Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Botanical Udyan and Zoo

91A Lalbaug Flyover
Mumbai, MH - 400027

Type: Zoos, Parks
  • Rohidas Sanap
    Rohidas Sanap
  • Rajeev Poduval
    Rajeev Poduval
  • Rahul Shendage
    Rahul Shendage
  • Vandan Jhaveri
    Vandan Jhaveri
  • Naresh Dinkar Salunke
    Naresh Dinkar Salunke

The Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo, popularly known as the Byculla Zoo, is a prominent zoological park and botanical garden located in Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Established in 1861, it is one of the oldest zoos in India and serves as a significant cultural and educational institution in the city.

The zoo is home to a diverse collection of animal species from around the world, including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Visitors can explore spacious enclosures and habitats that mimic the natural environments of the animals, providing them with a comfortable and enriching living space. Some of the notable attractions at the zoo include elephants, lions, tigers, leopards, monkeys, crocodiles, and various species of birds and reptiles.

In addition to its animal exhibits, the Byculla Zoo is also renowned for its botanical gardens, which feature a rich variety of plant species from India and abroad. The gardens provide visitors with a tranquil and picturesque setting to enjoy leisurely walks amidst lush greenery, colorful flowers, and serene water bodies. The zoo's botanical collection includes rare and exotic plants, medicinal herbs, and ornamental trees, making it a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and botany lovers.

The Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo play a vital role in wildlife conservation, education, and research, with a focus on promoting awareness about biodiversity, conservation, and environmental stewardship. The zoo regularly conducts educational programs, guided tours, and interactive exhibits to engage visitors of all ages and foster a deeper understanding of wildlife and conservation issues.

Overall, the Byculla Zoo offers visitors a memorable and enriching experience, combining the excitement of encountering exotic animals with the beauty of exploring botanical gardens. Whether you're a family looking for a fun day out, a nature lover seeking tranquility, or a wildlife enthusiast interested in conservation, the zoo provides something for everyone to enjoy and appreciate.

Besides this zoo, there are three more zoos listed in Mumbai. There's also one hundred and twenty-three attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Botanical Udyan and Zoo on the map above. If you need any other information on Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Botanical Udyan and Zoo that is not listed here, please visit their website.

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