National Zoological Park

Mathura Road
New Delhi, DL - 110003

Type: Zoos
011 2435 8500
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The National Zoological Park, commonly referred to as the Delhi Zoo, is a prominent zoological park located in New Delhi, India. Established in 1959, the zoo is managed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of the Government of India and covers an area of approximately 176 acres.

The National Zoological Park is renowned for its diverse collection of animals, birds, and reptiles from around the world, making it one of the most popular attractions in the city. The zoo is home to a wide variety of species, including mammals like lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, and chimpanzees, as well as birds, reptiles, and amphibians.

One of the main highlights of the zoo is its conservation efforts and breeding programs aimed at protecting endangered species and promoting biodiversity. The zoo participates in various captive breeding programs for endangered species such as the Royal Bengal tiger, Indian rhinoceros, and Asiatic lion, contributing to their conservation and survival.

In addition to its animal exhibits, the National Zoological Park offers amenities such as guided tours, educational programs, and interactive exhibits aimed at raising awareness about wildlife conservation and environmental stewardship. The zoo also features landscaped gardens, shaded walkways, and picnic areas, providing visitors with a scenic and tranquil setting to enjoy strolls and picnics amidst nature.

Overall, the National Zoological Park in New Delhi provides a captivating and educational experience for visitors of all ages, offering an opportunity to learn about wildlife while promoting conservation and awareness. Whether it's observing rare species, learning about animal behavior, or simply enjoying a day out with family and friends, the Delhi Zoo promises an enriching and memorable experience for all who visit.

Besides this zoo, there are two more zoos listed in New Delhi. There's also one hundred and fifty-eight attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of National Zoological Park on the map above. If you need any other information on National Zoological Park that is not listed here, please call 011 2435 8500 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours 1st Apr to 15th Oct: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
16th Oct to 31st Mar: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
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Entry Fees Indian Adults: Rs 40.00
Foreign Adults: Rs 200.00
Indian Seniors: Rs 20.00
Students: Free to Rs 20.00
Children: Free to Rs 20.00

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