Brindavan Gardens is just next to Krishna Raja Sagara Dam popularly known as KRS Dam which is built across the river Kaveri(Cauvery). KRS is 8600 ft in length & height of 130 ft above the river bed in 1924. The place was earlier called as Kannambadi because of the Kanveshvara temple in the village submerged in the reservoir..
Brindavan Gardens Photos Pictures
The Brindavan Gardens is a show garden that has a botanical park, with fountains, as well as boat rides beneath the dam. Diwans of Mysore planned and built the gardens in connection with the construction of the dam. The work on laying out Mysore Brindavan garden was started in the year 1927 and completed in 1932. The garden is laid out in 3 terraces which contain water fountains, Ficus trees, foliage plants such as Duranta plumaria and Euphorbia and flowering plants like Celosia, Marigold and bougainvillea.
Brindavan Gardens – KRS Dam
The reservoir is named after Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, during his rule Sir M.Visveswaraya, was Chief Engineer of Mysore got this dam built. Krishna Raja Sagara Dam is built using mixture of limestone and brick powder instead of cement. It was among the first in the world to use automatic sluice gates. The KRS dam is a civil engineering wonder and the garden is one of the major attractions near the city of Mysore, this engineering marvel is spread over 150 acres of land and provides irrigation to more than 1,20,000 acres.
Brindavan Gardens Musical Fountain
The main attraction of the Brindavan Garden is the Musical Fountain (Dancing Fountains ) in which bursts of water are synchronized to the music of songs. The musical fountains have a harmonic blend of water, colors and music. The Brindavan Gardens here is the best illuminated terrace garden in India.
There is a statue of Goddess Cauvery in the garden. There are also a horticultural farm and nursery; fisheries pond and the Hydraulic Research Station here. The place is visited by lakhs of visitors annually.
Brindavan Gardens Hotel Royal Orchid
Royal Orchid Brindavan is also very popular for its unique Food & Beverage offerings. Our hotel is also known as a unique wedding destination and romantic getaways. You can choose to stay here and enjoy the Musical Fountain.
Brindavan Gardens timings
All Week Days 06.00 am – 08.00 pm
Saturdays & Sunday 06.00 pm – 09.00 pm
Brindavan Gardens Musical Fountain Show Timings
All Week Days 06.30 pm – 07.30 pm
Saturdays & Sunday 06.30 pm – 08.30 pm
Brindavan Gardens Entry Fee
Children (5-12yrs) Rs. 5/-
How to reach Brindavan Gardens
Distance From Mysore: 24 KM from Mysore city
Mysore City Buses & Private Buses have regular buses from Mysore City.