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Baldha Gardens, Dhaka City

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See the collection of over 670 species of plants at Baldha Gardens, the oldest botanical gardens in the country. The gardens span 1.27 ha (3.15 ac) and contain rare plants from around the world. Narendra Narayan Roy Chaudhury created the gardens in 1909, and continued developing the site until his death. In 1962, his grandson gave the gardens to the government on behalf of his family. Two sections of the garden--Psyche and Cybele--display an interesting mix of trees and plants, such as climbing ivy, papyrus, aloes, and many others. Go to the Psyche garden to see a lily pond, amajan lotus, blue nympheas, and a huge sundial. To visit Baldha Gardens and get the most from your holiday in Dhaka City, create itinerary details personal to you using our Dhaka City vacation trip planner.
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  • Very classic green garden with very old plant lover Mr. Balda carrying long memory. This is situated in war I one of the old posh area of Dhaka. From here any one can start exploring old Dhaka.  more »
  • One of the oldest botanical garden of Bangladesh located in the old part of Dhaka city. After a long time I have visited this heritage place and the place is losing its glamour. This garden used to be...  more »
  • Its a miniature gardens, highly densed with tree samples, got some unique collection, some very old tree.If you love trees then you will like this place.Could be more informative and educational if th...  more »

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