Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5

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During my 4 years long stay in Rajkot, I had visited many beautiful places and got a great chance to explore aout the culture and people of Saurashtra region of Gujarat.

Pradhyuman Park and zoo is my one of the favorite places in Rajkot.

Pradhyuman Park and zoo is a popular picnic spot in Rajkot.

It is famous for many rare animals and birds.

Photo of Pradhyuman Park, Rajkot, Gujarat, India by Umang Dave

The park is located outside the Rajkot city area and is surrounded by the beautiful Randarda Lake and Lalpari Lake.

Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave

The zoo has many species of birds and wild animals. The zoo is maintained and monitored by Rajkot municipal corporation.

The zoo is spread across a large area of 137 acres and has beautiful surrounding environment which is a perfect place for animals to live in.

Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave
Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave
Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave
Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave

There is a small eatery and sheds are made at several points for tourists.

The zoo authority provides battery operated small vehicles for a ride in the zoo. One can also hire bicycle and can explore the large area of the zoo.

One can hire a cycle to roam around the park.

Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave

The zoo has beautiful flower plants all around.

Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave

There are many beautiful spots where one can sit and relax while having beautiful views of Randarda lake.

Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave
Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave

Sheds are made for visitors.

Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave

View of Randarda Lake from inside the park.

Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave
Photo of Best Hangout Places in Rajkot : Part - 5 by Umang Dave

How to reach: From rajkot drive towards Greenland chowk and then towards the NH 8 B. From there it is 1 km.

Entry fees: 20 - 30 rs. Separate camera charges

Timing: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

One can also visit the Randarda lake and lalpari which is near to the zoo.

It was my regular hangout place. I used to go to this park for birding and cycling in winters.

The place is attracting more tourists each year and also doing a great work of conservation of wildlife.

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