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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  • The Biblical Zoo is usually open from 0900 to 1700 and located just on the south east outskirts of jerusaem near the Malha Mall and Train station and can be reached easily by car or bus It costs aroun...  more »
  • The Biblical Zoo on the southern outskirts of Jerusalem are easily reached by car but also by public transportation( only a few minutes from Malcha Mall and Train station) Parking is not abundant so b...  more »
  • Three generations of us went yesterday. I only regret I can't spend the entire day there again today.