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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
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If u visit Darjeeling u must visit zoo. It has many animals and don't forget to visit the museum inside. Zoo is located near mall Road.

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Bruce, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had heard this was one of India's best zoos. While it was interesting to see animals like red pandas, tiger, leopard, we found the state of the enclosures to be too small and lacking stimulation for many animals. All of us felt sorry for the animals pacing around, or birds in aviaries too small for them to fly properly.... More 

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Kolkata, India
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park - one should visit during the stay in Darjeeling. You will get to see number or Red Panda and snow leapers. Not very well maintained though but one who love nature and animals will enjoy the visit especially if with family and kids.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If u visit Darjeeling u must visit zoo. It has many animals and don't forget to visit the museum inside. Zoo is located near mall Road.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A pleasant little zoo with a wide variety of animals and birds, the hilight being several easy to spot Red Pandas

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Sharjah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very well organized and well kept zoo with a dedicated museum as well. The selection of animals on display is small but they are quite interesting if you like wild cats, reptiles and Deers. Entry was very cheap but stays open only till 5:30PM so you need to consider that. You can cover the whole zoo in 2 -... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The animals are in good shape, they really take care of them. Remember you need to walk up the steep climbs. Children will really enjoy a lot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Variety of high altitude animals can be seen like clouded leopard, snow leopard, red panda etc. The ambience is good though one has to walk on steep roads. Overall good experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This zoo is insinde the HMI premises. See the panda for the first time was an unforgetable experience. Many animals were also kept. Some Himalayan animals were here was very to see them.

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Bhiwadi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Zoological park and Himalyan institute are in same premises, animals are provided enough open space for there movement. Tiger, Panda and lots of birds and other animals are there...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to the Zoo and although we don't much like Zoos we found the variety of Himalayan animals was interesting and they have a breeding programs for the Red Panda which is very successful and the Snow leopard which they are still hoping will result in them being released into the wilds The Yaks were something we had never... More 

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