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Address: 2 No. Alipore Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 027, India
Phone Number: +91 33 2479 1150, +91 33 2439 9391
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I walked by the zoo one day, not meaning to go there but since I sought a quiet green place in the city at that time and I was disappointed by the national library park and then... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Vienna, Austria
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I walked by the zoo one day, not meaning to go there but since I sought a quiet green place in the city at that time and I was disappointed by the national library park and then saw it was only 20 Rs (!!) I went in to walk and relax. Again, I wasn't there for the animals primarily. Everything... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Nice place to go with family and friends. very good learning for students and kids. good collection of animals.

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Detroit, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I was very impressed with my visit to the zoo. I have to admit I was expecting a run down, depressing place, but they have a very large diversity of animals in mostly nice settings. It was clean and in nice condition. Admission is so inexpensive it's practically free, so definitely worth a visit.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is the place which every children likes. Best to visit in winter. Toilet facilities available. Clean place. Some food are available in and out of this place.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This zoo is one of the best zoo i've ever visited in India. It is huge and lots of varieties of animals to be seen like very rare to be seen such as kangaroo, white tiger so on and so forth.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Alipore Zoological Garden is a must see for any one visiting kolkata. It is one of the biggest and one of its kind wild life enclosure that you can't miss.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I have visited zoo in the month of July. It is located in the mid of city. Easy to reach there. Like all zoo here have also you can see all animals. Special cinpangi and all.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

An awesome place for a day trip including the family members. Children mostly would love to visit this place as there are quite number of animals including white tiger. Also fooding options are also very good

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This zoo is the worst place to visit... specially on holidays. Its not suitable to visit with friends, lovers or even family.. maintenance is nil... no parking for vehicles... no decent canteens inside... please never consider it as an option, its waste of everything !!!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

One of the famous and oldest zoo in india. It is big zoo lot of animal you found here but not well maintance.

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