Paliwal Park

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K.D.Paliwal Park is located in the heart of Agra, India. It is spread over an area of around 70 acres (280,000 m2). It also has a small lake and has vast variety of trees.

Location[edit]

Paliwal Park links the residential areas of Vijay Nagar and Gandhi Nagar to the financial Hub of the city i.e. Sanjay Place. To the north is Gandhi Nagar, to the west is Wazirpura/Sanjay Place, to the east is Vijay Nagar and to the south is Ghatia. A motorable path runs through the middle of the Paliwal Park.

History[edit]

Paliwal Park, during the British Raj was known as Hewitt Park, is now renamed in memory of Shri Krishna Datta Paliwal, Who was the first finance minister of Uttar Pradesh, when Shri Govind Ballabh Pant was the Chief Minister of U.P State.

Surroundings[edit]

Paliwal Park is surrounded by many educational institutes like the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University (formerly Agra University), St. Peter's College, St. Patrick's Junior College, and Mufeed E Aam Inter College.

John's Public Library, also known as the Agra Municipal Library, is also located here and one can find rare books on diverse topics here.

Many people come here for morning walk, as a result this place is full especially during the summer holidays when youngsters play all sort of different games. There is also a small lake here and one can do boating here.

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Coordinates: 27°12′2″N 78°0′51″E / 27.20056°N 78.01417°E / 27.20056; 78.01417