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About Alipore Zoological Gardens, Kolkata

What better way to spend a day than in the company of nature and its best creatures? A visit to the Alipore Zoo, also known as Kolkata Zoo, makes for a lovely day spent with family and friends in the company of tigers, elephants and enthusiastic deers. The oldest zoo in the country, there is a certain old world charm attached to this place still. You can time your visit in such a way that you get to feed the Tigers and other animals during their snack time.  It does get a little crowded on weekends and public holidays so it’s better to reach early and spend the day here.

Alipore Zoological Gardens Information

  • Do not try to enter any animal enclosure.
  • Do not feed or tease any wild animals of the zoo.

Alipore Zoological Gardens Tickets Prices

  • Adults on Saturdays, Sundays & Government holidays: INR 30
  • Under 5 years of age: INR 10 on all days.
  • Aquarium: INR 5
  • Video photography: INR 250 per hour.

Alipore Zoological Gardens Opening and Closing Hours

  • Ticket office: 9am to 4.30pm
  • Aquarium: 10.30am to 5pm
  • If a public holiday falls on Thursday, the zoo is open on the day and is closed on next working day.

How To Get To Alipore Zoological Gardens by Public Transport

  • Bus no AC-12D, S-45 to Stop Alipur Zoo.

Restaurants Near Alipore Zoological Gardens

  • Chinoiserie
  • Garden Cafe
  • Ka San Restaurant
  • The Hub

 

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Address: No. 2, Alipore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027

Phone: +91-3324399391

Ticket Price: 25 INR

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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  • This place is one of my favorite. This is the best place to be with your family, specially the kid. The types and numbers of animals are quite good, though some of the animals are in bad conditions. Have been there many times. Has nice place to rest and you can even do a small picnic with pre-cooked food. Better to visit during weekdays as the rush is very less. Even if you are free during weekends and holidays, try to avoid big occasions like, New Year, Christmas etc. Visit during winter as the weather is very nice.

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  • The zoo is not like what I saw in the 1980s and 1990s. Many enclosures are empty for years. The Snake house is really fantastic. Aviaries are good but need to be more spacious. But overall it is nice and I visit here at least once in a week.

  • Overall a good place to visit. Well-maintained. You'll get to see most of the animals you expect to see in a proper Zoo. Clean. Food items available.

  • Good for picnics. Crowded during winters specially. Over crowded on 25th December, 31st December and 1st January. Try to avoid going at this time of the year. Otherwise everything is good.

  • Its a well maintained zoo accompanied by beautiful gardens and bird attracting lake. U will find almost every other animal in here under proper care and surveillance. The guards do their job very properly to make sure the visitors don't tease the animals or unknowingly push themselves to danger.

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