Tulip Garden has entered the World Book of Records

Dubbed the largest tulip garden in Asia, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is one of the must-visit places in Srinagar that sits at the foothills of Zabarwan Mountain. A seven-terraced garden is known for its 48 varieties of tulip flowers which not only interest the adult members of the family but the kids too.

They were among the most prized flowers for the Ottoman Empire, and became a symbol of their power. Ottoman sultans and wealthy elites were known for their love of tulips. They held tulip festivals, which were attended by people from all over the world.

Tulip festival is an annual celebration that aims to showcase the range of flowers in the garden as a part of tourism efforts by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. It is organized during the onset of spring season in Kashmir valley.

Kashmir Tulip Festival is celebrated every year in the month of april. Every year tulip garden is opened for public in the month of March when the tulips start to bloom in the garden.

The garden is part of a more prominent festival called Tulip Mania. This festival was started by the government of Jammu and Kashmir to promote tourism in Srinagar. The aim was to turn Srinagar into a major tourist destination and to create jobs in the tourism industry.

Tulip Garden has entered the World Book of Records
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Srinagar’s Garden has entered the World Book of Records (UK) with the blooming of 1.5 million tulips in one season, making it the largest tulip garden in Asia.

The garden has a huge variety of tulip species. In addition to the more than 60 varieties that are currently flowering, there are many others that can be seen during the summer months.

The Garden is not just about flowers. It also has a rich cultural heritage. The garden is home to many ancient monuments such as Hari Parbat Fort, which was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1590.

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The Garden is also home to many birds and animals. Visitors can spot several species of birds such as common cuckoos, parakeets and kingfishers.

Srinagar is truly a sight to behold! It’s no wonder that this garden has now entered the record books for its sheer number of flowers.