Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar

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Attracting over 2 million annual visitors, Nandankanan Zoological Park shelters over 160 species of animals, many of which are in large, open-moat enclosures. If you're an animal lover, don't miss an opportunity to see orangutans, white tigers, Burmese pythons, and numerous other rare and endangered creatures. Using our world travel planner, Bhubaneswar attractions like Nandankanan Zoological Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Good for young children. But overcrowded. Lots of animals are there. They have only 3 to 4 battery cars so you have to wait more than 2 hours to get one.  more »
  • This is a must visit Zoo when one comes to Bhubaneshwar . There are several tigers , elephants , deer species and many more .  more »
  • Attractions Black tiger King cobra Electric eel South African ostrich And there are Lots of wild animals You will enjoy every second There are three safaris Lion and White Tiger Bear Safari Herbivore ...  more »
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  • It's an excellent choice for hangout with family on weekends. It is a vast area with animals protected in cages. A large variety of fauna is found here. Animals and birds from different countries can be seen here.There are many endangered species found here. It is a polythene free zone and you are not allowed to carry polythene bags or any eatable except dry food. Facility of drinking water and toilets are provided inside the park. When you walk along the roads, it seems like you're walking through a forest.
  • A lot of animals are there in cages. 🐦 aviary is the most exciting for me among all. A lot of tigers, lions and white tigers. Bun for me the only disappointment was safari cause very few animals are out there. I don't suggest safari. But rest of the zoo is a must and most worth a watch. Kids will definitely gonna enjoy. Buggy is available for elder people and they should avoid safari cause they need to stand on queue in the sun.
  • Very unique place to be with anybody you want to be with. Good thing is that they have gone for a plastic free environment. You can see a large variety of animals and birds. Best time to visit is from Autumn to spring. You can avail the battery operated cart for your tour also if you are not able to walk the whole park. A bigger and better food court is needed. Improvements can be done for the pedestrian to escape from the heat. Although it's not good to keep the animals in captivity, but still a good place to be to see the animals with your own eyes
  • Nandankanan Zoological Park is a 400-hectare (990-acre) zoo and botanical garden in Bhubaneswar. Huge area with full of tigers mostly.It is a very good place for family tour. This is almost fully occupied during the winter season (December - February). There are many species of animals present here including Tigers, Lions, Giraffes, Zebra, elephants, crocodiles, rhinoceros and many other animals and including birds, snakes etc. There is also a Children park. Nandankanan is the first zoo in India with a white tiger safari. It provides unique situation where the visitors are confined in a vehicle and the animals roam in the open jungle. A twenty-minute drive through the meandering roads crisscrossing the natural forest in a special protected vehicle takes the visitors straight into the pride of lion in the lion safari. Also visitors can avail opportunity to slight sloth bears in their natural habitat through safari bus service.Good stalks are present here as well. Overall a nice place to spend Time with family and also have some adventure.
  • No polythene bags allowed. Can take food inside which will be checked and transferred into paper bags. But beware of monkeys. Lots of walking to do. Better take a "buggy"... 1 hour Rs.500. Quickly see everything. Then walk around relaxed where ever you please.
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