Time Required : 3-4 Hrs
Timings : February to April - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
May to July - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
August to October - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
November to January - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed Every Monday
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Located in the River Bank Colony, the Lucknow Zoo is a famous attraction in the city. Also known as the Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Prani Udyan, it was originally known as The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens. The Lucknow Zoo is home to numerous mammals, birds and reptiles, the most famous ones being the royal Bengal tiger, white Bengal tiger, Himalayan black bear and Asiatic lion.
Established in 1921 by Nawab Nasiruddin Haider, this 71.6-acre zoo was established to celebrate the visit of the Prince of Wales to Lucknow. Housing over a thousand animals of hundred different species, the Lucknow Zoo also has a couple of activities such as a toy train ride through the zoo. The State Museum also displays Awadh artefacts at the Lucknow Zoo. Besides, several events such as Wildlife Week and Children's Day are celebrated here as well.