The Freedom Park is inspired by the Hyde Park and the Kensington Park of London. It is located on the Seshadri Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru. It is spread over a vast landscape of 21 acres. The park has been designed with a purpose of serving as a platform for various public meetings, protests, rallies.
Originally this place was used to prison those against the British Rule in India. Thus it was thought to be a symbol of Freedom. It was inaugurated by the Home Minister and Chief Minister of Karnataka. It was opened to the public in November 2008.
Freedom Park, Seshadri Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560009
Type of Place
- Picnic Spot
- Senior Citizen
- Bangalore International Airport
- Yeshwantpur Railway Station
- The freedom park welcomes the visitors on all the days of the week between 5 PM and 8 PM and 5 AM and 8 AM.
The entrance fee for children and handicapped is Rs 35 whereas it is Rs 55 for adults. The entry fee for overseas visitors is even higher, i.e. Rs 120. There are two entry gates of the Park.
- It has many fascinating things to attract the visitors like:
Jail Museum, Sculpture court, People courtyard, Water fountain Book Museum.
Jail Museum is very knowledgeable for those who have a keen interest in the history.
Things to Buy
- There is a market named as Hong Kong Bazaar where visitors can buy various commercial and Houseware items.
Things to Eat
- There is a wide variety of Continental foods in various restaurants like Kid Cashew, Zen Asian Fusion, etc.
Things to enjoy
- It has a vast area for children to play various sports like Cricket, Football, etc. There is also an Amphitheatre for the speakers who want to put across their views.