Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, Lucknow

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Located in the heart of the Uttar Pradesh capital, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden has offered families the chance to admire rare and exotic animals for decades. Opened in 1921 to honor the visit of the Prince of Wales, the zoo has been a favorite among locals and tourists ever since. Board the kids’ train or take a walk on over 29 ha (70 ac) to see over 1,000 species of animals, some of them endangered, such as the white or Bengal tiger. Visit the zoo's museum to learn about the mythology, history, and art of Avadh. Make Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden part of your personalized Lucknow itinerary using our Lucknow online trip itinerary planner .
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  • Nawab Wazid Ali Sah Purani Udyan earlier known as the prince of wales zoological gardens, now known as Lucknow Zoological Garden. it was established in the year 1921 in the heart of capital city Uttar...  more »
  • A nice place to spend time with your friends or family. This place beautifies the city, Lucknow. The pride of Lucknow.  more »
  • This zoological garden has a historical background. It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in lucknow. A variety of mammals , birds and reptiles are there at the garden. Toy train is availabl...  more »

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