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Sakkarbaug Zoological Gardens

Address: Junagadh-Rajkot Highway, Junagadh, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The first impression I got was that this place lacks funding! Enclosures are not very well kept. The range of animals/birds is limited and several of the snake-pits were empty! the aquarium is not well stocked either. Got to saw a few interesting animals at the remote end of the zoo though - hippo, bison, etc. If you are in... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Its a good, greenery place to have a day picnic with family n friends.... some more cleanliness may add value to the day picnic with few addition of standard shops for food n snacks

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Surat, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

its a good zoo, mostly u will be able to see all the animals , they even have a white tiger. an quarium with a wide variety of fish. quite a knowledgeable zoo.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The zoo is a short ride from the town centre, 30/40 rupees in a shared rickshaw, and really not bad compared to other zoos I've visited. There is a good educational display in the Orientation Centre and, although some of the enclosures seemed a bit small, none of the animals seemed 'stir crazy'. The zoo staff appear to be making... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

All the Cats at one place, decent collection of birds. Crocodiles,gharyials, Hippo if its not submerged. Also offers a 30 min trip in a semi forest kind of setup. Children should have a great time.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

most zoos in india are badly maintained sadly and sakkarbaug which is one of the few zoo's to be managed and owned by the forest dept is nothing exceptional. just another government unit with its ills !! i hear its got the largest inventory of zoo bred lions which no other zoo wants!!

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Rajkot, India
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48 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Ideal day getaway to enjoy nature. Situated in the foothills of Mount Girnar, Sakkarbaug provides a glimpse of dry desiduous forest similar to Gir Forest. Sakkarbaug is best known for its successful breeding of lions in captivity. Besides lion, it houses other wild cats like tiger, leopards and cheetahs. The cages at Sakkarbaug are much larger and there is a... More 

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