Tulip Garden in Srinagar- a huge attraction for tourists

ANI | Updated: Apr 04, 2018 13:35 IST

Srinagar(Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 4 (ANI): The Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden in Srinagar has been opened for the public from Wednesday.

The garden, located at Siraj Bagh Cheshmashahi, in Jammu and Kashmir's capital, is the largest tulip garden in Asia and was the first major landscaping project undertaken in Kashmir since the Mughal times.

Since 2007, at this time every year, the garden, located on the slopes of the Zabarwan hills, is opened for visitors.

It is filled with rows of red, orange, yellow, purple and mauve tulips.

The flowers bloom for about 15 -30 days in a year, between the end of March and early April.

This garden has often formed the background for a number of Bollywood and other movies.(ANI)