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Brindavan Garden lies adjoining the Krishnarajasagara dam (KRS Dam) which is built across the river Kaveri.
The Brindavan Gardens is a show garden that has a botanical park, with fountains, as well as boat rides beneath the dam. Diwans of Mysore planned and built the gardens in connection with the construction of the dam. The work on laying out Mysore Brindavan garden was started in the year 1927 and completed in 1932.The garden is laid out in 3 terraces which contain water fountains, Ficus trees, foliage plants such as Duranta plumaria and Euphorbia and flowering plants like Celosia, Marigold and bougainvillea.
The main attraction of the Brindavan Garden is the Musical Fountain (Dancing Fountains) in which bursts of water are synchronized to the music of songs. The musical fountains have a harmonic blend of water, colors and music. The Brindavan Gardens here is the best illuminated terrace garden in India.
There is a statue of Goddess Cauvery in the garden. There are also a horticultural farm and nursery; fisheries pond and the Hydraulic Research Station here. The place is visited by lakhs of visitors annually.