Thisur Zoo, Kerala

Thrissur Zoo is undoubtedly one of the major travel attractions in Thrissur. Spread over an extensive spread of 13.5 acres of land area, the zoological garden in Thrissur is home to a wide variety of animals, reptiles and birds. The species also include some of the rare and endangered varieties.

The variety of wildlife in the Thrissur zoo includes tiger, lion, deer, sloth bears, monkeys, hippopotamus, camel and other diverse varieties. The avi-faunal varieties range from pink flamingos, mithun of the north-eastern hills, lion-tailed macaque and an assortment of many other species in myriad hues.

Along with entertainment, conservation of endangered species is a primary reason for the upcoming of the zoo in Thrissur and with this in mind the zoo also undertakes research and breeding of animals. The miscellaneous reptiles of this wonderful zoo are worth mentioning. Cobras, kraits, viper, rat snakes and such other varieties inspire awe, especially among the children.

The public zoo of Thrissur is all through adorned by landscaped gardens. A natural history museum and an art museum are also enclosed within the same premises showcasing the socio-cultural heritage of thee region. Excavations from Wayanad and Thrissur are valuable displays of the museums.

The Thrissur Zoo is just 2 km from the city center and is open for public viewing from 10 am till 6:30 pm, on all days except Mondays. The zoo authority charges a nominal fee of Rs. 5 for the adults and Rs. 3 for children up to the age of 14 years. Still cameras, including digital cameras are charged at Rs. 5 and entrance with video cameras attract an entry cost of Rs. 500.

Location of Thisur Zoo, Kerala

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

AddressChembukavu, Thrissur, Kerala - 680005
Entry Fee :Entry Fee for Adults : 5 Rs.
Entry Fee for Children : 3 Rs.
Timings :Visiting Hours - 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Days When ClosedMonday
Phone No (Official) +91-79-26449965 / +91-9574007707 / +91-9824304705
Photography allowed or notAllowed
Still Camera Fee :5 Rs.
Video Camera Fee :500 Rs.
Nearest railway stationThrissur Railway Station

Last Updated on : May 26, 2015