Also called Yadavindra Gardens, the beautiful Pinjore Gardens has been built in Mughal style. The gardens was designed in the 17th century by Nawab Fidal Khan, who was the architect commissioned by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. The gardens stretch over an area of about 100 acre and is known for its lush greenery, refreshing fountains and serene water bodies. It is a fine specimen of terrace gardening in India. If you are visiting here, try to time your visit to coincide with the celebrations of harvest festival of Baisakhi, between April and June, when the gardens hosts the annual Mango Festival. The gardens also house a mini zoo, a Japanese garden, a nursery and various picnic spots.

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