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Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: 0354-54250,53709
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Loved the Red Panda

Didn't know what to expect as it was already included in our point-based sight seeing. After reaching there, I got to know that there are red pandas in the zoo which I have never... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Anik_Rahman
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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208 reviews 208 reviews
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Didn't know what to expect as it was already included in our point-based sight seeing. After reaching there, I got to know that there are red pandas in the zoo which I have never seen. There were considerable number of crown in front of the red panda place. The HMI is a part of this zoo and which is a... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Visited Second time each and every time enjoyed lot. Good for kid and families Clicking pic was fun here specially when u click Red Panda and langoor and Bear

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I don't normally go to zoos, as I don't like to see animals caged. This zoo was very well run, the enclosures were clean, the animals looked like they were well cared for. We saw many varieties of bears and big cats, and other most interesting animals.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Sure the zoo is huge and is "supposed" to be full of animals specially the red panda but, when i reached there, there is nothing much exciting about the zoo except some of the himalayan animals. People say loads of pandas are there. I could see only one.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Zoological park at Darjeeling is a well maintained park with all animals in the natural habitat. The Red pandas (cute and active) and the Bengal Tiger are the main attractions followed by the snow leopard, the Himalayan wolf and the rage of deers and birds. Must visit when in Darjeeling. Go early to avoid the crowds

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Superb compound displaying rare and endangered animals which are now protected and cared for at this place. There are red pandas, clouded and snow leopards and these animals are the main attraction

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Vry well maintained n gd zoo.All animals wr vry active n thr ws proper sign board fr evry way.Food inside z nt so gud.jst ok type.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Met some of the exotic Himalayan animals in the zoo. The black bear robbed my heart..have been to Darjeeling many times, but never had a chance to visit the zoo. If you love animals, or have kids with you...do make a trip to the zoo.😊

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The entry fee was 40 INR + 10 INR (for camera). This zoo is good maintained and well stocked with animals like Leopard, snow leopard, black panther, Himalayan wolf, Bengal tiger and many more. The environment is so peaceful, a must visit place at Darjeeling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Best zoo I have visited till date. Though a small one its very well maintained. The tiger, bear, puma, panda, wolves, leopard steal the show. The mountaineering institute also is a very good add on. Deserves the travelers choice award. Very close to the Darjeeling ropeway. Must visit in Darjeeling.

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