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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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  • Have been visiting this place since childhood, when it had a good play area, toy train ride and few amusement ride. Sadly none of the rides are operational now. But it's definitely a good place for a ...  more »
  • This lake and garden are best visited in the afternoon, when the weather becomes cooler, otherwise one can not walk around the lake under the hot Sun. The lake is large and the water appears to be les...  more »
  • It used to be a good place for family picnics amidst lot of trees, garden and rides for children. Of-late, couples have taken over this place. Place is not so well-maintained and you can find lot of t...  more »