Zoo and aquarium
30 - 45 minutes
Bangalore Aquarium, also known as Government Aquarium one of the attractions of Bangalore is located on Kasturba Road, at the entrance of the wonderful Cubbon Park. It was inaugurated in the year 1983. Bangalore Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in India and it is controlled by the state government of Karnataka, Department of Fisheries. It is housed inside an octagonal-shaped building and boasts of having an exotic variety of aquatic life.
The Bangalore Aquarium consists of three floors. The first floor has 14 tanks and the second floor has two rows of 69 medium and small tanks. The exclusive feature of this Aquarium is that it puts up a similar habitat to which the fish is accustomed. However, the fish housed in the aquarium are only freshwater fish, both native and foreign. The fish seen at the aquarium include angelfish, glowlight tetra, red tail shark, Siamese fighters, Catla, Indian tiger barb, mahseer, freshwater prawns, blue gourami, goldfish, etc.
The Bangalore Aquarium is open to visitors from 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM, All days of the week except Mondays and second Tuesdays of the month.
|January to December|
|Tuesday||10: 00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Wednesday||10: 00 AM - 10: 00 AM|
|Thursday||10: 00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Friday||10: 00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Saturday||10: 00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Sunday||10: 00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Last Admission||05:00 PM|
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