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Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park
 

Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain, the first computerized fountain in India situated opposite to the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium was inaugurated in 1995. Located in the heart of the city on the Raj Bhavan road in the old LRDE Complex and spreading over an area of 17 acres, it is one of the main tourist attractions in Bangalore. Based on the latest multimedia technology and fitted with 1000 nozzles, it has 15 formations and 27 combinations of fountains on a bed area of 30 meters by 10 meters. The visual delight of the light and sound show together with the synchronized rhythmic dancing of the fountains, provides high versatility in programming as well as in play back to various Indian and Western musical themes. The distinct patterns formed by the musical fountain are projected into a big screen using a twin projector. Laser show is also performed here, which adds glamour to the musical fountain.

Two shows are held at 7.00pm and 8.00pm, each lasting for half an hour.All Mondays and second Tuesdays are holidays. Photography is allowed free of cost but Videography is strictly prohibited. The entry fee is Rs. 10/- for adults and Rs. 5/- for Children between 6 and 12 years.

Apart from the musical fountain, there is also a garden and a den's park. There is a railway engine placed at the entrance to the park, in honour of the then Central Railway Minister, C K Jaffer Sharief, who presented the musical fountain.


  Nearby Attractions
›› Chowdaiah Memorial Hall
›› Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
›› Vidhan Soudha
›› Vikas Soudha
›› Attara Kacheri
›› Gandhi Bhavan
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  By :  mrinal lolieyekar smiley
  Dec 24, 2014 7:38:06 PM | goa Reply to this Comment/ Review
 
the fountain is good but i hav a complain abt the flag which is there in the park. i found that the flag has been disrespected as was still hoisted at night which is a disrespect to the flag of india .. i hav proof photograph clicked ... plz look into the matter as respecting flag is our duty...