Monday, July 6, 2015

Sim's Park, Coonoor

Sim's Park in Coonoor is one of the major attraction that is feast for the nature lovers. At a height of 1780 meters above mean sea level this park extends over an area of 12 hectares of mountain terrain.



This park-cum-botanical garden was developed around the natural contours of the land by Mr. J.D. Sims and Major Murray in the year of 1874. This park not only has naturally occurring trees, shrubs and creepers, as well as many unusual species of plants that have been brought in from a variety of places around the world. 



The lanscape has beautiful terrace with colorful flower beds, lawns. One can also see some rare trees like Rudraksh, Cinnamomum, Queensland karry pine.  This park has more than 1000 species of plants.  



This park which is more than 100 years old is a feast of flora offset with ponds and walking paths. The park is  home to various birds that is treat to the eyes.




41 comments:

Cloudia said...

How lovely!





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rupam sarma said...

Beautiful photos

Noopur Kothari said...

Lovely Pictures :)

Gemma Wiseman said...

Pretty little bridge in this delightful park.

AlexaT said...

For sure, a superbissim place to have a joyful walk for admiring nature... A great day for you!

aspiritofsimplicity said...

It looks like a pretty place.

Cathy Keller said...

Absolutely beautiful photos!! The one with the wee bird is quite a capture! Have a grand day!

Snap said...

Beautiful!

Sylvia K said...

Oh, what a beautiful place, Rajesh!! Your captures are superb, as always!! Thank you for sharing the beauty!! Have a great new week!!

Fun60 said...

Seems to have a lot for you to see. Love that blue bridge.

Jackie Mc Guinness said...

Looks like a great place to spend a day.

Joyful said...

Lovely garden. I like the bridge too.

Barb said...

Rajesh, I'd love to visit this colorful Botanic Garden! I see they have pansies planted just like I do. I like your mosaic.

Photo Cache said...

I really like the graceful tree. I bet this park welcomes a huge number of visitors annually.

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Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I really enjoy Botannical Gardens and this one looks especially lovely. Sweet birds too ... An added treat!

krishna said...

the bridge is really lovely..

Blogoratti said...

Hello, and what wonderful photos!

Clairejustine oxox said...

Lovely shots, love the bridge :)

ladyfi said...

How lovely!

Meghana Hassan said...

This park reminds me of Lal Bagh. :)

Jackie and Joel Smith said...

So peaceful and cool looking, this beautiful garden. Nice mosaic, Rajesh!

Gillena Cox said...

thanks for your sharing of this lovely park Rajesh; have a nice Tuesday

much love...

Margaret Adamson said...

Lovely flowers and birds in this post.

Jeevan said...

Beautiful photos on the Sim’s park! I really want to visit this park but being uncertain about the wheelchair access I prevented checking it last time.

Al said...

That is a beautiful park.

Leovi - La FotografĂ­a Efectista Abstracta said...

Beautiful pictures, wonderful place!

bailey-road.com said...

What a lovely park! A great place to enjoy nature.

Chandra Eswaran said...

Super photos, Rajesh.
I have been to Coonoor, but not sure I went to this park.
Thanks for the tour!
Have a Wonderful Day!
Peace :)

Carletta said...

What a lovely place you've shared. Birds and flowers and just being surrounded by nature would be times well spent here. Thanks for sharing it.

Adam Jones said...

Nice pictures.

retriever said...

Nices fotos, wonderfull bridge, greeting from Belgium

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Linda said...

Sounds like a great place to visit!

Ingmarie We said...

Lovely shot of the park,plants and the beautiful bridge.

bettyl-NZ said...

Such a colorful place. I think I could spend some time there :)

Uppal said...

Beautiful images all!

kissed by an angel said...

Beautiful impressions of this pretty park, Rajesh!!!

i b arora said...

beautiful

Easwar Arumugam said...

lovely place with the blessings of the nature

Yogi Saraswat said...

looking beautiful place to visit once !!

Shrikant L. said...

Nice pictures!

Shaivi said...

Lovely pics!