Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo), Jerusalem

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Boasting a collection of wildlife featured in the Hebrew Bible, Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo) draws scores of visitors annually. Spanning 25 hectares (62 acres) in a valley amidst Judean Hills, the gardens boast 2,200 animals from 271 species. Established in 1940 as the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, the park has recently been expanded into a conservation area and breeding grounds for endangered species. Persian leopards and Indian lions, a large African section, and a vulture exhibit rank among the highlights. A motorized train takes visitors around the site, perfect for families with small children. Don't miss the park's many gardens featuring native shrubs and trees, and visit the playground to let the little ones run around. Plan to visit Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jerusalem attractions using our Jerusalem trip itinerary tool .
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  • It is one of the places that is can not miss, especially if you are traveling with children or young people. The environment where the zoo is spectacular, very careful the Habitat of animals. A special mention for the space intended for Biblical, are animals animals in a setting desert and which are mentioned in the Bible. Very clean, tidy and organized the route so you can go completely without having to go back to already seen places
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  • We had a good day! Great place, clean and pleasant. We could not see all the animals, but definitely come back again. The kids were in heaven. It is highly recommended.
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  • We went with Israeli friends for a relaxing , educational and fun trip to see animals. Slightly out of the way but easy to find and easy to walk in a comfortable setting. Children can roam free and be...  more »

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