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Visakhapatnam Zoo

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Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located amidst Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Visakhapatnam. This Zoological Park is named after The Former Prime Minister Of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi. It was declared open to the public on 19 May 1977. It covers an area of 625 acres (253 ha). It is situated in Visakhapatnam amidst the scenic Eastern Ghats of India. It is surrounded by Eastern Ghats on 3 sides and Bay of Bengal on the fourth side. Nearly eighty species of animals numbering to about eight hundred are present in the zoo. The Zoo Park has different sections for primates, carnivores, lesser carnivores, small mammals, reptiles, ungulates and birds caged in their natural ambiance.

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Andhra Pradesh, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
15 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
17.7648902°N, 83.3476674°E
Distance from Visakhapatnam city center to Visakhapatnam Zoo
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Visakhapatnam Zoo..

Overall Rating:4.3

  '4' out of 5
"Visited this zoo after Hud Hud invasion!!!! No problem, this is the best Zoo. All the animals were kept safe. Trees were destructed ever before. White Tiger in this zoo is main attraction. You can find many animals and birds, this place is quite awesome. Good working and efficient staff. Plan one day trip to visit Zoo."
  '5' out of 5
"One of the biggest zoos that I've ever been to. It's well maintained and has a lot of greenery. There are many animals including white tigers, elephants and giraffes! Takes atleast 3-4 hours to cover the entire place (at the minimum). "
  '1' out of 5
"Its one of the worst zoo I have ever seen there is nothing in the zoo u better sleep than going to this zoo"
  '5' out of 5
"So nice... Better looks.... Enjoyed alot with my guyzzz.... "
  '4' out of 5
"Very nice zoo maza gaya"

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