January 14, 2015

Bryant Park

Site Name: Bryant Park
Site Type: Hill station, Park, Botanical garden
Location:  Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: One of the most important travel destinations of Kodaikanal
Nearest Railway Station: Kodai Road - around 80 kms
Nearest Airport: Madurai - around 120 kms 
How to reach: Well connected by road from Dindigul and Madurai
Hotel: A lot of options are available in Kodaikanal and Dindigul
Restaurants: All options - vegetarian and non vegetarian; North Indian, Chinese, South Indian, etc. in Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is one of the most popular summer destinations of India. Thousands and thousands of travelers visit this popular hillstation named as 'Princess of hillstations'. It is located near Dindigul in Tamil Nadu state of India. After Ooty, it is the most visited hill resorts in Tamil Nadu state. 

Unlike the other hillstations where only viewpoints are present, this extraordinary hill resort has a lot of place of interest for tourists such as viewpoints, waterfalls, forests, trekking routes, temples and heritage spots. Let us explore one of the most important travel destinations of Kodaikanal, Bryant Park.

Bryant Park is a colorful attraction to Kodaikanal. It is located near the Kodai Lake at the heart of the town. The park which is spread for about 20.5 acres was established by H.D.Bryant, a British forest officer in 1908 CE. Hence, the park was named after him.

The park is a true botanical garden with the presence of about 325 species of trees and shrubs. More than 700 varieties of roses are found in a separate section in the park. There is a separate section for children's park.

Along with Kodai Lake, the Bryant Park is also a must visit place in Kodaikanal. Don't miss it!

Happy travelling.


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  2. Beautiful place. Thank u for all the informations. Great write up.