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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

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Indiranagar | Near Mysore Palace, Mysuru (Mysore) 570 010, India
+91 821 252 0302
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spread across a vast area,almost all species of animals are there in this zoo.clean and well... read more

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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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Indiranagar | Near Mysore Palace, Mysuru (Mysore) 570 010, India
+91 821 252 0302

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Reviewed yesterday

spread across a vast area,almost all species of animals are there in this zoo.clean and well maintained.tiger,lion,ape are the added attraction.keep in mind that you need to spend a minimum of 4 hours in the zoo to have a full circuit.its not fair to skip...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Among the best maintained zoos I've seen. a must see if you've children. Good drinking water n resting facilities.

Thank Vikram A
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very well maintained zoo with a lot of good facilities for the tourists. There are a lot of varieties of birds, reptiles and animals to see. It can get very crowded on holidays with group tourists as well as education school tour groups. Be...More

Thank Kannan666
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful, peaceful, very well maintained , cleanliness & hygiene of animals and visitors take in account, battery operated car available for people who cant walk long distance. Must place to visit if you are in Mysuru.

Thank chandrachoodp
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just come to see Mysore palace and heard about this zoo .. this zoo is well maintained and very clean and do have lots of facilities such as buggy system , washroom, food points, animal adapting system . I have lots of zeraf in...More

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pleasantly surprised to see such well maintained, well laid out and clean zoo in India. With a little bit more effort, this can compete with the best in the world. If only the lady at the ticket counter for battery operated vehicle could have had...More

1  Thank ksvkumarji
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well maintained, Historical, vast area covering many species of Animals.. this is a must visit place if you are in Mysore.

Thank kv_vinay
Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter and I had the expression while watching giraffe and zebra for the first time. It was a great experience and will definitely recommend this.

Thank guptaashu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mysore Zoo is one of the best in India. I have been there 4-5 times now. The whole pathway is about 3 kms to cover all the animals enclosure. They also have a battery operated car that is on shareable basis. The collection of animals...More

Thank globe_trotter3105
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very nice zoo well maintained.I visited with my daughter she enjoyed it. It's interesting they named some animals with their birthdays Giraffes Elephants are special attractions Take jeep ride if you have young children Good for walking also Food is good in Cafetaria

Thank Ramakumar K
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Arun S
2 September 2017|
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Response from SCZG | Property representative |
Yes, Child caring rooms are available at 3 different places
30 August 2017|
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Response from TripperSAM | Reviewed this property |
A car is not allowed inside. You can opt for a battery operated vehicle while purchasing the Ticket. However, the Zoo is very well organized. You do not have to walk very long. You will find a board everywhere about the... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from Parameshwaran G | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, you cannot. There are 3 booking counters so it should not be too long a wait to get inside.