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sankey tank  

  Bengaluru , Karnataka.
FREE

  • Botanical garden and park
    Category
    Botanical garden and park
  • duration
    Duration
    1 - 2 Hours
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • accepts donations
    Donation
    Accepts
  • bird spotting
    Bird spotting
    Zone
  • parking
    Parking
    Available
  • drinking water
    Drinking water
    Available
  • snacks counter
    Snacks counter
    Available
  • Disability Friendly
    Disable
    Friendly
  • baby friendly
    Couple
    Friendly
  • ExploreBees
    Baby
    Friendly
  • restroom
    Restroom
    Available
  • sitting area
    Sitting Area
    Available
  • activity zone
    Activity Zone
    Available
  • ExploreBees
    Children's play area
    Available
  • lake
    Lake
    Available
  • first aid kit
    FIrst Aid kit
    Available
  • security guard
    Security guard
    Available
  • dustbin
    Dustbin
    Available

Ticket

  • free entry
    free entry
  • mobile camera
    Mobile Camera
    FREE
  • still camera
    still camera
    FREE
  • video camera
    Video Camera
    FREE

Description

Sankey Tank is a man-made lake or tank which is near the western part of Bangalore in the middle of suburbs of Malleshwaram, Vyalikaval, and Sadashivanagara. is best suited for Morning Walk, jogging, yoga etc This lake covers an area of about 37 acres. It has a maximum depth of up to 30 feet and surface elevation of up to 3050 feet.  Sankey Tank is named after its constructor Col. Richard Hieram Sankey of the Madras Sappers Regiment in 1882 to meet the water supply demands of Bangalore. The tank was also known as GandhadhaKotikere , as the sandalwood depot used to be located near the lake. It was linked to the Miller's tank and Dharmambhudhi tank and was built as safeguard against water shortages , such as that experienced in the great famine of 1875-77.

There is yoga center, gym badminton courts etc. also have exclusive children park for children's. The toilet facilities are very good. there are benches available to sit. Well managed gardens add more attractions to visit the park. The Sankey Walkers association is doing tremendously good work to keep the park to a high standard. 


Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Tuesday 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Wednesday 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Thursday 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Friday 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Saturday 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Sunday 05:00 AM to 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Last Admission Morning 09:30 AM Evening 07:30 PM

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • cap
    Cap
  • first aid kit
    First aid kit
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank

Near By

  • atm
    ATM
    0.5 KM
  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    1.0 KM
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    0.5 KM
  • hospital
    Hospital
    1.5 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    0.5 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    1.5 KM
  • shopping mall
    Shopping Mall
    3.0 KM
  • metro
    Metro
    2.0 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    0.5 KM
  • train
    Train
    4.0 KM
  • taxi
    TAXI
    1.5 KM

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