Lucknow Zoo, Lucknow
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Lucknow Zoo

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About Lucknow Zoo

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM , Saturday: 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM , Sunday: 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM , Public Holidays: 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM

The Lucknow Zoo has been categorised by the Central Zoo Authority, Government of India, as a large zoo. Within its area of 71.6 acres, the zoo houses 447 mammals, 348 birds, 57 reptiles and a total of 97 different species of wild animals. Royal Bengal tigers, white tigers, lions, wolves, Hoolock gibbons, Himalayan black bears and Indian rhinoceros can also be seen.

The zoo also houses black bucks, swamp deer, barking deer, Asiatic elephants, giraffes, common otters, hill mynahs, giant squirrels and others. Fauna inhabiting the zoo also include great pied hornbills, golden pheasants and silver pheasant. In the zoo, swamp deer, black bucks, hog deer and barking deer, white tigers, Indian wolves and several pheasants breed successfully.

The Nature Interpretation Centre in the zoo organises the 'Touch Table Programmes’ on Friday. In this program, information about the skins of various animals, eggs of birds and pheasants, tusk of elephants, plaster cast of tiger pug marks and others is provided.

A press gallery giving information about the present and past status of the zoo is also present in this centre. Different animals and birds, which are extinct or are on the verge of extinction, are displayed in the form of models outside the Nature Interpretation Centre.

Since 1969, the zoo also contains a Toy Train that provides additional entertainment. A gift of the Railway Board, the train consists of an engine and two coaches. Inaugurated on Children's Day, the train covers a track length of 1.5 km.

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What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Excellent 3
  • Very Good 4
  • Good 3
  • Average 2
  • Below Average 0
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

12 traveller reviews for Lucknow Zoo

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Shankha Babu
  • Shankha Babu
  • Lives in Varanasi
  • 8 Reviews

"No good maintenance" new review

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
The zoo was looking good from outside, but I was very disappointed. I was expecting much from zoo staff, but they are very dull. The zoo was in a bad condition I was wanting to be taken care at, but nobody is listening. Feel pity on the conditions of animals.
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Upendra singh Tomar
  • Upendra singh Tomar
  • 3 Reviews

"Wanna visit again"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Many wildlife at one place, sight is filled with too much of fun. You can go with your friends and family. Nice place to visit, love to be there. Will visit again if got chance, environment is too good, we can feel the nature over there.
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Ziyauddin Khan
  • Ziyauddin Khan
  • Lives in Bahraich
  • 1 Review

"Everyone must visit"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Very attract full and very beautiful animal bird there I want to visit again. My favourite animal is Hukkus, monkey, Deer etc. Very large space in zoo of lucknow. I gone to every sunday with the friends. According to me zoo of lucknow should be visited by everyone.
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Mah Talat
  • Mah Talat
  • Lives in Lucknow
  • 2 photos
  • 6 Reviews

"Over priced food, animals are hiding"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Lucknow zoo has a good reputation but when I went I found most of the carnivores hiding. I have heard of an elephant ride being available but I did not inquire. There is a british era train standing there so that's a good thing for children. The food etc available there was over-priced (of course) and not so good. The zoo itself has a train which is a must ride if you have kids with you. They also provide 6-9 seater open motorized rides if you wish to hire one.

The museum is great and there is an aeroplane which they are opening up again for general public (when I went you could only view it from 20-30 meters far.

The parking was a big issue but now there is a dedicated parking built for the zoo so that should ease things.
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Harsh deep Singh
  • Harsh deep Singh
  • Lives in Lucknow
  • 6 Reviews

"Good for kids"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
The zoo is in good condition, most of the animals of wildlife are there and they are properly fed. The zoo is kid friendly because there are proper barricades, snacks are also available.
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Praveen Sahu
  • Praveen Sahu
  • Lives in Allahabad
  • 3 Reviews

"Very Best Zoo"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
I 1st time visiting zoo in Lucknow and this very happiness. Seeing Lions, Monkey of Kuhu-Kuhu, Big Snake and many types, Fishes, playing with Boat, and much More.
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Vikas Chaurasia
  • Vikas Chaurasia
  • Lives in Lucknow
  • 1 Review

"Exciting place, different animals"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Oct 11, 2014
Very nice clean and beautiful zoo with great ride of toy train and excellent museum and also rajhans a aeroplane of Nehru. Almost as all the animals like Elephant, Black Panther, Leopard, Tiger, Snakes and most exciting Monkey and very beautiful historic baradari of nawabs.
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Shubhankar Jain
  • Shubhankar Jain
  • Lives in Lucknow
  • 26 Reviews

"A good place with friends and family"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted Sep 30, 2014
Lucknow Zoo, which is situated near the civil hospital, lucknow, is a good place to hang out with your friends, family. Yes, you will be charged to enter, as in for the visit, but you will obviously enjoyable.
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Rishi Rajput
  • Rishi Rajput
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 9 photos
  • 13 Reviews

"Good for kids"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Sep 2, 2014
Lucknow zoo is a place worth to watch whenever you visit Lucknow. There is a train inside to see complete zoo and this is for kids. You can find so many rare species there. You can get some snacks inside and outside the zoo.
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Nishi Singh
  • Nishi Singh
  • Lives in Lucknow
  • 183 photos
  • 33 Reviews

"A nice zoo for children"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Aug 19, 2014
Lucknow zoo is situated in the centre of Lucknow, nearby Hazrat Gunj, which is also the main market of Lucknow. Zoo is very clean and contains lots of animals. Enjoyed family visit to Lucknow zoo with lots of animals. Kids were happy after seeing tiger and lion. The Lucknow zoo is the very good place in the whole U.P.
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