Tisch Family Zoological Gardens (Biblical Zoo), Jerusalem
(4.8/5 based on 400+ 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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  • we've visited the zoo 3 times this year with our little daughters and still there are things to see. It is clean and well maintained. There is a train you can take from all around the zoo if you don't...  more »
  • כדאי להגיע כמה שיותר מוקדם, מבחינת הקרבה של החניה לכניסה וכמות האנשים בגן. הפעם רציתי לציין במיוחד את אימון הפילים שנערך ביום שבת בשעה 12:30, כדאי מאוד להשתתף, ללמוד ולהתרשם, הילדים התפעלו מאוד. אהבנו...  more »
  • My grandson enjoyed all the animal, but I have issues with zoos and the confinement. I will say that they penguin exhibit was a delight.