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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

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Indiranagar | Near Mysore Palace, Mysuru (Mysore) 570 010, India
+91 821 244 0752
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Very nice place. Must visit if you are travelling with kids. Neatly maintained place and awesome... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chennai, India
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One of the best and well maintained in India.it takes around 4 to 5 hours to see this place on foot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as ‘Mysuru Zoo’, is one of the oldest zoos of the country established in 1892, by His Highness, the erstwhile Ruler of Mysuru Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar Bahadur. Mysuru Zoo holds an important place in Karnataka. In 1909 the Palace Zoo was named as Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens to commemorate the illustrious founder and since then it bears the nomenclature. Mysuru Zoo has gradually grown into tourist centre, imparting wildlife values. It has got 123 years of history exhibiting wild animals in the near natural enclosures. Despite majority of the zoos have been shifted from the original place to the new places, Mysuru Zoo could modernize the zoo, without shifting the zoo. The zoo is well compacted unit, with modern animal enclosures including heritage buildings attracting tourists all over the world.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Indiranagar | Near Mysore Palace, Mysuru (Mysore) 570 010, India
+91 821 244 0752

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice place. Must visit if you are travelling with kids. Neatly maintained place and awesome climate

Thank C2sai
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best and well maintained in India.it takes around 4 to 5 hours to see this place on foot but worth.all facilities are there from water to restrooms to eatry .Great collections of animals and birds

Thank Kjatin
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a super big zoo and requires a lot of walking...there are peacocks, giraffes, elephants, parrots, snakes, lions, tigers, panthers, apes, monkeys, chimps, etc, etc....very few good places inside to eat...they do not allow other food inside so be careful...

1  Thank KishenHarendra
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very well organised. All sorts of animals are there. Minimum Travel time 2-3 Hrs. Battery Operated Car Facilities are also there. Entry Fee for Adults Rs 60/Hd.

Thank Suspanda G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Almost a stretch about 5 to 8kms if I’m not wrong and very cleanly maintained path to walk. I’ve been to Bhannerghatta national sanctuary but this one stands out with very wide variety of animals, birds, flowers, cleanliness, many toilet and water booths. Really loved...More

Thank Dinesh S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Come early around 8:00 AM. There is car service inside the zoo. If you have elderly persons in your group, please book a car as early as possible, because there will be huge rush. You will notice the car service ticket counter as you enter...More

Thank Sankar_Banerjee
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time in the zoo, met all types animals birds. I will not recommend to take a mini bus. I saw they are driving little faster and you will not have enough time to take snap on DSLR

Thank rithinkp89
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a very beautiful zoological garden which I have seen, it has variety of wild animals. Enjoyed .

Thank joshisandeep
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This zoo is one of the best in south India. Strongly advice to take tickets for minibus from inside with for travel .. walking around will be truely taxing.

Thank majush p
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is my third visit to the zoo and every time I came here it's been amazing and well maintained ..willl visit again

Thank Mohammad I
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Bhakti S
14 October 2017|
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Response from Nandita N | Reviewed this property |
Best to carry your own stroller.
sushant d
1 October 2017|
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Response from P2k1620 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah as long as you carry umbrellas. There are lots of trees around so youd stay protected from the sun but not the rains. You ll still get to see the animals
Arun S
2 September 2017|
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Response from SCZG | Property representative |
Yes, Child caring rooms are available at 3 different places