Ambazari Lake and Garden, Nagpur

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Ambazari lake is situated near the Southwest border of Nagpur. It is one of the 11 lakes in Nagpur and is the largest lake in the city. Nag River of Nagpur originates from this lake. This was built in the year 1870, under Bhonsle rule, for supplying water to the city. Government officials and eminent people were supplied water through clay pipes. This lake is near VNIT and surrounded by mango trees, gaining the name Ambazari as "Amba" means "mango" in Marathi.The lake was used to supply water to Nagpur for over 30 years. Due to pollution, it is not currently used as a water supply.GardenThe lake also has a garden located just beside it known as Ambazari garden. The garden was established in 1958 on an area of 18 acres of land. This place is managed and preserved by the Nagpur Municipal Corporation. The musical fountain, various electric rides, and amusement games were once present in the garden but have been discontinued. The garden is frequented by walkers in the morning and, in the afternoon, it turns into couple spot. Radio speakers were added in the park, which plays soothing music and green gym. This is one of the famous tourist attractions of Nagpur.
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  • Nagpur can come across as a terribly crowded city if you don't meander into places like Ambazari lake and Futala lake. In fact, only then can one tend to understand why it us called the garden city on...  more »
  • I could never imagine the place to be this enormous and beautiful! Its a supreme location in the vicinity of the city that you must intend to visit. The best time to drop by would be late in the after...  more »
  • We happened to be there on the exciting final day of Ganesh Chaturthi, at the time the murti were immersed in the lake. It may not have been as serene as other days, but we enjoyed seeing all the happ...  more »

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