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Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden

2 No. Alipore Road, Alipore 700 027, India
91-33-2479 1150, 2439 9391 
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Alipore
Type: Zoos
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Kolkata
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Visiting zoo is fun with so many varieties of animals. Many cages of birds with attractive plumage. Cockatoo, Peacocks, Bodris, Hornbills , spoon bills are there. Runner birds like Emu and Ostrich are there. Giraffes with a young cub have very good shelter. Elephants got there own enclosure. Lions, tigers ( both Yellow and Black and white ) are there.... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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58 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I remember, as a young school boy going to the Alipore Zoo with my siblings and parents on winter mornings. It used to be such an exciting place for us kids with all the animals from our animal books roaming right in front of us. The lizard and snake house also was a huge attraction with us and finally all... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Kolkata Zoo is near kidderpore or Alipore.It can also be reached from Hotel Taj bengal.This zoo possess many types of species which cannot be seen else where.Very good to pass time with your family.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Alipur Zoo has a variety of animals and birds. I enjoyed my visit there and I was quite excited to see the elephants, crocodiles, tiger, deer, peacock, emu etc. I visited this zoo more than once and every time I liked it. It is like a small forest at the heart of the city. After enjoying the zoo, one must... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The oldest Zoo, good to move around and lots of animal, but many of them are kept in bad shape and with poor maintenance, needs to be taken more care.

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Rohtak, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Looked very good. Lot of animals. But area little less than other zoos for so many animals. New Tiger glass wall is very attractive.

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Malda, India
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Best time to visit this place is during winter season.Tigers are given food at around 4 PM. So stay over there during that period of time

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Darjeeling, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Alipur zoo is the oldest zoo in the country the animals are in such a bad condition no one can under stand i had been to zoo in Nepal the animal there are kept in well conditions each and every animal enclosure were smelly the tiger were skinny and not active elephants water pounds were dirty there were lots of... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

It has nothing to do with "Zoo". All are birds & trees, there is Nothing left inside. No ANIMALS. Only 1 tiger, 1 Lion, 3 Elephants, 3 Giraffes, 3 Rhinos, 1 bear, 2 Crocodiles & 3 Hippos among wild animals. And a whole lot of stupid Donkeys, Dears & Birds! very Poorly maintained. One has to walk a long long... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Known fact - oldest zoo in the country. It has been run down for a while now. New management needs the time and support of all who visit the zoo to keep it friendly to both visitors and the animals. Noticed that the enclosures for birds and animals need to be updated. Visitor education is important so is the fact... More

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