Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden, previously Model Floriculture Center, is a tulip garden in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 ha (74 acres).
The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim to boost floriculture and tourism in Kashmir Valley.  About 1.5 million tulips bulbs, all in multiple colours, were brought Keukenhof tulip gardens from Amsterdam.
The tulip Garden is home to around 65 varieties of tulips. .
Tulip Festival at the Tulip Garden in Srinagar
Well, imagine the same kind of view, but on a larger scale at the Tulip Festival held at the Tulip Garden in Srinagar . Called the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden , it is one of the largest gardens in Asia.
We at Skyscanner thought of listing a few interesting facts about the tulip garden for you. About Tulip GardenOnce called the Model Floriculture Center, the Tulip Garden was first opened in 2007 by the former Chief Minister Gulam Nabi Azad. If you fancy visiting the annual Tulip festival, then make it a point to reach Srinagar during the 1st two weeks of April.
Srinagar Tulip Garden Open For Public Visits; Receives Bright
Srinagar Tulip Garden (IANS)On Thursday, bright sunshine greeted people in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh after four days as the meteorological (MET) department forecast dry weather till the weekend. It was a good omen for this year's tourism in Kashmir as the Srinagar Tulip Garden was recently opened for public visits. Fifteen lakh tulips of more than 64 varieties are in bloom in the garden while flowers of other species like hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus are also in blossom on the sidelines of the Tulip Garden.
Advertisement Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department is celebrating the Tulip festival at the garden from Thursday to promote tourism in the valley after a slow year due to the pandemic. Further Jammu recorded 12.7°C (Jammu city), 11.7° C (Katra), 5.9°C (Batote), 6.2°C (Banihal) and 2.7°C (Bhaderwah) as the minimum temperature.
Asia's largest tulip garden opens in Srinagar, sees 4,000 visitors
15 lakh bulbs of different varieties ‘will mesmerise tourists this year’The Asia’s largest tulip garden was thrown open on Thursday in Srinagar, with around 4,000 visitors enjoying the bloom of the 25% of the 15 lakh flowers planted over 30 hectares located at the foothills of the Zabarwan Range. The opening of the tulip garden will add more charm to the tourism of J&K.
We aim to make the garden not only an attraction for domestic tourists but a global tourist destination,” Mr. Khan said.
He said a festival is being organised from April 3 when the garden will be in full bloom. “The garden has 62 varieties of tulips.
A Look Inside the Asia's Largest Tulip Garden, Srinagar
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar, KashmirDubbed the largest tulip garden in Asia, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is one of the must-visit places in Srinagar that sits at the foothills of Zabarwan Mountain. A seven-terraced garden is known for its 48 varieties of tulip flowers which not only interest the adult members of the family but the kids too.
The garden also has several types of other flowers like daffodils, hyacinths, roses, narcissus and other ornamental plants. The water channel running through the terraces adds more charm to the place and makes it a perfect place for romantic couples who can get some memorable pictures clicked here. Sprawling in 30-hectares of land, this major tourist site in Srinagar comes to life during the spring season when the Tulip Festival is held.
Srinagar's famous Tulip Garden is now open to public; PM Modi
The ongoing spring season and opening of the famous tulip garden in Kashmir has led PM Modi to urge people to visit the garden. He took to social media, and tweeted, “Whenever you get the opportunity, do visit Jammu and Kashmir and witness the scenic Tulip festival. "Tulip Garden is located in the Zabarwan range in Jammu and Kashmir, and is Asia’s largest Tulip Garden.
A majestic tulip garden on the foothills of the Zabarwan Mountains will open for visitors. "Tulip Garden is spread over 30 ha of land and was inaugurated in 2007 by the then chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. .
Biggest Tulip garden
| Photo Credit: iStock ImagesKey Highlights Around 50,000 visited the Tulip garden in Srinagar, five days after it opened The garden has around 15 lakh varieties of TulipsSrinagar: Asia's biggest Tulip garden, located on the foothills of Zabarwan mountain range, became a huge hit among people in Srinagar. Spread across 35 acres of land, the garden has around 15 lakh varieties of Tulips.
'Full Tulip bloom yet to happen'On the first day, 4,500 people visited the garden. The full Tulip bloom is yet to happen and in the coming few days, the garden will present a breathtaking view. " During the winters of 2020-21, the Floriculture Department planted around 15 lakh Tulip Bulbs with 62 assortments. .