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rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

Katraj, Pune, India
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Ranked #36 of 165 Attractions in Pune
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Thu - Tue 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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109 reviews 109 reviews
63 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The zoo is not as big as Alipore or Bannerghatta. But it is quite well maintained. We were very lucky to see so many Royal bengals and Albino tigers at a stone throwing distance. They also have battery led non polluting vehicles running at very low prices.

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Pune, India
19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

To start with parking is right next to the zoo as a multi story parking facility is the bus depot next to the zoo. This is good. If you happen to reach around noon on a holiday remember to stand in que for some time before the tickets are given. There are battery operated vehicles, but sometimes they don't work... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A very good zoological park located in Pune. Ample parking place. Variety of animals. Kids love it. Have a separate section on reptiles. Added attraction is White tiger. There is a big lake within park where boating facility is available In all good place for family outing.

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Pune, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Greenery is amazing .. battery car service to move around is available, however not very useful. And again .. not many animals / birds / reptiles left. Those left are really lazy. No canteen / food available inside the zoo, however you can carry your own food or buy something from outside the Zoo and take it in. Also there... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

coming from mumbai, we were hoping to see another shoddy display of animals.. but were surprised to see a beautifully well managed zoo, with good spaces for animals to live in.. i especially loved their policy to letting us take our bottles of water inside the zoo for a refundable deposit do take a walk, rather than using the electric... More 

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Pune, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This Zoo is one off place where you can take your kids for a quiet get away far from city rush. I preferred Battery operated car costing 30 bucks each to go through the park. The only good point is White Tiger( though hard to spot, lucky if you see), Leopard and peacock. Zoo is quite small compared to other... More 

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margao ,goa, india
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you want to experience being one with nature, in a busy place like Pune....this is the place to be at. The main attraction was the white tiger and the white peacock, but besides that too the entire zoo was really quaint and green. The pathways are nice and shaded with trees all around so you can stroll around during... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

In the name of Zoo only plants that's all . Empty cages and golf cart service poor . Not any special attraction . You have to walk miles for tiger view

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Pune, India
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

People celebrate marriage anniversaries in different ways,some go abroad,some go to some exotic sightseeing place within India,some try to recreate their honeymoon,some cut cakes and so on.... We went to the Pune Zoo(earlier the Katraj Snake park now called the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park & Wildlife Research Centre--Rajiv Gandhi Zoo -in short) or Jungle with a lake,a snake park and... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

One of the best place to go during winters in Pune, Not necessarily a place only with children. even couples and families can visit. fun to see the snake park and informative as well. great variety of trees and animals. the trip in the cart makes it easier to move around.

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