Brindavan Gardens


13.8/5(323 Ratings)

Brindavan Gardens Overview

Ranked 14 of 147 sightseeing in Mysore

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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Musical Fountains

Musical Fountains  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Aniket Jain
19th Jul 17

Brindaban Garden Entrance

Brindaban Garden Entrance  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Aniket Jain
19th Jul 17

A masterpiece

A masterpiece  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Jatinder jindal
28th May 17

Beauty of nature

Beauty of nature  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Prakash Sheth
20th Oct 17

Amazing musical fountain dance show!

Amazing musical fountain dance show!  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Gaurav Verma
20th Jul 17

Inside view

Inside view  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Aniket Jain
19th Jul 17

KRS dam and brindavan

KRS dam and brindavan  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Neha Mody
14th Jan 18

My visit to brindavan

My visit to brindavan  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

14th Jan 18

Must place to visit, beautiful and scenic

Must place to visit, beautiful and scenic  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

29th Nov 17

Brindavan Gardens - Waste of time and energy

Brindavan Gardens - Waste of time and energy  Video Review

Brindavan Gardens

Sandeep Kuncham
15th Aug 16

What travellers are saying about Brindavan Gardens

Experience scale
  • Very Good 61
  • Excellent 56
  • Good 34
  • Poor 10
  • Average 10
  • Terrible 5
  • Below Average 4
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
7:00 AM -8:00 PM
7:00 AM -8:00 PM
7:00 AM -8:00 PM
Public Holidays:
7:00 AM -8:00 PM

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Reviews and Ratings

Channabasveshwarayya Kalmath

Channabasveshwarayya Kalmath5.0/5

65 reviews

Brindavan garden / KRS Dam

The garden is located 18 Kms from Mysore developed on the banks of KRS Dam. It's huge garden with waterfront's in-between. There is an musical fountain being played at night 7. 30pm daily. It gives an immense pleasure while walking around the garden. There is boat facility to travel one part of garden to other.
  • Brindavan garden / KRS Dam
  • Brindavan garden / KRS Dam
  • Brindavan garden / KRS Dam
  • Brindavan garden / KRS Dam

Abhishek Ranjan

Abhishek Ranjan2.9/5

11 reviews

Brindawan gardrns

The garden was quite nice. But the fountain show was quit loud but dull. Almost same formation on different songs and the crowd were not so generous. Most of the time whistles and shouting was making quite unpleasant to stay. Overall was average place can be better.

Balkur v bhat

Balkur v bhat4.3/5

4 reviews

Mysore Dasara and a trip to Brindavan Gardens is a lifetime experience.

We had been to Mysore during the world famous Dasara this year. It was my childhood dream to watch Mysore Dasara live which I could accomplish this year. Despite huge crowds milling on the streets by every minute, we could get fantastic view of decorated elephants, tableaux from different regions and finally golden howda mounted on elephant carrying Goddess Chamundeswari was a treat to watch. We also visited Brindavan Gardens, took a boat ride, watched musical fountains and laser show. Truly it was riot of colours and a lifetime experience, which we will cherish for long.

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1 review

Brindavan the best feeling ever

Brindavan garden, one of the best place to visit in Mysore. It look awesome at the evening time. As the name says Brindavan is just not a beautiful garden, it is spread in acres of land so those who love to walk in the evening will love it I'm sure about that. The garden filled with architecture beauty and sculptures moreover there are a lot of things to buy near the path of garden which includes spicy, mouthwatering fish items and in the evening you can see the laser show in the water fountain. Even though Brindavan is a crowded place we can feel the calmness around there.

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  • Brindavan the best feeling ever
  • Brindavan the best feeling ever
  • Brindavan the best feeling ever
  • Brindavan the best feeling ever

Nikita Shah

Nikita Shah3.6/5

40 reviews

Well Maintained garden

Brindavan Garden has been famous among tourists for a long time now. It is a huge garden with lots of fountains. Post 7pm as it gets darker they lit up the garden and hence it is so beautiful to see the lights on the fountain. I am not a garden person so I did not enjoy as much. But definitely a well maintained one.Advice to the traveller - If you are not a garden person then you can skip this place. It is not extraordinary and it is very far from the city center.

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Sandeep mitra

Sandeep mitra2.1/5

7 reviews

Nothing like what it used to be

I really wonder why this place is even on a list of places to be visited. Place is not maintained well. The fountains do not work. The only positive thing is that they don't charge you for parking the car.

Darshan patel

Darshan patel0.7/5

2 reviews


Brindavan Garden is nice but musical fountain is outdated ... It was same as I visited 10 years ago .. No updating with time and technology .. If you really wanna Enjoy musical fountain you must visit Akshardham Gandhinagar Gujarat and Akshardham Delhi. You can't spend more than 1 hr. Click some pics, enjoy the garden view and come back.

Sunil pandey

Sunil pandey2.1/5

4 reviews

Not bad

Actually I visited in evening for the laser light effect as I heard by my friends, they told me that their is musical fountain and the garden is very much classy.But I Didn't found anything attractive.There are two fountains one is red and another is blue. And nothing else for visitors.Two much crowd with heavy traffic jam.So please visit if you don't have to do anything else near about.

Ram kumar

Ram kumar4.3/5

2 reviews

A nice place

It is a good place to see as the water from cauvery flows through the garden from the dam. The musical fountain in the evening is nice to watch. The garden is full of fountains and they are nice to watch. The photoshoots are available where you can enjoy with your friends.

Shazneen singaporewala

Shazneen singaporewala4.3/5

10 reviews

Terraced beautiful garden.

The garden is a huge walk. Every angle is scenic. There are 2 ways to see it. One in the day light and the other, lights and musical fountain in the evening.Tourists be careful of the crowd. They can be boisterous. Keep sufficient time in hand to walk the stretch. Boating, an aquarium and plant nursery are other attractions there each having a separate fee.Slowly as the sun sets, the garden begins to light up. Which is a very pretty sight. Head for the musical fountain on the other side of the stretch. To be frank if you have seen other musical fountains it can be given a miss. Playing local music can be a little boring after a tiring day.

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