This is the first ever botanical garden that was set up by the horticulture department of the Tamil Nadu government.
It is located at Anna Salai Junction, cathedral road opposite to American consulate of Chennai and was opened on 24th November 2010.
More than 80 trees were already there during the establishment of the park and some of them were more than 100 years old.
About 500 species of plants that include exotic varieties, aromatic herbs along with medicinal plants can be seen in this park. These exotic plants are imported from China, Thailand combined with abundant bonsai varieties.
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