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Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary

#6 of 14 things to do in Santiniketan Features Animals
3 Km From Visva Bharathi University, Santiniketan, India
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This is a great place to visit. The wild animals here are very awesome to see. People visit this... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Rakesh s
via mobile
Basically Deer Park

It is a mini Zoo you can spent some time here, basically it's a deer park , one can visit here to... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Santanu M
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  • Average53%
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“watch towers” (3 reviews)
“cool place” (2 reviews)
3 Km From Visva Bharathi University, Santiniketan, India
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. The wild animals here are very awesome to see. People visit this place a lot

Thank Rakesh s
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is a mini Zoo you can spent some time here, basically it's a deer park , one can visit here to have some experience.

Thank Santanu M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If anyone is very keen for wildlife, they will be disappointed. Only few deer are roaming around. No other animal can be seen. It may cost you 20 rs ticket per person to enter the sanctuary. Otherwise lots of green tress and wide area is...More

1  Thank ParosTalk
Reviewed 24 April 2017

In 1997 when we visited first, it was a cleaner place. We saw black bucks. Now there are only a few spotted dears etc. and a marshy land. Please anybody try to improve it.

Thank pratipkm
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Just a small area with lots of trees and few deers. How many of us from city have the the fortune of being in such place everyday? Please do go up to the top of the two watch towers and spend some time.

1  Thank Biswadip M
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This place has promise, but the authorities need to be more concerned for an overall improvement. As of now, it's a breather, very near to the heart of Santiniketan. There are two lakes inside the park, which house many birds. The scenic beauty around the...More

Thank Mainak1
Reviewed 19 March 2017

You need to come early morning by or late afternoon. Sanctuary is open from 9:30 to 5pm. You can see lots of deer and birds. Walking through the sanctuary is a terrific experience.

Thank KaushikNandy
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Must go if you have kids with you. Its a deer park where deers can be seen at close quarters. Its just 3 kms from the main campus and you can stroll in and out of the deer park in 15 minutes so i dont...More

Thank mbachhawat
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I persuade wildlife photography. So I had gone with some expectations but not obviously great. I am quite disappointed. The place is nice but maintenance is very poor. It is popularly now called as Deer Park but it is not visible most of the time....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 January 2017

It is quite surprising to conceive such a Wildlife Sanctuary in the middle of a commercial and education setup. Reminds me of IIT Madras which too has a similar surrounding. Ballavpur WLS has 3 Lakes withing the sanctuary. These Lakes are a birding paradise (considering...More

Thank ad0312
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