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For the people: Couples meet with a measure of safety, the health conscious take in the fresh air, dog owners walk their canines and cultural groups perform before the verdant backdrop of Cubbon Park. Photo: K. Murali Kumar
The Hindu
For the people: Couples meet with a measure of safety, the health conscious take in the fresh air, dog owners walk their canines and cultural groups perform before the verdant backdrop of Cubbon Park. Photo: K. Murali Kumar

A place to see and be seen in

Cubbon Park is not just a vital lung space, but also a social one »
An informal survey found no less than 50 species of butterflies in Cubbon park. File Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Putting the ‘garden’ in Garden City

With its formal, often symmetrical landscaping and its many straight avenues lined with a single tree species — such as the mast tree avenue between the Queen’s and King’s statues — Cubbon Park ca... »
Serving of nostalgia: The Fish Canteen in Cubbon Park, run by the Karnataka Fisheries’ Development Corporation, was once the only place in Bangalore where one was guaranteed fresh fish. Photo: Karan Ananth

The best days are behind the Fish Canteen

Cubbon Park has always meant different things to different people. To some, it is a colonial relic, to others a botanical treasure trove. A lovers’ glade to some and joggers’ park to others. ... »
Serving an ace: The weekend practice sessions at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association courts aim to help boost the confidence of people with disabilities.

A smashing initiative

17 people with disabilities sweat it out over a game of tennis every weekend at Cubbon Park »
Dazzling hybrid: In the narrow lanes off Commercial Street are houses that are over a hundred years old, built in an endearing mix of both south Indian and European architecture. Photo: Aliyeh Rizvi

Gullies over the high street

But there are other jewels hidden within this rabbit warren of lanes named after prominent personalities from the Tamil Mudaliar community who once dominated this area. »