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Indian garden, Hamilton Gardens

Indian garden, Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton’s public garden celebrates the history of gardens throughout the world, and features gardens designed in different international styles. This is the char bagh garden – an enclosed pleasure garden that was popular with the Indian aristocracy in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Public gardens - Modern public gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 June 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008