This is the second largest aquarium in the country and is home to a variety of exotic cultivable as well as ornamental fish but isn't anything special.
Open: 10am-7:30pm, except Thursdays. Admission: Rs5.
We bangaloreans literally grew up taking a ride in the toy train at cubbon park! The Cubbon Park has a history of over 100 years. It was established in the year 1870 by Sri John Meade, the then acting Commissioner of Mysore. The vast landscape of the park was conceived by Major General Richard Sankey, the then Chief Engineer of the State. As a mark of honour to Sri John Meade, the park was initially named as "Meade’s Park" and subsequently it was called the Cubbon Park. Since the inception of the park, it was developed and improved by adding new structures and features. In the year 1927, the park was officially renamed as "Sri. Chamarajendra Park" to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Sri. Krishnaraja Wodeyar’s rule in Mysore State.
Cubbon Park is under the control of the Department of Horticulture. The Deputy Director of Horticulture (Cubbon Park) is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the park.
There is nice aquarium here that kids love to spend time in!
Cubbon Park is a public park with many Government organizations, associations and clubs in its locale. The park is open all the time. It has been declared a silent zone between 5.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m.
Unfortunately the aquarium wasn't much to write about. If you are an Australian you are better off just going to a pet store and visiting the the gold fish.... It wasnt much bigger than that......
Entry was just 5/- (about 12 cents)
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