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Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

Thiruvananthapuram zoo is quite famous in Kerala, in Thiruvananthapuram the zoo is situated and another name of it is Trivandrum zoo.

The zoo was set up in 1857 by Trevencore Maharaja and originally the aim was to recreate the zoo but that couldn’t happen as all the places began to occupy by human beings which didn’t support the purpose.

In 1995, Kerala Government started to renovate the zoo and took the help of Central Zoo Authority.


In the city this zoo can be found easily and it is also said that the design of the zoo is quite impressive which makes it very attractive among other well-known zoos in Asia. Beautiful lakes and lawns can be found here. Now with the help of Central Zoo Authority this beautiful zoo has managed to maintain its importance.


People can get familiar with 82 different kinds of animals in the same zoo. African animals are quite popular in there and also famous Asian elephants are mentionable. Asian Lions and Royal Bengal tiger are good crowd puller. There is also a separate room for different types of snakes.


Address: Trivandrum Zoo, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Location- in the Museum Complex the zoo is set up where both museum and zoo can be found.

One can get to the Thampanoor Bus Station or Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station orThiruvananthapuram Air Port to reach the famous zoo.

Visit timing

Opening Time the time is 10 am to 5 pm and Monday is close.

                                             Ticket Rate and Timing





Person above 12 years

Rs 10.00

Person below 12 years and above five years

Rs  5.00


Family tickets(Father,mother and two children)

Rs 25.00


Group(35 or less number of students and two teachers)

Rs 130.00


Car parking

Rs 100.00



Rs 25.00 


Video hand held Non professional

Rs 75.00