Paliwal Park

K.D.Paliwal Park is located in the heart of Agra, India. It is spread over an area of around 70 acres (280,000 m2). It also has a small lake and has vast variety of trees.

Location

Paliwal Park links the residential areas of Vijay Nagar & Gandhi Nagar to the financial Hub of the city i.e. Sanjay Place. A motorable path runs through the middle of the Paliwal Park.

  • North - Gandhi Nagar
  • West - Wazirpura / Sanjay Place
  • East - Vijay Nagar
  • South - Ghatia

History

Paliwal Park, during the British Raj was known as Hewitt Park, is now renamed in memory of Shri Krishna Datta Paliwal, Who was the first finance minister of Uttar Pradesh, when Shri Govind Ballabh Pant was the Chief Minister of U.P State.

Surroundings

Paliwal Park is surrounded by many educational institutes like the

John's Public Library, also known as the Agra Municipal Library, is also located here and one can find rare books on diverse topics here.

Many people come here for morning walk, as a result this place is full especially during the summer holidays when youngsters play all sort of different games. There is also a small lake here and one can do boating here.

See also

External links

  • Agra's official website
  • Lake at Paliwal Park
  • http://agra.clickindia.com/recreation/
  • http://www.nerve.in/news:25350074085