• Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Zoological Garden

Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Zoological Garden


A toy train for children is a major attraction within the zoo. The State Museum and Folk Arts Museum are also in the zoo campus.

The Lucknow Zoo also known as Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Prani Udyan was established in 1921 to mark the visit of the then Prince of Wales to Lucknow. It was earlier known as Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens and is the oldest zoo in Northern India. It is located in the heart of the city and is spread over 70 acre area. Among its attractions are hundreds of animals, reptiles and birds including wild animals.