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Arignar Anna Zoological Park

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Vandalur, Chennai (Madras) 600048, India
+91 44 2275 1089
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 February 2014

This is one of the best zoological parks in India. Before planning a visit, make sure atleast 4-5 hours are kept aside to completely enjoy the full zoo since this is really vast. There is an entrance fee of Rs. 30 per head, Rs. 25...More

28  Thank LijuJames30
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 February 2014

Visited this zoo on 02nd Feb 2014 along with my kids. The whole idea is to engage the kids on a holiday. The purpose is served. But the following aspects that needs improvement. 1) No outside food is allowed in the zoo. You may have...More

10  Thank HariharanB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vandalur zoo, has to offer something, to every age group of people. Its a vast expanse of dry decidous scrub forest.. Covering entire zoo requires walking of around 5-6 km, but thats the real fun of it. Either go by walk, or by bicycle and...More

Thank aarifhasan2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Largely spread zoo with a variety of flora and fauna. A must visit for nature lovers. One can spend a complete day.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a must visit for anyone visiting or living in Chennai and that too with young kids. They have reopened Butterfly Park too, but it’s still a work under construction. Only thing is you get to Giraffe and Elephant from very far distance, otherwise it...More

Thank maruthuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A zoo is certainly a tourist attraction in any place. That too if it is vast and an abode for innumerable species of animals and birds, it will be worth spending time during weekend or holiday. Suffice to say that Arignar Anna Zoological park, Vandalur,...More

1  Thank babuvis51
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Its one of the biggest zoo in south india. Kids come in large numbers here. Interesting place to find captive wild life

Thank PriyaM857
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Nice place to visit with kids. Located within chennai city limits. Not that much crowded during our weekday visit.

Thank nageswararao g
Reviewed 17 September 2018

area of teh zoological park is so long that it is tough to walk and see the entire area. There are vehicles to take you through the zoo.

2  Thank Reshma R
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The place is pretty well maintained. I've been here twice and it is a nice place. Do take food and water along though. It is a bit costly there and not available at frequent distances.

Thank Meander815973
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Apart from the Chimp and Bengal Tiger, it isn't worth. Too much walk for just open barron places. hardly any animals.

Thank Arpu2009
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Large, spacious, green, right locality, are the pros. good for photography in aviary and animal enclosures. bird watching in the open area. there are lot of trees within the campus. even cell phone camera is charged. Nice place for family outing with children.

1  Thank vidyasagar_g
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9 November 2018|
Response from maruthuk | Reviewed this property |
As per my knowledge, it’s available!
1 November 2018|
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Response from babuvis51 | Reviewed this property |
That depends on how much of time one has. You can take the battery operated car and cover the zoo in an hour or if you want to have close look you may need three to four hours.
Bhujith K
5 June 2018|
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Response from SaloniGarg | Reviewed this property |
No you Can't take your Cycle inside the zoo...