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Mumbai Zoo (Veermata Jijabai Udyan)

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Central Mumbai | Near Byculla, Mumbai, India
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Good face lift

I've been to this zoo in the past, few years back & it was in an ugly shape. Now since the ticket... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
Mumbai, India
via mobile
One time visit..

A nice place to visit.. feels like you are far away from the crowds of Mumbai.. a very calm and... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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Central Mumbai | Near Byculla, Mumbai, India
Byculla/Dhobi Ghat
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

I've been to this zoo in the past, few years back & it was in an ugly shape. Now since the ticket rates have increased you find quality crowd inside, Good provision of drinking water, clean toilets & clear green zoo. Very few carnivorous animals...More

Thank Harshal1179
Reviewed August 30, 2017

A nice place to visit.. feels like you are far away from the crowds of Mumbai.. a very calm and silent place.. Though the place unlike other zoo's doesn't have a wide variety of animals, this surely will be a wonder place for kids as...More

Thank Dineshu86
Reviewed August 13, 2017

This place should be renamed as a Park with few animals sprinkled to give it a name - "Zoo" There are hardly few animals and if you have been to Hyderabad or Mysore Zoo ...this place will disappoint you. The penguins are the new attraction...More

Thank ShrenikAjmera
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Victoria Gardens & Zoo renamed as the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan & Zoo is a awesome quiet place for families to learn about aquatic birds and some unique flora... At the entrance, one will not miss the massive Baobab tree which is endemic to the...More

Thank JamesnLizby
Reviewed July 31, 2017

It was a trip for my kid. Entry ticket was cheap. Got to see penguins, deer was very interesting , lazy python who was sleeping, hippos was entire day sleeping. Loved the bird collections, it was awesome. Crocodiles were there. There were 2 elephants which...More

Thank claritalewis
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Would I take an outsider here... no!! Is it a highlight of mumbai... no!! But for mumbaikers it's a decent outing. How many places are there to have a nice stroll with kids?? It's not super huge and manageable on foot. We went in monsoons...More

Thank Runawayblues
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Well we all have a little kid inside us just yearning to see Penguins! we all can't go down under to Australia or Nz or even to Seoul... let alone the Antarctica ...! Now you can see Penguins right in Amchi Mumbai! Proudly housing the...More

Thank samitaaiyer
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Entry ticket to the zoo is Rs. 5, unbelievable! We first visited the 7 penguins who are living in pretty good condition, new equipment's are imported by authorities but not yet put to use..... No lions, tigers, bears and many other animals which you would...More

Thank Doilyn M
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Nice place . U can visit here just for relief. Have limited animals. Not have too much variety but can visit as a park.

Thank Be S
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent place for all who are nature and animal lover. Good attraction of different species of animal. They dont allow food and water please be prepared, though they have shop inside who serve ice creams and water.. i love it .. family...More

Thank Gajenda1
Byculla/Dhobi Ghat
One of the seven islands of the original Bombay,
Byculla is one of the most evolved
neighbourhoods in
Mumbai that has consistently rebuilt itself for the
modern-day locals while keeping its confluence of
heritage and history intact. Once a home to only the
wealthy, Byculla is today a home to the most diverse
communities like Parsis, Iranians, Christians, Jews,
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October 31, 2017|
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Response from Mitchelle T |
Waste of time. I went there last week with my kids. We saw two elephants, one hippo, one python, few monkeys, many deers and birds. All were miles away from viewing area or in their rest area. Penguins are a saving grace... More
October 31, 2017|
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Response from Harshal1179 | Reviewed this property |
inside the zoo there is a ice-cream shop which serves duplicate ice-cream and some cold drinks. there is a plan to open a restaurant but not sure when that will happen. if u lucky u can take ur food stuff inside too.. just... More