Mysore Zoo, Karnataka

Mysore Zoo was established in the year of 1892 by Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar. He is considered to be one of the architects of the modern Mysore city as well. To honor the famed founder the zoo was named after him as 'Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens'.

The various animals that are exhibited in the zoological gardens of Mysore are provided with large, spacious and open enclosures. This enables them to have the feeling of remaining close to nature. Many mammals, reptiles and birds are exhibited at this zoo.

Various exhibitions are organized by this zoo of Mysore. Insect exhibitions are regularly held here. World Environment Day is celebrated in the zoo. Different programs are organized on this occasion. There are also many training sessions arranged by the zoo committee. Summer camps for school goers are also organized here.

The Karanji Lake was taken over by the Zoo in Mysore in the year of 1976. There are facilities for boating in this lake. This lake amidst the vast greenery of the zoological garden creates a very serene and calm atmosphere.

The best time to visit the zoo is during the early hours of the morning when the surrounding is calm and fresh. All the animals can also be seen during that time. This is thus the best time to take your kids out for an educational trip.

The Mysore Zoo remains open for visitors from 8:00 am in the morning to 5:30 pm in the evening, except Tuesdays. The entry fee for adults is Rs 50.00 and for children and senior citizens it is Rs 25.00.

Location of Mysore Zoo, Karnataka

Mysore Zoo - Entry Fee, Timing, Address, Official Website

AddressSri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Indiranagar, Mysore, Karnataka - 570010
Entry fee:Entry fee for Adults : 50 Rs.
Entry fee for Children above 4 years : 20 Rs.
Timings :Visiting Hours - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Days When ClosedTuesday
Phone No (Official) +91-821-2520302
Photography allowed or notAllowed
Camera Fee :150 Rs.
Battery Vehicle Fee :150 Rs.
Nearest railway stationMysore Jn Train Station

Last Updated on : May 7, 2015