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Address: Guindy Raj Bhawan | 259 Anna Salai, DMS Compound, Teynampet, Chennai (Madras), India
Phone Number: +91-44-24321471
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Here’s a national park right in the heart of the city. The park covers 2.82...

Here’s a national park right in the heart of the city. The park covers 2.82 square kilometers and is home to an impressive number of mammals and insects that are a huge attraction for the children. It’s a pleasant surprise to see this vast array of biodiversity in the heart of the city.

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Place to relax and enjoy

Car park is available. Located at the centre of the city. Tickets are very cheap. Not too big to go around and not too small. We can spend one to two hours easily. Park, some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Car park is available. Located at the centre of the city. Tickets are very cheap. Not too big to go around and not too small. We can spend one to two hours easily. Park, some animals etc are there. Kids , couples and all age people will like it.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Good Park in the middle of the city, with lot of busses connecting or even more car parking space. Children will enjoy the place as good garden, some animals are there.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Not a big park and not even many attractions in it compared the others. Only thing is to happy transportation is good from any area.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

In Chennai we can spend time with guindy park, in this we can see snake park also, we can see different kind of snakes, but snake park is not a big park

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Guindy National Park is best to see the rare bird. , Bird of many species also species from the all wold. also cute animals can be seen here . vising will special occasion for kids.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I understand having a national park in the center of a sprawling metropolis is difficult, but calling GNP a national park is gross stretch of imagination. It's designed and looks like a zoo. The kids seems to have fun, but, I was pretty disappointed with the dry land (maybe due to my expectation that it would be more like a... More 

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Holland
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126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I wanted to visit the Guindy National Park, but you are only able to visit the snake park and the children's zoo. No possibility to enter the real park, where I wanted to spend some time to see some nice birds and mammals. What a pitty......

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Kids would love this park very quite park for children in the heart of the city a park would make people happy but it comes with rs 20 ticket

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Its probably considered good because its within city limits.Parking on holidays is a problem, not so well organised.Good green place within the city

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Kozhikode, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

The Guindy National Park, is the smallest National Park with an area of 2.76 km² It hosts a variety of endangered deer, foxes, monkeys and snakes. It is good place to see animal within the city .

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