The Delhi Zoo, close to Purana Qila, was set up in 1959 and is spread over an area of 214 acres. It is regarded as one of the finest zoos in Asia and efforts have been made to provide an almost natural habitat to the animals and the birds. There are more than 2,000 animals and bird species from Africa , America and Australia and even Asia.There is lots of greenery around it and is a good spot for picnics.
It has an early 17th century Kos Minar which was one of the many put up by Jehangir, son of the emperor, Akbar.
Timings : 9 am to 4.30 pm closed on Friday
Entry Fees: Adult Rs. 10/- Child Rs