The Bangalore Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in india which is located at on the Kasturba Road at Bangalore city. The Aquarium is under the control of the State Government’s Department of Fisheries. Bangalore Aquarium, also known as Government Aquarium is the famous tourist attraction of Bangalore.
Fact About Bangalore Aquarium
Address: Cubbon Park, Kasturba Road, Near Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Location: Kasturba Road
Phone Number: +91-80-22867440
Also known as: Government Aquarium
Main Attraction: Exotic varieties of fish
Significant: Second Largest Aquarium in India
Managed By: Government
Open In: 1983
Nearest Airport: Bangalore International Airport which is 32 km away from Bangalore Aquarium.
Nearest Railway: Yesvantpur Railway Station which is 6 km away from Bangalore Aquarium.
Nearest Bus Stop: Easy accessible from Gandhinagar, Hudson Circle, MG Road, and Ambedhkar Veedhi by BMTC bus and other vehicles.
The Aquarium is situated right next to Cubbon Park. If you are visiting Cubbon Park you can visit aquarium too. established in 1983 the Bangalore aquarium is build with three floors. There are mostly famous fishes found at the aquarium like angel fish, Siamese fighters, gold-fish, blue gouramis, Indian tiger barb, freshwater prawns, glow light tetra, red tail shark, calla and mahseer.
Entry fee and Timing for Bangalore Aquarium
Open Days: Closed on every Monday & 2nd Tuesday of every Month.
Visit Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Timing: 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Entry Fee for Adults: Rs. 5/-
Entry Fee for Children below 12 years of age: Free
The diamond-shaped building bangalore aquarium has 2 floors and has around 80 tanks for fish display spread in the first and second floor. The different varieties of fish include the rare species is bring from Thailand, Japan and other country. You can see very large number is different kinds of fishes, sharks and other aquatic species, kids will definitely love this place for sure.