About the Place

Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, is a botanical garden is Asia’s largest Rose Garden and spread over 30 acres of land, with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species. Named after India’s former president, Zakir Hussain and created in 1967 under the guidance of Dr M.S. Randhawa. Apart from serving as a host of other events, the Zakir Rose Garden serves as the spot for hosting the annual Festival of Gardens, a major cultural event of the city during the month of March. The contests are open to the residents or institutions from close by places.