Kasu Brhamananda Reddy National Park located at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad was established in the year 1994. It is spread across 390 acres of land and is named after former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Kasu Brahmananda Reddy. It was earlier known as the Chiran Palace which was built in 1960, where Mukarram Jah Bahadur the last Nizam King lived after his ordination.
There are about 600 species of plants and trees, ranging from shrubs, herbs, to climbers and creepers, several pteridophytes and xerophytes and also the park acts like home for 113 species of birds, 20 species of reptiles, 20 species of mammals, 15 species of butterflies, and a wide variety of invertebrates. While there are no large mammals present in KBR National Park, palm civets and small jungle cats can be found.
A person who visits the park can have wonderful feeling of freshness and coolness that cannot be found in the humid and sweaty environment of the city, as the park have dense trees and foliage those makes the surroundings cool. The park is well maintained with the good infrastructure of toilets, dustbins and benches backed. They always keep the park clean and green which attracts the visitors. It has become one of the tourist places of Hyderabad.
Open: 6.00 A.M. to 8.00 A.M, 4.00 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.
Per Day Rs.5
Per Month Rs.75
Per Annum Rs.500