One of the great concerns of modern world is drastic climatic changes due to environmental hazards. Plantation of trees reduces pollution related issues and are an important part of environmental balance. It is considered to be one of the best parks in the town. it is sea facing and there is ample amount of place for the kids to play. The website is the best place where you can find comprehensive information about the operations and the type of facilities on offer at the park.
Parks are one of the places of plantation which may be natural or semi-natural, good for re-creation and enjoyment. There are many parks situated across Mumbai. Some are botanical gardens, special jogger’s park or sanctuaries or hanging gardens. One of the famous park is Priyadarshini Park. It is situated near Malabar hills along the Nepean Sea Road in Walkeshwar. It is beautiful and sea facing 20 acres of green planted trees. The rest is converted for activities of sports complex. The best way to reach park is via cab or auto rickshaw from Mumbai central station or Grant road station.
The timings of the park are from 5 AM to 9 PM open on all days. It is accessible for senior citizens and handicapped people too. There is a refreshment centre and special stall of coconut water along with drinking water. Toilets are accessible with nominal usage charges. It is clean and well maintained park with good facilities. The facilities include jogging track, football ground, tennis court and golf course. There are large open areas covered with lawn which are used by children for playing. There is also synthetic tennis court and 8 lane Olympic tracks. The joggers park is sea facing and provides a beautiful view of Arabic sea especially during sunset making it an ideal place for care free and relaxed evenings.
There are several facilities which are offered without any cost to the visitors of park. These facilities include cycling, dog time, laughter club etc. Other facilities like football and basketball courts, gymnasium, athletics, aerobics, and yoga are chargeable. The park hosts an in house artificial beach where many people visit. In the evening, there are young people who are walking along this beach and enjoying the serenity.
These parks make up for a perfect mix of nature coupled with recreational activities making it popular among Mumbaikars, especially those who live in vicinity. It is place where people from all age groups gather to spend their time in best possible way. Youth enjoy sports activities in the park, while fitness enthusiasts prefer jogging and exercising. The elderly people spend their time talking about their experiences and indulging into yoga sessions.
The unique Laughter Club in the park was found in 1995 and since then it has been one of the major attractions. There are laughter competitions that are organised in the park where hundreds of people participate making it one of the unique events proving the old saying, “laughter is the best therapy.”
During the weekends, the park is used as picnic spot by families and groups. This makes it a little crowded on weekends; weekdays are more peaceful and relaxing. If you have not already visited this park, make sure you visit it once. It will rejuvenate your inner senses and treat you with peaceful evening.