#7 of 33 Places to Visit in Trivandrum
Distance (From Trivandrum Central Railway Station): 4 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of about 4 kms from Trivandrum Central Railway Station, The Zoological Gardens houses one of the oldest and best Zoos in the country. Established in 1859 by Maharaja of Travancore, the Zoo contains many exotic trees and an excellent lake.
Spread over in 55 acres of land, the Zoo has 75 different species of animals not only from India but from abroad as well. It offers a rare opportunity for the visitors to experience and enjoy unparalleled picturesque and panoramic sylvan surroundings besides vivid animal collections. It contains a large collection of animals from India and abroad. Set amidst shady trees and a forest-like landscape, the animals are provided with a natural habitat. An aviary and reptile house is the added attractions here.
Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM. Closed on Mondays.