Baldha Botanical Garden was established in the year 1904 by a property owner named Narendra Narayan Roy. The garden is more than three acres in size. The Forestry Department took the responsibility of the garden in the year 1962. There are collections of rare plants in this botanical garden which were imported from fifty countries. This is an amazing place to visit and every year thousands of visitors visit this unique place to enjoy the beauty of nature and tranquillity.
In the Baldha Botanical Garden, you will find trees and plants of thousands of species coming from various parts of the world. At present, there are about 18 thousands of indigenous and exotic plants. There are two sections of the garden named Cybele and Psyche. In the Psyche section, you will see lily pond, massive sundial, sankahdighi, blue nympheas, papyrus and various other plants.
Nearest Tourist Spots
The nearest tourist spots that the visitors can visit at the same time include- Bahadur Shah Victoria Park, Ahasan Manjil and University of Dhaka. These places contain a lot of historical attractions which will fascinate you.
Transportation and Communication
The place is located at Wari in old Dhaka. You can visit Baldha Botanical Garden though buses and rickshaws. A lot of bus services, from all over Bangladesh are available that takes people to this tourist spot. The spot is very close to the Saidabad Bus Terminal.
For foreigners who are coming from Airport can reach this spot by CNG, Taxi or Bus. They will have to get down in Tikatuli and then reach the spot on foot or by rickshaw.
Accommodation and Food
There are many famous hotels and restaurants available in the Dhaka city. You can easily find out a comfortable hotel or restaurant according to your budget. Two most famous hotels are as follows:
Ruposhi Bangla Hotel, Shahabag - www.ruposhibanglahotel.com
Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue - www.panpacific.com
Address and Location of the Spot
Baldha Botanical Garden
Wari, Dhaka- 1100
Near to Saidabad Bus Station and Tikatuli area.