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Semmozhi Poonga

Semmozhi Poonga - Botanical  of Chennai

Semmozhi Poonga (Classical Language Park)

Semmozhi Poonga is a Beautiful Botanical located in the heart of Chennai which is set up by the Horticulture Department of Tamil Nadu. It is a great calm place for anyone from kids to elders to have a  day’s picnic.

Semmozhi Poonga - Botanical  of Chennai

Semmozhi Poonga – Botanical of Chennai

Semmozhi Poonga - Botanical  of Chennai

Semmozhi Poonga – Botanical of Chennai

Semmozhi Poonga

Semmozhi Poonga

Address: No 31, Cathedral Road, Chennai – 600086. (previously Woodlands Drive-in)

Land Mark: Near Gemini Anna Flyover Junction, Opposite to American Consulate,  Near Stella Mary’s College

Semmozhi Poonga Bus Stop (Gopalapuram): Bus Numbers – 27D, 29C, 29K, 29M

Nearest Bus Stop (15 Minutes walk from the park): DMS Bus Stop on GST Road, Church Park Bus Stop, Palmgrove Bus Stop, Gemini Bust Stop Numgambakkam High Road.

Nearest Railway Station: Kodambakkam Railway Station

Maintained : Department of Horticulture, Tamil Nadu, India

Holiday: Tuesday

Timings: 10.00 A.M to 7.30 P.M

Busiest Day: Sunday

Contact Phone Number: No phone numbers to contact as of today(28-July-2014)

Official Website: No

Brochure / Pamphlets / Park Photos for Sale: None

Plants for Sale: No

Entrance Ticket Closing Time: 7.00 P.M

Entry Fee: 

Adults: 15 Rupees

Children: 10 Rupees

Car Parking: 40 Rupees

Concession for School Kids: No

Parking Fee

 Two Wheeler Parking: 15 Rupees

Big Vehicles: 75 Rupees

Autos: Not allowed

Kids Play Area:  Yes

Monthly Subscription:

Jogging/Walking: 150 Rupees per Month.

Time Allowed: 6 A.M to 8 A.M

Photography & Video Fee:

Camera: 25 Rupees

Handy Cam / Video Camera: 50 Rupees

Professional Photography: 2000 Rupees

TV  Serial  & Short Film: 10,000 Rupees

Film Shooting: 20,000 Rupees

Functions & Celebrations:

Auditorium Fee for one day, 10,000 Rupees


Rest Rooms: Yes

Snack Bar: Yes ( Cool Drinks, Fresh Fruit Juices, Chips Samosa, Channa, Beverages)

Ice-cream Parlor:  Yes, Aavin

Outside Food: Yes, Allowed  Inside the park

I’ll include a separate post on the plants and flowers present in the park later…

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