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National Zoo

National Zoo: This is the most famous entertainment place of Dhaka city with area of 230 acres. The Zoo contains many native and non-native animals, It has more than 1,500 birds from 90 species, and visitors can expect to see peacocks, rhea, African grey parrots, cassowary, owls, ostrich, emus, teals, finches, babblers, owls, vultures, eagles and too many others to mention. Visitors are always fascinated by the crocodiles and snakes at Dhaka Zoo. A very rich museum is located here which provides many informative displays relating to the animals as well as the history of the zoo.

Botanical Garden: This is located alongside of Mirpur National Zoo.It was built in 1961 with area of more than 100 acres. This garden collects and documents plant specimens from all over the country, as well as from far-off locations. The garden is categorized into fifty-seven sections and includes a cactus house, lily ponds, a lotus pond, six lakes, two nurseries, an orchid house, a tissue culture research center and comprehensive visitor facilities.

    • Location Mirpur-1, Dhaka
    • How to get there

      Frequent bus services available from  any location Dhaka to  Mirpur -1(Zoo & Garden).

    • Entry Permits/Fees

      National Zoo: BDT 10

      Animal Museum: BDT 2

      Elephant ride: BDT 5

      Horse ride: BDT 3

      Botanical Garden:

      BDT 5 (Adult)

      BDT 2 (Child)

      BDT 3 (Study tour)

    • Opening time

      National Zoo:

      9:00 AM in Summer season ( 1st April to 30th September )

      8:00 AM in Winter season ( 1st October to 31th March )

      Botanical Garden: 9:00 AM

    • Closing time

      National Zoo:

      6.00 PM in Summer season ( 1st April to 30th September )

      5:00 PM in Winter season ( 1st October to 31th March )

      Botanical Garden:

      5.00 PM During March to November

      4:00 PM During December to February

    • Holiday Sunday

Condition apply *


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