Rose Garden, Ooty

Rose Garden

Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 53,
in Ooty
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
203 Ratings & 125 Reviews

About Rose Garden

voted as clean
    • 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 46
  • 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
Kp krishna prasad

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  • Kp krishna prasad
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 1 photo
  • 3 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  354 readers
  • Posted 2 months ago
Overall Rating
  • 283

125 traveller reviews for Rose Garden

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  • Tourist
  • Mohith
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 Reviews
  •  251 readers

"Colourful roses"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
It is very big garden in Ooty.. Must see.. Not only once but again and again.. So many types of roses.. So many colours... Five to six levels in the garden... It's awesome... Mind blowing.. Never seen such garden in India.. I would like to visit again and again. And recommend others also...
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  • Purna
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 84 photos
  • 45 Reviews
  •  13 helpful votes
  •  34370 readers

"Beautiful place to visit"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Jul 10, 2016
Scenic place with lots of beautiful roses accompanied by lovely garden. Huge variety of roses with Botanical names are displayed. The place also offers nice view of the valley. This is a great place to unwind alone or friends or family. Good place for school kids and flora enthusiast.
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Prasanna Rs

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  • Prasanna Rs
  • 136 photos
  • 66 Reviews
  •  21 helpful votes
  •  58363 readers

"Nothing much to do here, waste of time"

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted Apr 21, 2016
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
  •  21887 readers

"Lots of Roses"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Mar 23, 2016
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
  •  14744 readers

"Great place to spend a lots of time"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Mar 22, 2016
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
  •  1052 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
  • 122 photos
  • 145 Reviews
  •  462 helpful votes
  •  77749 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
  •  1053 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
  •  1942 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
  •  8266 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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