One of the popular gardens of Jodhpur is the Jodhpur Umed garden. It is spread on an area of 82 acres. The famous Umed garden of Jodhpur, Rajasthan was developed by Maharaja Umed Singh. It is named after him only. The garden has five separate gates around it to facilitate entry to the garden from different directions. It has lush green lawns with beautiful roses and other seasoned flowers. Also inside the garden, is a museum, towering Ashoka trees, artistically designed fountains, a library and a zoo.
Viceroy Willingdon inaugurated the zoo in the garden. At the time of
its inauguration, the Umed garden had lion, tiger, zebra, ostrich and an
emu. There was separate cage made for monkeys. A 'Walk-in Aviary' in the
zoo was constructed in the garden in 1978. The aviary houses different
types of birds, local, African and Australian parrots, ducks, rabbits
etc. All the birds and animals are kept in their natural environment.
Also in the Umed garden, is a large cage for bears opposite the aviary.
Also there are pigeons, crocodiles, foxes, deer, lions, leopards, etc.
Children as well as adults very often visit the garden with equal
interest. The garden is known for mesmerize people with the nature's
beauty in which it abounds. Also, it is a good place to educate children
in relation to nature.
The following paragraphs provide you information about the famous Umed garden of Jodhpur, Rajasthan.