National Zoological Park or Delhi Zoo in Delhi is located at Purana Qila. It is a perfect destination for family picnics. The zoo is known as “chiriyaghar” among residents of Delhi. Children loves “chidiyaghar” and love to spend time there by watching Chimpanzee, Hippopotamus, Spider Monkey, African wild buffalo, etc. It is the one of the famous and largest zoo in Asia. It was setup in the year 1959 by Major Weinman of Sri Lanka and Carl Hagenbeck of West Germany. It covers an area of around 214 acres. It has wide variety of birds and animals from different countries. Approximately around 2000 species of birds, animals, and reptiles are brought to the park from Africa, Australia, America and Asia. This park has nearly all varieties of deer Leapord cat, Indian Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Black buck, Indian Gazelle, and Lion-tailed macaque, are the most famous animals one should not miss it. White tiger from Rewa, and the leapords are the most entertaining animals. It has amazing feature of flora and fauna. During winters, ducks and other species throng the lake at the entrance of the zoo.

It is opened on all days except Friday. The entry fee is Rs. 5 for Indians and Rs. 10 for foreigners. The nearest metro station to Delhi Zoo (Chidiya Ghar) is Pragati Maidan Metro Station which is located just 2 KM from the Zoo and you can take auto from Pragati maidan station to be reached National Zoological Park or Purana Qila

Metro Route:
1. Step 1 – Pragati Maidan Station is on Blue Line and Huda City Center (Gurgaon) station is on Yellow lines. Board a train from Huda City Center Station going towards Rohini.

2. Step 2 – Get down at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station. Interchange to Blue Line. Board metro train going towards Vaishali or Noida City Center. After two stations, Pragati Maidan Metro station will come.

3. Step 3 – Take Auto from Pragati Maidan Metro Station to National Zoological Park or Purana Quila.

How to reach National Zoological Park or Purana Qila from Gurgaon

# Station Phone
1 Huda City Centre 8800793154
2 IFFCO Chowk 8800793153
3 MG Road 8800793152
4 Sikandarpur 8800793151
5 Guru Dronacharya 8800793150
6 Arjan Garh 8800793149
7 Ghitorni 8800793148
8 Sultanpur 8800793147
9 Chhattarpur 8800793146
10 Qutab Minar 8800793145
11 Saket 8800793144
12 Malviya Nagar 8800793143
13 Hauz Khas 8800793142
14 Green Park 8800793141
15 AIIMS 8800793140
16 INA 8800793139
17 Jorbagh 8800793138
18 Race Course 8800793137
19 Udyog Bhawan 8800793136
20 Central Secretariat 8800793135
Interchange    
21 Central Secretariat 8800793135
22 Janpath  
23 Mandi House 8800793168
24 Mandi House 8800793168
25 Pragati Maidan 8800793167

How to reach National Zoological Park or Purana Qila from Dwarka

# Station Phone
1 Dwarka Mor 8800793188
2 Nawada 8800793187
3 Uttam Nagar West 8800793186
4 Uttam Nagar East 8800793185
5 Janak Puri West 8800793184
6 Janak Puri East 8800793183
7 Tilak Nagar 8800793182
8 Subhash Nagar 8800793181
9 Tagore Garden 8800793180
10 Rajouri Garden 8800793179
11 Ramesh Nagar 8800793178
12 Moti Nagar 8800793177
13 Kirti Nagar 8800793176
14 Shadipur 8800793175
15 Patel Nagar 8800793174
16 Rajendra Place 8800793173
17 Karol Bagh 8800793172
18 Jhandewalan 8800793171
19 R K Ashram Marg 8800793170
20 Rajiv Chowk 8800793133
21 Barakhamba 8800793169
22 Mandi House 8800793168
23 Pragati Maidan 8800793167

 

How to reach National Zoological Park or Purana Qila from Faridabad

# Station Phone
1 Escorts Mujesar  
2 Bata Chowk  
3 Old Faridabad  
4 Badkal Mor  
5 Sector 28 Faridabad  
6 Mewala Maharajpur  
7 N.H.P.C. Chowk  
8 Sarai  
9 Badarpur 8800793232
10 Tughlakabad 8800793231
11 Mohan Estate 8800793230
12 Sarita Vihar 8800793229
13 Jasola 8800793228
14 Okhla 8800793227
15 Govind Puri 8800793226
16 Kalkaji Mandir 8800793225
17 Nehru Place 8800793224
18 Kailash Colony 8800793223
19 Moolchand 8800793222
20 Lajpat Nagar 8800793221
21 Jangpura 8800793220
22 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 8800793219
23 Khan Market 8800793218
24 Central Secretariat 8800793135
25 Janpath  
26 Mandi House 8800793168
27 Mandi House 8800793168
28 Pragati Maidan 8800793167


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