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  • State Botanical Garden Odisha
  • State Botanical Garden Odisha
  • State Botanical Garden Odisha
  • State Botanical Garden Odisha
  • State Botanical Garden Odisha
  • State Botanical Garden Odisha
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The state botanical garden is situated on the beautiful landscape of Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary hammed between two wetlands namely Kanjia and Kiakani. It is located 20 K.M. away from the state capital Bhubaneswar at the latitude of 20024’15”N and 85049’30”, 40 m above MSL. State Botanical garden is one of the pioneer plant conservation and nature education Centre of the state, established in the year 1963 and was under the management of Horticulture department. The management of state botanical garden was handed over to Nandankanan on 1st of August 2006. The Garden Spreads over an area of 75 Ha. of green and mesmerizing landscape (including the Kiakani lake of 25 ha). Nature's symphony and the beautiful touch of the forests are certain to impress the visitors coming to this botanical garden.



The Botanical Garden covers 26 different satellite gardens spread all over undulating landscapes mixed with natural vegetation and meadows. The important facilities available in the Botanical Garden are described below.

  • Glass House

    Glass House

    A spacious glass house of 2013 sq ft. has been developed for housing succulent plants. A variety of bonsai adds beauty to the Glass House.

  • Green House

    Green House

    A state of art green house of 5200 sq ft. houses the cultivars of 60 species of indoor plants like Aglaonema, Philodendron, Monstera, Hemigraphis etc.

  • Interpretation Centre

    Interpretation Centre

    The newly created Butterfly Park was opened to the visitors in February, 2014.This Butterfly Park also contain a butterfly interpretation centre.

  • Evolution Garden

    Evolution Garden

    The newly constucted Evolution Garden covering an area of 0.77 ha. gives complete information about the evolution system of plant kingdom.

  • Children's Park

    Children's Park

    A niche for the kids has been created within the natural setting by providing swings, merry-go-round, sliding chute etc.

  • Cacti House

    Cacti House

    A 1080 sqft. polyhouse houses important species of cactii plants. A rich collection of more than 1200 cacti are available in the Cacti House

  • Bonsai


    A rich collection of more than 300 numbers of bonsai of 55 varieties are available.

  • Philodendron House

    Philodendron House

    More than 2000 numbers of 5 varieties of philodendron are available.

  • Dry Garden

    Dry Garden

    A garden of xerophytes plants has been developed over an area of 0.65 Acre in front of Glass House.

  • Rosarium


    It is one of the richest collections of 1200 Rose plants belonging to 55 varieties grown over an area of 1.5 acres of land.

  • Orchid House

    Orchid House

    The largest orchid house of the State spreads over an area of 5000 sqft. and displays more than 1000 orchids of 57 varieties belonging to 37 species.

  • Medicinal Garden

    Medicinal Garden

    A well laid medicinal garden spread over an area of 2.26 acres which displays of rich collection of 225 species of trees.

  • Japanese Garden

    Japanese Garden

    A state of art Japanese Garden in Tsukiyama-niwa style with flowing streams and other typical features is a star attraction.

  • Mughal Garden

    Mughal Garden

    This Garden covering an area of 1.01 ha. has a cascade of flowing water and flowering on both side give a look of gardens of Mughal era.

  • Heritage Garden

    Heritage Garden

    The Heritage Garden covering an area of 1.2 acres is situated adjoining to the Evolution garden with natural rock and old Banyan trees.

  • Landscape Garden

    Landscape Garden

    It is a model landscaping having different elements like lawn, trees and shrubs spread over an area of 1.6 acres.

  • Palm Garden

    Palm Garden

    Palm garden is an amazing site to see varieties of common and rare palms.

  • Bougainvillea Garden

    Bougainvillea Garden

    One Bougainvillea garden has been developed over an area of 21400 sqft.

  • Arboretum


    The Arboretum spread over an area of 4 ha. has been established with collection of more than 234 species found in the eastern Zone forests.

  • Hibiscus Garden

    Hibiscus Garden

    A garden has been developed over an area of 11000 sqft. located in between glass house and Palm garden.

  • Carnivorous Plant Garden

    Carnivorous Plant Garden

    The garden established inside the state botanical garden covering an area of 800 sqft.

  • Buddha Park

    Buddha Park

    The park has been developed over an area of 12000 sqft. located by the scenic beauty of Kanjia Lake.

  • Artificial Zoo

    Artificial Zoo

    Models of different animals are used to explain the ecological niche with an objective to generate awareness among the children.

  • Butterfly Park

    Butterfly Park

    Butterfly Park, an interesting option among visitors has been developed over an area of 36,590 sqft.

  • Hydrophytes


    We have arranged 15 types of hydrophytes, including lotus and lily,

Visitor Amenities


Facilities available at the venue include: Entrance gate and ticketing system, Parking Facility, Drinking Water Facility, and Toilet Facility for the convenience of our guests.

Holiday Cottage

Discover serenity at our charming holiday cottage, where rustic charm meets modern comfort, offering a tranquil escape amid nature's beauty and endless memories.

Special Picnic Sheds

Transform your garden with cozy picnic shades, creating an inviting haven for relaxation, laughter, and shared moments of joy and nature's embrace.

Picnic Pindi

Escape to Picnic Pindi's scenic haven, where nature's embrace and delightful surroundings set the stage for memorable picnics filled with laughter and joy.

Holiday Cottage
Special Picnic Sheds
Picnic Pindi