Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park
Hyderabad, earlier known as Bhagya Nagaram, is a growing metropolis. Having a national park amidst the sprawling city is a pleasure for nature-lovers. The Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park or KBR Park offers soothing feel to eyes, breathe and inner calmness. This wildlife sanctuary is named after former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh Kasu Brahmananda Reddy to commemorate his contribution to the holistic development of Andhra Pradesh.
Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park, situated in Jubilee Hills, is spread over 159 hectares of land area and has emerged as one of the prime tourist attractions in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park boasts of being home to over 600 species of plants and trees. In terms of wildlife richness is concerned, the park is home to approximately 113 species of birds, 20 species of reptiles, 20 species of mammals, 15 species of butterflies and a wide variety of invertebrates as well as palm civets and small jungle cats.
The Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park is unique in that, in addition to its magnificent flora and fauna, it also has awe-inspiring historic structures within its boundaries like the Chiran Palace of the former Nizam of Hyderabad. This was established as a national park in 1998 to safeguard the bio-diversity and, now, it is like a breath of fresh air amidst the noise and pollution of the city.
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