Nandankanan Zoological Park

Nandankanan Rd
Bhubaneswar, OD - 754005

Type: Zoo
0674 254 7850
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The Nandankanan Zoological Park is located in the city of Bhubaneswar in the state of Odisha in India. It is a zoo and also a botanical garden spread over an area of 400 hectare. It was established in 1960 and in the year 1979, opened to the general public. The word 'Nandankanan' literally means 'The Garden of Heaven'.

The Kanjia Lake is located inside the Nandankanan Zoological Park. It is the first zoo in India to be a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). The botanical garden was opened in 1963. The Nandankanan Zoological Park is famous for the White Tiger Safari and the Lion Safari. The Butterfly Park and the Orchid House are also major attractions. The species found inside the park include: Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Flying Squirrel, Black buck, Racket-tailed Drongo, Mongoose, Peacock, Python, Wild Boars, etc. To raise funds, a major activity undertaken is the 'Adopt an Animal Programme', wherein awareness is created amongst the public to adopt animals. With each animal adopted comes a free entry ticket. The sponsorship rate for small birds is Rs. 500/- and that for a tiger is Rs. 1,00,000/- per year. The funds raised through this programm are utilized by providing quality food, medical care, equipment, and nutritional requirements of the inhabitant. 

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Opening Hours April to September: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
October to March: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Entry Fees Indian Adults: Rs. 25.00
Indian Children (3-12 years): Rs. 10.00
Foreign Nationals: Rs. 100.00

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