The Cubbon Park Aquarium is a Government Aquarium that houses exotic fishes. A perfect place for a day out with your family and friends. The children will love to explore colorful fishes that are exotic and ornamental.
The Aquarium is located at the entrance of Cubbon Park. You can park your vehicle at Government Museum and take a walk towards Aquarium from inside Cubbon Park.
The Government Aquarium in Bengaluru is the second-largest Aquarium in India. The first is Taraporewala Aquarium in Mumbai. The total area of the Bangalore Aquarium is 2700 sq.m. and the built-up area is 850 sq.m making it the second largest.
Department of Fisheries (Karnataka State Government) operates this Aquarium. Its office is at the ground floor while the Aquariums are on the first and second floor of the building.
The octagonal shape, 3 storied Aquarium building, came into existence in 1972, but it was opened to the public on Aug 27, 1983.
The Cubbon Park Aquarium is the freshwater fish Aquarium. The first floor has 14 big tanks, and the second floor has a smaller tank in two rows.
You can explore the Aquarium all days of the year except on Mondays, second and fourth Tuesdays, and all Government holidays.
However, the Aquarium is open to visitors during Republic Day, Indian Independence Day, and Karnataka Rajyotsava day. (and closed next day)
10.00 am to 5.30 pm
The Cubbon Park Aquarium is located at Kasturba Road, Shanthala Nagar, Bengaluru – 560001
Once you are done exploring the Aquarium, you can take a walk inside Cubbon Park to explore other heritage buildings mentioned below. You can also consider visiting “UB City.” The children’s park at Cubbon park is not yet open.
There is a lot to do in Cubbon Park. Follow this tag for more ideas.
You can buy water, snacks, fruits, and beverages from the makeshift shops located inside Cubbon Park. Below is the list of nearby restaurants.
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