Gilatala Public Zoo

Dhaka - Khulna Highway
Khulna - 9205

Type: Zoo
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Gilatala Public Zoo is also known as Bonbilash Zoo. It is situated in only 14 km away from Khulna city next to the Siromony Railway station. Located just beside the Jahanabad Cantonment, all the activities of this Zoo are controlled by Jahanabad Cantonment, Khulna. Therefore many people know it as Jahanabad Cantonment Zoo too.

The zoo is one of the most favorite visiting places in Khulna. Because there are only a few things in Khulna city to visit and the zoo is one of them.

The zoo is located in a quiet place, away from the hustle and bustle of the City. You can go there with your kids to remove their mental agony of living a monotonous life in the city. Though there is a limited collection of animals in the zoo, people of all ages especially children get enjoyment here. There are Peacock, Sambar deer, Mechho tiger, Hanuman, monkey, forest cat, Jaguar, Chitra deer, Royal Bengal Tiger and many other animals. There is a collection of birds like cockatoo and many other known and unknown birds. You will also see crocodiles there.

There is a children's park beside the zoo. This is also an attraction to the people as well as children of Khulna city.

The zoo occupies a large space containing lots of trees in a natural calm and quiet environment. The place is suitable for arranging picnics also. Many groups arrange picnic here every year. And for passing some fun time with friends and family in a tranquil environment, this is one of the best places in Khulna.

This is the only zoo listed in Khulna. There's also sixteen attractions listed in this district in other categories. You will find the exact location of Gilatala Public Zoo on the map above.

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Opening Hours Sunday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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