Nandankanan Zoological Park
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Nandankanan Zoological Park

#Theme park in Bhubaneswar

Nandankanan Zoological Park is a 400-hectare (990-acre) zoo and botanical garden in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Established in 1960, it was opened to the public in 1979 and became the first zoo in India to join World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) in 2009. It also contains a botanical garden and part of it has been declared a sanctuary. Nandankanan, literally meaning The Garden of Heavens, is located near the capital city, Bhubaneswar, in the environs of the Chandaka forest, and includes the 134-acre Kanjia lake.

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Odisha, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
20.3957800°N, 85.8237923°E
Distance from Bhubaneswar city center to Nandankanan Zoological Park
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Thursday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Friday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Sunday: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Nandankanan Zoological Park..

Overall Rating:4.4

  '5' out of 5
"During my childhood I read about this Zoo in comics and I never knew whether in future I will be able to visit this zoo or not, fortunately I made it 👍 I can say this is one of the best Zoo in world. Main attraction was white tiger and roaring of jungle king Lion. Area wise this is very big and well maintain. You can see most of the animals here. Kids definitely enjoy this place."
  '5' out of 5
"It's was nothing like anything I expected. The zoo has amazing features like safari where you experience what you will enjoy animals in jungles.They are not caged and you enter a designated area in through a vehicle and enjoy animal in wild. The variety of species that you don't get to see in indian zoo. Bird century, Lion, Tiger, Beer and white tiger, Reptiles, Even a baboon. Man this zoo is packed. A must visit site. They have lake where you can relax after a great day in zoo."
  '5' out of 5
"Nandankana zoologicalpark is the best park in india "
  '4' out of 5
"It's probably the main attraction of Bhubaneswar . it's the only main zoological park in bbsr. Its is so good for a safari ride. It has a own mini train service for safari.. "
  '5' out of 5
"Nadankanan goological park is the best park in india"

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