed Rock Garden. It Consist of art object, fashioned from industrial and urban waste. It is situated between the capital complex and Sukhna lake in Sector1.It nestles amidst 20acres of woods in the form of an open air exhibition hall, theatre trove and a miniature maze all rolled into one vast fantasy land of art and landscape. It is without doubt, a tourist spot that is a must on the itinerary of visitor to Chandigarh. An unpretentious entrance leads to a magnificent, almost, surrealist arrangement of rocks, boulders, broken chinaware, discarded fluorescent tubes, broken and cast away glass bangles, building waste, coal and clay-all juxtaposed to create a dream folk world of palaces, soldiers, monkeys, village life, women and temples. The open air sculptures and concealed gateways separating them are at places enhanced by a waterfall, pools and an open air theatre with proper stage setting. Several prestigious performances have been staged in this small but very artistic and naturalistic open air theatre.