Kanjia Lake


Kanjia Lake is a natural lake on the northern outskirts of Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. While the main lake covers 75 hectares (190 acres), the total wetland covers an area of 105 hectares (260 acres) with the scuba diving facility. It has a rich biodiversity and is a wetland of national importance which is helpful for maintaining the city's ecology. The lake's ecosystem consists of 37 species of birds, 20 species of reptiles, 10 species of amphibians, 46 species of fish and three species of prawns, 10 species of sub-merged macrophytes, 14 species of floating macrophytes and 24 species of emergent macrophytes.The lake is a part of the Nandankanan Zoological Park and is at the middle of Nandankanan and separates Botanical park from Zoological park.Carving a scenic landscape, this lake with its abundant fish population is recognized as a 'Wetland of National Prominence' by the Government of India. Visitors to the zoo and botanical garden enjoy the peaceful shores of the lake that creates a refreshing aura to the locality,used for recreational boating by visitors.

Travel Info:

Best time to visit: Oct-Feb

District: Khordha (Khurda)

Elevation: 22.0m

Open Time: 8Am-5Pm

Popular Cuisine: Food Court near Zoological Park

Attractions: Zoological Park, Botanical Park

Nearest Bus Stop: Jaydev Vihar

Nearest Railway Station: Bhubaneswar

Travel Options: Taxi, Bus, Train, Flight

Nearest town: Bhubaneswar

Distance from Bhubaneswar: 15 km

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