Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden, Kolkata (Calcutta)

2.9
#5 of 17 in Parks in Kolkata (Calcutta)
India's biggest and oldest zoo, Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden tells a comprehensive story about the diverse wildlife living in this part of the world. Established in 1875 and spanning a total of 18 hectares (45 acres), the zoo shelters the nearly extinct Aldabra giant tortoises, elephants, rhinos, Bengal tigers, white tigers, African lions, giraffes, deer, and zebras in large enclosures. One of the prime tourist spots in the city, this well-maintained attraction is visited by 3 million people every year. Restaurants and air-conditioned cafes provide plenty of shade, refreshments, and snacks. Put Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden and other Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions into our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Had heard a lot about it and so was excited to visit it, but it didn't lived up to the expectations. Zoo is very mismanaged, no proper indications for directions and not sequentially arranged. Aviary....  more »
  • The zoo inhabitants couldn't have been better lived than here. It feels like inhabitants' home. A two hours treat feels like life is beautiful in nature. Nature that has left us to live on each...  more »
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