Being located near the Thar Desert, it should not be considered as barren. It has many lush gardens, among which some are natural and some are artificial.
After its forts, temples and monuments, Jaipur is known for its attractive gardens that enhance the beauty of the city and promote tourism. Measures are taken by the Government to preserve these gardens as they contribute to tourism.
This is a royal garden located in a lush valley. The valley is located near Amer Fort. Located on a foothill, this place is lush naturally. Situated at the footsteps of Nahargarh hills, the mythological Kanak Vrindavan garden is one of the popular attractions in Jaipur. History states that the name of these magnificent gardens was coined by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. The enchanting Kanak gardens are often compared to the valley of Vrindavan and its resemblance is so evident that it culminated in the consecration of the idol of Lord Krishna in a special complex. The garden adds more beauty to the region. This is the best place for sightseeing, strolling, relaxing and photography. Apart from nature, you can find temples and other structures here. Apart from flora-based attractions, this garden is also a treat for bird watchers you can spot a few migration birds like Neel Kanth, Kingfisher, spotted dove and others. The Kanak Vrindavan Garden patterned on the famous Mughal style gardens like the Nishat & Shalimar gardens in Srinagar and the one at Taj Mahal, Agra. However, the Kanak Vrindavan Garden is quite small in comparison.
Architectural Layout of Kanak Vrindavan Garden
This garden is located on the foothills of Nahargarh Hills. The place is lined with lush trees that form an umbrella over the lawns of the garden. The garden walls are decorated with mirror work and jail work of Mughal styles. The garden is geometrically divided into eight sections. There is a small fountain located in the garden, which is famous for being carved out of a single giant slab of marble. It is called as Parikrama. You can find intrinsic designs on the fountain and on the walls of the temple, inside the garden. The room where the main deity of the temple is located is decorated with panni work. From the garden, you can spot Jal Mahal, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort and Nahargarh Fort.
The garden is located around 8 km away from Jaipur. The garden is very close to numerous tourist attractions like Nahargarh Fort, Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort and others. You can find much public and private transportation from various parts of the city to the garden.
Entry Timing and Fee of Kanak Vrindavan Garden
The garden is open from 8 in the morning until 5 in the evening. Entry to the garden is free and photography is also allowed for free.