Bangalore, the garden city of India boosts of a number of children’s park. Some of these parks offer large spaces and nice atmosphere for children to run and play around. Some others have colourful attractions that are meant to keep the little ones happy and busy for hours on end. Let us have a look at the 5 top children’s parks in Bangalore.
Nandanavana Park, Jayanagar
The Nandanavana Park in Jayanagar is one of the most attractive children’s parks in Bangalore. The park boasts of a variety of colourful play equipment and 14 imported play models that are safe even for toddlers.
There are a number of mounted images of cartoon characters spread across the park. The highlight of the place is the musical fountain that mesmerizes kids and adults alike.
- Colourful play equipments like huge slides, crawl tunnels, activity panels, etc.
- The well-decorated Chinnara Angala amphitheatre can be used for hosting birthday parties
- Musical fountain that adds sparkle to the park in the evenings
Timings: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
38th Cross Road, 18th Main Road,
4th T block, Jayanagar,
Bangalore – 560041
Jawahar Bal Bhavan
One of the best parks for children in Bangalore is the Jawahar Bal Bhawan, situated on the premises of the Cubbon Park. Spread across 12.5 acres, this well-designed amusement park has a lot of attractions for the children. There are colourful carnival rides for the toddlers. A number of play equipments and play models are meant to keep the young kids of 4 to 7 years age in a busy and active mode.
The park also has boating facilities. The highlight of the park is the toy train that offers a ride to the children as well as the adults.
- Various play equipments like swings, see-saws, rides, slides, etc.
- A lovely toy train that takes one on a joy ride inside the park
- A well-decorated section that can be reserved for birthday parties
- Boating inside the park’s lake
Timings: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (Closed on Mondays and second Tuesdays of every month)
Bangalore – 560001
J.P. Park, Mathikere
The Jayaprakash Narayana Park or the JP Park in Mathikere is one of the largest parks in Bangalore. This spacious park has the play area divided into 3 sections. Two of these sections have a variety of colourful play equipments for kids. The 3rd section is used for sports like badminton, volleyball, etc. One of the attractions of the park is a small rock garden that has seating areas made of broken glass pieces.
A large pond with various species of fishes also keeps the kids entertained as they can feed the fishes. The park has a musical fountain that becomes functional only on weekends. Lovely sculptures of human beings and animals placed across the park add to its beauty.
- Colourful play equipments in various shapes and sizes
- A huge pond with various kinds of fishes
- Huge green areas for kids to run and play around
- The musical fountain show held on weekends
Timings: 5:00 am – 8:30 am and 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Closed on every Wednesday)
Srinivas Murthy Road,
Bandappa Garden, Mathikere,
Bangalore – 560054
Kuvempu Park, BTM Layout
The Kuvempu Park is a neat and nice place for kids to play around. This park is situated in the BTM Layout and may not be among the largest ones in Bangalore, but it is definitely one of the most attractive children’s parks in the city. The park is dotted with a number of animal sculptures.
Toddlers and young children can have a great time playing around the sculptures of various animals like deer, giraffe, elephant, dinosaur and a peacock too. There are a variety of play equipments as well. A large gazebo standing in the middle of the park provides ample space to sit and relax.
- Attractive sculptures of various animals
- Lovely play equipments to play about
Timings: 5:00 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BTM Layout 2nd Stage (6th Cross Road),
Bangalore – 560076
R.V. Road Children’s Park
The R. V. Road Children’s Park in Jayanagar is a wonderful place for toddlers as well as young kids in the age group of up to 5 years. The park has various kinds of play equipments. There are a good number of slides, swings, rope ladders, tunnels, etc. for kids of different ages.
The park is floodlit and so, the kids can play in it even after sunset. Lovely gazebos adorn the park, where kids can rest for a while after getting tired from all the playing and jumping around.
- A number of colourful play equipments for kids in the age group of 1-5 years
- Floodlit park that provides ample light for playing even after sunset
Timings: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Adjacent to 4th Main Road,
Bangalore – 560070