Spread over 10 acres (4 hectares), Queens Gardens is a heritage park that contributed significantly to the history of the region besides offering a respite from the stresses of daily life. Established in 1870, the park was home to 100,000 military men during World War II. Now home to plant and tree species like lipstick palms, aroids and heliconias, the park is the favorite destination of botanists in city. Birds like peacocks, parrots and lorikeets can also be seen here. The park also boasts of facilities like picnic areas, drinking fountains, swings for children as well as a maze for people of all ages. Whether you want to check out gorgeous botanical plants, picnic under the shade of leafy trees, or simply spend quality time with the family, then Queens Gardens is the place to be. Owing to its scenic beauty, the park also makes for a great date spot.