Janeshwar Mishra Park

Janeshwar Mishra Park

Janeshwar Mishra Park is an urban park operated in Gomti Nagar in Lucknow, India. It was built in memory of late Janeshwar Mishra, a late Samajwadi Party politician. The park was inaugurated on 5 August 2014 to the general public of the city. It is the first largest garden in Asia.


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav (session 2012-2017) laid the foundation stone of the park on 6 August 2012. The park was a dream project of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who asked his son and UP CM Akhilesh Yadav to dedicate a park named after Janeshwar Mishra. It was developed at a cost of 168 crores ($ 276,026.668). The park was built in London with Hyde Park as an inspiration.

Area characteristics

The site is about 376 acres and is located in Gomti Nagar Extension, Part-1. It lies between Lucknow and Faizabad North railway line in the north-eastern direction and has rich fertile plains of the Gomti River on the southern side. The site for the park has the Gomti River and a bundled road on the other side. Due to its location, the site will serve as a recreation area and is likely to be moved to LDA housing for the local population. Bundle Road provides a convenient location to enjoy a full-blown panoramic view of the site.

Park circulation

A series of jogging, cycling, and walkways are built in the park. The total length of such track/s is 5.28 km., 8.85 km. and 10.5 km. respectively. The system of jogging tracks, cycling tracks, and pedestrian paths has been identified in the ratio of 2:3:4. These facilities are barrier-free for disabled and old aged members of society. Proposed ornamental bridge Walkways The walkway is designed to maximize the visual capability of the site in a curved manner and to provide an inter-link to the various activities proposed in the park. They surround the park and parks, with water bodies, connecting cultural centers and theme parks, parking and