Brindavan Gardens, Mysore
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Brindavan Gardens

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Brindavan Gardens
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About Brindavan Gardens

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Saturday: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Sunday: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Public Holidays: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM

Brindavan Gardens is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mysore frequented by tourists throughout the year. Brindavan Gardens was once called as Krishnarajendra Terrace Garden.  

Brindavan Gardens is situated towards the north west of Mysore, at a distance of about 20 km from the city. It is located below the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, which is popularly known by the name KRS. Krishnaraja Sagar Dam or Kannambadi, which was named after Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, was constructed during 1924 – 1932 by Sir M. Vishveswariah.

Brindavan Gardens is spread over sixty acres. The Shalimar Gardens of Kashmir was the model for Brindavan Gardens. Brindavan Gardens has beautiful lawns, flower beds, shrubs, trees and numerous pools and fountains.

There is a pond in the middle of the gardens, where tourists often go for a boat ride around the statue of Goddess Cauvery. Brindavan Gardens becomes a major attraction during the evenings when the whole garden is lit up with colourful fountains.

The Brindavan Gardens are illuminated from 7.00 pm to 7.55 pm from Monday to Friday and from 7.00 pm to 8.55 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Tourists flock at the gallery to catch a glimpse of the musical and dancing fountain which is located on the northern part of Brindavan Gardens.

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What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Excellent 64
  • Very Good 55
  • Good 31
  • Average 17
  • Below Average 6
  • Poor 6
  • Terrible 4
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

183 traveller reviews for Brindavan Gardens

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Sanjay Shet

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  • Sanjay Shet
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 22 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  766 readers

"Beautiful garden and show" new review

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
The Brindavan Gardens is very beautiful place in Mysore because that garden is very clean and large. Every evening the musical water show is conducted it was very beautiful place.
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Anshuman Talapatra

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  • Anshuman Talapatra
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 photo
  • 54 Reviews
  •  13 helpful votes
  •  2808 readers

"Nice garden with a light and sound" new review

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
This is a beautiful place with lots of greenery, showers and flowers. A perfect spot for weekend or vacation with friends. Light and Sound in evening is a great one and nice to watch. However in late evening time/in darkness.
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  • 11 votes

Ranjan Parida

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  • Ranjan Parida
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 4 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  153 readers

"One of the most beautiful garden in Mysore"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
One of the most beautiful garden in Mysore. It is located near to kaveri dam. The garden is well decorated with light and water fountain. They will provide you boat ride. Park is so big. One site of the park you will get musical water fountain show. Cold Drink are available as much as you want. So many tourist buses you will found there.
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Vikas yadav

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  • Vikas yadav
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 7 Reviews
  •  960 readers

"Nice garden with music show"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
Very good place to visit especially with kids, there is music show with nice lighting. You can also enjoy the boat and showers, cool breeze makes your life easier, it is very far from the city.
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Harshil Dangayach

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  • Harshil Dangayach
  • Heritage seeker
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 9 Reviews
  •  624 readers

"Best Garden"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Till now in my life I have never seen such a magnificent garden which has pure natures beauty. When I went inside it I feel like I was in heaven of this world very good shaped trees.
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Nnachippan

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  • Nnachippan
  • Lives in Karaikudi
  • 8 Reviews
  •  574 readers

"The maintenance is poor"

  • 1.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
There are not more than 8 toilet bowls for the entire Brindavan Garden which can host around 5000 people at a time. So, you have to pay and wait in a queue for 30 mins before you empty your tank. If you travel with kids, you are screwed. Maintenance is terribly poor inside the garden.
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Sureshkumar Ov

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  • Sureshkumar Ov
  • Lives in Mysore
  • 3 Reviews
  •  273 readers

"Good walking area, flowers and place"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Good park with lot of flowers, fountain was very good. There was lot of area for walking. There are so many fountains in this garden, there was Dam nearby this garden.
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Shikha Kumari

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  • Shikha Kumari
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  277 readers

"Beauty at its best"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
The garden is one of its kind. The flowers, trees and all the greenery around makes this place a heaven. Not visiting this place while you are in Mysore is a sin. The boat riding on this garden and the fountain show are the attractions you can't afford to miss. Full of fragrance, the garden is one of the best in India.
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Hitesh  Solanki

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  • Hitesh Solanki
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  •  207 readers

"Awesome place and kids will enjoy"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
The Garden is very nice, would advise to go there post 4:00 PM so that you can roam around till Sunset & then enjoy the musical fountains. Take a boat ride it's just for 20 rs, the kids will love the garden with carpet grass.
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Chandrasekhar Reddy

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  • Chandrasekhar Reddy
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 2 Reviews
  •  249 readers

"Worth visiting"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Nice place to visit with family and kids, suggest to visit the place evening time. Can enjoy the lighting, it's worth to visit for the money and enjoy the lighting.
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