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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

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Indiranagar | Near Mysore Palace, Mysuru (Mysore) 570 010, India
+91 821 244 0752
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If you want to visit a zoo this one must be on top of your list. I mean have seen some in north and... read more

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vivek c
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A good Zoo a heritage Zoo by courtesy of late Maharaja's of Mysore. Ofcourse now a days the present... read more

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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as ‘Mysuru Zoo’, is one of the oldest zoos of the country established in 1892, by His Highness, the erstwhile Ruler of Mysuru Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar Bahadur. Mysuru Zoo holds an important place in Karnataka. In 1909 the Palace Zoo was named as Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens to commemorate the illustrious founder and since then it bears the nomenclature. Mysuru Zoo has gradually grown into tourist centre, imparting wildlife values. It has got 123 years of history exhibiting wild animals in the near natural enclosures. Despite majority of the zoos have been shifted from the original place to the new places, Mysuru Zoo could modernize the zoo, without shifting the zoo. The zoo is well compacted unit, with modern animal enclosures including heritage buildings attracting tourists all over the world.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Indiranagar | Near Mysore Palace, Mysuru (Mysore) 570 010, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to visit a zoo this one must be on top of your list. I mean have seen some in north and comparing them with this one would really drop your jaw in awe. Quality of cleanliness, facilities for visitors viz. benches, tree...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A good Zoo a heritage Zoo by courtesy of late Maharaja's of Mysore. Ofcourse now a days the present Maharaja is still in his teething troubles of the Mess made by congress Gov't but if this young Maharaja makes up his mind it could be...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the famous zoo in India and it is very famous and attractive tourist place in Mysore here can see all type of animals such as lion tiger bird snake elephant giraffe children can enjoy a lot

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the Zoo. Its very large and lots of animals, birds, etc. Maintained well. A must visit when you are in Mysore

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I think this is the first time I have visited such a big, cleaned place and amazed to see such a beautiful and organized place. You cannot carry anything inside the zoo plus if you need to carry water bottles they will put a tag...More

Thank Kapil K
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this place on a family trip and we were all kids again from the time we entered... The place is just awesome - right from the parking to the ticket counter, the well maintained facilities and walkthroughs... The birds and animals were magnificent and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This can be counted as one of the best maintained zoo in India. The plastic awareness this zoo created and encourages is amazing.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Mysore zoo is a small and well maintained zoo.They are strict about throwing waste and usage of plastic which was very impressive. Beware of few loose monkeys snatching your food there

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mysore Zoo lived up to MORE than our expectations - we have been to many zoos, around the globe - in the US, Europe, Asia-Pac and this Zoo really really surprised us. To begin, it's very neat n clean, with full tree coverage all...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenver planning to visit this zoo please plan except tuesday as it remains closed on tuesday. You can find many animals and birds inside the zoo. Basically it is good for children trip

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Himani K
11 May 2018|
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Response from Srini_Vaj | Reviewed this property |
The Zoo is open at all times of the year and during the stipulated time of the day. If they close the zoo for some reason then their will be public announcement of the same. If you have elderly people with you or very... More
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Himani K
11 May 2018|
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Response from Tharakesh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It will be opened, there is no holiday for any rainy season. But they do close on every Tuesday, which is their weekly holiday.
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7 April 2018|
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Response from Superstar m | Reviewed this property |
you can book upon visit as there are plenty available
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