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Address: 2 No. Alipore Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 027, India
Phone Number: +91 33 2479 1150
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The Zoo is probably the oldest in India. Entry is very cheap. But that also make the Zoo very crowded. Can be dirty. Good collection of animals. Should bring food.. the food there... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
DebasishChatterjee
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Zoo is probably the oldest in India. Entry is very cheap. But that also make the Zoo very crowded. Can be dirty. Good collection of animals. Should bring food.. the food there did not generate interest.

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Thank DebasishChatterjee
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Alipore Zoo is near body guard lines... any one specially children will enjoy here by travelling here...Lots of different of kind of wild animals like Royal Bengal Tiger etc...

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Thank Purnendu_mukh
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is situated south kolkata,near alipur,from airport around 30 KM far and howraha station it is 20 km far.lots of animals,child can enjoy lots.ticket per head rd.20,inside .it is established 1876,total area 18.81 ha.total animals 1266. This is one of the wonderful place in kolkata,you can enjoy a family outing

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Thank Abhijit M
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The zoo is a nice place to hangout with friends and families. Although there are many animals and birds, the cages and open enclosures could be better maintained. The zoo premises don't have any eating joints. The parking near the zoo is also congested and crowded.

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Delhi
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alipore Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in India. The zoo whilst having a variety of animals and birds could have done with a lot more towards general maintenance and making the enclosures for animals more interesting in terms of landscaping. Lot many cages and open enclosures were empty. However the kids will definitely enjoy their visit here... More 

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Kharagpur, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo has good variety of animals... The only grievance is that the Zoo is not clean... One cannot expect anything decent to eat other than Ice cream by Mothers Dairy. Time required for visit is one and half hour... Caution... 1. Parking charges outside the zoo is ₹100/-. Hardly 15-20 cars can be parked here. Remaining parking lots are... More 

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Bhopal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to see some rare animals there. children love it. But it not clean at all. Looks like a ordinary play ground where locals can come and picnic.

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Thank indiagm2016
Kurseong, India, Asia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The enclosures are a bit out dated. The migratory birds on the lake are nearly gone. The giraffe breeding programme seems to be doing well. The primate enclosure really needs an upgrade. Avoid this place on public holidays. The aquarium across the road is disappointing. Their collection of birds are great though.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Zoo for a family outing.....The place has a wide variety of birds and animals from all those places which shares more or less the same climatic conditions like Kolkata. Bears, Zebras, The Cat Family, A variety of deer, Giraffe, Elephants etc along with a variety of words are there. Entry to the park is very nominal (Rs... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alipore Zoo is must see in Kolkata, Very rare breed of many birds and animals are preserved here and almost all animals can be seen here which are available in India.

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