Located in the foothills of the popular tourist attraction in Udaipur, Sajjangarh Palace or Monsoon Palace, Sajjangarh Biological Park (also known as Udaipur Biological Park) is basically a zoological garden. The park sprawls in an area of 36 hectares and is home to a rich variety of wildlife. Sajjangarh Biological Park launched India’s First Augmented Reality Application in order to promote wildlife tourism and education about local flora & fauna.
History of Sajjangarh Biological Park
The construction of Sajjangarh Biological Park started off in 2004-05 under the Rajasthan Forestry and Biodiversity Project, with financial assistance of Japan International Co-operation Agency. The park was then inaugurated in 2015 by Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Highlights of the Park
The park boasts 60 animals of 21 species.
The major attraction here is the biopark’s mascot with which visitors can click selfies by scanning the Sajjangarh logo using Sajjangarh AR Application.