Nana Rao Park / Company Bagh is a public city park in Kanpur city, the industrial hub of Uttar Pradesh in North India. It was earlier known as Memorial Well and commemorated the British women and children who had been massacred in a building on the site and their bodies dumped into a well in the grounds during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Nana Rao Park today:
The park is well maintained and is popular with many fitness groups. Presently, the park is one of the favorite Kanpur parks frequented by early morning and evening visitors. For many people in Kanpur, the park serves as an outdoor location for the start of the day. This includes brisk walking, jogging, swimming, badminton and yoga.
The park is replete with statues of eminent people who played a part in the Massacre & the Indian independence struggle. The statues include those of Tatya Tope, Rani Lakshmi Bai, Lala Lajpat Rai, Ajizan Bai.
The park is located in the central area of Kanpur District and is close to Phool Bagh, LIC Building.
- Boodhha Bargad, an old banyan tree, with great historical significance to Indian Independence struggle, is located in the park ground.
- There is a traditional vyayamshala inside the park
- There is a public swimming pool.