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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
Phone Number: 0354-54250,53709
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A well Maintained Zoo

It is a must visit venue of Darjeeling. The Zoo contains some interesting inmates such as the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Yak and many other exclusive animals found exclusively in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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New Delhi, India
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

you get views in very close proximity..i.e it was some different.. beatiful himalayan animals here.. must have.

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Thank 282priya
Gurgaon, India
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its a good place to visit. Huge variety of animals. The leopards are specially the beauty of the place. Must visit place I would say

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Thank dheerajkaushik
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very silent, first time I saw a panda and many types of birds. overall nice place, if I will get a chance i will visit again

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Thank Himanshu S
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderfully maintained zoo. Though small, it is very well structured, with most enclosures offering a good view of the animals. The Red Panda is one of the major attractions, though, personally I had the best view of the tigers and leopards.

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Thank ash0knr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a must visit venue of Darjeeling. The Zoo contains some interesting inmates such as the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Yak and many other exclusive animals found exclusively in the Himalayas region. The landscaping of the Zoo had been done very beautifully which adds to its charm and ambiance. It is very well-maintained and Guides are also available at... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very well maintained zoo, can locate different types of animals and birds. The zoo also has the himalayan mountaineering institute within its premises.

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Thank arjunvj
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A small zoo. A visit will take about 30 minutes of your time and costs about 100 Rps per person. You will see the red panda and snow leopard (the main attractions), the famous Indian/Bengal tiger and other animals. Not a must see but in case you have some time left to spent, the zoo is worth a visit.

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Thank Anouk K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I enjoyed learning about the animals from this area, we also really enjoyed the mountaineering museum. Only down side were the loud obnoxious crowds who would rather scare the animals and get a reaction than pleasantly watch them from a distance. If you zone out and forget those people are there it's a lovely visit.

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Thank Calebwestwood
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is very small but well maintained and the animals there are very rare. It is a very well maintained zoo.

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Thank Ramakrishnan_2804
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

India has some stunning wildlife but it is very hard to see in the wild. This Zoo is a stunning collection of beautifully cared for rare creatures and runs an endangered species breeding program. It is a class act and deserves all the support it gets. If you like this sot of thing, it is a must see.

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