Parks and Gardens in RourkelaRourkela has several parks and gardens that are visited by people in large numbers. There is lot of greenery in and around the city. These lovely parks and gardens add to the peaceful ambiance of the city. Local residents and tourists enjoy, spending some relaxing moments here amidst the beautiful nature.
Indira Gandhi Park in RourkelaThe IG Park is one of the biggest and favorite hang-around places in Rourkela. It is maintained by the Steel Authority of India Limited. It is spread on an area of more than 50 acres and has a lot of offer for pleasant moments. A list of attractions in the park is as under:
- A Doll museum
- A mini Zoo
- A small artificial lake in the park where boating can be enjoyed. There is lots of greenery inside the park that showcases a variety of plants.
- A toy train, riding on which you can view about half of the park.
- A big fish aquarium
- A musical water fountain
- Many food stalls and restaurants
Entrance fees: Rs 10 /- per person.
Address: Indira Gandhi Park, Sector 4, Rourkela, Odisha 769006
ISPAT Park in RourkelaThis is another park developed by the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) which is open for public on all 7 days of a week. The park was established in the year 2000 and is maintained by SAIL. The main attraction of the park is a wheel structure that resembles the Ashok Chakra of Konark. Another attraction includes toy cars.
Address: ISPAT Park, Sector 5, Rourkela, Odisha
Jubilee Park in RourkelaAlso known as Deep Park, the Jubilee Park was constructed on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee commemoration of Steel Authority of India Limited. The park is known for the deers of Indian breed. A musical fountain is also there which adds to the beauty of the park.
Address: Deer Park, Sector 9, Rourkela, Odisha 769007
Sanjivani Park in RourkelaSanjivani Park is another beautiful park of Rourkela which is maintained by the Civil-Township Residents Association of Rourkela.
Visiting Hours: 6.00 AM to 10.00 AM and 04.00 PM to 9.00 PM
Address: Sanjivani Park, Panposh Road, Rourkela, Odisha