Open Gym To Peacock Sighting: Here's Why We Love KBR National Park
Kasu Brahmananda Reddy (KBR) National Park is easily our favourite park in the city. From its breathtaking atmosphere and greenery to the running tracks, there's a lot to adore.
Fitness Activities, Nature & Bird Watching
What Makes It Awesome?
KBR national park is a part of the everyday schedule of people living in the vicinity of Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills check post. But, folks from all parts of the city claim irrevocable love towards the park. Be it for its outer walking track that is approximately 7kms long, or the inner mud pathways where you can jog amidst greenery, it makes an excellent place for walkers and joggers. In fact, if you're ever preparing for a marathon, this park could be your practice ground. Inside the park is an open gym where you can work out while breathing in oxygen-rich air. This open gym has cross trainers, air swings, twisters, and arm exercise equipment which will sure help you reach your fitness goals. You can also carry your yoga mats here, and perfect those asanas.
Apart from the lung space, it's the variety of birds and plants that you see here that makes this park so pleasant. Walk alongside peacocks and spend hours spotting rare birds and plants, and know what it feels like to truly belong with nature. There are tree houses, gazebos, and benches where you can sit with your squad and have long conversations. Is it any wonder then, that this park is frequented by various groups for meetings and to let their creative juices flow? In fact, people of all ages, from children to senior citizens enjoy being here. The entry fee for kids is INR 10, and for adults, it is INR 25. You can also get a monthly pass for INR 500.
The food stalls outside the park are a treat as well. From chaat to paranthas and sandwiches, you get it all here. So, do grab a bite, after you're done strolling the garden. Don't miss the sunrise or sunset views from here, as it is one of the prettiest in the city.
What Could Be Better?
Unfortunately, pets, photography and outside food is not allowed inside. We get the food and photography bit, but the pooches?