India’s first Vedic-themed park unveiled in Noida

India’s first Vedic-themed park has been opened to the public in Noida’s Sector 78, inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath.

Known as the Ved Van Park, the place is home to over 50,000 plants, such as banyan, kalpavriksha, and coconut, which have been mentioned in Vedic literature.

Construction on the park commenced in January 2021, and reports say that the park now stands on what was once a dump yard.

In order to create a suitable environment for planting trees and facilitating construction, the soil had to undergo compaction.

Reportedly built with a budget of Rs 27 crores, the park showcases a variety of attractions including laser and sound shows, as well as wall paintings and sculptures featuring excerpts from the four Vedic literary works:

Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda, and Atharva Veda. The park aims to accomplish a dual objective by both educating and entertaining its visitors.

The park is divided into seven zones, each named after renowned Vedic sages: Kashyap, Agastya, Vishvamitra, Vasishtha, Atri, Gautam, and Bharadwaj.

The park will remain open on all 7 days from 8 AM to 9 PM. The laser and sound show to entertain the educate the visitors will be held at 7:45 PM every day.