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Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden is located at Joshipura around 3.3 km away from city center. The word Sakkar means sugar and Baug mean garden. This 490-acre zoo is famous around the world for the Asiatic Lions.

It was established in 1863 by Babi Nawabs of Junagadh in order to save the Asiatic Lion from extinction. It is India's oldest zoo. People get the chance to see skeletons of wild animals like Asian Lion, Panther, Wild Boar, Black Buck, Blue Bull, and Spotted Deer. There are other interesting things like feathers of different kind of birds, different kind of eggs and Beaks. The zoo has over 525 mammals and 597 birds.

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Location:
Junagadh
Gujarat, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹20
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
21.5422607°N, 70.4628512°E
Distance from Junagadh city center to Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden
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Read traveller's reviews about Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden..

Overall Rating:4.4

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  '5' out of 5
"Rajwada o na samay no prani sangrahalay.wow!!"
  '4' out of 5
"It's nice place for tourists and increase affinity towards our valuable environment and wild animals and it's our duty to save wild animals so that our new progeny can see wild animals live not only in pictures..."
  '5' out of 5
"Nicely organised zoo ... with scenec beauty for kids and adult."
  '4' out of 5
"Great ! Nice all spices... snakes .... all Cat Family.. Birds ..loved it "
  '4' out of 5
"Good informative.. more scope for inprovement"

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