Gwalior Zoo is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Gwalior. It is also known as Gandhi Prani Udhyan or Gandhi Zoo. It is one of the most green and well maintained zoological park in Madhya Pradesh. It was built by Madhao Rao Scindia in 1922 and it was inaugurated by Wales Prince in the same year. The zoo is located inside the huge garden (Phool Bagh). Phool Bagh campus also has a Gurudwara and a mosque.
Gwalior Zoo Animals
Gwalior zoo has some of the rare animals like white tiger, bison, golden pheasants, etc. Main animals which are present in Gandhi zoo are deer, monkeys, Royal Bengal Tiger, serpents, crocodile, spotted deer, sambhar, hyena, lion, rabbits, panther, bear, Hippopotamus, etc. Prani udyan also has some rare and colorful birds, snakes, lizards, etc.
Gwalior Zoo Timing, Entry Fee
The Zoo opening time is 8 AM and it closes at 6 PM and it remains closed on every Friday. The entry ticket of Gwalior zoo is 20 Rs for adult and 5 Rs for children. A trip of two hours is sufficient to cover the Zoo.
Gwalior Zoo Information
The Zoo is located near mayor office in Fool Bagh. It can be reached from all parts of Gwalior easily. It is located in the center of the city in Phool Bagh and you will easily get plenty of options to reach there. The visitor can use public transport or hire a cab to reach the zoo. It is less than 2 KM away from Gwalior Railway Station.
Gandhi Prani Udhyan (Zoo) is located just opposite to the only shopping mall of Gwalior (Dindayal Mall). In Dindayal Mall tourist can enjoy the meal in McDonald’s, Dominos or can try local food of Gwalior. Gwalior fort can also be seen from the zoo and it 3 KM away. The Gwalior Zoo phone number is 0751-2438344.
Gwalior Zoo Map
|Address||Near Mayor Office, Fool Bagh, Gwalior|
|Entry Tickets||20 Rs for Adults|
|5 Rs for Children|
|Time required to visit||Around 2 Hours|
Also know about Indore Zoo of Madhya Pradesh.