The Botanical Garden in Pondicherry was created in the year 1826. In 1829 it has more than 800 species cultivated under the head of Mr. Jacquemont, An eminent Botanist named Perrottet enriched this garden with rare plants brought from various places. It has a plant-house built in the South-West, and a circular pond at the centre. Now, this garden also has an aquarium for the visitors and runs a school called Jawahar Bhavan to school students to enrich them in fields of cultural, sports, art and music. Flower show conducted every year that attracts large visitors.