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Parks and Gardens in Chennai

Chennai, a metropolis situated at the southern part of India, was, like all other metro cities, a jungle of concrete and steel with a few parks here and there. 

But the increasing GHG emission and environmental pollution through dust and smoke compelled the authorities of Chennai to think otherwise and plan as far as possible to create greenery inside the concrete jungle. 

This resulted in the materialization of a modern city having lot of breathing space and well planned expanse of green meticulously planned and distributed all across.

Parks and Gardens in Chennai

These parks serve as the lungs of the city and provide clean pollution free air through the green plantation. Chennai, in addition to its residents, has a big floating population comprising of tourists, businessmen, patients and their families, students, players etc. 

The Most Prominent Parks and Gardens  in Chennai are:

Nageswara Rao Park in Chennai:

Nageswara Park in Chennai

Located in the southern suburb of the city this park acts as a place of hang-out for the majority of Chennai suburb populace. It is a 5 minute walk from the Tirumailai Railway Station. 

The park remains open from 7.30 am onwards every day. There is a lot of space for the children to run and play. Stunning statues and beautiful artifacts inside the park have enhanced the beauty of the park.

Natesan Park in Chennai:

The Natesan Park attracts most footfalls compared to any park in Chennai. Located at the center of Chennai at T. Nagar, this park attracts the young and old alike due to its unique beauty created by the plants like Croton, Aralias etc. All through the day visitors of this park can blissfully get to hear birds chirping all around.

Sivan Park in Chennai:

Situated at the western side of Chennai, this park is famous for its 15 feet high statue of Lord Shiva. Dotted with well manicured lawns and carefully planned sidewalks Sivan park attracts a lot of visitors every day.

Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society:

Lies behind the southern bank of Adyar river the park covers an area of 260 acres.

Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society

This park is very famous for the legendary 450 year old banyan tree which sprawls across a large area of the garden. Its aerial roots cover an astonishing area of some 60,000 square meters.

Some of the famous Gardens and Parks in Chennai:

Crocodile Park
Vadanemmeli Village
Mahaballaipuram Perur Post
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Dolphin Park
4/18, Vembuli Amman
Kovil Street

Guindy National Park
Sardar Patel Road
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Leder Park
26/2, Ranganathan Street
T. Nagar

Nachiappa Park
29/12, Mahalakshmi Street
T. Nagar

Semmozhi Poonga
Gemini Flyover
Ellaiamman Colony
Cathedral Road
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Shiva Paravathi Pushpa Horticultural Gardens
30, Seemathamman Koil Street
Mettukuppam Road
Jafferkhanpet, Ashok Nagar

Tholkappiar Ecological Park
Karpagam Avenue
R.A. Puram

Childrens Peace Park
Vgp Golden Beach Resort
East Coast Road

Tiru Vi Ka park
3rd. Cross Street E
Bharathi Puram
Shenoy Nagar

Some Other Parks in Chennai are:

List of other parks in Chennai are as follows:

  • Anna Nagar West Extension park

  • Children Park

  • Mahatma Gandhi Park

  • Napier Park

  • Parvathy Garden

  • Satyamurty Park

  • Easwari Gardens

  • Besant Garden

  • My lady Garden

  • Avin Park

  • Pangal Park

  • Ranga Garden
But earlier it was not so. Thanks to the authorities that they have come up with plans to beautify Chennai through plantation and development of parks and gardens. 

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