Ram Niwas Bag

Located right before the city entrance through the New Gate or Man Gate, Ram Niwas Bag was constructed by Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur during the year 1868. The garden is spread in a massive area of 76 acres and contains several important locations within its perimeter such as Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur Zoological Park, Jaipur Bird Park and Ravindra Rang Manch etc. The gardens are well maintained and are commonly frequented by both locals and tourists. Of these, the most important buildings are the Albert Hall Museum and the Jaipur Zoo. The Jaipur Zoo was built in the 19th century by the ruler Sawai Pratap Singh and contains several exotic animal and bird species such as lions, crocodiles, tigers, hyenas, jackals and leopards along with while peacock, swans and storks etc. The Jaipur Zoo is also famous in the country for its successful Gharial breeding program established in 1999.

Entry Timings

8:00 am to 11.00 pm

Zoo Entry Timings (Closed on Tuesdays)

Summers – 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Winters – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fee

  • Indian Visitors: INR 10
  • Foreign Visitors: INR 100
  • Free entry for children aged below 5

Photo by Anthropoligist, CC BY-SA 3.0