The National Zoological Park (or Chidiya Ghar) was established in 1959 and spreads across 176 acres of land housing hundreds of different species of birds, animals, mammals and reptiles. It remains open between 9 am and 4 pm everyday. Entry fee for Indian national adults is Rs 40 and for children is Rs 20. For foreigners it is Rs. 200 for adults and Rs. 100 for children.
It is located on the Mathura Road, near the Old Fort of Delhi.
Delhi Metro Station near Chidiya Ghar
The nearest metro station to Delhi Zoo (Chidiya Ghar) is the Pragati Maidan Metro Station. It is located at a distance of 2 KM from the Zoo and can be reached via Auto, or a Bus.