Tourism - OOTY



Centenary Rose Park


Situated in the heart of Ooty town, this garden has been beautifully laid out in terraces with rose tunnels, pergolas and bowers with rose creepers. To commemorate  the  centenary Flower   Show,   the  Rose   Park  was  established  at  Vijayanagaram in Udhagamandalam  covering  an  area  of   4  hectares   in  five  terraces.  Today this garden has the largest collections of roses in the country   like  Hybrid Tea Roses, miniature rose, Floribunda, Ramblers, roses of unusual colours like black and green are some of the more than 3,000 varieties of roses that will captivate your senses. The   Rose  Garden  is  situated  in  slopes  of  the  Elk  Hill.   The   rose  varieties   planted   in  this  park were  assembled  from  different sources.    The  'Nila  Maadam'  is  located in  a   spot   from   where  viewers   can   see   the   entire   rose   garden.  This  garden  is  maintained  by  Tamil  Nadu   Horticulture   Department.  It has also received the award of Excellence for  the best rose garden in entire south Asia from the International Rose society in 2006.