Lal Bagh, mimicking the layout of gardens built during Mughal rule, is a famous botanical garden in Bangalore hosting a wide range of plants and foliage. It consists of a green house (glass house) displaying numerous plants and flower shows. The garden also has an aquarium and a lake within its premises. Commissioned by Hyder Ali and completed by his son Tipu Sultan, this garden possesses the rarest collection of plants in the entire subcontinent. Covering about 240 acres Lal Bagh houses more than 1000 species of plants and has trees that are more than 100 years old. These multi century old trees are labeled for easy identification. The garden also has a rock dating back to the age of earth. Lal Bagh conducts numerous flower shows and musical events for children. Entry to the park from morning 6:00 a.m to 9:00 a.m. and evening 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. is free for the benefit of joggers and walkers. Entrance fee is also exempted for school children and disabled throughout the day.