Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo), Jerusalem

(4.8/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
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. See Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo) and all Jerusalem has to offer by arranging your trip with our Jerusalem vacation generator.
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  • What a great Zoo is this. Not too big, cozy and best many animals. Many people who have a picnic. Little meal services.
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  • הגן חיות הכי יפה בעולם (לדעתי) ואני הייתי בהרבה... (: מושקע, צוות מקסים ממש!! מגוון רחב של חיות, כלובים מעוצבים לתפארת והאכלות מעניינות ביותר 
  • It is very nice place to visit with kids , there can see and learn about many kinds of animals , to know how to feed them and how to behave with them