Rose Garden, Ooty

Rose Garden

Rank 4
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Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
200 Ratings & 123 Reviews

About Rose Garden

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 8.30 AM - 6.30 PM , Saturday: 8.30 AM - 6.30 PM , Sunday: 8.30 AM - 6.30 PM , Public Holidays: 8.30 AM - 6.30 PM

Rose Garden covers around 10 acres of land, near the Charring Cross at Vijayanagaram. This garden comprises terraces with pergolas, rose tunnels and bowers with rose creepers. There are around 3600 varieties of roses in this garden.

Tourists can visit this garden for seeing Miniature roses, Hybrid Tea roses, Ramblers and Floribunda. Roses of unusual colours, including green and black, can also be seen in this garden. Moreover, the perfect location of Nila Maadam allows visitors to clearly view the entire Rose Garden.

Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department has maintained this garden over the years. In 2006, this garden was recognised as the ‘Garden of Excellence’ by the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS).

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

Experience scale
  • Excellent 44
  • Very Good 42
  • Good 20
  • Average 7
  • Below Average 4
  • Poor 3
  • Terrible 3
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

123 traveller reviews for Rose Garden

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Prasanna Rs

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  • Prasanna Rs
  • 132 photos
  • 65 Reviews
  •  19 helpful votes
  •  52739 readers

"Nothing much to do here, waste of time"

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
I am not impressed with this Rose Garden. Garden is not well-maintained. Looks barren. Many types of roses you can find. But most of them have dried out. Better take a short look and come back if you don't have much time.
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Sahid Ally

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  • Sahid Ally
  • Flashpacker
  • 6 Reviews
  •  29 helpful votes
  •  19969 readers

"Lots of Roses"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Rose Garden has many variety of Roses, lots of size and colour with huge item of Roses. Really it is a Rose Garden and it is also well-maintained.
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Sai Mugula

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  • Sai Mugula
  • Lives in Warangal
  • 4 photos
  • 15 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  11781 readers

"Great place to spend a lots of time"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
This place was awesome with great collection of Roses. One can spend almost half a day if they are good lovers for Roses. We have spent almost three hours in this Rose Garden during day time. The situation was sporadic. There was a cool breeze of weather, green grass land across the view of eye, in between beautiful blossoming Roses with rich essence of their lives in it. It was worth taking time for this place.
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Shivaprakash Hm

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  • Shivaprakash Hm
  • 1 photo
  • 2 Reviews
  •  750 readers

"Beautiful Garden"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Feb 16, 2016
Very good and beautiful garden who loves Rose Flowers. You may get different kinds of Roses here. Best time to visit is after March but when we visited the Roses were less.
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  • anngr
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 89 photos
  • 129 Reviews
  •  456 helpful votes
  •  68910 readers

"World of Roses"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 22, 2016
This is one of the places of Ooty where we see flowers, flowers, flowers of all colours everywhere around the place. This is worth a visit.
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Rahul Jain

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  • Rahul Jain
  • Lives in Jodhpur
  • 1 Review
  •  751 readers

"It's awesome place with 15000 varieties of Roses"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 14, 2016
The garden is in the heart of the city is just next to heaven. This garden has at least 15000 Roses which are beautiful to watch. Ooty has lot many places to visit so kindly enjoy.
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Nimesh Reddy

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  • Nimesh Reddy
  • Lives in Anantapur
  • 2 photos
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1449 readers

"Good and beautiful place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jan 4, 2016
Awesome view when a small Rain appears and best to view the place during evenings. It is a very beautiful place and you should have a lot of patience, as it is a very big place. I strongly suggest not to visit this place after having a heavy meal. Like every other place in Ooty this garden, camera entry cost is more than that of a human. It is quiet in the center of the city. I strongly suggest to see the rates from place to place near the auto stand before taking one, otherwise you will be looted.
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Haribabu N

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  • Haribabu N
  • Highlander
  • 10 Reviews
  •  26 helpful votes
  •  7643 readers

"Roses in full bloom"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jan 3, 2016
The total number of types of Roses are just mind blowing! If you are lucky to see then when they are in bloom is a marvellous sight to behold for a lifetime! The walk in the garden is a pleasant experience and will make you forget all your worries and enjoy the bounties of nature and the sheer variety of Roses will definitely make you happier and better person when you step out!
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Dayaratnam Lingam

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  • Dayaratnam Lingam
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1081 readers

"Very pleasant experience"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 28, 2015
Here we can see so many types of rose flowers in one place, here we can take photos, it is very enjoyable place for families and it is good to visit at evenings.
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Anki Reddy

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  • Anki Reddy
  • Lives in Anantapur
  • 1 Review
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  905 readers

"Overall a good place if you have good patience"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Dec 17, 2015
It is designed so beautifully and it is a place to see entire city at a one view. Like any other place in Ooty, it also has an entry fee which is less than that for a camera (dslr). Nice place during evening that is the time which we visited. Carrying an umbrella is a must. The place looks very good in a light rain. It is open till 6:30. Have lot of energy because a very large place to walk and see. Overall it is a good place, having a good camera and an umbrella is must to catch this beautiful spot.
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