Tulip Garden in Srinagar all set to welcome its visitors for this year
Posted on March 26, 2021 by Ghoomophiro
In this spring season, PM Narendra Modi urges all the citizens to go and visit the popular tulip garden in Kashmir which has again re-opened its gates. The PM tweeted on social media, “Whenever you get the opportunity, do visit Jammu and Kashmir and witness the scenic Tulip festival. In addition to the tulips, you will experience the warm hospitality of the people of Jammu and Kashmir”.
The garden is deemed to be the largest tulip garden in Asia and is positioned in the Zabarwan range in Jammu and Kashmir. On March 25, with the onset of the spring season, the garden opens its gate for visitors who get a chance to witness the tulips in full bloom. During this time of the year, the scenario turns out to be one of the most extraordinary sites in India.
PM Modi on Wednesday stated, “Tomorrow, 25th March is special for Jammu and Kashmir. A majestic tulip garden on the foothills of the Zabarwan Mountains will open for visitors. The Garden will see over 15 lakh flowers of more than 64 varieties in bloom”.
The garden commands an area of over 30 ha of land and was inaugurated in the year 2007 by the then chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. The tulip garden features seven terraces and each of the terraces consists of a different variety of tulips. They have more than 64 varieties of tulips and each and every year more and more varieties of tulips are added to the bulk.
As a part of tourism, the authorities organize the Tulip Festival. This annual fest features a wide variety of flowers in the garden.