Moti Baug : For people staying in Junagadh, Moti Baug is the place where they get their morning battery charged to continue the rest of the day with zeal. People visit Moti Baug early in morning for walking, jogging, Yoga, exercise or meditation. The place is as pleasant in the evening as it is in morning with people sharing the tales of their day with their loved ones.
For people who have never visited Moti Baug, it is a place which is a treat to the eyes of the viewers. It is a garden which is stretched across an area of 2,485 hectares. In this garden itself, around 754.62 hectares of land is occupied by the campus of the Agricultural University of Junagadh and Botanical Garden. There are various species of plants in the campus of Moti Baug. It was built by Nawab Muhammad Mahabat Khanji III of Junagadh in the memory of his dog Moti and later in June 1960, a part of this garden was used to establish Junagadh Agriculture College. Presently, the entire area of this garden is divided into 17 sub-centres and is the source of employment to almost 1500 people.
This exotic piece of land, adorned with colourful flowers and a layer of green is the playground for games like cricket, basketball, volleyball, badminton etc. Apart from the land portion, there is a lake inside Moti Baug called Paritalav which offers a surreal view of the entire garden.
Moti Baug is a place which is heaven for Nature Lovers and Photography Lovers.
You can easily get an auto from Bus Station or Railway Station to Moti Baug as it is hardly 2 km from there.
Timings: Everyday from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm
Fees: Free of charge
When you are planning to visit Junagadh, make sure you include Moti Baug in your itinerary to stay enchanted with the true spirit of nature that this place offers. Let us know what was your experience of visiting Moti Baug.